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This is a sweeping adaptation of M.M. Kaye's romance in British colonial India. Ash was saved after being orphaned during the Indian Mutiny and raised by a Hindu woman as though he were her own son. Once Ash is grown she revealed this secret to him as she lay dying. Now grown, Ash finds himself struggling to find an identity in a world where his English origin and his Indian upbringing are ever at odds. At the same time he is courting the beautiful Anjula, an Indian princess whom he grew up with but who is now engaged to a powerful rival.

Acorn Media
1 Season, 6 Episodes
April 22, 1984
Drama, Romance
Cast: Ben Cross, Amy Irving, Christopher Lee, Robert Hardy
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  • After making a last stand at the embassy, Ash journeys home. There, he learns that Anjuli's husband is near death; she and her sister, Shushila, will have to commit suttee, immolating themselves on his funeral pyre. Ash concocts a desperate plan to save his lover.

  • Ash returns to Mardan, where the Corps of Guides has been fighting across the border. British envoy Cavagnari signs a treaty with Afghanistan's emir and establishes an embassy in Kabul. Wally leads a force to secure the legation, while Ash accepts an assignment to spy among the natives.

  • After returning from Afghanistan, Ash is transferred to a desk job with an army regiment. He finds a good friend in Wally but clashes with the other officers. As punishment for a brawl, Ash must escort a caravan of princesses to be married--including Anjuli, his childhood playmate.

  • After a tumultuous childhood in India and schooling in England, Ashton Pelham-Martyn takes a post with the British Corps of Guides on India's northwest frontier. There he struggles to reconcile his Indian upbringing with his place in Anglo society, and he courts the beautiful Belinda Harlowe.

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