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The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe
by C.S. Lewis
Edmund Pevensie Timeline and Summary
Edmund is evacuated from London to live in the country. He teases Lucy about her story that there is a magical gateway in the wardrobe to a country called Narnia. Edmund follows Lucy into the wardrobe and finds himself in Narnia. There, he meets the White Witch. Edmund returns home to England and lies about his experience, claiming Narnia is imaginary. He returns to Narnia with all three of his siblings. Edmund discovers that Mr. Tumnus has been arrested. Edmund and his siblings meet Mr. Beaver and travel to his dam. He betrays his brother and sisters to the White Witch. Edmund is taken hostage by the White Witch and forced to sledge across the country with her. He is nearly murdered by the Witch but is rescued by Aslan's followers. Edmund has a private talk with Aslan which changes him forever. Edmund and Peter lead the battle against the Witch's army. He behaves very bravely in the battle and destroys the Witch's magic wand. Edmund is badly wounded, but is healed by Lucy. He is crowned a King of Narnia and becomes known as King Edmund the Just. Edmund returns home through the wardrobe.