A wife has revenge on her cheating husband by seducing a muscular wall painter. Plus, another wife is having an affair with a masochist common friend of her and her husband.
Sharpe’s wife kisses a French officer after he delivers some documents to her. It is possible that she may have fucked him earlier to convince him to get the documents.
Portugal 1813. A band of deserters, including Sharpe’s old enemy, Obadiah Hakeswill, have captured two women, one the wife of a high-ranking English officer, and are holding them hostage for ransom. Sharpe is given the 60th Rifles and a Rocket troop, as well as his majority to rescue the women. But while Sharpe may be able to deal with his old enemy, he has yet to face a newer threat, the French Major Duclos.