Ashoka wears the necklace. He thinks of Kaurvaki. He is packing his things. He finds Dharma’s cloth in the trunk that she was wearing while leaving Patliputra. He thinks of how Bindu banished him from Magadh. I will surely take this with me today. it will keep reminding me of my mother and motherland’s insult. I will keep it with me when I will come face to face with Sushim. If at any point of time I feel pity for my brother then it will remind me of his barbarity.
Kaurvaki is on her way to Dharma’s house.
Ashoka tells his mother to make preps for his departure. I am getting late. She says I have kept everything in your room. He still takes her with him. Why would I say it then if everything was there already?
Kaurvaki peeks inside Dharma’s house. Vit notices them. Who are you? He is surprised to see Kaurvaki. You only gave us food that day. Bela says we have come to meet Chand. Kaurvaki stops her and adds that they have come to meet Chand’s mother. Vit asks them what should he tell his mother then. Kaurvaki says tell your mother that the lady who gave you food has come to meet her. Vit agrees. He goes to inform his mother.
Dharma says I forgot after inviting you. Something came up suddenly so I got busy. Kaurvaki tells her not to apologize. I can come later if you are busy. Dharma denies and welcomes them inside. Kaurvaki looks around. Royal people are living here an ordinary life. Ashoka stops seeing the guests. Vit asks him if he isn’t getting late now. Ashoka says he is. But who are they? Vit shares that they are mother’s guests. Ashoka shakes his head. We have to struggle for our own food but mom does not leave any chance to take care of anyone.
Dharma says it will take time to cook food. Have fruits till then. Kaurvaki gets happy thinking Ashoka might have eaten in this plate only. Ashoka calls out for his mother. Dharma excuses herself. Bela asks Kaurvaki to come and see him now. Kaurvaki sits there and feels shy. Bela says you have waited for him for 10 years and will lose this chance today if you don’t come now. Just then, Vit joins them. Ma asked me to look after you. You can tell me without hesitation if you have any problem. He notices the plate still full. Vit advises them to start with mangoes. Bela says what your brother’s favourite food is. Vit replies that he likes bananas. They are healthy and give you strength. Kaurvaki looks at the fruits.
Dharma brings food for Ashoka. He hides his stuff. I will keep it all. Make preps for aarti. I have to leave asap. She shares that she is feeling restless for some unknown reasons. He reasons that she is sending him away from her after 10 years. Plus it is for a competition. A mother is bound to be worried for her son in that case. Go now or I will get late. She leaves.
Vit tells the ladies to eat the food cooked by his mother. Nothing else can beat it. Dharma comes in and apologizes for making them wait. Kaurvaki does not mind. Dharma goes to prepare aarti thaal. Kaurvaki holds the diya as Dharma goes to get some stuff. Ashoka shouts for his mother. I cannot wait anymore. I am getting late. Dharma rushes out. Bela asks Kaurvaki what’s happening to her. Kaurvaki replies that she cannot understand anything after coming so close to her destination. I cannot understand what to do. Bela tells her to wipe her tears.
Dharma is doing Ashoka’s aarti. Everyone has gathered around them. She says remember that your patience and calm is your virtue. Keep control on your anger and aggression. Always remember your mother’s words. Be victorious. He says your blessing, Raksha Kavach and Vijay tilak will always be with him. She blesses him as he bends down to touch her feet. He remarks that he is only impatient to face him now. He takes blessing from Bhupal’s mother as well. Hari tells Ashoka not to spare Sushim. Dharma panics upon hearing Sushim’s name. Ashoka says he has become the symbol of evil for everyone like Ravan. Every evil person has become equal to Sushim for people now. Vit too tells him to defeat this devil Sushim this time. Ashoka agrees. He leaves with Garud. Vit runs after him to see him off. Dharma looks tensed.
Bela tells Kaurvaki that Ashoka left for some place which is why Rani Dharma was readying the aarti thaal. Kaurvaki runs out followed by Bela. Dharma finds the house empty. Looks like they left. I couldn’t even look after the guests.
