Sharpe's Eagle: Richard Sharpe and the Talavera Campaign July 1809 - Chapters 20-22 Summary & Analysis

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Chapters 20-22 Summary

Sharpe has Berry on the ground, and Sharpe is holding his sword to Berry's neck. He tells Berry that he intends to kill him. He wants Berry to feel fear. While Berry pleads for his life, Sharpe plunges his sword into Berry's neck.

After murdering Berry, Sharpe rejoins his company, and he talks with Harper. Sharpe tells Harper everything. He tells Harper that the Gibbons and Berry have harmed Josephina, and he admits that he has killed Berry. He even says that he intends to kill Gibbons. Harper supports Sharpe and considers Sharpe's goals his own. When the two have finished talking, they order the soldiers to come forward and fire on the retreating French troops. After a short while the battle is over, and the men prepare for the following day's main battle.

Harper encourages Sharpe to get some rest...

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