Water Margin - Chapters 46 - 50 Summary & Analysis

Shi Nai'an
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Chapters 46 - 50 Summary

In Chapter 46, the leaders of the town decide the friar and monk killed one another. Shi Xiu and Yang Xiong kill Clever Cloud and her maid when the two confess. They agree to join the band in Liangshan Marsh. The two are joined by Shi Qian. They travel to the Zhu Family Inn where there is a disagreement concerning a stolen rooster. The three are attacked as they try to leave the inn and Shi Qian is captured.

In Chapter 47, efforts continue to ensure Shi Qian's release from the Zhu family. Yang Xiong and Shi Xiu finally decide to go for help from the Liangshan Marsh bandits. When the bandits try to attack the town they are ambushed.

In Chapter 48, Song Jiang's troops unsuccessfully attack the Zhu Family Village in an attempt to free Shi Qian.

Chapter 49 opens with the promise of Song Liang finding...

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