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By Christopher Cloud

Pablo Perez is a 12-year-old child with out a lot going for him. His classmates have dubbed him “Duct Tape” simply because his tattered discount-store shoes are held jointly with…you guessed it, duct tape. He can’t break out the bullying.

Pablo’s good fortune alterations after he unearths a $20 gold coin whereas swimming together with his sister in a river close to their domestic. Pablo later buys a $1 treasure map on the county reasonable. The map exhibits the path to the “lost treasure” of the infamous outlaw Jesse James. Pablo can’t support yet ask yourself: Is there a hyperlink among the map and the gold coin?

He is set to determine, and he, his 9-year-old sister, Pia, and 13-year-old cousin, Kiki, rent an ill-mannered cave consultant, Monroe Huff, and start a treacherous underground event looking for treasure. Their treasure hunt is made extra perilous simply because they're being via the evil Blood brothers, who wish the treasure for themselves. The Blood brothers will cease at not anything to say the treasure as their very own.

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The Sergeant be­lieved that any or­der that did not come from him­self or from Cap­tain Urquhart was an un­nec­es­sary or­der. Ven­ables caught up with Sharpe. ” “In­dia does that,” Sharpe said sym­pa­thet­ical­ly. ” “Not yet,” Sharpe said and wished he was car­ry­ing a mus­ket so he could touch the wood­en stock for luck. ” Ven­ables scut­tled away and Urquhart rode back to the com­pa­ny's right flank with­out ac­knowl­edg­ing Sharpe's pres­ence. Ma­jor Swin­ton, who com­mand­ed the bat­tal­ion while Colonel Wal­lace had re­spon­si­bil­ity for the brigade, gal­loped his horse be­hind the ranks.

Sharpe shook his head. ” "Sup­pose it does. Quite right. And they must have sailed from Britain long be­fore you got the jump up, eh? So you'll still be the mess ba­by. " Old fel­low? Quite right, Sharpe thought. He was old. Prob­ably ten years old­er than Ven­ables, though Sharpe was not ex­act­ly sure for no one had ev­er both­ered to note down his birth date. En­signs were youths and Sharpe was a man. ” Ven­ables shout­ed in de­light and Sharpe looked up to see that a round shot had struck the edge of an ir­ri­ga­tion canal and bounced ver­ti­cal­ly up­wards in a show­er of soil.

He guessed. “Enough to do the job. ” ' “Yes, sir,” Sharpe said, and knew that he would have noth­ing to do there. The men un­der­stood their du­ty, the cor­po­rals would close the files and Sharpe would sim­ply walk be­hind them like a dog tied to a cart. " There was a sud­den crash of guns as a whole bat­tery of en­emy can­non opened fire. Sharpe heard the round shots whip­ping through the mil­let, but none of the mis­siles came near the 74th. The bat­tal­ion's pipers had start­ed play­ing and the men picked up their feet and heft­ed their mus­kets in prepa­ra­tion for the grim work ahead.

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