- a river in SW Iran, flowing SW to the Shatt-al-Arab. About 515 miles (830 km) long.
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A4 involved Karun being marooned in Bandra by accident, not design.
How would I lead Sarita and Jaz (who had by now teamed up) to Karun?
I noticed that my three main characters, Sarita, Karun and Jaz, formed a trinity just like Vishnu, Shiva, and Devi.
I rejected possibility B1 (Karun awaiting them) almost immediately: the mystery of his disappearance needed to be prolonged.
Possibility A1 was that Karun, being a scientist, needed protection, so the institute squirreled him away there.
Karun, one of the four streams forming the confluence of streams, 506.The Religion of Babylonia and Assyria
You have had the Karun in your hands for three hundred years, and what have you done with it?
Through a magnificent gorge in the mountains passes the now famous Karun.
This river, gaining continually in volume, makes a turbulent descent to the Karun a few miles from the point where we left it.
Half-way up the ascent there is a most striking view of mountain ranges cleft by the great chasm of the Karun.