by Michael Morpurgo
Courage Quotes in War Horse
How we cite our quotes: (Chapter.Paragraph)
"I'll do the bidding, like I said—it's against orders, but I'll do it." (21.3)
Sometimes courage isn't about following orders—it's about breaking them. Sergeant Thunder defies the orders of his superiors by bidding on Joey in the horse auction. What kind of consequences could he face if he were caught?