The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

What starling revelation does Huck come to regarding Jim after Tom has been shot in Chapter 40? To what theme does this contriute? How does Tom's revealed knowledge of Miss Watson's will complete the idea of moral ambiguity?

Chapters 40-

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Jim was always free. He had been released by Ms. Watson. Tom knew this but went through with the charade for the adventure. He put poor Jim and Huck through an ordeal for the thrill of it. Tom is a much less sympathetic figure as we viewed him before.