Sharpe's Battle: Richard Sharpe and the Battle of Fuentes de Onoro, May 1811 - Chapter 2 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 2 Summary

At the Ciudad Rodrigo, Pierre Ducos, a French Intelligence agent and Napoleon's man in Spain, and Juanita de Elia wait, him patiently and her with a tense restlessness for General Guy Loop. As men ride into the courtyard, Ducos points out Loup and de Elia stares, appreciating the way he sits his horse. She will be working with Loup to undermine the British army in Spain. Though her feminine weapons do not work on Ducos she hopes, as Loup enters the room, they will work on him for she is immediately attracted. As Loup looks her over, it is obvious the attraction is mutual.

Loup talks about his encounter with Sharpe and tells Ducos he wants the man dead. Ducos disapproves of private rivalries since he feels they interfere with the mission, but he knows Loup is one of the best soldiers and...

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