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All The Plagues Of Hell – Snippet 34

All The Plagues Of Hell – Snippet 34 Chapter 17 Milan Milan had a week of frantic preparation. The reason given for the hasty marriage was the war with Parma. So far that had amounted to very little, and in … Continue reading

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All The Plagues Of Hell – Snippet 33

All The Plagues Of Hell – Snippet 33 She will die, whispered the asp in her bosom. Nothing lives through the poison of the great serpent, unless the serpent wills it… and even then, they live but for a while. … Continue reading

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All The Plagues Of Hell – Snippet 32

All The Plagues Of Hell – Snippet 32 Chapter 16 Duchy of Milan Carlo Sforza rose in the predawn, as was his custom, and with his usual troop, exercised his horses. It was as much a habit with him as … Continue reading

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All The Plagues Of Hell – Snippet 31

All The Plagues Of Hell – Snippet 31 Von Stebbens’ troop followed and watched at Muthhusen. As a matter of course, they’d taken into custody a charm-seller from Italy, who had had words with Mindaug. The charm-seller’s pouch had revealed … Continue reading

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All The Plagues Of Hell – Snippet 30

All The Plagues Of Hell – Snippet 30 His first reaction was a dangerous fury that they dared do something like this. He’d turn those coins to scorpions… and melt their entrails for daring to take his money. He could … Continue reading

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All The Plagues Of Hell – Snippet 29

All The Plagues Of Hell – Snippet 29 Chapter 15 The Holy Roman Empire Count Mindaug was enjoying the mild spring in the Marcher country as they made their way west into forest country, avoiding Vienna, and then onward into … Continue reading

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All The Plagues Of Hell – Snippet 28

All The Plagues Of Hell – Snippet 28 Petro looked at her. “Now, while I do my best not to be overlooked or overheard, I will speak somewhat cryptically here. Some of your old connections from harder times have been … Continue reading

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All The Plagues Of Hell – Snippet 27

All The Plagues Of Hell – Snippet 27 Maria blushed to the roots of her hair. “I…uh, thought it was out of respect. I don’t believe…” “The Council of Ten’s agents are very thorough, Signora. And since that first incident, … Continue reading

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All The Plagues Of Hell – Snippet 26

All The Plagues Of Hell – Snippet 26 Chapter 14 Venice Maria had had enough of Venice. She had loved it, once. It had been all she’d known. She could have imagined no greater, better place. And now she was … Continue reading

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All The Plagues Of Hell – Snippet 25

All The Plagues Of Hell – Snippet 25 Carlo Sforza’s use of heavy cannon was well-known. What was not well known–Sforza and indeed Francisco Turner hoped–was that the artillery was successful because it was substantially better than that owned by … Continue reading

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