Sharpe's Gold: Richard Sharpe and the Destruction of Almeida, August 1810 - Chapter 15-16 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 15-16 Summary

Sharpe and Teresa wake up together in San Anton's courtyard in chapter 15. His men wake him to let him know that El Catolico's men and Kearsey are nearby, heading in their direction. Sharpe orders them to get ready for travel and then goes out to meet Kearsey.

Kearsey is furious with Sharpe for taking the gold, kidnapping the girl, and locking up their allies. His anger is unexpected and Sharpe tells him that the Spanish killed Hardy and Wellington ordered him to bring the gold. Finally, Sharpe tells Kearsey that they are stealing the gold for themselves to fight the French and Kearsey needs to choose sides.

Frustrated with Kearsey's hardheaded attitude, Sharpe tells him that he is going to cut off part of Teresa's ear and will slowly dismember her if El Catolico's men follow or attack.

Sharpe pretends to hurt Teresa, and her...

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