By Eric Flint
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 the entire 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 was once leading Minister of the USE till he misplaced an election, and now he’s one in all Gustavus’s generals; and he has confirmed that he’s excellent at being a basic. And he’s approximately to truly desire all his army flair. Gretchen , who by no means observed a revolution she didn’t like, has been arrested in Saxony, and could be carried out. The progressive teams which she has been operating with usually are not approximately to permit that occur, and by surprise there’s rioting within the streets. Saxony’s ruthless common Baner is set to suppress the rebellion by means of the established “kill all of them and permit God variety them out” approach, which purely provides gasoline to the hearth. 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 project. yet he didn’t inform him to not, both . . . Praise for the hot York occasions Best-Selling Series:“. . . gripping and expertly targeted . . . a deal with for enthusiasts of action-SF or trade heritage . . . conflict scenes depicted with strength . . . distinguishes Flint as an SF writer of specific word, 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 best instance of character-centered alternate-history, it is a needs to learn for its sequence' turning out to be fandom.” —Booklist (Starred Review) “. . . takes ancient hypothesis to a brand new point in a story that mixes exact old learn with daring leaps of the mind's eye. lovers of trade historical past and armed forces sf should still get pleasure from this rousing story of event and intrigue.” —Library Journal “This exchange heritage sequence is already the most effective round and every new access looks larger than the former one, a probably most unlikely feat . . . fantastic. . . .” —The Midwest e-book assessment
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And billeted troops usually weren’t on their best behavior, especially if the home contained anything valuable or had young women present. When Tetschen’s populace learned they would avoid the fate this time, they were immensely relieved. Some of them even went so far as to buy a round of drinks for soldiers in one of the town’s taverns. Not often, of course. All in all, in fact, Tetschen’s inhabitants were coming to the conclusion that this might turn out for the best. The taverns were doing a land office business, as was the town’s one small brothel—which soon began expanding its work force.
By the time he finished, Rebecca had passed through the door and closed it behind her. She headed toward her seat at the head of the table. Series of tables, rather. “No, Wilhelm is not such a man,” she said. “As a human being, he’s actually quite a decent fellow. But Wilhelm is no longer running the show. ” She pulled out her chair and sat down. There had been a time when there had been only four tables in this very large room, arranged in a shallow “U” which allowed everyone to see out the windows.
By Eric Flint Grantville Gazette IV ed. com. 1636: THE SAXON UPRISING This is a work of fiction. All the characters and events portrayed in this book are fictional, and any resemblance to real people or incidents is purely coincidental. Copyright © 2011 by Eric Flint All rights reserved, including the right to reproduce this book or portions thereof in any form. O. com ISBN: 978-1-4391-3425-2 Cover art by Tom Kidd Maps by Gorg Huff First printing, April 2011 Distributed by Simon & Schuster 1230 Avenue of the Americas New York, NY 10020 Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data t/k 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 Printed in the United States of America To the memory of my sister, Kathy Flint.