Private Peaceful - Ten to Midnight Summary & Analysis

Michael Morpurgo
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Ten to Midnight Summary

While Molly was sick, Charlie and Thomas tried poaching one more time. As it turns out, Molly was right when she said that they would always be lucky so long as they stuck together. With Molly gone, Charlie and Thomas were anything but lucky. Thomas fell asleep on his lookout, leaving Charlie upstream with his net unprotected. When Thomas wakes up to see the Colonel's bailiff and his hound, Thomas realizes that he has failed his brother. Charlie and Thomas are marched back to the big house at gun point by the bailiff, who summons the Colonel. The Colonel decides that he will whip them both and make them clean out his kennels. Their mother stops the Colonel from whipping the boys, but agrees to make them clean out the kennels. Charlie and Thomas end up cleaning out the...

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