The little prince also meets a merchant on Earth. The merchant claims to sell a pill that can quench a person's thirst, saving fifty-three minutes each day. The little prince defiantly responds that he would use the extra fifty-three minutes to walk at his leisure towards a cool spring of water.
The Merchant Character Timeline in The Little Prince
The timeline below shows where the character The Merchant appears in The Little Prince. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.