Man of War – Excerpt No. 111

“I’m here to see the Steward,” Marc said.

There was authority in that voice, something learned through years of readying men for combat. His father had no such presence, as his authority came from his rank, and was enforced through belittling and threats. 

The guard cocked an eyebrow while looking straight at Marc. Based on that reaction, his request was unexpected. Although, a soldier showing up on their doorstep helps

The one who challenged him was roughly his age, and doubted he recognised him at all. The Comtesse could not tolerate children in her presence

Angry grey haired, old, noble woman yelling children for playing in the courtyard of a castle. Background and clothing appropriate to 16th Century France.

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