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CHAPTER 11

Summary

Mallinson excitedly informs Conway that the porters have come at last and are about five miles away from the pass. Conway cautions the younger man that the porters may not want to take him with them, but Mallinson reveals that they have been paid in advance by Lo-Tsen who is waiting to go with them. Conway insists that Lo-Tsen doesnít want to leave, but Mallinson insists sheíll be better off with him than in Shangri-La. Mallinson believes that thereís something dark and evil about Shangri-La, and that Lo-Tsen feels the same way.

Conway tries to make Mallinson understand the truth of Shangri-la by telling the whole story as he had heard it from the High Lama. The only thing he doesnít reveal is that he has been named the successor to Father Perrault. Mallinson thinks Conway has gone mad, but Conway holds fast to his story and tells Mallinson he has no desire to leave the valley. The younger man insists that Conway cannot hold him back, and that the men who had said the war had ruined Conway were right.

Mallinsonís commentary as he leaves Conway makes Conway realize even more that ďall the loveliest things were........

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This chapter reveals that even though he has become so acclimated to the slow passionless life of Shangri-La, Conway still has a strong sense of responsibility for Mallinson. He hasnít completely purged the feelings of the outer world, and when part of his dream - to live as the High Lama and slowly express his love for Lo-Tsen - comes to end with........

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