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Legions Of Pestilence – Snippet 42

Legions Of Pestilence – Snippet 42 “I was braced for that. But it’s not right for Mel to die. It’s not right, do you hear me? Not right. Why him and not me? I’m the one who’s been working at … Continue reading

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Legions Of Pestilence – Snippet 41

Legions Of Pestilence – Snippet 41 Rehlinger looked up, his eyes sharp. “If I die and the grand duchess delivers a daughter, who shall be named Dorothea both for my mother and because a daughter is a gift of God … Continue reading

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Legions Of Pestilence – Snippet 40

Legions Of Pestilence – Snippet 40 Chapter 22 Slipped Beyond Control Merckweiler-Pechelbronn, Province of the Upper Rhine “We no sooner think we have the plague under control than it breaks out again,” Gus Szymanski wrote. “How in hell do we … Continue reading

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Legions Of Pestilence – Snippet 39

Legions Of Pestilence – Snippet 39 **** “The plague-fighting has gone well, yes?” Claudia, at the head of the table, stood up. Her advisers had learned by now that when she decided to use her height to loom over them, … Continue reading

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Legions Of Pestilence – Snippet 38

Legions Of Pestilence – Snippet 38 So she contacted Marx Conrad Rehlinger–the grand duke’s merchant banker and most important financier, from an old Augsburg family, currently residing in Basel, and also, not precisely accidentally, the uncle of the grand duke’s … Continue reading

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Legions Of Pestilence – Snippet 37

Legions Of Pestilence – Snippet 37 Schwarzach The grand duchess was in the process of transferring her working headquarters. “What We would like to do,” Claudia said, “is to see for Ourselves what the condition of the grand duke’s health … Continue reading

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Legions Of Pestilence – Snippet 36

Legions Of Pestilence – Snippet 36 Chapter 21 A Misfortune so Ghastly that it Couldn’t Be Worse Lorraine July 1635 “das grosse unglueck, welches so arg, dass es nicht aerger sein kann.” The plague has gotten into some of my … Continue reading

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Legions Of Pestilence – Snippet 35

Legions Of Pestilence – Snippet 35 Chapter 20 Everything Head over Heels Lorraine July 1635 “…und in gottes nahmen mitt aller gewalt auf sie gangen, und alle regiment in die flucht und über hals und kopf auch hierüber gebracht…” Puylaurens … Continue reading

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Legions Of Pestilence – Snippet 34

Legions Of Pestilence – Snippet 34 “Once they finish the training, you’ll be getting set-ups in other places. Breisach, Schwarzach, and the like. I have no idea how they could modify anything so fragile to make it mobile enough to … Continue reading

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Legions Of Pestilence – Snippet 33

Legions Of Pestilence – Snippet 33 Claudia imagined that wherever he was in Lorraine, the grand duke was doing a lot of restless pacing, because the instructions arrived rapidly and regularly. She noted idly that in the letters he wrote … Continue reading

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