Tull

Tull is a town located south of Pricetown and north of the Mohaine Desert. The town consists of a boarded up grocery, a livery, a tailor, a church, a barber, a dry goods emporium, and a bar. Roland comes to Tull in The Gunslinger in search of the Man in Black.

In the 2003 version of The Gunslinger it is also revealed Tull contains a train yard. When Roland first arrives in Tull he does not receive a friendly welcome. He goes into the local bar, Sheb’s, and meets Alice. Alice eventually persuades him into sex. While in Tull, Roland goes to the local church and meets Sylvia Pittston, the local preacher. Roland goes to Sylvia’s home one day and learns she is carrying a child given to her by the man in black. Roland uses his guns to kill the unborn child. The entire town of Tull meets its end when Sylvia Pittston convinces the town to attack Roland. Roland is attacked and kills the entire town in the process.

When Roland Arrives in Tull, The Beatles – Hey Jude was being played on the piano.

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