Man of War – Excerpt No. 201

“And miss out on all the fun, mon Capitaine?” Cornay replied.

Against infantry and holding onto the high ground they stood a chance to man to man. However, cavalry negated the advantage. 

The horses neighing in the night was like hearing wolves howling during a full moon. Setting camp close to the town served as a warning. Flee while you still can, or you’ll be dead by noon.

“When do you expect they’ll make their advance, Adjudant?” Marc asked.

“I’d say an hour after first light.” Cornay replied. “They’ll want their men well rested, and they are in no rush to attack.”

“Plenty of time to win before their siesta,” Marc countered.

“Well, that’s their plan,” Cornay replied.

Large wolves howling at the full moon in the dark woods. Background and clothing appropriate to the 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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