Ix (Oz)

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Ix
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Location of Ix (top center)
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Flag of Ix
The Oz series location
Other name(s) Kingdom of Ix
Created by L. Frank Baum
Genre Juvenile fantasy
Type Fairy country
Ruler Queen Zixi
Ethnic group(s) Ixeys, Boxers
Notable locations Boxwood
Notable characters King Chillywalla of Boxwood
First appearance Queen Zixi of Ix

Ix is a fictional region in The Oz series of novels created by L. Frank Baum. It neighbors the Land of Oz and Noland, and is ruled by the centuries-old witch-queen Zixi.

History[edit]

Ix is one of the settings featured in the 1905 novel Queen Zixi of Ix and its 1914 film adaptation, The Magic Cloak of Oz. It is later visited in The Silver Princess in Oz where it is home to King Chillywalla of Boxwood and his subjects, the Boxers, who box up everything, including their own bodies down to individual features.

Known inhabitants[edit]

  • Queen Zixi -
  • Boxers -
    • King Chillywalla -