|A battery of 24 pounders stands to for gun drill,|
The island has a largely rocky coast but there are three beaches suitable for an amphibious assault. One of these is under the guns of the fort but the other two are on the far side. Each day, a cavalry patrol makes a circuit of the island to look out for invaders and poachers alike.
|The morning patrol leaves the fort. Will they go East or West?|