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Gods of Sagittarius – Snippet 36

Gods of Sagittarius – Snippet 36 “It may take a while to explain it fully,” said Tabor. He looked around, then shrugged. “What the hell. It’s not as if you’re going anywhere.” And he explained as much as he understood … Continue reading

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Darkship Revenge – Snippet 36

Darkship Revenge – Snippet 36 Gambit “How long has she been out?” A voice that was familiar, but not immediately identifiable. “About a week,” Kit said.  “She’s been semi-conscious, mostly sleeping.  I think she just got so exhausted.  I mean, … Continue reading

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Alexander Inheritance – Snippet 06

Alexander Inheritance – Snippet 06 “There are several reasons,” she said, “but the most important are that Egypt is the richest province in the Macedonian empire and will be the richest in the Roman Empire. It’s the breadbasket of the … Continue reading

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Alexander Inheritance – Snippet 05

Alexander Inheritance – Snippet 05 Chapter 2 Off Formentera Island 9:00 PM, September 15, 321 BCE The voice over the loudspeakers was calm and matter-of-fact, as if the ship’s officer was simply reporting on the weather: “Ladies and gentlemen, using … Continue reading

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Gods of Sagittarius – Snippet 35

Gods of Sagittarius – Snippet 35 CHAPTER 21 Tabor opened his eyes, spent a moment focusing them, and found that he was lying on a stone floor, facing an open doorway. He placed a hand to his head to assess … Continue reading

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Darkship Revenge – Snippet 35

Darkship Revenge – Snippet 35 We had dinner that evening, the three adults together, after we’d given the young men food, and Fuse asked, “They’ll live now?  They’ll live.” “They’ll live,” I told him.  “The doctor said they would.” Part … Continue reading

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Darkship Revenge – Snippet 34

Darkship Revenge – Snippet 34 The First Horseman “It is the flu,” Doctor Dufort said. I don’t know what I expected.  A colossus of some sort, a man whose very presence bent reality around him.  Or someone whose knowledge of … Continue reading

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Alexander Inheritance – Snippet 04

Alexander Inheritance – Snippet 04 But Charlene had wanted “romantic,” and her mother agreed with her. Darn Doris, with all her silly romance novels. And now some sort of disaster had happened. They were stuck out here on the company’s … Continue reading

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Gods of Sagittarius – Snippet 34

Gods of Sagittarius – Snippet 34 CHAPTER 20 “They should pay us to sleep on those goddamned beds!” growled Tabor as the sun hit him in the eyes through the shadeless window. “Hey, Rupert — get up.” “Who could sleep?” … Continue reading

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Gods of Sagittarius – Snippet 33

Gods of Sagittarius – Snippet 33 “We’ll live with the inconvenience,” said Tabor. “Now, we’re going to need lodgings tonight before setting out.” “Certainly, sir. I know just the place.” “And I would be very annoyed if I were to … Continue reading

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