Author Archives: Drak Bibliophile

1636: Commander Cantrell in the West Indies – Snippet 23

1636: Commander Cantrell in the West Indies – Snippet 23 Chapter 12 Lübeck, United States of Europe Nodding to the after-hours Marine guard, Eddie entered the antechamber outside John Simpson’s office. As he did, his stomach growled so loudly that … Continue reading

Posted in 1632Snippet, Snippets | 7 Comments

1636: Commander Cantrell in the West Indies – Snippet 22

1636: Commander Cantrell in the West Indies – Snippet 22 The time that followed was without a doubt the most gruesome experience in Ann’s life. The scale of the blunt force trauma inflicted on fragile human bodies by the disintegrating … Continue reading

Posted in 1632Snippet, Snippets | 9 Comments

1636: Commander Cantrell in the West Indies – Snippet 21

1636: Commander Cantrell in the West Indies – Snippet 21 Ann nodded, was aware of Bauernfeld’s confused gape. He followed their eyes, but did not know what to look at. Which in this case was the swivel atop the spinning … Continue reading

Posted in 1632Snippet, Snippets | 9 Comments

1636: Commander Cantrell in the West Indies – Snippet 20

1636: Commander Cantrell in the West Indies – Snippet 20 Ulrich had reached the rig, seemed to dart around looking for something. Or someone, Ann corrected. He was clearly trying to find who was in charge, who had overridden today’s … Continue reading

Posted in 1632Snippet, Snippets | 7 Comments

1636: Commander Cantrell in the West Indies – Snippet 19

1636: Commander Cantrell in the West Indies – Snippet 19 Chapter 11 Undisclosed location near Wietze, USE Ann Koudsi finished her morning cup of broth — it had been unseasonably chilly overnight — and nosed back into her books and … Continue reading

Posted in 1632Snippet, Information, Snippets | 3 Comments

1636: Commander Cantrell in the West Indies – Snippet 18

1636: Commander Cantrell in the West Indies – Snippet 18  Chapter 10 Thuringia, United States of Europe Major Larry Quinn of the State of Thuringia-Franconia’s National Guard led the way down the last switchback of the game trail, which spilled … Continue reading

Posted in 1632Snippet, Snippets | 8 Comments

Cauldron of Ghosts – Snippet 46

Well, this should really be the last snippet. [Smile] Cauldron of Ghosts – Snippet 46 Chapter 27 Colonel Nancy Anderson waited until the Hali Sowle was eight light-minutes away from the trading depot before she said anything about their mission. … Continue reading

Posted in Snippets, WeberSnippet | 29 Comments

1636: Commander Cantrell in the West Indies – Snippet 17

1636: Commander Cantrell in the West Indies – Snippet 17  “How can it be otherwise, dearest Godmother? But before I depart to — to distant places, I want you to know this:” — and he stopped and reached out a … Continue reading

Posted in 1632Snippet, Snippets | 2 Comments

1636: Commander Cantrell in the West Indies – Snippet 16

1636: Commander Cantrell in the West Indies – Snippet 16  Chapter 9 Convent of the Dames Blanches, Louvain, The Low Countries “Your Highne — I mean, Sister Isabella?” The urgency in the novitiate’s tone caused the Infanta Isabella to start … Continue reading

Posted in 1632Snippet, Snippets | 1 Comment

Cauldron of Ghosts – Snippet 45

Cauldron of Ghosts – Snippet 45 Chapter 26 Lajos Irvine’s boss George Vickers had done one thing right, at least. The two assistants he’d provided Lajos looked to be a lot more capable than the numbskulls he’d been provided the … Continue reading

Posted in Snippets, WeberSnippet | 12 Comments