1637 The Volga Rules – Snippet 06

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1637 The Volga Rules – Snippet 06 PART I Russia East Chapter 1: Taking to the Sky Russia House Grantville July, 1636 Brandy struggled through the Russian documents. Her Russian wasn’t great and the Cyrillic letters didn’t make things …

1637 The Volga Rules – Snippet 06 PART I Russia East Chapter 1: Taking to the Sky Russia House Grantville July, 1636 Brandy struggled through the Russian documents. Her Russian wasn’t great and the Cyrillic letters didn’t make things easier. … Continue reading

1636 The Vatican Sanctions – Snippet 21

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1636 The Vatican Sanctions – Snippet 21 Chapter 11 Ambassador Sharon Nichols entered the Palais Granvelle preceded by Marine Captain Taggart — a formality, really, since the place was practically crawling with the Wild Geese and no small nu…

1636 The Vatican Sanctions – Snippet 21 Chapter 11 Ambassador Sharon Nichols entered the Palais Granvelle preceded by Marine Captain Taggart — a formality, really, since the place was practically crawling with the Wild Geese and no small number of … Continue reading

1636 The Vatican Sanctions – Snippet 20

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1636 The Vatican Sanctions – Snippet 20 “Yeah, well — how was I to know that Brenguier had already snuffed him?” “By taking half a second to look and think before slashing, you idiot,” Brenquier muttered. “The …

1636 The Vatican Sanctions – Snippet 20 “Yeah, well — how was I to know that Brenguier had already snuffed him?” “By taking half a second to look and think before slashing, you idiot,” Brenquier muttered. “The man was already … Continue reading

1637 The Volga Rules – Snippet 05

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1637 The Volga Rules – Snippet 05 “What will happen now?” Father Yulian asked. “That’s what I’ve been trying to figure out, and I’m not sure. A lot of Director-General Sheremetev’s power had to do with th…

1637 The Volga Rules – Snippet 05 “What will happen now?” Father Yulian asked. “That’s what I’ve been trying to figure out, and I’m not sure. A lot of Director-General Sheremetev’s power had to do with the fact that he … Continue reading

1636 The Vatican Sanctions – Snippet 19

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1636 The Vatican Sanctions – Snippet 19 Chapter 10 “Maleït sigui!” cursed Chimo the Catalan. “I left my loaf in the privy!” He moved hastily toward the door. Gasquet’s lieutenant, Donat Faur, wasn’t sure he had…

1636 The Vatican Sanctions – Snippet 19 Chapter 10 “Maleït sigui!” cursed Chimo the Catalan. “I left my loaf in the privy!” He moved hastily toward the door. Gasquet’s lieutenant, Donat Faur, wasn’t sure he had heard correctly. “You took … Continue reading

1637 The Volga Rules – Snippet 04

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1637 The Volga Rules – Snippet 04 Father Yulian scratched his beard, then nodded for Stefan to continue. “If I made the parts themselves it would make our plans obvious, especially if I made several sets of bearings, say. On … Continu…

1637 The Volga Rules – Snippet 04 Father Yulian scratched his beard, then nodded for Stefan to continue. “If I made the parts themselves it would make our plans obvious, especially if I made several sets of bearings, say. On … Continue reading

1636 The Vatican Sanctions – Snippet 18

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1636 The Vatican Sanctions – Snippet 18 Von Meggen had rejoined the rest of the prospective Swiss Guards at the base of the cathedral steps. After a few moments of conversation, those who truly shared his hopes began smiling and … Continue …

1636 The Vatican Sanctions – Snippet 18 Von Meggen had rejoined the rest of the prospective Swiss Guards at the base of the cathedral steps. After a few moments of conversation, those who truly shared his hopes began smiling and … Continue reading

1637 The Volga Rules – Snippet 03

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1637 The Volga Rules – Snippet 03 *** Life moved on. Gradually, other villagers were brought into the plan, each one adding to the chance of discovery and making Stefan more nervous. He was still arguing for a small group. … Continue readin…

1637 The Volga Rules – Snippet 03 *** Life moved on. Gradually, other villagers were brought into the plan, each one adding to the chance of discovery and making Stefan more nervous. He was still arguing for a small group. … Continue reading

The Spark – Snippet 44

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The book should be out now, so this is the last snippet. The Spark – Snippet 44 “Sir, I was White 1,” I said. “I was Green 4 the first time.” “You’re in Red Group now,” the Champion said, gesturing. &#823…

The book should be out now, so this is the last snippet. The Spark – Snippet 44 “Sir, I was White 1,” I said. “I was Green 4 the first time.” “You’re in Red Group now,” the Champion said, gesturing. … Continue reading

1637 The Volga Rules – Snippet 02

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1637 The Volga Rules – Snippet 02 Life went on in the village, with Father Yulian ministering to the needs of his flock. To those with a need to learn, he taught reading, writing, mathematics, and other things. Increasingly, political … Con…

1637 The Volga Rules – Snippet 02 Life went on in the village, with Father Yulian ministering to the needs of his flock. To those with a need to learn, he taught reading, writing, mathematics, and other things. Increasingly, political … Continue reading