Alchemist Second reading Summary

The king and his Helping

"Never stop dreaming ," the old king said. "Follow the omens."


This is just many of the quotes by the king that Santiago remembers and uses to help him on his journey, to reach his destination.

The Pyramids and their Treasure.

The video above just shows a basic look at some of the pyramids in Egypt that Santiago may encounter.


"I'm an adventurer, looking for treasure," he said to himself.


This quote by Santiago was him accepting himself as who he is, he wants to find treasure and he knows its at the pyramids, so that's where he plans to go.

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Urim and Thummim

Urim and Thummim are the stones given to Santiago by the man in the golden breast plate. Everything Santiago has given up on his goal or dream he has gripped onto these stones and their magic has given him back strength, hope, and inspiration in his dream.

The Crystal Merchant

The crystal merchant became a great and important friend once he hired Santiago. The merchant helped Santiago understand where he was more and more, helped him learn about the culture and language there. During all this time they really connected and understood each other more than they know, and they will never forget each other.


Below is a picture of what the crystal merchant sold to his customers and what him and Santiago worked together on to connect more and more.

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