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1636 The China Venture – Snippet 06

1636 The China Venture – Snippet 06 Chapter 4 The second examination session began early the morning of the eleventh day. By now, the routine was a familiar one to Yizhi, This time, the questions related to the Five Classics. … Continue reading

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1636 The China Venture – Snippet 05

1636 The China Venture – Snippet 05 Chapter 3 Engineering “Excuse me. You’re Mike Song, aren’t you?” Mike Song stopped walking and turned to face the speaker, a young man in up-time dress. “Yes, I am. I guess it wasn’t … Continue reading

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1636 The China Venture – Snippet 04

1636 The China Venture – Snippet 04 Chapter 2 October 1633 Woods Near Town of Grantville, Within the Ring of Fire “Almost there,” said Jason Cheng. His wife, Jennie Lee Cheng, nodded. This stretch of woods was owned by Marshall … Continue reading

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1636 The China Venture – Snippet 03

1636 The China Venture – Snippet 03 Yizhi had barely shouldered the burden before he had to set it down again. Four soldiers surrounded Yizhi, searching him for contraband. After they searched his person, they examined his belongings with equal … Continue reading

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1636 The China Venture – Snippet 02

1636 The China Venture – Snippet 02 Chapter 1 Year of the Rooster, Eighth Month (September 3-October 2, 1633) First Day (September 3) Southern Capital (Nanjing) “Hurry!” cried Fang Yizhi. “I want to get to the government reception station before … Continue reading

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1636 The China Venture – Snippet 01

1636 The China Venture – Snippet 01 1636: The China Venture by Eric Flint and Iver P. Cooper PART I: 1633 Ship me somewhere’s east of Suez, where the best is like the worst, Where there aren’t no Ten Commandments … Continue reading

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Legions Of Pestilence – Snippet 52

This book should be available now so this is the last snippet. Legions Of Pestilence – Snippet 52 Kanoffski leaned back. “Would, or could, Grand Duchess Claudia provide credit from Tyrol?  Or are the regents there holding too tight an … Continue reading

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Legions Of Pestilence – Snippet 51

Legions Of Pestilence – Snippet 51 **** The next time the two of them got together, several months later, Gerry told Ron that he wasn’t a bit sorry that they’d left Besançon so fast that he missed the assassination of … Continue reading

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Legions Of Pestilence – Snippet 50

Legions Of Pestilence – Snippet 50 “I’ll deal.  Rather, Dr. Guarinonius will deal. Come on. I’ll take you to dinner. You can talk to some of the rest of the up-timers who are here and I’ll introduce you to a … Continue reading

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Legions Of Pestilence – Snippet 49

Legions Of Pestilence – Snippet 49 Chapter 29 My Well-Born, Especially Well-Beloved, Lady and Friend Besançon “Wollgeborene insonders vilgeliebte Herrin und Freundin.” “So, my well-born, especially well-beloved lady and friend, it is finished. Signatures, radio announcements, newspaper reports, satirical engravings, … Continue reading

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