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Operation Caesar’s Folly (part XXII)

The Admiral was not a man to believe in coincidences. He was certain they happened, but in an abstract sort of way, the way one is aware that somewhere someone will win the lottery. It will happen, but almost certainly … Continue reading

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Operation Caesar’s Folly (part XXI)

“Absolutely unacceptable!” Minister Ricci was shouting. Issac watched the man stomping furiously back and forth across the room. He looked over to Stein, who rolled her eyes. Baldrik Frey was merely nodding in agreement. “It is my opinion, Herr Schultz,” … Continue reading

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Operation Caesar’s Folly (part XX)

Victoria opened the door into the infirmary and walked in, much to the alarm of nurse Lewis and Major Barrington, who seemed to be stepping away from each other very quickly. “Skymarshal Winthrop!” Lewis squeaked, hastily distancing herself from the … Continue reading

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Operation Caesar’s Folly (part IXX)

Admiral William Caldwell, Commander of His Majesty’s Third Fleet, leaned back in his chair as the analysts from Intelligence laid out the situation in the Americas. “Our sources on the ground are reporting more skirmishes along the Spanish border with … Continue reading

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Operation Caesar’s Folly (part XVIII)

“You cannot possibly expect us to give up territory for such a small sum,” Gavrilović scoffed. The Italian side of the table began loudly grumbling, but fortunately 0sc4r’s whistle was still ringing in their ears, which kept them from breaking … Continue reading

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Sketch Practice

Every now and again, I try my hand at sketching. I’m not very good at it. But for the last month, I’ve been trying to sketch every day I can, in an effort to get better. So here are some … Continue reading

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Operation Caesar’s Folly (part XVII)

Dissatisfactory grunting was quickly becoming Issac’s favorite expression. It possessed a boundless utility, implying any number of things, positive or negative, without having to put forth any thought whatsoever. Simply fantastic as far as Issac was concerned. “How did you … Continue reading

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Operation Caesar’s Folly (part XVI)

Victoria poured Elizabeth a cup of tea. She overfilled it, spilling a bit as she handed it off to her friend. “Damn,” she swore under her breath, reaching for a towel, “I’ve become so accustomed to 0sc4r pouring tea perfectly. … Continue reading

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Operation Caesar’s Folly (part XV)

“A Spectateur,” Nathanson confirmed aboard the ship, “With a spy’s modifications. Definitely one of ours.” The Skymarshal glowered at the device. “Are you certain?” she said flatly. “Dead certain. Military Intelligence orders these beauties by the dozen, modifies them, then … Continue reading

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Operation Caesar’s Folly (part XIV)

Piero Duodo was standing in the study of Signor Gerardo Baroncelli, chief adviser to the Interior Minister, waiting patiently while two glasses of port were filled. Signor Baroncelli was quite fond of port. He was a rotund man with small … Continue reading

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