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1636 The Viennese Waltz – Snippet 21

1636 The Viennese Waltz – Snippet 21 Chapter 9: Rollin’ on the River September, 1634 Regensburg “Emperor Ferdinand II has died and Vienna mourns, but it is time for us to move,” Istvan Janoszi said. “It’s weird,” Hayley whispered to … Continue reading

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Paradigms Lost — Chapter 30

Paradigms Lost — Chapter 30 Chapter 30: Endings and Beginnings Winthrope waved me past the yellow barricade. I pulled up a hundred fifty feet farther on. I got out, went around and helped Sylvie out into the wheelchair. She still … Continue reading

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The Savior – Snippet 34

The Savior – Snippet 34 4 Rousing the Third before dawn and having them on their way was the hardest part of the morning, but finding the Third was in itself a very difficult task. The battle had devolved into … Continue reading

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Polychrome – Chapter 11

Polychrome – Chapter 11 Chapter 11. Three blows hammered against my sword, trying to deflect it from its path, and just about succeeding; instead of smashing directly into the Storm Legionnaire currently trying to take my head off, the massive … Continue reading

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The Savior – Snippet 33

The Savior – Snippet 33 3 The Third Brigade plunged into the melee with the Progar militia on the northern Road, and for a long while Abel was busy processing all the incoming reports from commanders for von Hoff, and … Continue reading

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1636 The Viennese Waltz – Snippet 20

1636 The Viennese Waltz – Snippet 20 “Sorry, I slipped in an up-timer English word. It means tall and awkward. And it’s true she is more at home with books than sports or dances. But there’s a vibrancy to her … Continue reading

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The Savior – Snippet 32

The Savior – Snippet 32 2 A courier charged up from the front of the marching line and reported to von Hoff. “The First has fought their way onto some harder ground,” he reported. He had to speak loudly to … Continue reading

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Paradigms Lost — Chapter 29

Paradigms Lost — Chapter 29 Chapter 29: Intensive Combat Unit The hospital was quiet; at three-thirty only the emergency crews were around. I parked, checked my gun, and put the viewer on. I looked weird but that didn’t worry me; … Continue reading

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1636 The Viennese Waltz – Snippet 19

1636 The Viennese Waltz – Snippet 19 Chapter 8: Family Reunion September, 1634 Prague “Ferdinand II is dead,” King Albrecht said. “In this universe, at least, the fanatic didn’t manage to outlive me.” There was considerable satisfaction in his tone. … Continue reading

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Paradigms Lost — Chapter 28

Paradigms Lost — Chapter 28 Chapter 28: A Nice Evening Drive, With Gunfire “Why the hell not?” I gestured at the ornate gold ring. “Why not, Verne? If he’s going to be satisfied with the ring, just give it to … Continue reading

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