By Eric Flint
The <st1:state>West Virginia</st1:state> city of <st1:city>Grantville</st1:city>, torn from the 20th century and hurled again into 17th century <st1:place>Europe</st1:place> has allied with Gustavus Adolphus, King of Sweden, within the usa of Europe. So, whilst Gustavus invades <st1:place><st1:country-region>Poland</st1:country-region></st1:place>, dealing with to unite all of the squabbling Polish factions into repelling the typical enemy, the time-lost americans need to fear approximately getting dragged into the struggle besides the Swedish forces.
yet Mike Stearns has one other challenge. He was once top Minister of the USE till he misplaced an election, and now he’s considered one of Gustavus’s generals; and he has tested that he’s excellent at being a common. And he’s approximately to actually want all his army flair. Gretchen , who by no means observed a revolution she didn’t like, has been arrested in <st1:place>Saxony</st1:place>, and is perhaps achieved. The progressive teams which she has been operating with aren't approximately to permit that occur, and without notice there’s rioting within the streets. <st1:place>Saxony</st1:place>’s ruthless basic Baner is decided to suppress the rebellion via the accepted “kill all of them and permit God kind them out” approach, which in simple terms provides gas to the fireplace. So Gustavus orders Mike Stearns to visit <st1:place>Saxony</st1:place> and fix order. yet he makes one mistake.
He didn’t inform Mike to take his troops alongside at the venture. yet he didn’t inform him not to, both . . .
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