Man of War – Excerpt No. 199

Just beyond there was the town, with four heavy mortar emplacements and their best marksmen.  While the plan was sound, they lacked the numbers.

“We had to assume the Spanish would outnumber us. What we didn’t know was the ratio.”

Warning, oxygen levels at 10.6% and rising. All personnel are to make their way to an emergency shelter.

Marc paused, memories from that battle further solidified in his mind. The imagery was so strong that he tasted brimstone in the air. The memory was powerful enough to reawaken his emotions, but like the good soldier he was, Marc suppressed them.

“We found out that night…” Marc said.

Large number of Spanish soldiers making their way up a hill. Scene and clothing appropriate for 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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