Tai-Pan - Chapter 13 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 13 Summary

The weather indicates the beginning of the monsoon season. Brock can't sleep as he is worrying about the bullion. His wife Liza announces that she is sailing for Macao the next day to order the ball gowns and other items that she and her daughter need for the Struan's ball. He does not take it well when Liza tells him that they should start considering a mate for Tess, their sixteen-year-old daughter. Liza silently thinks of the available bachelors and who would be a good match for Tess.

She also mentions that land sale and asks if Brock knows what happened between Dirk and Culum. "For a moment fear swarmed through Liza. Fear for her man. Fear of the violence between him and Struan. Enmity that would end only in the death of one. Or both. Dear Lord above, she prayed for the millionth time, let there...

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