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The Man in the Iron Mask - Study Guide Chapter 50, The Death of a Titan, Chapter 51, The Epitaph of Porthos, Chapter 52, The Round of M. de Gesvres, and Chapter 53, King Louis XIV Summary & Analysis

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Aramis shows Porthos a gunpowder barrel he has rigged with a fuse. Aramis prepares the boat to leave, as Porthos is meant to hurl the barrel towards the men. They light the fuse, and Porthos throws the barrel. Porthos runs to the boat, but his legs fail him and rocks begin to fall from the ceiling, crushing Porthos. Aramis and a few of the servants try to free him, but the rocks pin him to the ground and keep crushing him. Porthos eventually dies.

Chapter 51, The Epitaph of Porthos

Aramis is greatly saddened by his friend Porthos' death. He gets in the boat...

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