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America

He had often wondered if those who took part in such a bold undertaking truly realized that since the beginnings of the History of Mankind in the Sumerian plains, there had been no greater or nobler enterprise. Indeed, what greater endeavour than to liberate men from the chains of the monarchs! Thirteen colonies in a …

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[Short Stories] #4 ISV Scion of Albion II

“I say, Atkinson, there’s nothing more beautiful than the sun rising over the Mediterranean.” “You’ve been sayin’ tha’ since we passed Gibraltar, Cap’n, though I must admi’ i’ doesn’ make much of a difference to me.” They were sitting on the hull of their ship, enjoying their frugal breakfast of porridge and biscuits. The first …

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[Short Stories] #3 DSMV Whiskyjack

Half past two. They were just over twelve hours late, and their captain was nowhere to be found. During the day, the eastern docks of Far Coast were full of traders and miners, and all sorts of contractors and independent transporters, and even a few mercenaries. At that time of the night though, there were …

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[Short Stories] #2 DSMV Virginia Outrider

The waters of the Pole were as dark as they were cold. Such a chill could seep and ooze through the hull of any ship on God’s blue Earth, and it could send a shiver down the back of any man of the sea, as rugged as he was. Daring, full-hearted, red-blooded Virginians certainly were …

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