A collection of ten short stories of heroism and tragedy set during the long years of war between 1793-1815.
Outpost - A prelude to Blood on the Snow with Jack Hallam.
The Emerald Graves - Lorn Mullone at the Battle of Vinegar Hill.
Pipe and Drum - A tale of the Battle of Assaye seen through the eyes of a Highlander of the 78th Foot.
Plains Wolf - Rifleman Arthur Cadoc impresses a certain Spanish Guerrillero.
Summer is Coming - There is nothing more horrific than the horrors of the French retreat in icy Russia, 1812.
The Diabolical Circumstance of Captain Bartholomew Chivers - A funny story in the vein of Harry Flashman.
Flowers of Toulouse - A chilling story.
Lamentation - A redcoat looks back on his life after the Battle of New Orleans.
Enemy at the Gates - The bloody defence of Hougoumont.
The Bravest of the Brave - Marshal Ney's final moments at Waterloo.