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The System of the World - Book 7: Chapter 5 Summary & Analysis

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Book 7: Chapter 5 Summary

Between Black Mary's Hole and Sir John Oldcastle's, north of London, dawn, June 18, 1714

Roger Comstock, accompanied by two dragoons who are members of the Queen of England's army, rescues Bob Shaftoe from imprisonment and sends him to join Colonel Barnes at Ravenscar. This provokes Roger to discuss his plans of exposing Viscount Bolingbroke, a member of the House of Lords and his connection to the Pyx mystery with Bob and Colonel Barnes.

Book 7: Chapter 5 Analysis

Roger Comstock is an influential man who refuses to see people with good intentions harmed. He uses his powerful connections to ensure the safety of certain people. Comstock believes that regardless of stature, the parties responsible should be held accountable for their actions. The exposure of Viscount Bolingbroke will result in the unification of a nation and bring reassurance to its people.

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