The Black Arrow; a Tale of Two Roses cover

The Black Arrow; a Tale of Two Roses

Robert Louis Stevenson

1. 0-01 Prologue – John Amend-All
2. 1-01 At the Sign of the Sun in Kettley
3. 1-02 In the Fen
4. 1-03 The Fen Ferry
5. 1-04 A Greenwood Company
6. 1-05 ‘Bloody as the Hunter’
7. 1-06 To the Day’s End
8. 1-07 The Hooded Face
9. 2-01 Dick Asks Questions
10. 2-02 The Two Oaths
11. 2-03 The Room Over The Chapel
12. 2-04 The Passage
13. 2-05 How Dick Changed Sides
14. 3-01 The House by the Shore
15. 3-02 A Skirmish in the Dark
16. 3-03 St. Bride’s Cross
17. 3-04 The ‘Good Hope’
18. 3-05 The ‘Good Hope’ – continued
19. 3-06 The ‘Good Hope’ – concluded
20. 4-01 The Den
21. 4-02 ‘In Mine Enemies’ House’
22. 4-03 The Dead Spy
23. 4-04 In the Abbey Church
24. 4-05 Earl Risingham
25. 4-06 Arblaster Again
26. 5-01 The Shrill Trumpet
27. 5-02 The Battle of Shoreby
28. 5-03 The Battle of Shoreby (Concluded)
29. 5-04 The Sack of Shoreby
30. 5-05 Night in the Woods: Alicia Risingham
31. 5-06 Night in the Woods – concluded: Dick and Joan
32. 5-07 Dick’s Revenge
33. 5-08 Conclusion

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The Black Arrow tells the story of Richard (Dick) Shelton during the Wars of the Roses: how he becomes a knight, rescues his lady Joanna Sedley, and obtains justice for the murder of his father, Sir Harry Shelton. Outlaws in Tunstall Forest organized by Ellis Duckworth, whose weapon and calling card is a black arrow, cause Dick to suspect that his guardian Sir Daniel Brackley and his retainers are responsible for his father’s murder. Dick’s suspicions are enough to turn Sir Daniel against him, so he has no recourse but to escape from Sir Daniel and join the outlaws of the Black Arrow against him. This struggle sweeps him up into the greater conflict surrounding them all. The story of the Wars of the Roses is told in miniature by The Black Arrow.



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