Man of War – Excerpt No. 262


When that failed to elicit a reaction, the Contessa shattered her mask and giggled. When further laughter was heard from the bar, Marc knew that he missed something… or is it at my expense?

“It appears you’re not yet an expert in all forms of conquest…” Susanna said.

“It appears so…”

Marc raised his sword in a salute, as did the Contessa. It was clear that he could not land a verbal blow on his beautiful foe… I guess the man was right about being challenged

French lord saluting with sword as though preparing for a duel. Setting and clothing appropriate for the 16th century Venice parlour at night.

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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