Man of War – Excerpt No. 238

In the distance there was a great city, one that went by many names, such as La Dominante, the Queen of the Adriatic, the City of Masks or the Floating City. With names like these he expected the crowning jewel of the Republic of Venice to be beyond compare.

“There’s certainly a… bouquet to this place,” Marc confessed.

Marc never had the pleasure of taking in the scent of the sea at low tide, let alone in a city with its extensive network of rivers and canals that doubled as a sewer. This heady bouquet of decaying sea life, piss and excrement shattered his childhood ideals as Venice.

Man and his horse looking over Venice in the distance. Clothes and setting appropriate to 16th century Venice

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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