Man of War – Excerpt No. 113

Marc narrowed his gaze and edged the horse closer. It might have been only a few steps, but now felt the beast’s hot breath against their cheeks. He had to admit the cavalry had an edge for filling the hearts of men with fear. 

“You may want to reconsider that response…” Marc said. 

“I said the—” the guard said proof that this man had a backbone after all.

The guards were armed, but he had the advantage with a warshorse that could trample them without slowing down. To further escalate matters, he reached for the hilt of his sword, pulling the blade out a couple of inches so the steel gleamed in the light. His eyes focused  directly on the cautious guard.

A French soldier riding a riding a warhorse. He face two armed guards at the gate of a castle. Background and clothing appropriate to 16th Century France.

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