Sushim and Ashoka stand face to face. Acharya RG thinks Devi Dharma is still not here. Charu thinks Magadh’s throne will go to her son once Ashoka dies. Helena thinks I have been waiting since 10 years for this moment so both the brothers can die fighting against each other. Mahamatya announces that the only rule of this fight is that there is no rule. It will only stop when either one person will surrender or when either of them will die.
Sushim says you are wearing a woman’s cloth. You want me to think of you as a woman and not kill you? I will not kill you Mata if that is so. Ashoka asks him if he dint recognize this cloth. It is the same cloth on which the insult that you did to my mother is printed. You insulted my mother with this leg only. I will break it before killing you. Sushim is impressed. Your emotional side is very much alive. I wish you were there at that time to see how I pushed your mother. Ashoka says your body will be wrapped by this cloth only. Sushim says we will see. Ashoka replies that this world will see when I, Chand will kill you. BIndu says start the fight. Soldiers play an instrument to mark the beginning of the race.
Nayak is having a hard time freeing the cart.
Sushim says I had to talk to you brother before the fight starts. He keeps his hand on Ashoka’s shoulder. This is going to be historic. Only time will tell what will happen. Everyone present here believes either of us will die. I never accepted you as my brother as you were always my opponent. You thought of me as your brother some time. I want to hug you once for the last time for the very same reason, before killing you. Ashoka agrees. The wish of the one about to die should be fulfilled. They share a hug startling everyone. BIndu thinks Sushim is hugging his competition instead of killing him. Helena and Siamak are also boggled. Sushim pinches a pin in his brother’s back. Ashoka is affected by it. Sushim pushes Ashoka who falls down on the ground. People stand up in shock.
Dharma senses it and says Ashoka. Ashoka is in danger. I cannot wait anymore. She runs with Vit.
Acharya RG checks Ashoka. One Acharya says how can it be possible to kill Chand without even hurting him. BIndu questions Sushim on what he did to Chand. Sushim acts innocent. I was only giving him love but he couldn’t bear it. I dint do anything. People are sure Sushim did something to Chand. Bindu says I am ashamed of your act if you have cheated. Charu says why my son is blamed for everything that goes wrong every time. He did nothing. When father only doubts his son and does not believe him then what else will citizens do. Siamak thinks Indian start acting anywhere, everywhere and all the time. Helena is dejected. My wait cannot be over this easily!
Kaurvaki is seen running in jungle. She is tired but refuses to rest. If father finds out that it is Bela in my place then he will surely try to look for me. I cannot let anyone come between me and Ashoka.
Ashoka’ face has turned all blue because of the poison. Acharya RG makes him drink something. I knew Charu and Sushim will plot something beforehand so I came with all the possible solutions.
Sushim smirks seeing Ashoka’s condition. A flashback is shown. Charu gives a pin to Sushim. It is small but it has all the dangerous poisons. Your victory will be certain then. Ashoka has returned from death many times before but not this time. This time he will beg for his life from you. Flashback ends. Charu thinks Ashoka is dying but sadly, Dharma isn’t here. She would have lost her son right before her own eyes. She would have realised then how it pains to lose your son.
Dharma and Vit fall down while running. She prays for Ashoka. I tried to stop him from taking revenge all these years. I knew his anger and aggression can destroy everything. He will be in the wrestling ring today to fight for truth and justice. Protect him. if anything happens to him today then it will be the defeat of dharma, Magadh and united India.
Ashoka regains conscious shocking Sushim, Mahamatya and Charu. Sushim looks angry while people present there smile in relief. Mahamatya says this fighter (Chand) will not give up so easily. We will see who wins today. Sushim and Ashoka start their fight. Sushim covers his eyes because the light that comes out from his necklace hurts him. Ashoka hits him. He recalls all the times when Sushim blamed him for every wrong act or how he took credit for the war situation. Sushim is unable to attack Ashoka because of his necklace. Ashoka thinks of how Sushim hit his mother while she was leaving from Magadh. He keeps beating Sushim for all the wrong he has done to him and his family. Everyone is boggled. Mahamatya wonders how it can be. Why is Sushim so weak suddenly. People cheer for Chand.
Vit and Dharma hear it. Vit says it seems like Bhaiya is winning instead. They begin to walk faster.
Ashoka asks Sushim to wake up or he wont enjoy killing him so easily. The wait of 10 years cannot end so soon. I have to punish you for a lot of your misdeeds. Get up, Rajkumar Sushim! Sushim is badly wounded but gets up. Mahamatya says one of them will lose. One only will win. We will see who loses. Ashoka succeeds in hitting Sushim many times but for a change, Sushim stops him.
Kaurvaki is still running in the jungle. She comes back to the same place from where she had started. She shouts. Why are you testing my patience? She shouts Ashoka helplessly.
Sushim and Ashoka hold each other by their necks. Sushim says we have played enough games already. I will kill you right away. Ashoka says you have had enough chances but not anymore. Mahamatya says looks like both have come with the decision of killing each other. Sushim thinks how Ashoka had hurt him on his chest in childhood. He gets angry and begins to beat Ashoka. Dharma and Vit come there just then. Dharma says Ashoka. Ashoka stops in his tracks. Bindu is stunned to see her. Everyone looks at them in surprise.
Bindu gets up Ashoka looks upset. One Acharya recognizes her to be Rani Dharma. She is calling Chakravati Chand Ashoka which means he is indeed Rajkumar Ashoka. Bindu looks a little proud. Epi ends on the split screen of Dharma, Ashoka and Bindu.
