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A Pillar Of Fire By Night – Snippet 38

This book should be available now, so this is the last snippet. A Pillar Of Fire By Night – Snippet 38 Tauran Defense Agency Headquarters, Lumière, Gaul, Terra Nova Campbell and Turenge decided to lead their report for Janier with … Continue reading

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A Pillar Of Fire By Night – Snippet 37

A Pillar Of Fire By Night – Snippet 37 CHAPTER THIRTEEN “Timeo Danaos et dona ferentes.” –Virgil, the Aeneid Tauran Defense Agency Headquarters, Lumière, Gaul, Terra Nova One entry in the spreadsheets and reports given her by Vladimir puzzled Jan … Continue reading

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A Pillar Of Fire By Night – Snippet 36

A Pillar Of Fire By Night – Snippet 36 Academia Militar Sergento Juan Malvegui, Puerto Lindo, Balboa Schools were in many ways ideal for military headquarters. They had auditoria, classrooms for offices and billeting, mess facilities, sometimes medical facilities, internal … Continue reading

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A Pillar Of Fire By Night – Snippet 35

A Pillar Of Fire By Night – Snippet 35 Escuela Maria, Madre de Dios, San Jaba, Santa Josefina When you engage in an atrocity against mostly innocent parties, thought Legate Villalobos, it’s at least a minor balm to your conscience … Continue reading

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A Pillar Of Fire By Night – Snippet 34

A Pillar Of Fire By Night – Snippet 34 CHAPTER TWELVE “There comes a point during the course of the war when the people, especially those in the comparative safety of the towns, have to be informed in no uncertain … Continue reading

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A Pillar Of Fire By Night – Snippet 33

A Pillar Of Fire By Night – Snippet 33 “What’s the load on this one, Vera?” Sergeant (retired) Pavlov asked of Sergeant Dzhugashvili. He spoke Russian, which Vera had learned in the home from her parents, even though she considered … Continue reading

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A Pillar Of Fire By Night – Snippet 32

A Pillar Of Fire By Night – Snippet 32 The heat was less oppressive when at sea, when certain vents could be opened to allow at least a fresh breeze to circulate through the ship. Even then, though, the passengers … Continue reading

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A Pillar Of Fire By Night – Snippet 31

A Pillar Of Fire By Night – Snippet 31 CHAPTER ELEVEN “We are the worm in the wood! “We are the rot at the root! “We are the taint in the blood! “We are the thorn in the foot!” –Kipling, … Continue reading

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A Pillar Of Fire By Night – Snippet 30

A Pillar Of Fire By Night – Snippet 30 No doubt who’s still in muddy scraping, either. Got to give them credit, too, though, for sending someone to arrange to give us our bodies back . . . and the … Continue reading

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A Pillar Of Fire By Night – Snippet 29

A Pillar Of Fire By Night – Snippet 29 At the harbor’s new edge, a quay rapidly put in by his engineers, rode a mid-sized Roll On-Roll Off civilian transport, chartered to the Tauran Union. The RO-RO somewhat lightly loaded … Continue reading

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