A Knight Of The White Cross
Orders were given to the rowers to quicken their pace, and in little over an hour they were alongside the hull. As soon as the vessels were close enough for those on the poop of the galley to look down on to the deck of the other craft, it was seen that Ralph's suppositions were correct. Two bodies lay stretched upon it. One was crushed under the fallen mast; the other lay huddled up in a heap, a cannon ball having almost torn him asunder. The knights leapt on to the deck as soon as the galley ran alongside. Gervaise made first for the man lying beneath the mast; as he came up to him, the sailor opened his eyes and murmured, Water.
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Review: A Knight of the White CrossUser Review - Angelyn - Goodreads
Story of the siege of Rhodes. Fascinating history. Great for teens. Rick loved reading these books in middle school. The fictional characters start sounding the same and are teenage boys, but very courageous and valiant. Read full review
Review: A Knight of the White CrossUser Review - Robert Burr - Goodreads
When I was a child, my father (who was an avid collector of old books) used to read me a chapter of Henty every night before bed. This was one of my particular favorites. I enjoyed it so much that ... Read full review