The Serpent's Tale - Chapter 13 Summary & Analysis

Diana Norman
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Chapter 13 Summary

Adelia can only identify Schwyz and Eynsham as two of the four mercenaries that take her down to the sledge. They put Adelia under a tarpaulin as her hands and feet are tied and her mouth is gagged. The men take turns sleeping under the tarpaulin with her as the pull the sledge north on their skates. When one of the men slips under the tarpaulin, he says she no longer needs her bindings and he removes them.

It is Jacques. Adelia tells him he didn't have to kill Bertha, but he says he did because she recognized him as the boy dressed up like an old woman giving her mushrooms. Jacques admits to Adelia that he is a paid assassin. He says he was hired by Eynsham to kill Rosamund. He says he identified Eynsham from his expensive boots. Eynsham doesn't know...

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