Man of War – Excerpt No. 43

A question remained. While the result was clear enough to see, the initial motivations were not. 

“Why?” Marc had to ask. 

“A great question,” Bertrand said.

Bertrand took Marc by the shoulders, and kneeled enough so they were at eye level with one another. Some of the staff had commented that Bertrand had dead eyes, but Marc always saw a shine in them.

“Surely you remember the Ten Commandments,” Bertrand asked.

An European painting of Moses showing the stone tablets that have the ten commandments written upon them. Clothes and style 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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