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Mentioned in The Colour of Magic, Terton was a Krullian lengthman assigned to the "45th length" of the Circumfence. His job was to scavenge whatever washed up against the Circumfence.

One night, he had the misfortune to find the Luggage trapped in his length of the Circumfence. This resulted in the total destruction of his hut, and Terton's near death. He was able to survive, however, by clinging to the Circumfence, where he was found several weeks later by a salvage fleet which brought him back to Krull. Having developed severe hydrophobia in the process, he escaped from Krull to the Dehydrated Ocean in the Great Nef, a land so dry that it has negative rainfall. Despite this, he considered it uncomfortably damp...