Sharpe's Prey: Richard Sharpe and the Expedition to Copenhagen, 1807 - Chapter 7 Summary & Analysis

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Once out of sight of the British troops, Sharpe gives Jens Skovaard's pistol and tells Jens to take it to Skovaard. Sharpe continues toward the British encampment. Baird has Captain Gordon deal with Sharpe because Baird does not want to be associated with what he regards as a failed mission. Gordon and Pumphrey question Sharpe, and Sharpe recounts recent events. He says Lavisser is working with the French. Gordon says it is crucial that Sharpe not speak openly about recent events, and Sharpe says that if he is still an officer then Gordon can simply order him not to speak publicly. Sharpe also says that Skovaard is still in danger, but Gordon says that Sharpe's role in the matter is finished. Before leaving, Sharpe says that the British cannot bombard Copenhagen because the city is full of women and children. Later Gordon, Pumphrey...

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