The Hundred Days - Chapter 8 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 8 Summary

At the opening to chapter 8, Jacob and Maturin arrive back in Algiers and part ways, Maturin wanting to meet with Sir Peter immediately and Jacob making the necessary goodbyes with their guide. Maturin fills in Sir Peter on his conversations with the Vizier and the Dey. Maturin tells of his saving the Dey's life and the Dey's vehement assurance that no gold would pass through his domain. Maturin tells Sir Peter of the letter that a fellow Cainite had shown Jacob from the Vizier to Sheikh Ibn Hazim telling him how to transport the gold for the mercenaries' pay. Sir Peter tells Maturin about the circumstances that takes the Ringle away and about the fact that Pasha is probably even now dead by assassination, with the Vizier probably having a hand in the murder. The Vizier and Pasha despised each other and the Vizier is a secret...

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