Man of War – Excerpt No. 112

“You—What business do you have with the Steward?” the guard asked as a precaution.

The guard’s subordinate was tempted to say something, but  the elbow to his ribs changed his mind. A lesson in running off your mouth at a soldier on a war horse.

“Other than as a soldier loyal to the King?” Marc said to toy with the man. “Would the son of the dearly departed give me reason to see the Steward?”

“The Compte had no son,” the guard said.

Two armed guards standing at the castle gates. One elbows the other for something he said. Background and clothing appropriate to 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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