Explanation: The author not only tells his sister of his conflict with the Zulu, but he also expresses frustration with the fact that the insurance company will not cover his loses. He is therefore going to sue the British government. The author seems caught in the middle and has conflicts with both parties. The amount of exact loss is not mentioned, so eliminate (A). He does not give an opinion on the war, so (B) is incorrect. While the author is critical of the British government, he does not specify any officials and merely says that he is suing the British government in general, so eliminate (C). Choice (D) is the best answer.