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Meanwhile, French intelligence agent Major Pierre Ducos joins with General Calvet and a large French force to lay siege to sharpe s siege fortress.
Sharpe's men fight against impossible odds but manage to hold off several assault waves.
Ducos orders Killick to break his oath and participate in the siege against Sharpe. Sharpe then travels secretly by night and meets with Killick to arrange for a contrived surrender.
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In exchange for being released from the non-aggression oath, Killick agrees with Sharpe's proposal. The next morning Killick's ship makes a minor preparatory bombardment of the coastal fortress, prior to the French assault, whereupon Sharpe surrenders to the American privateer.
While confusion sharpe s siege through the French forces, Sharpe's men rapidly board the American privateer.
Sharpe s siege last boats leave the beach as an enraged Ducos orders a technically illegal assault on the ostensibly American-held fortress. Killick lands Sharpe close to British lines, and Sharpe leads his men to safety. He then makes a final report, in the process insulting Bampfylde and killing the traitorous de Maquerre upon the newly completed floating bridge.
Major in the British army Patrick Harper: While Sharpe is worrying about the enemy, he is equally distracted by the possibility of losing his wife Jane to fever, as she has come down with symptoms immediately before he was deployed.
Also sick is Major Michael Hogan, who is along with Harper sharpe s siege long tenured as an ally to Sharpe as we've seen in the series.
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This installment also introduces the character of Cornelius Killick, an American naval officer or pirate, depending on the moment. Killick provides for many of the surprises in this novel, as both Sharpe and the French are at sharpe s siege forced to depend on him or go after him.
I would have given Sharpe's Siege a 4 if it had not been for the effects of his impetuous marriage. In this and the last book I read, several characters have commented that marriage weakens a soldier and this appears to be true in Sharpe's case.
Sharpe's Siege (Sharpe, #18) by Bernard Cornwell
In a shooting contest, sharpshooters mortally wound the Comte in the back at long range as he returns from the parley. Sharpe and his men only have 18 rounds a man. Earlier, out of gratitude for Sharpe providing sharpe s siege mother with quinine, the Comte's sister had told them to burn a cellar full of oyster shells to produce lime.
The French attack, but are met by accurate volley shooting. With the British ammunition running low, Sharpe's men dump powdered lime from sharpe s siege walls, blinding their foes as they enter the castle. The British form ranks and proceed to massacre the blinded Frenchmen.
The French retreat just as the British run sharpe s siege of ammunition. Then, a messenger arrives from Marshal SoultCalvet's superior, wondering why he wasn't guarding the flank when Wellington attacked Sharpe s siege wily British commander had been suspicious and so only ever intended the uprising to be a distraction while he attacked elsewhere.
General Calvet hurries away, leaving Sharpe victorious. When Sharpe gets back, Bampfylde is placed under arrest for cowardice and other charges.