Part 1, Chapter 9 Summary

The Event of the Most Stupendous Combat Between the Brave Biscainer and the Valorous Don Quixote

At the end of the last book, Don Quixote and a valiant lady’s squire were engaged in a battle in which each man is ready to “discharge on each other two furious and most terrible blows” which, if they fell uncontested, would have divided each man from “head to heel.” Unfortunately, though, the original author of this story did not provide the ending to this battle nor offer any place where one might discover it. This author cannot believe that the story of such a grand and valorous man as Quixote could have remained unfinished.

Because he refuses to accept that nothing more has been...

(The entire section is 750 words.)