The Audacious

55 Yerevan to collect her 8,000 livres as well as her other 4,200 livres. The order was given to the chief of protocol who accompanied her to ensure that the order was duly executed. In her tent, Marie Petit received the minister who informed her of the arrival of Michel to a village near Amol. He was coming to the court of the King of Persia. When the King learnt of this, he instructed that Michel be closely watched in order to avoid any blood shed especially that the King knew of what Michel had tried to do to Marie Petit. A force of 600 soldiers was made available to carry out the King’s orders. Realizing that the French would be completely wiped out of they were to meet the Persian task force, Marie Petit begged