Beauty's Punishment - Parts 4-6 Summary & Analysis

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Parts 4-6 Summary

Beauty is displayed much as Tristan had been and is fondled, sexually violated and beaten. The crowd leers and cheers at Beauty's humiliation. Beauty cannot tolerate the humiliation any longer and begins to kick and struggle. For her efforts, Beauty is tethered and strung up so that the villagers get an even better view of the slave for sale.

Bidding begins. The Commander did the same as before and coaxed the highest possible amount from the crowd. For the sum of twenty-seven gold pieces, Beauty was sold to Mistress Jennifer Lockley, innkeeper of the Sign of the Lion.

Beauty is put into restraints, then taken away. Like Tristan, Beauty is paraded through the village square amid leers and grasping hands. Beauty feels the residue of the beatings from the Commander of the Patrol as well as the auctioneer. A strange feeling overcomes Beauty and she...

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