Man of War – Excerpt No. 282

As soon as the word ‘remember’ was uttered, imagery from last night flashed before his eyes. The invitation, the club, and every intimate detail about the Contessa.

“Didn’t I kick you?” Marc said.

He had no way of knowing how he was alive, and doubted that kick helped, but he could not help but himself… I may as well end life on my terms

“Brave man,” Susanna said. “I could pick up where I left off…”

“Go ahead…”

In his mind he deserved no better fate. Any good Catholic recited a prayer upon hearing of his many violations of the Ten Commandments… I’m sure God is pleased that I’ve sent so many souls into his loving arms

Woman appearing vexed, praying because she heard something sacrilegious. Background is a parlor appropriate for 16th century France.

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