Doug and Tony are transported to 1287 and are captured by the Mongol Batu that tortures Tony trying to discover the breach in the walls of Marco Polo's fort. However, Doug manages to escape bringing Tony and is helped by Marco Polo and his men. Tony is nursed by Sarita, the daughter of Kubla Kahn, and they fall in love for each other. However Batu wants to get married with Sarita to unite Mongolia and conquer Asia and Europe. Doug and Tony help Marco Polo to produce bombs and protect the fort. Written by
Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Did You Know?
This episode takes place in East Asia in 1287 and in Arizona in 1968. See more
By 1287, the Chinese had been aware of the existence of gunpowder for about 500 years, and had been using explosive grenades in warfare for at least a century. Its properties as a weapon would have been familiar to the Mongols, who were rulers of China during the Yuan (Mongol) Dynasty, which lasted from 1271 to 1368. See more
Edited from Taras Bulba