The Sheriff is ordered by the King to put a stop to Robin Hood once and for all, or else Robert de Rainault will lose all his power as sheriff. Using threats to set up an ambush at Wickham, and bloodhounds to follow the outlaws desperate attempt to escape back into the depths of Sherwood, it soon evolves into a dramatic life-or-death chase through the forest. In the end, Robin finds himself alone and surrounded by soldiers on an open field, realising that he must make the ultimate sacrifice in order to save his band members and continue to protect the people of England. Written by
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This episode was originally meant to focus on the character of Nasir and his background as a professional assassin. However, as Michael Praed decided to leave the show for Broadway, the episode was completely re-written at the very last minute. See more
During the ambush at Wickham, a train can be seen going past behind the trees. See more
Why don't we stand and fight, then?
Look, there are too many of them, and they know where we are.
Referenced in No 73: Country Matters