Marjorie Bowen: The Sword Decides! (part fifty-three)

Posted by ractrose on 30 Mar 2022 in Fiction, Novels

Marjorie Bowen The Sword Decides! (part fifty-three)                   The clank of gear, and echoes from the passage of swift-moving feet, interrupted, as Mastracchio was offering to Ludovic a Paolo condemned for murder… “He is an instigator of murder. No matter his excuses, his hands are bloody as […]

Catastrophe (part nineteen)

Jean Hess La Catastrophe de la Martinique (part nineteen)                       Around nine in the morning, during a lightening of the clouds, M. Marie-Sainte could distinguish Mt. Pelée shrunken by a clear three hundred meters, the crest sheared off, the flanks widely cracked. Surrounded by the […]