Dharma scolds Ashoka for cheating her. You have begun to lie to me now. You broke my swear! He disagrees. I dint even lie to you. I just dint tell you entire truth. I took permission from you to avenge Bhupal’s death only. I left to help a mother get justice. I lived by my promise. I dint go to Patliputra. Sushim is irked that he lost the golden chance to kill Ashoka. Everyone knows his truth now. Dharma tells Ashoka she does not wish to hear anything. Come. Bindu tells her to stop. Helena and Siamak look on.
Dharma looks taken aback to see Bindu. She recalls all their happier moments together. Vit also looks at Bindu with surprise. Bindu and Dharma remember the old times. He touches her face and she ends up crying. Charu and Sushim look unhappy. Helena is shocked. Bindu says you shouldn’t have left Patliputra. Dharma says I couldn’t change my son’s behaviour in the past 10 years. I couldn’t change him for good. Forgive me. He has become Chand. His heart has turned into stone. Even a mother’s pain or tears has no effect on him. Bindu looks at Vit. Dharma says he is our son, Vit. Bindu calls him Rajkumar Vit, my son. Vit runs up to him to give him a hug. Forgive me son. You were not at fault yet you had to bear so much pain. You cannot even imagine how much I have yearned to hug you. They share a hug. Dharma gets emotional. Ashoka takes a step back. Helena thinks this Maha Sangram turned into Maha Sangam instead!
Bindu calls Ashoka son. It is enough. Come home. Sushim looks angrily at his mother who too is teary eyed. Bindu says you can hurt me as much as you wish but my blood is in your veins. You are a part of me and will always be. I forgive you today. Ashoka replies that he might have forgiven him but he will never forgive him. Sushim and Charu look surprised whereas shock registers on Dharma’s face. Ashoka says you called me orphan 10 years ago. You behaved like that only. You dint even look for me once. I agree I did wrong in your eyes. It was unpardonable. You punished me for it but why did you punish my mother and the new born baby. You gave my mother a choice 10 years ago, to choose between her son and her husband. I will choose today! I wont go to Patliputra. Everyone is shocked.
Vit requests his brother not to do so. BIndu tells him not to be so stone hearted and calls him son. Ashoka tells him not to call him son again and again. Dint you hear what I said Samrat Bindusar? My father announced me dead years ago when he called me an orphan. My father died for me then and there itself! Bindu looks hurt. Dharma slaps Ashoka. BIndu thinks of his own words 10 years back. Ashoka thanks his mother. I dint expect you to bless me. But you allowed me to leave with this slap. He touches her feet but she looks away. Vit stops Ashoka. Please don’t leave me. I cannot live without you. Ashoka says you have to take care of mother in my absence. Do you remember what I said? Vit nods. It is my responsibility to take care of Ma and motherland in your absence. Ashoka hugs his brother. Dharma cries seeing Ashoka leave.
Acharya says our plan dint complete. Samrat was ready to take Ashoka with him but Ashoka is not changing his mind. Acharya RG says he can go wherever he wants to but his destination is the dream of united India. This is the truth. Ashoka cannot stay without his mother or motherland.
Ashoka thinks all the relations with those family members are over now when the emotions died inside him. I was Chand and will always be. I will never go back there.
Ashoka is sitting alone looking at the ruins of a house. It is the same house where Acharya Chanakya had breathed his last. Acharya RG comes there. Ashoka knew he will come for sure. Acharya RG says you wanted to come to Patliputra since so long. You rejected it in anger. It seems like Acharya Chanakya and the promise you made to him isn’t important anymore. Everything has become personal for you. Ashoka replies that he hasn’t forgotten anything. I recall everything that happened clearly. I cannot forget my father’s bitter words. I was a 14 year old kid when my father called me an orphan asking me to leave his house. He is dead for me. He was my father. I loved and trusted him so much. He dint even let me meet my mother. My Guru’s dream is my dream too but I got punished.
The right to fulfil that dream was snatched from me. I was banished from my own home. You cannot even imagine what I would have felt that time. It is the biggest punishment of a person to snatch the only motto of his life from him! Bindusar said it all too easily and asked me to come home. There was no hurt, pain or regret on his face. He told me to forget everything. I haven’t and will not. What he did with my mother and the new born baby was wrong! I was a kid but he was a Samrat. I wouldn’t forgive him for it ever. I am Chand but I too feel pain. When someone gives another wound over it instead of nursing it then it turns green once again. I haven’t forgotten anything. that 14 year old kid is still alive inside me bearing the pain. Acharya RG worries that the dream will break this way. Ashoka says my tears will not weaken my resolve. I know what I have to do. It isn’t important to live in the palace with Samrat. See how that dream will fulfil now.
Acharya RG is puzzled. How will you do it without Samrat? Ashoka shares that Guru used to say that let enemies think you are weak and helpless. Use it against them. You make plans which become known easily, not me. You thought I wasn’t aware of all that you planned? I knew everything that happened till now. I saw the sadness and shock on your face when I refused to go to Patliputra. I want to see it on the faces of my every enemy as well. I told you earlier also and I am telling you now. I hate planning or plotting. You wont be able to control me. If you think you can then I will make you lose in your own game. He walks near Garud. I promise you that my promise will be fulfilled soon. One of the killers will be punished by this Purnima. This is the vow of Dharma-putr and warning of Chakravarti Chand. He leaves. Acharya RG remarks that Ashoka thinks like a lion. Who will be able to tame him?
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