When the police arrest a gang of opium smugglers on the banks of the Thames, Inspector John Marlott makes a shocking discovery in the form of the body of a dead child washed up on the shore. He is ordered by Home Secretary Sir Robert Peel to lead the investigation, however details must remain confidential.
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Sean Bean's character John Marlott mentions that he was in the 95th Rifles. This is the same battalion Richard Sharpe served with in the Sharpe series, with Sean Bean in the title role. See more
References Sharpe's Rifles