Short Essay Answer Key
1. What is Leroux's job in this novel?
Leroux works for Napoleon Bonaparte. He is enlisted to torture people for information and report back to Napoleon with the information he receives.
2. How does Leroux plan to complete his job in France?
To get the information he needs, Leroux plans to capture El Mirador, take him to France, and torture him until he gives the name of all the spies that report to him.
3. How does Leroux get into the British Army base at the beginning of the book?
At the beginning of the book, Leroux gets on the British Army base by killing Delmas and putting on his uniform. He tells the officials he is Delmas. Since nobody knows Delmas personally, they believe him.
4. What is Sharpe impressed by when he first meets Leroux?
When Sharpe first meets Leroux...
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