Flashman and the Mountain of Light: From the Flashman Papers, 1845-46 - Chapter 8 (pages 121-144 and endnotes) Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 8 (pages 121-144 and endnotes) Summary

At Jawaheer's funeral, according to the tradition of suttee, his widows and slave girls are burned alive along with his corpse.

Jeendan and the Khalsa reach a compromise. She will name a new wazir, or leader of the military, and they will recognize her as ruler and turn over the men who plotted and committed the murder of Jawaheer.

Flashman notes that it has been two weeks since he has seen Jeendan. One day Mangla comes to his room, and said she is there to summon him to a "royal audience." Flashman is immediately excited and thinks he is on his way to see Jeendan. Instead Mangla takes him to a room where Dalip is playing with toy soldiers. Dalip thanks Flashman for his help the day his uncle, Jawaheer, was killed. The two talk...

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