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by Praetonia
Wed Aug 01, 2018 2:12 am
Forum: The Great Game
Topic: Tales of a nightwatchman
Replies: 4
Views: 1757

Re: Tales of a nightwatchman

*** 5 *** Three days later I set out from the resort with joy in my heart and a head filled with dreams of profit, leading a convoy laden with a fair tonnage of Trevelyan's "wholesale supplies". I know what you're thinking, but it really wasn't as bad as all that. Granted, Trevelyan had ta...
by Praetonia
Tue Jun 26, 2018 3:48 am
Forum: The Great Game
Topic: Tales of a nightwatchman
Replies: 4
Views: 1757

Re: Tales of a nightwatchman

*** 4 *** Questers isn't what it used to be , says every clever dick who's never let his toe caps stray past the chrysanthemums. Damn right, it's more than it ever was. You stroll past a ruined Syndicalist tank that no one ever bothered to clean up and the natives know that you did that. They stand ...
by Praetonia
Thu May 17, 2018 12:00 am
Forum: The Library
Topic: SMS naval balance proposal
Replies: 2
Views: 216

Re: SMS naval balance proposal

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/ ... 1520287533

This is how the navies have historically looked in my mind. I think this is a good scheme. However, it differs somewhat from the current actual spergsheet.
by Praetonia
Mon Apr 24, 2017 9:53 pm
Forum: The Great Game
Topic: Tales of a nightwatchman
Replies: 4
Views: 1757

Re: Tales of a nightwatchman

*** 3 *** "Well why else do you think I came to a man such as you?" Gachot looked askance at me. "You think zey were in 'aversham? They are not stupid. They know what I can do to them 'ere, with full colour of ze Law . Non, zey are in Questers, where there is no law." I'm not exa...
by Praetonia
Mon Feb 06, 2017 11:07 pm
Forum: The Great Game
Topic: Tales of a nightwatchman
Replies: 4
Views: 1757

Re: Tales of a nightwatchman

Tales of a Nightwatchman: The Quiberonnais Gambit *** 1 *** After my liberation from the gallows by a romantic gang of young student revolutionaries, I'd like to be able to write that they recognised me as a fellow victim of the injustice inherent in the system, took me back to their lair, and toge...
by Praetonia
Mon Feb 06, 2017 9:42 pm
Forum: The Great Game
Topic: Tales of a nightwatchman
Replies: 4
Views: 1757

Tales of a nightwatchman

Tales of a Nightwatchman: Prologue It all began with a hanging. Mine, as it happens. Everyone enjoys a good hanging, especially if the villain was a real bastard, and I can't deny that I was one. But few people give much thought to how the whole thing works . You see, most hangings begin with a kno...
by Praetonia
Wed Jan 18, 2017 9:58 pm
Forum: The Great Game
Topic: The world according to...
Replies: 11
Views: 4621

Re: The world according to...

Senland Awake! Commonwealth patriotic song and anthem of the Eastern Association Anon, 1687 (Glorious Revolution) Music Senland awake! Senland awake! Banners and arms raise high - Senland awake! Go forth to do or die, shouting our battle cry, Our voice that speaks no lie: Victory or death! God mark...
by Praetonia
Fri Nov 25, 2016 3:01 pm
Forum: The Great Game
Topic: The world according to...
Replies: 11
Views: 4621

Re: The world according to...

Articles of War of the Estates-General Solemnly reaffirming that I am Lawfully bound in service to the Estates-General and its constituent associations, for the purpose of defending the Lawful property of the contributors to the associations of the Estates-General, I place all the powers of my body...
by Praetonia
Thu Nov 17, 2016 10:32 pm
Forum: The Great Game
Topic: The world according to...
Replies: 11
Views: 4621

Re: The world according to...

The North Point Company (the top level association) was founded as a timber cutting venture on the islands and gradually grew to administer all the landmasses that make up the NP archipelago. This leads me to another question: can Associations be derived from a business venture like this? I view th...
by Praetonia
Wed Nov 16, 2016 4:38 pm
Forum: The Great Game
Topic: The world according to...
Replies: 11
Views: 4621

Re: The world according to...

(1) How do the different associations interact with states? Has their stance evolved over time (say, within the last 100 years)? Do lesser associations carry on separate relations with states, or is there a custom that the EG/equiv. orgs in Questers+NP are the main point of contact on issues of “na...

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