Flashman and the Mountain of Light: From the Flashman Papers, 1845-46 - Chapter 14 (pages 227-246 and endnotes) Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 14 (pages 227-246 and endnotes) Summary

Flashman says the little village of Ferozeshah, a place not found on most maps, is where the fate of India is decided. That is where Lal Singh, at the advice of Flashman, has positioned half his force. The British under the command of Gough must defeat this force before it is reinforced by Tej Singh's troops.

As instructed by Broadfoot, Flashman feigns being unable to walk or take part in the fight. Gough says Flashman can help with paperwork and administrative duties during the battle. Flashman is carried on a stretcher to a place near field headquarters and there he witnesses a heated argument between Gough and Hardinge. Gough wants to make a frontal assault, but Hardinge says he must wait for reinforcements. Gough says he is Commander-in-Chief. Hardinge says he is Governor General. Hardinge...

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