The Whipping Boy - Chapter 10 Summary & Analysis

Sid Fleischman
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Chapter 10 Summary

The two outlaws reject the notion of sending the whipping boy, thinking that he will tell everyone he sees and the plan will fail. Jemmy smugly offers other options reminding Hold-Your-Nose Billy how difficult it will be to go to the castle to deliver it and return safely. Billy then demands Cutwater to go because he is thinner and is less noticeable than he is. Cutwater refuses and the outlaws decide that sending the whipping boy is the best option.

Jemmy tells the rest of them that the whipping boy must deliver the crown to prove that he came from the true villains. During the discussion of the crown, Jemmy starts to call the Hold-Your-Nose Billy and Cutwater names to get them excited. At the same time, Prince Brat fears being whipped, but not enough to refuse to deliver the note and return...

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