(Maw: The Rising of the Moon). Ten. Wanting to join the 31st Royal Lancers, he is set various tasks as his initiation, one of which is to seduce three women in one night. He succeeds with the wives of two officers, but as he is about to enter the room of young Atalanta, daughter of the camp adjutant, he is prevented by the arrival of an officer accompanied by the Irish Cathleen, who fancies him. The next day he is able to announce his successes, but to save the honour of all involved he resigns his commission and the regiment has to leave Ireland. Created (1970) by John Wakefield.