Man of War – Excerpt No. 133

“You have been slacking off ever since you got here…” Bertrand replied. 

Marc looked at all the workers and staff that made up the crowd. This was not an ideal spot to outline his priorities. We need to do better than what my Father would have done. 

“Isn’t there work to be done?” Bertrand said, sensing where Marc’s thoughts were.

As they dispersed, Marc grabbed his former mentor by the arm and brought him in for a hug. It was the least he could do to repay the man back for what he had done at the keep. I would have been stuck down there until my father got well enough to skin me alive

“Thank you for the support,” Marc said. “The world needs more of you.”

Crowd of 50 dispersing. Located near the castle gates. Background and scene 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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