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Legions Of Pestilence – Snippet 17

Legions Of Pestilence – Snippet 17 Kamala shuddered. It was all just so–nineteenth century. She had seen photos from the 1800s, taken during epidemics of cholera, with the yellow tape strung across the doors and windows of infected houses. “How … Continue reading

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1637 – The Polish Maelstrom – Snippet 55

1637 – The Polish Maelstrom – Snippet 55 Chapter 23 Krakow, official capital of Poland Actual capital of Lesser Poland “I feel utterly useless,” Ulrik grumbled. He squinted against the rising sun, as he studied the walls of Krakow half … Continue reading

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Legions Of Pestilence – Snippet 16

Legions Of Pestilence – Snippet 16 Chapter 9 Not Doubting that the Most High Will Grant His Grace and Provide Suitable Means Besançon “…nit zweyflende, der Allerhöchste werde seine gnade verleihen undt ergebige mittel weisen…” Hyppolitus Guarinonius looked at Kamala … Continue reading

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Legions Of Pestilence – Snippet 15

Legions Of Pestilence – Snippet 15 **** All of the intelligence reports, to both Bernhard and Fernando, concentrated on tracing Gaston and the regiments he brought out of the Low Countries. Even though Fernando expressed a wish to know where … Continue reading

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Legions Of Pestilence – Snippet 14

Legions Of Pestilence – Snippet 14 “What do you mean, ‘the eagle is his’?” Private Hallier was a new, very young, recruit, out of Burgundy. They weren’t in formation yet. As the rear guard, they would move out last. “It’s … Continue reading

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1637 – The Polish Maelstrom – Snippet 54

1637 – The Polish Maelstrom – Snippet 54 So… He turned to Eric, who had also dismounted. “Take the 19th Battalion to the closest gate, which is…” He thought for a moment, bringing up the map of the city in … Continue reading

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Legions Of Pestilence – Snippet 13

Legions Of Pestilence – Snippet 13 Bernhard assumed an impassive expression. “There is no necessary reason for us to come into conflict with him.” “How not?” Rosen released one side of his moustache and gathered in the other. “In this … Continue reading

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Legions Of Pestilence – Snippet 12

Legions Of Pestilence – Snippet 12 Chapter 8 I Don’t Have Enough Time and There Is Way Too Much to Do Schwarzach “Die zeitt ist mir zu kurtz und die geschefte zu viel.” Francisco de Melon offered Grand Duke Bernhard … Continue reading

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1637 – The Polish Maelstrom – Snippet 53

1637 – The Polish Maelstrom – Snippet 53 Chapter 22 Krakow, official capital of Poland Actual capital of Lesser Poland While Jeff waited for the Hangman Regiment to come up, he got on the radio and gave the forward battery … Continue reading

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Legions Of Pestilence – Snippet 11

Legions Of Pestilence – Snippet 11 The cursed Spaniards piled a village worth of stuff onto the narrow bridge and set it on fire behind them. It was amazing just how hot the stones in a bridge could get. “We … Continue reading

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