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Flashman & the Angel of the Lord: From the Flashman Papers, 1858-59 Chapter Summary & Analysis - Pgs. 169-220 Summary

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Pgs. 169-220 Summary

Beginning the eleventh chapter, Flashy cannot see how the U.S. Government will get him to join Brown. It cannot blackmail him like Crixus or threaten him like Atropos. Flashy, therefore turns Pinkerton down. He is taken to a government building, fed, and left alone to think. Flashy is happy finally to be safe from everyone—until Pinkerton brings in a lantern-jawed ruffian, Messervy, and a podgy, unnamed New England senator, who demands to hear the details of his earlier visit to America. Flashy does so, omitting only the "tender passages" (pg. 171). Accepting it all, the senator nevertheless asks Flashy to carry out the mission proposed for Comber: to restrain the untouchable Brown from starting a war. Flashy objects that as a British officer he may not meddle in foreign affairs and demands to see the consul. The senator agrees but insists that Flashy...

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