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By Eric Flint
The <st1:state>West Virginia</st1:state> city of <st1:city>Grantville</st1:city>, torn from the 20 th century and hurled again into 17th century <st1:place>Europe</st1:place> has allied with Gustavus Adolphus, King of Sweden, within the usa of Europe. So, while Gustavus invades <st1:place><st1:country-region>Poland</st1:country-region></st1:place>, handling to unite the entire squabbling Polish factions into repelling the typical enemy, the time-lost american citizens need to fear approximately getting dragged into the struggle besides the Swedish forces.
yet Mike Stearns has one other challenge. He was once best Minister of the USE until eventually he misplaced an election, and now he’s certainly one of Gustavus’s generals; and he has tested that he’s excellent at being a normal. And he’s approximately to actually want all his army flair. Gretchen , who by no means observed a revolution she didn’t like, has been arrested in <st1:place>Saxony</st1:place>, and is perhaps completed. The progressive teams which she has been operating with should not approximately to permit that take place, and unexpectedly there’s rioting within the streets. <st1:place>Saxony</st1:place>’s ruthless normal Baner is decided to suppress the rebellion by way of the universal “kill all of them and permit God style them out” process, which simply provides gasoline to the hearth. So Gustavus orders Mike Stearns to visit <st1:place>Saxony</st1:place> and fix order. yet he makes one mistake.
He didn’t inform Mike to take his troops alongside at the challenge. yet he didn’t inform him not to, both . . .
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1636: The Saxon Uprising: N/A (The Ring of Fire) by Eric Flint