Re: [WarOf1812] Sharpe's Trafalgar
- I can see it now...Sharpe teaching the tars how to load and fire their cannon
with greater speed....
"Put the ball in your mouth, ram the powder in, spit the ball down the
Or is it..."Put the powder monkey in your mouth, spit him down the barrel..."?
In a message dated 03/4/2000 9:52:57 PM, yawors1@... writes:
<< Apparently the next book in the series will see Sharpie beat the Combined
French & Spanish Fleet, and thereby get Lord Nelson out of hot water... any
bets he will be the one to subsequently nail the Frenchman who shoots the
It is supposed to be released sometime this year, but I thought it might be
interesting to speculate on how Cornwell is going to get Sharpe to Trafalgar.
A stint in the Royal Marines, perchance?
Or, captured by Frenchies or Spaniards on his way back from India, he somehow
manages to get to Admiral Villeneuve and sabotage his plans, leading to the
inept voyage from Cadiz (forges order from Napoleon?).
And then, he will guarantee victory by sabotaging the guns of the "Allied"
fleet by, say, substituting large quantities of black sand in to their
The possibilities seem literally endless... >>
- In a message dated 04/4/2000 11:31:33 AM, gwernke@... writes:
<< Sharpe is then
parachuted into Germany, offs Hitler with his trusty baker rifle, destroys
the SS Viking division, again with said trusty Baker rifle and escapes to
Damn! I wanted to see him spit bullets into the chamber of an Enfield!