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1636 The Vatican Sanctions – Snippet 24

1636 The Vatican Sanctions – Snippet 24 “Bragadin came from his bishopric in Venetian territory — Vicenza — and so was in no immediate danger, but we had to presume that Borja might be watching him, with an intent to … Continue reading

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1637 The Volga Rules – Snippet 09

1637 The Volga Rules – Snippet 09 *** “I don’t know. We go up another five hundred feet and it’s going to be at ninety-five percent and we’ll need to vent hydrogen to come down, even if we kill all … Continue reading

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1636 The Vatican Sanctions – Snippet 23

1636 The Vatican Sanctions – Snippet 23 Chapter 12 Larry Mazzare managed not to flinch at the directness of Bedmar’s question. He saw Urban’s smile become melancholy. “It is a fair question,” the pope mused, “but these days, I find … Continue reading

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1637 The Volga Rules – Snippet 08

1637 The Volga Rules – Snippet 08 Chapter 2: Outpost Ufa, Russia July, 1636 Olga Petrovichna went into the tax warehouse with her slate and her charcoal stick. Her worthless husband was supposed to be doing this, but Stanislav Ivanovich … Continue reading

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1637 The Volga Rules – Snippet 07

1637 The Volga Rules – Snippet 07 “No!” Marat said. “Under no circumstances. Those barges are Princess Natasha’s and so is the gear on them. Not Czar Mikhail’s.” “Captain!” Tim said. “No!” Marat said. “I’m sorry, General.” And he sounded … Continue reading

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1636 The Vatican Sanctions – Snippet 22

1636 The Vatican Sanctions – Snippet 22 Ruy bowed. “Your Holiness, my wife is as blameless as she is peerless. It is I — still a weak-willed swain at heart — who cannot restrain myself.” “Now that is plain truth, … Continue reading

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1637 The Volga Rules – Snippet 06

1637 The Volga Rules – Snippet 06 PART I Russia East Chapter 1: Taking to the Sky Russia House Grantville July, 1636 Brandy struggled through the Russian documents. Her Russian wasn’t great and the Cyrillic letters didn’t make things easier. … Continue reading

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1636 The Vatican Sanctions – Snippet 21

1636 The Vatican Sanctions – Snippet 21 Chapter 11 Ambassador Sharon Nichols entered the Palais Granvelle preceded by Marine Captain Taggart — a formality, really, since the place was practically crawling with the Wild Geese and no small number of … Continue reading

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1636 The Vatican Sanctions – Snippet 20

1636 The Vatican Sanctions – Snippet 20 “Yeah, well — how was I to know that Brenguier had already snuffed him?” “By taking half a second to look and think before slashing, you idiot,” Brenquier muttered. “The man was already … Continue reading

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1637 The Volga Rules – Snippet 05

1637 The Volga Rules – Snippet 05 “What will happen now?” Father Yulian asked. “That’s what I’ve been trying to figure out, and I’m not sure. A lot of Director-General Sheremetev’s power had to do with the fact that he … Continue reading

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