The opportunity for escape arrives when a man comes for a third time to haggle about the price of Th

The opportunity for escape arrives when a man comes for a third time to haggle about the price of Th

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The opportunity for escape arrives when a man comes for a third time to haggle about the price of  The Boss. This man's outer garment is fastened in the front with a metal contraption containing a  long pin, and as he bargains with the slave master, The Boss manages to loosen one of these  clasps. Using this pin as a lock pick, he frees himself. Just as he is about to free the king, however,  the slave master comes in. Yet he does not notice anything unusual, and so he leaves. At this point,  the king urges The Boss to fetch the slave master back. He dashes out and tackles the figure whom  he sees retreating from the building, and a fierce scuffle ensues. This brings the watchmen, and they  take the two combatants into custody; only then does The Boss discover that he tackled the wrong  man. When he is taken to court the next morning, The Boss relates a tale about being a slave belonging to 
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This note was uploaded on 12/06/2011 for the course ENG 3320 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '09 term at University of Houston.

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