By F. J. Atkinson
Rome's safeguard have been withdrawn.
Britain's underbelly used to be uncovered.
The darkish a while had begun...
Rome had deserted Britannia, leaving its humans undefended. Anglo Saxon warriors, formerly hired as mercenaries, now observed themselves as conquerors.
The scene used to be set, as extra battle bands crossed the North Sea to take British gold, slaves, and land.
One Briton, by myself within the woodland, in need of in basic terms to dwell as a hunter and trapper, used to be approximately to have his lifestyles replaced without end. Dominic could develop into the desire of deserted Britons.
Dominic the wolf slayer might turn into the nemesis of any evil that entered his wooded area realm.
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It was the language of the Adolf Hitler Schutzstaffel Panzer Division and the Grossdeutschland Panzer Grenadier Division. The door was flung open, and men tramped in, spitting out their many crowded consonants and flashing torches about. ” The four Americans cowered and held their breath. Their talk was of the day’s adventures, and their mood was of exultation—mind triumphing over the exhaustion of the body. Sieg Heil! It seemed certain that when sleeping time came—and that would be but a few minutes— some of these men would climb into the hay.
They turned and ran toward the road and came out into sight of it, holding their hands in the air. It would hold the Tigers for at least a couple of hours. The three introduced themselves to the sergeant in command, who saluted and gave his unit: Task Force D, 10th Armored. “We are holding on at Longwilly,” he said. Like all Americans below the commissioned ranks, he was contemptuous of French pronunciations. If they wanted you to say “Lonhveeyee,” why didn’t they spell it that way? These GIs, no doubt, thought of this village as belonging to somebody named William who happened to be tall and thin.
When they came to an open spot they would stop before emerging from the brush and stand with their ears cocked, listening attentively. A twig crackling beneath their feet would make them jump; a partridge taking flight would leave them with hearts pounding. It was Indian fighting, which all four of them had read about but had enacted only as children at play. Now it was reality, and far more deadly, for no Indian had ever dreamed of such weapons as the enemy here had made. These and other things you had to learn, and your first mistake might be your last.
The Red and Savage Tongue (The Dominic Chronicles, Book 1) by F. J. Atkinson