Sharpe's Trafalgar: Richard Sharpe and the Battle of Trafalgar, October 21, 1805 Characters

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Richard Sharpe

A military man, he is the epitome of a hero. He is not afraid of danger but is modest about his past exploits. He has saved the lives of many and taken the lives of many more. He is eager to do what is right but is not afraid to kill if he feels there is justification. For example, he kills a secretary who is blackmailing his mistress, Lady Grace. Richard is handsome and charming though he is not overly comfortable in social settings. He is sought out during the voyages, partly because there are not that many refined people on board but partly because others want to hear about his exploits and adventures. Richard is especially popular with the ladies and, on this voyage, he attracts the attention of an unhappy young woman who is married to a wealthy but cold man. Richard has gained his...

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