By Eric Flint
FREEDOM AND JUSTICE -- AMERICAN sort
1632 And in northern Germany issues couldn't get a lot worse. Famine. sickness. Religous conflict laying waste the towns. in basic terms the aristocrats remained fairly unscathed; for the peasants, loss of life used to be a mercy.
2000 issues are going okay in Grantville, West Virginia, and everyone attending the marriage of Mike Stearn's sister (including the full neighborhood bankruptcy of the United Mine employees of the United States, which Mike leads) is having a great time.
THEN, every little thing CHANGED....
whilst the dirt settles, Mike leads a bunch of armed miners to determine what occurred and reveals the line into city is minimize, as with a sword. at the different part, a scene out of Hell: a guy nailed to a farmhouse door, his spouse and daughter attacked via males in metal vests. confronted with this, Mike and his pals don't need to ask who to shoot. At that second Freedom and Justice, American kind, are brought to the center of the Thirty Years' War.
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Tanyth looked at Amber and then back at the rafters. “Pity. ” She said it wistfully and crossed to look at the containers along the wall. Each was labeled in a spidery handwriting of uncertain provenance but showed the contents and a date. Tanyth realized that Mother Alderton must have been very busy right up to her death. ” Tanyth turned to look at Amber when she asked. Amber shrugged helplessly. ” A cot stood in the corner and a porcelain lady’s chamber pot was visible under it. The cot’s rope bracing was exposed by a complete lack of mattress and it looked somehow indecent, exposing the china resting underneath.
She looked back and forth between them. ” William snickered. ’” He gave a sideways shrug. ” Amber sat up straighter on her stool. “Well, those that have packed it in are the singles and the impatient, for the most part. ” Tanyth offered the suggestion. “We’ve got a factor in Kleesport who buys it. ” William shrugged. “We didn’t run away, ya see? We still have connections there. ” It was Tanyth’s turn for a half shrug. ” She paused. “Where’s Mother Alderton’s hut? ” Amber sighed. ” William looked at her with a hopeful gleam in his eye.
She stepped forward and held out one smoothly tanned and callused hand. ” Tanyth took the offered hand in her own. “Tanyth. Tanyth Fairport. ” She answered the younger woman’s smile with one of her own. “Come inside, Mother Fairport. ” “Just Tanyth, Amber. ” The younger woman’s glance took in the crow’s feet and gray hair but she offered no comment except to quirk her mouth a little sideways and nod at the house. Tanyth felt welcomed by that half smile and the two women ducked low, Tanyth slipping out of her pack before trying to pass under the lintel.