The Zulus jog forward, the horns of the Impi moving out to turn the flanks of the British. Just as mighty Shaka had decreed they should. The lie of the land means that only the Zulu flanks are visible to the British.
A sailor sings out the soon to be immortalised words “Zulus! Sir, there seems to be quite a few of them". There is a flurry of activity in the British camp.
Captain Turvey knows what to do, he’ll lead the sailors at the double up onto the high ground and secure the flank! He’ll order close order and give them a volley! He’ll let the Tars fire at long range to warn them off! Somehow, he cannot make his mind up.
Dewhurst decides to tell his lads about duty and the Queen Empress-they seem a little fidgety.The ever efficient Fagan smartly leads his natives to the rear of Dewhurst’s men and loudly proclaims “I’ve cleared your field of fire Mr Dewhurst!”