The Gods Will Have Blood: - Chapter 9 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 9 Summary

Evariste begins his duties on September 14th upon the completion of the Tribunal reorganization. Evariste's first formal act as a magistrate is visiting President Herman who disapproves of torture and the death penalty except when it pertains to crimes against national security. Evariste next presents himself to the Public Prosecutor, Citizen Fouquier. He is sworn in at the opening meeting of the reorganized Section where Citizen Beauvisage discusses the generals' betrayal in surrendering their armies to the enemy. When Citizen Dupont questions Evariste's attitude about the Brissotins and the Widow Capet, Evariste proclaims the judgment is his, but Dupont continues because he has not forgiven Evariste for acquiring a position he coveted for himself. Fortune Trubert gives a speech that meets with applause before the members disperse. Citizeness Gamelin assumes a fine air of importance overnight, obviously worshipping her son. Brotteaux treats Evariste...

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