Water Margin - Study Guide Chapters 86 - 90 Summary & Analysis

Shi Nai'an
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In Chapter 86, Ho Zhongbao the commanding officer of the Liao forces makes a plan to trap the bandits in Stony Valley. Lu's forces are trapped in the valley. They manage to get Bai Sheng out of the valley to go for help. After Lu and his forces are freed from Stony Valley, they move on to Youzhou. Yanshou, son of the Liao minister Wuyan, is allowed to set out for Youzhou and attack before the main army is dispatched.

In Chapter 87, Yanshou is captured during his first battle with Song's forces. As fighting continues, the sound of another army approaching gives fear to Song.

In Chapter 88, Song and his men deploy in a nine-unit octagon against the Liao forces. Zhu Wu admits to Song that he doesn't recognize the formation the Liao forces have set up; in two different battles, Song and his men are...

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