Sundiata - The Return Summary & Analysis

Djeli Mamoudou Kouyate
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The Return Summary

Moussa Tounkara gives Sundiata half of the Mema army, and the men go with Sundiata eagerly. Along the way, cities give Sundiata men from their armies and they all head toward Tabon to gather Fran Kamara as promised. Kamara, now king of Tabon, is also fighting against Soumaoro.

Soumaoro knows Sundiata is approaching and sends troops to block his way to Tabon. A battle ensues in the nighttime, which surprises Soumaoro's army. Sundiata is glorious in battle, slaying Soumaoro's men by the dozens with each sword stroke. Sundiata's army wins easily and there is a great celebration in Tabon. Soumaoro also knows he must not overlook Sundiata.

Soumaoro heads to Tabon to attack. Sundiata does not want to wait for the battle and rushes Soumaoro's army. Sundiata wears the white Muslim clothes of Tabon and seems to glow in the battle, destroying Soumaoro's men as...

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