By David Donachie
The long-awaited go back of the Bucephalas to the security of the Cinque Ports is interrupted through a disastrous engagement within the Channel. The looming form of a merchantman becalmed in fog provides a nearly impossible to resist attract. yet for Harry Ludlow and his battle-weary team, the pursuit of 1 final effortless prize results in a determined struggle.
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The youngster was frozen to the marrow, tired, and very near to being depressed. But the growing light showed land on the larboard side of the ship, and through the mist he thought he could just see the rocky shores and sandy bays of the Isle of Wight. Harry Ludlow, unable to tempt Levenson to partake of his hospitality, had nevertheless pumped him for information about the fleet and his captain. In return he was exposed to a reprise of 52 T H E P R I V AT E E R S M A N M Y S T E R I E S Jervis’s action off Cape St Vincent.
Asked Harry. “All of ’em. ” The pale, early morning sun, now well above the horizon, had turned from silver to gold affecting everything it touched. Even the black sides of the ships of the Channel Fleet were altered as the shiny paint on their massive hulls reflected the light. To a landsman’s eye they might all look alike, different merely in the number of their decks, but to Harry each was familiar, and the sight of these massive vessels always moved him. He’d served in some of them and seen the rest in harbours all over the world, could pick out the differences in their figureheads and stern decoration.
Speculation as to what would happen next was natural, though not a subject on which any one of them could be brought to agree. The only points on which they did concur were the shocking fact that such a thing could happen, and the absolute necessity, by fair means or foul, that the mutiny should be brought to an end. “You will most certainly need this, Pender,” said Harry, handing him a folded letter, “and I still rate it a sound idea to kit you out in a servant’s livery to go with it, just so there can be no mistake.
A Game of Bones by David Donachie