Chapters 42-44 Summary

It is a stormy night as Jonas, Tigg, and Bailey take the coach to Salisbury. Montague is unsure of the wisdom of such a journey, but Jonas is insistent. In the coach, Montague falls asleep, only to wake up and see Jonas holding a bottle over him. Though Montague thinks that Jonas is trying to hit him over the head, Jonas simply takes a drink out of it. Because of the storm, the coach overturns, throwing all out of the carriage, except for those who jumped to safety. Jonas unleashes the terrified horses and moves them toward Montague, who is lying in the road, in an effort to have their hooves crush his skull. The driver stops him in time, not perceiving his real intention. They see that Bailey is seriously injured. They manage to...

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