The Bad Beginning - Chapter 8 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 8 Summary

Klaus spends the entire night reading the smuggled book, with great difficulty. Finally, he goes downstairs and waits for Olaf to appear. When Olaf comes into the kitchen, Klaus puts the book, entitled Nuptial Law, on the table and begins to tell Olaf that he has figured out his plan.

Since Olaf is the legal guardian of the children, he has the ability to allow Violet to marry before she comes of age. The play, The Marvelous Marriage, is a front for an actual ceremony that will take place, with Justice Strauss officiating. All Violet has to do is sign the document with her own hand. With the way Olaf has concocted his scheme, he will legally be married to Violet when the play is over and in control of the Baudelaire fortune.

Klaus tells Olaf that he is going to Mr. Poe with the information and...

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