Man of War – Excerpt No. 119

“There’s only one of us that looks like a corpse, Théodore.”

That voice trembled a ough his reality had been shattered by a cannonade. His father must have sent an assassin to make the problem go away. Marc supposed that had his Uncle to thank for making the problem go away. I’ll be sure to send him something nice for our wine stores

“You can’t be here…” Théodore said. “Guards!”

As the guards roused themselves from their collective stupor, Limos neighed and stood on his hind legs. It was never a good idea to spook a warhorse. However, Marc kept his cool and calmed Limos down.. 

“You dare challenge your Comte?” Marc challenged.

Five guards snapping to attention. 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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