Man of War – Excerpt No. 115

There were numerous clues that the Steward had been notified. A crowd was building up near the gate, some of which were kitchen staff. He imagined that the ovens and stoves were left unattended, all to gawk at the unfolding drama. The presence of guards also increased noticeably, but he was not worried. 

Killing a member of the King’s army would have repercussions, whereas murdering the rightful heir of the county would take things to a whole new level… I’m not sure they are equipped to deal with Limos

However, the Steward did not waste time in getting there. He recognised him on the spot as being one of his Father’s boot licks. His name was Théodore Guérin and would soon be getting the sack.

Small crowd of 20 or so people building up near the castle gates, including several guards. 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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