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by Questers
Mon Apr 09, 2018 8:14 pm
Forum: The Great Game
Topic: Tales of Valour
Replies: 2
Views: 97

Re: Tales of Valour

Vereker's Battery Bill Vereker, six feet tall and blonde, thirty nine and a Captain in the Yeomanry, rode ahead to the forward position in his Land Rover. Behind him, in dusty green trucks, were towed the six Long Toms of His Battery of the Lucknow Artillery. The first people he came upon were stra...
by Questers
Mon Apr 09, 2018 8:14 pm
Forum: The Great Game
Topic: Tales of Valour
Replies: 2
Views: 97

Tales of Valour

A place to post some short stories or vignettes, from any nation.
by Questers
Fri Apr 06, 2018 12:45 am
Forum: The Great Game
Topic: Common Law Courts
Replies: 5
Views: 1936

Re: Common Law Courts

THE ORYONTIC HERALD Recent events concerning two families of note in Yorktown, here, has recently come to light. A most serious dispute was finally resolved, the Oryontic Herald has learned, by unusual and violent means. The case will especially be of note to young people who by reckless encounter ...
by Questers
Fri Nov 25, 2016 4:43 pm
Forum: The Great Game
Topic: The world according to...
Replies: 11
Views: 3807

Re: The world according to...

This Document is to Certify that; I, John Smith, of 1, Baker Street, Jesselton, born 25th of November in the Year of our Lord Nineteen hundred and Ninety-nine; Did solemnly pledge, under witness of an Officer of the Tentera and one other person, and in the presence of my peers, to present myself for...
by Questers
Mon Nov 21, 2016 8:39 pm
Forum: The Great Game
Topic: All roads lead to Jesselton
Replies: 20
Views: 5849

Re: All roads lead to Jesselton

The rain outside was one of those great tropical rains that seemed to force everything out of its path. In the Jesselton of yesteryear, it would have caused a great flood, but in the new Jesselton, the floodworks were working, and there was no danger. Yet it was heavy enough to stop wholly the life ...
by Questers
Mon Nov 21, 2016 8:07 pm
Forum: The Great Game
Topic: All roads lead to Jesselton
Replies: 20
Views: 5849

Re: All roads lead to Jesselton

Is this real? Is this really happening? Harper stared in the mirror. The Lieutenant-General pips stared back at him. Brevet, of course, but still. A Lieutenant-General. He held a whisky glass in his hand and suddenly dropped it; he swore very loudly, and there was a knock at the door. He picked the ...
by Questers
Sat Nov 19, 2016 12:39 am
Forum: The Great Game
Topic: All roads lead to Jesselton
Replies: 20
Views: 5849

Re: All roads lead to Jesselton

'Your report, Corps Commander.' The King's Cousin sat upon the chair backwards; his stomach leaked out of the chair's spine. Lieutenant-General Maximillian Colton-Kelsey stood very still. His cap was underneath his arm, and he had only a wisp of hair. Hampton was a fighting man. His grandfather had ...
by Questers
Sun Nov 13, 2016 8:28 pm
Forum: The Great Game
Topic: The Scouring
Replies: 1
Views: 1067

Re: The Scouring

Somewhere in Uiri's Mountains He splashed tepid water on to his face, twice. Drew his razor, went to work on the expanding stubble. Brushed his hair back with a service comb, the same one he'd had for years. There was no wax or oil, and he made a mental note to find some when they came to a settlem...
by Questers
Sun Nov 06, 2016 8:40 pm
Forum: The Great Game
Topic: All roads lead to Jesselton
Replies: 20
Views: 5849

Re: All roads lead to Jesselton

From the Office of - HIS MAJESTY THE KING, FIELD MARSHAL Abdul Sulung bin Roslan Mohammed Afiz, Paramount Leader of the Federation, protector of Islam on the Continent and the Scourge of Syndicalism To the Office of - Marshal Sir William Fox I agree wholeheartedly with you, Sir, that order must be i...
by Questers
Sun Nov 06, 2016 1:42 pm
Forum: The Great Game
Topic: All roads lead to Jesselton
Replies: 20
Views: 5849

Re: All roads lead to Jesselton

When he was a boy, Harper's father had taken him to Jesselton. It had been a long ride on the train from Kuantan. They had stood outside The Mall, that huge open air green shopping centre, and Harper had eaten ice cream. This is the largest shopping centre in the Western Commonwealth. Maybe in the w...

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