Man of War – Excerpt No. 86

When he got up, an idea struck him like an arrow to the chest. He did know of an uncle up north. A baron hated his father and was known for following orders to the letter of the law to annoy the Comte. It was rare to hear his father mention him without there being followed by a slew of swears.

Now he had a destination in mind, one that would further distance himself from his father’s lands. Based on the travel of the sun, he concluded this road led north, which was oddly fortunate. Best not dwell on a gift from the Fates

While it was doubtful that he would get a warm welcome, Marc figured his uncle would help, if only to annoy his father…

Arrow sticking out of a man's chest. Clothes and scene appropriate for 16th Century France.

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