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by Dumanum
Fri Sep 14, 2018 7:51 am
Forum: The Great Game
Topic: What If
Replies: 20
Views: 463

Re: What If

Day One - Salve, Citizen. Salve, Soldier. It begins with a phone call in the dead of night. “Salve, Citizen. The Republic requires your service once more.” He tries not to rouse his slumbering wife, but she is awake by the time he hangs up; she’s heard the whole thing. “You’re off to war, then?” th...
by Dumanum
Thu Aug 30, 2018 6:47 am
Forum: The Great Game
Topic: What If
Replies: 20
Views: 463

Re: What If

Day Seven – Carrion Morning The past twenty-four hours had seen the Comitatus’ surveillance and targeting efficiency along the Sange increase exponentially as the last of the enemy’s division and regimental EW systems were erased by sustained rocket and air strikes. UAVs operated by explorator unit...
by Dumanum
Wed Aug 22, 2018 4:51 pm
Forum: The Great Game
Topic: What If
Replies: 20
Views: 463

Re: What If

Day Six: Spolia With a great lurch, the dead Covenanter tank was dragged from its final resting place in that grassy field along the Sange where so many of its brethren had been cut down. All around, the cohort’s support troops were at work fixing tracks, fueling engines, and replenishing ammunitio...
by Dumanum
Sat Aug 18, 2018 3:51 pm
Forum: The Great Game
Topic: What If
Replies: 20
Views: 463

Re: What If

Day Zero: No Ostian Speculator . It was an ancient title that conveyed a very deep measure of dread with it among Crataeans- even the Dumani, themselves. Especially the Dumani, themselves. Originally it referred to simple messengers. Eventually those messengers came to be plain clothes spies and sc...
by Dumanum
Fri Aug 17, 2018 1:40 am
Forum: The Great Game
Topic: What If
Replies: 20
Views: 463

Re: What If

Day Two: In Partes Tres The Mula shuddered back and fort- its famously bumpy ride made all the worse by the condition of the Yehudi road. If they could even call this a road. Trail was perhaps more accurate, probably carved over thousands of years by the herdsmen that lived in the nearby village. T...
by Dumanum
Tue Jun 26, 2018 2:44 pm
Forum: The Great Game
Topic: Bad neighborhood
Replies: 3
Views: 309

Re: Bad neighborhood

So this is how it ends. Certainly, it could have ended much earlier than this and in an equally painful manner, but there was a certain degree of embarrassment to the current situation. Ripped apart by an angry mob in his own hometown. That particular scenario had never before seriously crossed the...
by Dumanum
Tue May 22, 2018 4:33 pm
Forum: The Great Game
Topic: Bad neighborhood
Replies: 3
Views: 309

Re: Bad neighborhood

Portus Avenio Ad urbe condita 2772, in the Consulship of Sulla and Marbo Dumanum's domestic and foreign policy, being inextricably linked as they were, had seen the settlement of a large number of "allied" peoples as a consequence of the war in Sharfland in exchange for the continued coop...
by Dumanum
Sun Nov 13, 2016 7:47 pm
Forum: The Great Game
Topic: The Scouring
Replies: 1
Views: 1353

The Scouring

Legio XX Umbrata Forward Listening Post Tyrus, Yehud Present Day The soft humming of the electronic equipment that packed the room was only occasionally interrupted by the clatter of distant small arms fire. The occasional explosion caused the entire room to gently shake. The past week had been an ...

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