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Council Of Fire – Snippet 12

Council Of Fire – Snippet 12 Chapter 8 This might be a matter of our own survival Halifax If there was any doubt regarding the changed circumstances of the expedition, it was resolved two days later when HMS Magnanime, a … Continue reading

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Council Of Fire – Snippet 11

Council Of Fire – Snippet 11 Part II: Awakening April, 1759 The change came not like a wave but like a creeping fog: it took time for men of all kinds to realize what had happened, and why their world … Continue reading

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Council Of Fire – Snippet 10

Council Of Fire – Snippet 10 Chapter 6 An enjoyable way to start the day Fort Johnson, Colony of New York As she now often did after realizing she was pregnant, Molly Brant rose earlier than usual and spent some … Continue reading

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Council Of Fire – Snippet 09

Council Of Fire – Snippet 09 Chapter 5 This is the end of the world Aboard HMS Namur The coast was more visible in the morning, with the seas calm and the wind scarcely blowing–the best sort of weather for … Continue reading

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Council Of Fire – Snippet 08

Council Of Fire – Snippet 08 O’Brien did not seem the least discomfited by sleeping on the deck, under the overhanging shelter aft of the pilothouse. No complaints reached the admiral’s ears; but while he was making his rounds of … Continue reading

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Council Of Fire – Snippet 07

Council Of Fire – Snippet 07 Chapter 4 The keepers of the house shall tremble Aboard HMS Namur In the Atlantic Ocean If he had been able to sleep that night, Admiral Edward Boscawen might not have survived the experience. … Continue reading

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Council Of Fire – Snippet 06

Council Of Fire – Snippet 06 Chapter 3 One word over and over. Lands of the Six Nations The night of the Change had been still and cold, with no hint of the coming spring. But still, there had been … Continue reading

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Council Of Fire – Snippet 05

Council Of Fire – Snippet 05 “That does not mean I listen to everything they say. And you know well, Monsieur Intendant, that they often do as they please regardless of what I say. But say on, Governor. What do … Continue reading

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Council Of Fire – Snippet 04

Council Of Fire – Snippet 04 Chapter 2 Do you believe in omens? Qu├ębec New France The Upper Town was at the top of a steep hill that overlooked the St. Lawrence. It was like a great ship, with the … Continue reading

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Council Of Fire – Snippet 03

Council Of Fire – Snippet 03 “It’s just a storm, General. Nothing unnatural about that.” “And the bright light on the horizon? What might that be, my Lord?” “I wish I knew. Please feel free to give me your thoughts, … Continue reading

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