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Tai-Pan Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 11 Summary

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Chapter 11 Summary

Once Dirk returns to the China Cloud, the ship sets sail for Hong Kong's main harbor. The Struans are dining and Dirk tells them the details of what happened with Wu Kwok. They wonder who holds the other three half coins. Robb says that it is a dangerous situation to train the pirate's men and give them a good ship. Culum claims that Jin-qua cheated them. Dirk responds that he was outsmarted by Jin-qua, not cheated. He didn't have any choice but to agree to Jin-qua's terms, given their dire financial situation at the time.

Dirk doesn't view the situation in the same way as Robb and Culum do. They see it as leading to the ruin of The Noble House and Asian trade. They talk of destroying the clipper once it is delivered to Wu Fang Choi. Dirk says he will kill Wu Kwok to teach...

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