Kaurvaki and Bela lose Ashoka. They see Vit coming back and stop him. Where is your brother? Vit replies that he just left. They run to see Ashoka.
Nayak says it is true. Ashoka has left for Nalanda. Acharya says I am a prophesier. But somethings are beyond explanation. No one knows what will happen now. Sushim has turned into a devil where Ashoka has become stronger than before. Patience has turned him undefeatable. Acharya RG says no one can say what will happen when 2 great powers will collide. But it will be interesting to watch. Maha Sangam will happen after Maha Sangram. Families will unite. This Maha Sangram is very important for Magadh and entire India.
Kaurvaki tries to extract info from Vit about Ashoka. He tells them off. Why dint you talk to him at home? She politely requests him. He says mother has advised me not to tell anything to anyone about Bhaiya’s whereabouts. I will have to drink bitter Kaadha as punishment. She murmurs that he is as stubborn as Ashoka. He asks her if she said anything. She talks well about Ashoka. He by mistake spills that his brother has gone to nalanda. She is in tears as she asks for more info. I have been looking for him since many years. I don’t want to inform him. He cannot see tears in a lady’s eyes. I will tell you but no one should know that I told you about it. She promises him. He shares that Ashoka has gone to Nalanda to participate in the competition. Jagannath has observed it all from far. Kaurvaki hugs Vit to thank him and runs off. Vit says Bhaiya is right. Women are weird. Jagnnath thinks Kaurvaki wont go to Nalanda.
Mahamatya gets to know about all the competitors. He thinks none of them seems to be like Ashoka. We kept this competition to find him but he only is not to be found. The last participant does not come there. They talk about the last participant named Mallu who is very strong. Mahamatya says who is going to fight with him. The guy says the participant from Rajgir backed off in fear. We will add up the name as and when someone turns up. Another guy feels that no one from Rajgir will try to come now after knowing about Bhupal’s fate.
Ashoka comes to Nalanda. This is the place and land which I will fill with Sushim’s blood.
Mahamatya tries to excuse himself to look after the preps of Bindu’s room when Ashoka enters. Ashoka recalls the past upon noticing him. He looks angry. I hope I dint come late. Someone asks him who he is. Ashoka replies that karma’s show a person’s identity. I am from Rajgir. Mahamatya asks for name. Ashoka replies that his name is Chakravarti Chand.
Hari prays that Ashoka wins in every level so he comes face to face with Sushim. I have no doubt on his victory now after the way he lifted Mugdar. I am sure Ashoka will try to kill Sushim just the way he killed my brother. Other people reason that Sushim is no ordinary man. How can some ordinary person kill a prince? Samrat Bindu will be around. he wont let any harm come on his son. Hari is sure it wont happen. He wont act biased towards his son. Dint you see how he behaved with his beloved son Ashoka? Vit hears them. he recalls Sushim coming to their house that night. Ma lied to me that day! I have to get answers today!
Mahamatya laughs. The name is really weird. Ashoka offers to show it then. He holds his neck. Mahamatya gets tensed. Who are you? Tell me honestly where you are from. A guy says your name has been put in the list. You will fight with Mallu. Be on time. He gives a chit to Ashoka. Ashoka says promise me. I have been waiting for this moment since too long. I will come early if I have to. I will feel lucky. The man puts his name in the list. Ashoka looks at the top of the list where Sushim’s name is mentioned. He goes out. Mahamatya feels he is the one. But I have no proof. If I am wrong then! I cannot take risk. I have to keep quiet till I get any proof.
Ashoks waits for the door to open. I have waited 10 years for this. I cannot wait for this door to open now. A guy at the door says you will have to wait for an hour. Ashoka waits impatiently. Mahamatya is keeping an eye on him. only he can be eager to die! Chand only is Ashoka and Ashoka only is Chand!
Dharma prays for Ashoka’s safety. He went to take part in the wrestling competition. He has gone to get a mother justice for her son’s death. Even a patient guy loses his patience in such a situation. Hope Chand does not do so. Vit says I have lost my patience. She looks at him in surprise. What happened to you? He straight away asks her who Bindusar is. She is stunned by his question.
