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Since I can’t choose my commanding officer, if he ends up being like the legendary soldier who ruined the Burma-Imphal front[who?], I may decide to take action and mourn the ensuing “unfortunate accident.”
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I've found that by-the-book commissars tend to die heroically for the Emperor, even when the enemy is suspiciously far away.
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We've killed officers in blue coats, officers in red coats, even officers in white coats; because I don't care what army an officer fights for, or what colour coat he wears, or what king he serves. A bad officer is better off dead, and a good soldier had better learn how to kill him.
Sharpe lays it out to a troop of new recruits, while their officer in a white coat watches on.
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