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1635: The Wars For The Rhine – Snippet 36

1635: The Wars For The Rhine – Snippet 36 “Legally the general would have the power to bring at least his two personal regiments to Cologne.” Dannwitz, who had studied law before becoming a soldier, was now reading the dispatch. … Continue reading

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Challenges Of The Deeps – Chapter 28

By Decree Of He Who Writes (Ryk E Spoor), this is the last snippet. Challenges Of The Deeps – Chapter 28 Chapter 28. “Fictional powers can be made real,” Laila Canning repeated slowly. Her sharp brown eyes studied Oasis as … Continue reading

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1636: The Ottoman Onslaught – Snippet 54

1636: The Ottoman Onslaught – Snippet 54 Which, naturally, made Denise bridle. The girl did not react well to instruction, especially coming from someone who was no farther up Denise’s mental pecking order than her best friend. Anybody except a … Continue reading

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Challenges Of The Deeps – Chapter 27

Challenges Of The Deeps – Chapter 27 Chapter 27. “Your words tantalize me, my friends,” Orphan said as DuQuesne was still trying to wrap his mind around this latest revelation. “It is clear — it has, in truth, always been … Continue reading

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1635: The Wars For The Rhine – Snippet 35

1635: The Wars For The Rhine – Snippet 35 Chapter 19 Linz, Austria, The Scribe October 1, 1634 “My, my, look what the cat just dragged in.” The lean dark haired man threw the cards he was holding down on … Continue reading

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1636: The Ottoman Onslaught – Snippet 53

1636: The Ottoman Onslaught – Snippet 53 Chapter 26 Vienna, capital of Austria-Hungary The young woman on the stage finished the piece she was playing with a flourish, both vocally and with the fiddle itself. The audience in the reception … Continue reading

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Challenges Of The Deeps – Chapter 26

Challenges Of The Deeps – Chapter 26 Chapter 26. “Doctor Alexander Fairchild,” repeated Simon, studying Oasis closely. The Hyperion-born woman was still not entirely herself; the strain showed in the stiffness of her arm as she reached out for the … Continue reading

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1636: The Ottoman Onslaught – Snippet 52

1636: The Ottoman Onslaught – Snippet 52 PART III June, 1636 There burns a truer light Chapter 25 Prague, capital of Bohemia On their last night in Prague, Janos Drugeth came to Noelle’s suite. When she opened the door and … Continue reading

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1635: The Wars For The Rhine – Snippet 34

1635: The Wars For The Rhine – Snippet 34 “Maxie!” The abbess shook her head before drinking, and Elisabeth pretended to cough to keep from laughing at Maxie’s audacity. The abbess couldn’t even protest or continue this line of conversation … Continue reading

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Challenges Of The Deeps – Chapter 25

Challenges Of The Deeps – Chapter 25 Chapter 25. Dajzail ripple-walked from the airlock down the ramp; Alztanza himself waited there, holding his fighting-claws rigid in salute. “Guard not,” he said to Alztanza, who immediately relaxed his stance. “It is … Continue reading

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