Ashoka wears his necklace. All the participants are busy practising. Ashoka takes out his mother’s cloth. I got lost in a tunnel in these 10 years. I could only hear my mother and Guru’s pain. I have waited for this moment all along. I have waited to begin the end of the enemies of my mother and motherland. That day is here! He ties is around his waist. Till now mother’s swear had stopped me but Sushim will have to die now. Whoever tries to come in between will also have to die! People mock Ashoka for challenging Mallu. They panic as soon as they see Sushim. Ashoka hears them talking about Sushim in fear. He looks at Sushim as well. His angrily breaks the pots of water. A guy tells him to show his aggression in the competition. If I see this behaviour again then you will be dismissed from the competition. He goes. Another guy tells everyone to get ready. It is time.
Sushim hugs Bindu. The next fight is between Mallu and Chakravartin Chand. Bindu hears it. Sushim says I am surprised to see you here today. My fight isn’t due today. I have made all arrangements for your rest. Please come. Bindu says I don’t need to rest. I feel like I should see this competition. I don’t know why I feel so restless. He heads towards the wresting area. Sushim remarks he has no time to see such losers.
Acharya pats at Ashoka’s back. Ashoka wonders how he comes whenever he goes to do something good. Acharya says I am your well-wisher. I have come to advise you as I care about you. You have to win this fight if you really want to fight with Sushim. But remember that your opponent is too strong. Do anything but don’t get caught by him. Try to make him fall down on the ground. Only then will you be able to defeat him. The door is opened. Ashoka goes in.
Mahamatya announces Chakravartin Chand’s name. Ashoka comes there. Mahamatya talks about Bhupal dying by Sushim’s hands. We will have to see now if the second participant from Rajgir meets the same fate or not. Ashoka touches the dirt on his head. Jai Janani! Acharya smiles. Mahamatya introduces Mallu next. Ashoka looks at Mallu. Mahamatya shares that there is only one rule of this competition that there is no rule. You don’t have to stop yourself from doing anything. One is free to go to any extent to win. You only have two choices after entering in this competition. You must either kill your opponent or surrender. If the competition starts and a participant wishes to surrender then the decision will be taken by his opponent. Only the best should succeed!
The competition starts. Acharya is also there. Ashoka fails in hitting and hurting Mallu but is quick to jump around and save himself. Someone asks his name. Acharya says he is Chakravarti Chand. People cheer for Chand. Mallu has an upper hand. Acharya thinks he told Chand but still! Mallu beats Ashoka badly. Mahamatya is enjoying it all. Ashoka falls down on the ground. People begin to cheer for Mallu now. Mahamatya announces that Mallu will be declared the winner if Chand does not get up till the count of 10. It will be up to Mallu then. He can do whatever he wishes to do with Chand then. He can kill him or spare his life! Mahamatya begins to count. Bindu enters at the count of 6 along with his soldiers. Ashoka notices him coming. Everyone gets busy in greeting Bindu. Ashoka recalls how his father punished him wrongly and then banished him from Magadh thereby breaking all ties with him. Bindu sits on the throne. Mahamatya has reached the count of 9. Ashoka gets up at once surprising everyone.
Mahamatya says seems like Chakravarti Chand has called death upon himself. We will see how long he will last. Mallu tries to hurt Ashoka but he holds his hand. He looks at his father. My Guru’s killers are roaming free and getting respect from you. My mother is running around since 10 years even when she has a home and family. I became Chand from Ashoka! You only are responsible for it Samrat Bindusar! He beats Mallu. Mallu folds his hands before him as he is badly bruised. Ashoka stops his fist there itself. People cheer for Chand. Mahamatya looks shocked. He announced Chand as the winner. Bindu looks happy. Ashoka looks at Bindu with contempt. Mahamatya asks Chand to greet Samrat with a bowed head. Ashoka refuses. This head does not bend. Everyone is shocked
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