Post #10.5, Thursday, July 9, 2020

Historical setting: 563 C.E., on the western shore of Gaul          Nic has met an old friend, another who is retired from the Imperial Navy.          “Hey, Brother Lazarus,” Nic calls me into the reunion. “This is Buff; he was once a rower for the fleet also!”           “I just figured Old Nik was readyContinue reading “Post #10.5, Thursday, July 9, 2020”

Post #10.1, Wednesday, July 1, 2020

Historical setting: 563 C.E., on the Western Shore of Gaul Before we are in sight we can smell the fragrant cooking fires, the wafts of plenty along the pathways of these wharves. Everything that was taken from Constantia after the fire is relocated here in this place.  Ships of both navy and merchant are mooredContinue reading “Post #10.1, Wednesday, July 1, 2020”

Post #9.13, Tuesday, June 30, 2020

Historical setting: A dark age on the Saxony Shore of Gaul I know people move from one age to the next in slow stages, maybe with the exception of birth and death that always seem to take us by surprise. Yet, I guess I had been expecting Nic to step off the dromon and immediatelyContinue reading “Post #9.13, Tuesday, June 30, 2020”