By Peter G. Tsouras
" have you learnt what army glory is? it really is that beautiful rainbow, that rises in showers of blood that serpent s eye, that charms to wreck. " Abraham LincolnThe Union in dire peril! The struggle that begun in Peter G. Tsouras s past trade background, "Britannia s Fist," speeds up in the course of a number of determined weeks in October 1863. From the bayous of Louisiana to the golf green hills of the Hudson Valley, from Chicago in flames to the gates of Washington itself, the good conflict uncoils in ropes of fireplace. French and British armies are at the march, and heavy reinforcements have placed to sea. Copperheads have risen in rebellion to tug the Midwest into the Confederacy as an essential Union military stands ravenous and less than siege in Tennessee. in the meantime, Robert E. Lee and the Royal military set in movement a stroke that's boldness itself.The Union staggers less than those blows. whereas the Grenadier Guards march into glory in upstate long island s apple orchards, from the second one tale of a shot-up Washington inn Abraham Lincoln watches a wooded area of the crimson flags of uprising waving over a accomplice column speeding around the lengthy Bridge. to prevent them is a war-worn regiment of recent York squaddies. To their backs Washington burns. yet new applied sciences and the paintings of intelligence are thrown onto the scales, whereas Russia plans to go into the conflict to avenge its humiliation within the Crimean War."A Rainbow of Blood" brings ahead the good battle from its outbreak to the 1st nice obstacle of the embattled republic. Peopled with extraordinary personalities of the age, the e-book rattles with the tramp of armies marching down probably the most interesting roads no longer taken or maybe imagined previously.
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As steward of the empress’ household, Michinaga occasionally went to the empress’ palace to inquire after her welfare. Even if he saw Kureha on those occasions, he of course pretended not to know her, and even when he stayed with Shòshò, he made no particular inquiries about Kureha. Shòshò herself generally broached the subject of Kureha during her bedtime talk. For about the first year, she praised the girl as a very perceptive junior lady-in-waiting, but after Kureha had obviously become the empress’ favorite, Shòshò began to view her jealously as a rival female and no longer spoke well of her.
After Takaie’s withdrawal, the empress sat lost in thought for a time. She then wrote a letter in elegant, cursive hand on light gray Chinese paper and summoned Kureha. “You are to give this letter to Ukon no Naishi, saying that it is a reply from Shònagon. There will no doubt be people like the emperor’s old nurse keeping an eye on him for the empress dowager, so be careful not to attract their attention. ” Kureha nodded attentively at the empress’ instructions as if to show that she had comprehended each one of them.
Even while locked in the bandit’s grip, Yoshinori never let go of his sword, and continued to gouge his opponent. The two of them, wrapped together in a deadly embrace, fell from the precipice. When the soldiers doubled back through ravines and reached the bottom, they found that the bandit’s belly had been slashed open by the sword. Yoshinori’s head had hit a rock at the bottom of the ravine. Each had died at the other’s hand. The governor praised Yoshinori and, along with the two captive red-haired bandits, presented a report of the valiant deed to the capital.
A Rainbow Of Blood: The Union In Peril An Alternate History (Britannia's Fist Trilogy, Book 2) by Peter G. Tsouras