1637 The Volga Rules – Snippet 24

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1637 The Volga Rules – Snippet 24 “I know, Metropolitan. Even so, a lot of the converts were happy enough to switch back as soon as the threat of exile was removed.” “So I heard.” “Another point is the fact … C…

1637 The Volga Rules – Snippet 24 “I know, Metropolitan. Even so, a lot of the converts were happy enough to switch back as soon as the threat of exile was removed.” “So I heard.” “Another point is the fact … Continue reading

1637 The Volga Rules – Snippet 23

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1637 The Volga Rules – Snippet 23 Chapter 8: Fortifying the Volga Kazan Kremlin August, 1636 “The first thing we have to do is take Kruglaya Mountain,” Ivan told Tim. They were in the Kazan kremlin, a fortress of pale … Continue…

1637 The Volga Rules – Snippet 23 Chapter 8: Fortifying the Volga Kazan Kremlin August, 1636 “The first thing we have to do is take Kruglaya Mountain,” Ivan told Tim. They were in the Kazan kremlin, a fortress of pale … Continue reading

1637 The Volga Rules – Snippet 22

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1637 The Volga Rules – Snippet 22 Moscow August, 1636 “Didn’t I tell you?” shouted Patriarch Joseph, waving the radio message. Prince Daniil Ivanovich Dolgorukov looked up. He was a new member of the boyar duma, the royal counci…

1637 The Volga Rules – Snippet 22 Moscow August, 1636 “Didn’t I tell you?” shouted Patriarch Joseph, waving the radio message. Prince Daniil Ivanovich Dolgorukov looked up. He was a new member of the boyar duma, the royal council appointed … Continue reading

1637 The Volga Rules – Snippet 21

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1637 The Volga Rules – Snippet 21 Chapter 7: Buying Kazan Kazan August 1636 Ivan sat in the coffee house and sipped the strong, dark, sweet coffee. It was horrible. Truly horrible. Abdul Azim sat across from him and smiled. … Continue readi…

1637 The Volga Rules – Snippet 21 Chapter 7: Buying Kazan Kazan August 1636 Ivan sat in the coffee house and sipped the strong, dark, sweet coffee. It was horrible. Truly horrible. Abdul Azim sat across from him and smiled. … Continue reading

1637 The Volga Rules – Snippet 20

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1637 The Volga Rules – Snippet 20 Ufa July 1636 “We have a steamboat in from Saratov,” Olga said. “It’s loaded with food stuffs, but they want assurances that the money will be good.” “That’s an increasin…

1637 The Volga Rules – Snippet 20 Ufa July 1636 “We have a steamboat in from Saratov,” Olga said. “It’s loaded with food stuffs, but they want assurances that the money will be good.” “That’s an increasing complaint,” Natasha added. … Continue reading

1637 The Volga Rules – Snippet 19

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1637 The Volga Rules – Snippet 19 Chapter 6: The Nobel Conundrum Lothlorien Farbenwerk, Grantville July, 1636 “I was sorry to hear about the troubles in your country,” Ron Stone said, coming around his desk to shake Vladimir’s h…

1637 The Volga Rules – Snippet 19 Chapter 6: The Nobel Conundrum Lothlorien Farbenwerk, Grantville July, 1636 “I was sorry to hear about the troubles in your country,” Ron Stone said, coming around his desk to shake Vladimir’s hand. “Thank … Continue reading

1637 The Volga Rules – Snippet 18

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1637 The Volga Rules – Snippet 18 “Fine, Colonel. You put someone on it and tell me who, but you will not be staying to oversee the work.” Listening to Leontii’s cold analysis had cooled Sheremetev’s temper enough to let &…

1637 The Volga Rules – Snippet 18 “Fine, Colonel. You put someone on it and tell me who, but you will not be staying to oversee the work.” Listening to Leontii’s cold analysis had cooled Sheremetev’s temper enough to let … Continue reading

1637 The Volga Rules – Snippet 17

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1637 The Volga Rules – Snippet 17 The problem was, it didn’t seem to be working that way. Oh, here in the United States of Europe with the Committees of Correspondence ready to introduce guillotines to the back of the … Continue readi…

1637 The Volga Rules – Snippet 17 The problem was, it didn’t seem to be working that way. Oh, here in the United States of Europe with the Committees of Correspondence ready to introduce guillotines to the back of the … Continue reading

1637 The Volga Rules – Snippet 16

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1637 The Volga Rules – Snippet 16 Chapter 5: News from Home Russia House Grantville July 1636 Fedor Ivanovich Trotsky handed over the bundle. It was from Moscow, and the news from there had been chaotic, at best, for the … Continue reading …

1637 The Volga Rules – Snippet 16 Chapter 5: News from Home Russia House Grantville July 1636 Fedor Ivanovich Trotsky handed over the bundle. It was from Moscow, and the news from there had been chaotic, at best, for the … Continue reading

1637 The Volga Rules – Snippet 16

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1637 The Volga Rules – Snippet 16 Chapter 5: News from Home Russia House Grantville July 1636 Fedor Ivanovich Trotsky handed over the bundle. It was from Moscow, and the news from there had been chaotic, at best, for the … Continue reading …

1637 The Volga Rules – Snippet 16 Chapter 5: News from Home Russia House Grantville July 1636 Fedor Ivanovich Trotsky handed over the bundle. It was from Moscow, and the news from there had been chaotic, at best, for the … Continue reading