The Storyteller's Daughter - Chapters 11-12: A Plot, Shahrazad Is Joyful, and the Conspirators Make a Discovery Summary & Analysis

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Chapters 11-12: A Plot, Shahrazad Is Joyful, and the Conspirators Make a Discovery Summary

In Chapter 11, the narrator breaks away from the main story to introduce a subplot: the five brothers of Shahrayar's first wife are plotting revenge for her murder. They used to rule their own kingdom before Shahrayar's father conquered them and won their people's allegiance for himself. The brothers rewrite the history of their sister, taking the blame for the betrayal from their sister and instead dumping the responsibility for her actions on Shahrayar, whom they believed gave their sister too much freedom (so what else could she do but betray him?). The brothers rarely all agree on anything. Unlike Shahrayar and Shazaman, they are jealous and argumentative - but they are now determined to kill Shahrayar and place their...

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