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by Praetonia
Sat Mar 09, 2019 5:07 am
Forum: The Great Game
Topic: March on, boys!
Replies: 4
Views: 180

Re: March on, boys!

The crowd dispersed, and life went on. There was not much different, after all, whoever ruled. The previous government had proven itself unfit. The new government had not proven itself. Wait and see. In the provincial cities, in the towns, and in the country, life went on as if nothing at all had ha...
by Praetonia
Fri Feb 15, 2019 4:32 am
Forum: The Great Game
Topic: March on, boys!
Replies: 4
Views: 180

March on, boys!

The tumult and the shouting dies; The Marshal and the King depart: Still stands Thine ancient sacrifice, An humble and a contrite heart. Just Providence, be with us yet, Lest we forget—lest we forget! Ken had never liked school. No more than the other boys, at any rate. And yet he found himself mou...
by Praetonia
Sat Jan 26, 2019 7:07 am
Forum: The Great Game
Topic: Tales of a nightwatchman
Replies: 5
Views: 2581

Re: Tales of a nightwatchman

*** 6 *** "My name," he said, "is Comrade Pariti. But you may call me Prince Faizal." And there she was. Madame Garchot. No, not him, her. The one lying on a divan in, truth be told, very little, grinning like the devil as she watched Comrade whatever or Prince whositthen at play...
by Praetonia
Sun Jan 20, 2019 1:52 am
Forum: The Map Room
Topic: Jotlund should be removed
Replies: 3
Views: 319

Re: Jotlund should be removed

Jotlund you are a beatdown machine. You are in a position of fiscal superiority and you know it. I hope you are vaporized, arrogant pig.
by Praetonia
Sat Jan 19, 2019 5:24 am
Forum: The Great Game
Topic: The world according to...
Replies: 12
Views: 6229

Re: The world according to...

REPORT OF THE SECRET INTELLIGENCE BUREAU ON PRAETONIA https://3.bp.blogspot.com/-sbABwT8HL7A/VNpq6_TdHUI/AAAAAAAAC_c/vF6CNLeBfSI/s1600/MFI.jpg 5th MARCH 1909, LONDON INTRODUCTION Some time has passed since the Country Reports series has been considered complete, but the curious and distant land of ...
by Praetonia
Thu Nov 22, 2018 6:14 am
Forum: The Great Game
Topic: What If
Replies: 28
Views: 3232

Re: What If

Marshal Smyth took up his binoculars. He could see Shahagar. "Sir, you should withdraw," the cameras captured it. He did not seem to notice. "No," he replied, "Providence will not suffer me to fall." He spoke with an otherworldly voice. He was not talking to a man. He w...
by Praetonia
Thu Nov 22, 2018 1:12 am
Forum: The Library
Topic: Great War
Replies: 8
Views: 570

Re: Great War

I would prefer Songia not be a major player because I don't feel it's part of the SMS lore in the same way Questers, Dumanum, Praetonia and Prekovy (gets a pass because Quiberon was important but honestly it already has more character and info than Songia) are. One theme of the war should remain CL ...
by Praetonia
Fri Nov 16, 2018 3:52 am
Forum: The Great Game
Topic: What If
Replies: 28
Views: 3232

Re: What If

Dear father, I hope you are well and that life in peace pleases you. I am well enough. Things are very strange here. I am not sure I would get used to it if I lived here for a hundred years. I am not talking about the division, which is familiar enough, but we have been billeted often and seen less...
by Praetonia
Sat Oct 13, 2018 7:17 am
Forum: The Great Game
Topic: Eyes Front
Replies: 2
Views: 405

Re: Eyes Front

Another day, Lieutenant Rewnsure clocked in at the Pritluky naval yard. There was nothing for it, really, but to go as the Prekovy did, for there was no war, and nothing of interest at stake, and so he had only to preserve his identity as a Prekovy. He was an outsider, but then he was from the nort...
by Praetonia
Sat Oct 13, 2018 6:37 am
Forum: The Great Game
Topic: Eyes Front
Replies: 2
Views: 405

Eyes Front

"It is said in The Origin of the Races of Man that ""The Prekovar is a person without true sense, for he cannot conceive of himself separate from the collective of his race, and therefore has no personality." "It is personality, combined with intelligence, that produces the ...

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