"Dishy Guy, Period Costumes, Battalions Of Extras, Horses, Panoramic Outdoor Settings - What's Not To Like?" -Montreal Gazette
It is the winter of 1813. Wellington is gathering his , preparing for the final push into Paris. Napoleon has dispatched his best agent, Major Ducos (Feodor Atkine), to find out where the invasion will begin.
Newlywed Richard Sharpe (Sean Bean) must leave his wife (Abigail Cruttenden) to go on a mission in the Pyrenees, capturing a French castle while Wellington a passage through Napoleon's flank.
A deadly fever has swept through the British camp and Sharpe's wife is infected and close to death.