Who do you think the Yellow Card Man is? My personal opinion is that... this is Al Templeton at very old age in the Time of Ago

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Dawn Stobbart I would love the card man to be someone who has gone through the rabbit hole and has to guard against the same type of damage they have done themselves
Betsy Dickenson
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Maegan The way King often brings elements from other stories...I actually felt like the yellow card men are more like the "breakers" from the Dark Tower books...but...instead of the beam, they're working on the string.

And it was a device for the story that showed it wasn't a reset. It was a measurable thing that Al & Jake could see if they were paying attention. The one called him Jim-La...and it was a clue that not everything resets.
Gwyn Haller
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Dennis Honestly, this book would be perfect without the Yellow Card Man. I see no real benefit to having him in the story
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Stephanie Fahey I think he's like the ferry man of the River Styx - you have to pay him to cross
Heidi But Al died before he got to be very old. Plus Jake would have still recognized Al no matter how old he might have gotten.
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