Sharpe is tasked to protect the most important spy in Lord Wellington's network, but domestic issues, a traumatized young girl, and possible French spies all threaten his success.
Did You Know?
Author Bernard Cornwell
named his hero Richard Sharpe after a famous British rugby player; the character of Leroux, his nemesis, was named after a South African player who broke Sharpe's ankle during a game. See more
[Leroux breaks for it
He breaks his parole, and kills an eighteen year old boy!
Don't worry sir, we'll go in and get him tomorrow.
Tomorrow! I'm going in tonight, Sharpe! I want to see that bastard dead by dawn.
Followed by Sharpe's Challenge
Oft in the Stilly Night
By Thomas Moore
Performed by John Kavanagh See more