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The West Virginia city of Grantville, torn from the 20th century and hurled again into 17th century Europe has allied with Gustavus Adolphus, King of Sweden, within the usa of Europe. So, whilst Gustavus invades Poland, dealing with to unite all of the squabbling Polish factions into repelling the typical enemy, the time-lost americans need to fear approximately getting dragged into the struggle in addition to the Swedish forces. yet Mike Stearns has one other challenge. He used to be best Minister of the USE until eventually he misplaced an election, and now he’s one in every of Gustavus’s generals; and he has established that he’s first-class at being a basic. And he’s approximately to actually desire all his army flair. Gretchen , who by no means observed a revolution she didn’t like, has been arrested in Saxony, and might be achieved. The innovative teams which she has been operating with aren't approximately to enable that ensue, and unexpectedly there’s rioting within the streets. Saxony’s ruthless basic Baner is decided to suppress the rebellion via the universal “kill all of them and enable God type them out” procedure, which simply provides gas to the fireplace. So Gustavus orders Mike Stearns to visit Saxony and restoration order. yet he makes one mistake. He didn’t inform Mike to take his troops alongside at the challenge. yet he didn’t inform him to not, both . . . Praise for the recent York instances Best-Selling Series:“. . . gripping and expertly specified . . . a deal with for fanatics of action-SF or exchange heritage . . . conflict scenes depicted with strength . . . distinguishes Flint as an SF writer of specific observe, one that can entertain and edify in equivalent, and significant, measure.” —Publishers Weekly (in a starred review) “[This] alternate-history saga . . . is definitely a landmark in that subgenre. . . . A fabulous instance of character-centered alternate-history, this can be a needs to learn for its sequence' growing to be fandom.” —Booklist (Starred Review) “. . . takes ancient hypothesis to a brand new point in a story that mixes actual historic learn with daring leaps of the mind's eye. fanatics of exchange historical past and army sf should still get pleasure from this rousing story of experience and intrigue.” —Library Journal “This exchange historical past sequence is already the most effective round and every new access looks higher than the former one, a likely most unlikely feat . . . excellent. . . .” —The Midwest ebook assessment
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So, proper latrines had to be constructed. About half the men would have to sleep in their tents anyway. Jeff set up a weekly rotation schedule that would allow every soldier to spend some time in the castle’s quarters. Personally, he thought the tents were probably just as comfortable. Or no more uncomfortable, it might be better to say. Winter was almost upon them. But spending a night in a freezing stone castle was not likely to be any more pleasant than spending it in a tent equipped with a portable stove.
Given that the lands said regiment would be plundering were Czech lands ruled by the very same Wallenstein that Mike and his Third Division had been sent to support, that could get very dicey, very quickly. But with a town the size of Tetschen, Mike was pretty sure that one of his regiments would be able to get its supplies without overly aggravating the area’s residents. That was especially true of the regiment he had in mind for the task. Finally, Tetschen was very close to Dresden. As the crow flies, probably not more than thirty miles.
Let’s try it this way. The key to the whole thing is the new script. ” Higgins shook his head again. “Yeah, I got that. But that’s also right where my brain goes blank on account of my jaw hits the floor. ” “Exactly. We’ll probably need to come up with some sort of clever name for it, though. ” “Worthless paper, in other words,” provided Thorsten Engler. He, like Bartley and Colonel Higgins himself, was also sitting on a stool in the tent. The flying artillery captain was smiling. Unlike Jeff, he found Bartley’s unorthodox notions to be quite entertaining.
1636: The Saxon Uprising (The 1632 Universe) by Eric Flint