Man of War – Excerpt No. 109

Other notable changes were amongst the people, notably how their smiles appeared to be forced. Everyone he crossed appeared to be exhausted, their eyes were weary, even in those younger than him. Whereas the Keep looks better than ever

Marc tensed his jaw, which was about the only emotional cue he showed nowadays. It was an effective method of keeping the soldiers in line without making a sound. As his eyes narrowed on his father’s home, a list of priorities quickly formed in his mind.

“I won’t stand for this type of hypocrisy,” Marc said sternly.

Man on a large horse, in a military uniform, riding down the streets of a small French town. Buildings look ill maintained. Several townspeople are visible, with tattered cloths, and look exhausted. Background and clothing appropriate to the 16th century France.

Disclaimer: This excerpt from Man of War is currently in development. There may be typos, errors, omissions, inconsistencies and so forth.


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