Never-Ending Book Quiz
In C.S. Forester's Hornblower and the Hotspur, before Hornblower opens his sealed orders he notes that the packet is heavier than one would expect. Why?
Choose the correct answer:there's a lead plate sewn into the orders packet so that they'll be sure to sink if thrown overboard there are several rolls of French Coins inside that Hornblower is to use in obtaining intelligence from French sources there's a new-fangled code plate enclosed to be used in translating all future orders
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