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Council Of Fire – Snippet 34

Council Of Fire – Snippet 34 Chapter 24 The situation has changed MontrĂ©al, New France On a large, flat table in the Arsenal, pitted and scarred from years of serving as a work-table and an idle carving surface for bored … Continue reading

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1636 The Flight Of The Nightingale – Snippet 10

1636 The Flight Of The Nightingale – Snippet 10 Chapter 7 Roberto Del Migliore strode toward the back of the palace. “You,” he called out to a servant crossing the hallway before him, “Ernani. Come here.” “Yes, sir,” the servant … Continue reading

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Council Of Fire – Snippet 33

Council Of Fire – Snippet 33 Chapter 23 It is always about true and false Fort Johnson, Colony of New York “What does he want?” Johnson asked. “What does he say he wants?” Skenadoa looked around the drawing room. A … Continue reading

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1636 The Flight Of The Nightingale – Snippet 09

1636 The Flight Of The Nightingale – Snippet 09 Chapter 6 Ferdinando, Grand Duke of Tuscany, second of that name, looked up as his grandmother Christine, Dowager Duchess of Tuscany and Princess of Lorraine, swept into the room through the … Continue reading

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Council Of Fire – Snippet 32

Council Of Fire – Snippet 32 *** Skenadoa had helped escort Joseph from Onondaga to Fort Johnson as soon as he was recovered enough to walk. To the young native, every sense seemed enhanced, every perception sharpened as he traveled … Continue reading

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1636 The Flight Of The Nightingale – Snippet 08

1636 The Flight Of The Nightingale – Snippet 08 Chapter 5 The rest of the ride occurred in silence, but it wasn’t long before the wheels of the cart rumbled onto the streets of Fiesole. “Take it slowly,” Francesca murmured. … Continue reading

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Council Of Fire – Snippet 31

Council Of Fire – Snippet 31 Chapter 22 I saw nothing but mist and darkness Fort Johnson, Colony of New York “Joseph.” Joseph Brant had been dozing in a window-seat on the second floor of Sir William Johnson’s handsome stone … Continue reading

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1636 The Flight Of The Nightingale – Snippet 07

1636 The Flight Of The Nightingale – Snippet 07 “Got bread under that?” Sabatini asked. “No, I’m carrying rocks,” the other boy retorted. “Of course I have bread.” “Marco,” introducing himself.

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Council Of Fire – Snippet 30

Council Of Fire – Snippet 30 “I might ask with whom I am speaking,” Boscawen said. “My name is Takyi, which you whites pronounce as ‘Tacky.’ I command here.” “By whose authority?” The black man laughed derisively, as if it … Continue reading

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1636 The Flight Of The Nightingale – Snippet 06

1636 The Flight Of The Nightingale – Snippet 06 Chapter 4 Sabatini awoke at a nudge. “Marco,” he heard Francesca say as he was opening his eyes. “Time to go.” He shook his head to clear the cobwebs from his … Continue reading

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