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. Borte, Temujin’s wife, is kidnapped.
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. When the Merkit, another tribe of the steppe, hear the news that Temujin has married, they see a long-awaited opportunity for revenge against his father, who stole a Merkit bride. Three hundred warriors swarm Temujin’s camp. He rides off over the daunting terrain, leaving his wife, Borte, and several other women. Borte is captured. Temujin and his allies gather several hundred soldiers and rescue her.
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