The Eight - Section 15, Part 1 Summary & Analysis

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Section 15, Part 1 Summary

"The Death of Kings"

The title of this section is taken from the quote at its beginning, which is from William Shakespeare's play Richard II, a play dramatizing the overthrow and death of a weak king.

July, 1793. Mireille, having disguised herself as an Arab woman and returned to Paris on the orders of the Abbess, reunites with David, who tells her five nuns have come seeking her and have disappeared. He also tells her Marat has been taken ill and is confined to his home, from where he still controls the leaders of the Revolution. Mireille tells him forcefully that the only power that can both destroy the power of the Revolution and rebuild France is the power of the Montglane Service, which she is determined to harness (see "Quotes," p. 349). She then, intent upon avenging Valentine's death, goes out and...

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