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1637 – The Polish Maelstrom – Snippet 28

1637 – The Polish Maelstrom – Snippet 28 He smiled, and his face seemed to lose about twenty years of age and forty years of disapprobation. “I fear I was no angel myself when I was young.” Fakhr-al-Din wasn’t particularly … Continue reading

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1637 – The Polish Maelstrom – Snippet 27

1637 – The Polish Maelstrom – Snippet 27 Chapter 9 Approximately 7,000 feet in the air over the Tuscan countryside Italy First Lieutenant Laura Goss was proud of herself. She’d managed to keep a grin off her face–not even a … Continue reading

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1637 – The Polish Maelstrom – Snippet 26

1637 – The Polish Maelstrom – Snippet 26 Julie was well aware of the Ottoman approach, and it guided her in her assessment of the gun turret she’d be fighting from when the aerial war resumed. No one expected that … Continue reading

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1637 – The Polish Maelstrom – Snippet 25

1637 – The Polish Maelstrom – Snippet 25 Chapter 8 Ottoman airfield Formerly Racetrack City Just east of Vienna Murad IV was a big man, so he satisfied himself with looking into the narrow armored space rather than trying to … Continue reading

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1637 – The Polish Maelstrom – Snippet 24

1637 – The Polish Maelstrom – Snippet 24 “How did they manage that?” asked Eric Krenz. “There are secret cellars beneath a detached and no-longer-inhabited wing of the royal palace,” Noelle explained. “They managed to get there before the palace … Continue reading

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1637 – The Polish Maelstrom – Snippet 23

1637 – The Polish Maelstrom – Snippet 23 PART II November, 1636     Axe-age, sword-age, shields are cleft asunder,     Wind-age, wolf-age, before the world plunges headlong     “The Seeress’s Prophecy,” The Poetic Edda Chapter 7 Breslau (Wroclaw) Capital of … Continue reading

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1637 – The Polish Maelstrom – Snippet 22

1637 – The Polish Maelstrom – Snippet 22 Add to that the fact that the official commander of the Grand Army of the Sunrise was a Jew, which was widely known. Morris wasn’t just “a” Jew, either. A lot of … Continue reading

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1637 – The Polish Maelstrom – Snippet 21

1637 – The Polish Maelstrom – Snippet 21 “Don’t say it! Don’t say it!” exclaimed Judy and Cecilia Renata simultaneously. **** The time turned out to be just about what Judy had figured. At this time of year, sunset came … Continue reading

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1637 – The Polish Maelstrom – Snippet 20

1637 – The Polish Maelstrom – Snippet 20 Chapter 5 Vienna, official capital of Austria-Hungary Now under Ottoman occupation “I can’t play another word game today,” said Judy Wendell–Judy the Younger, as she’d been called in a previous existence, since … Continue reading

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1637 – The Polish Maelstrom – Snippet 19

1637 – The Polish Maelstrom – Snippet 19 Being fair about it, she had a hard edge herself and knew that people often had trouble determining if she was joking or not when she said similar things. Some people, for … Continue reading

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