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Our story begins at the end of Sharpe's Challenge. Sharpe and Harper are en route to Madras when they encounter a baggage train from the East India Company traveling through hostile territory. Chitu, a legendary bandit leader in control of the area, strikes fear in the members of the party. When an attack occurs Sharpe takes control of the situation, leading the group 300 miles through enemy territory and training the disorganized, rag-tag group to be proper soldiers. Despite all these responsibilities, Sharpe still manages to find time for a little romance... Written by anonymous

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Die Scharfschützen - Der letzte Auftrag  »

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Aside from Sean Bean, Daragh O'Malley and Michael Cochrane are the only recurring Sharpe characters to return. See more »

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When one of the Indian riders in the beginning slashes his sword against a villager's back, there is no blood on the blade afterwards, yet the villager falls as if killed. See more »

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Richard Sharpe: Just when it seemed to be going so well...
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Follows Sharpe's Regiment (1996) See more »

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time to call it a day
23 November 2008 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

My wife and me are big fans of the series so tuned in this latest 2 parter with anticipation. Unfortunately as the story began to unfold we we felt that that we had been here before. By the end we felt disappointed with the outcome.

Although the scenery was magnificent, the story itself just dragged and it was just too clichéd. You just knew what was going to come next...sorry but it's time to draw a close on the TV adventures of Richard Sharpe.

I just wish Captain Fredrickson and the chosen men could have magically appeared to give us a break from the Sharpe and Harper show!


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