Man of War – Excerpt No. 140

“I’ll do my best,” Bertrand said. 

Given time, the full weight of the responsibilities given to Bertrand would make themselves felt. However, Marc would not be here to see for himself as he had to get ready to leave. At least I’m already packed.

“You’ll make a fine Steward,” Marc said. “You have the heart to help our people, and I have the courage to keep the enemy at bay… I must go.”

Marc was about to kick off towards the stable, when he caught the sound of Bertrand clearing his throat. That had often how he reminded his students they forgot something. What did I forget?

Guard clearing his throat as a soldier heads off to the stables. 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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