Clique, Clique, Boom

Clique, Clique, Boom

Calvert High School, Grantville April, 1635   “Why must we attend gym?” Anna Keime groaned as the girls filed into their locker room after gym class. She was a new arrival this semester and was adeptly fitting into the social structure. “Mens...
Requiem For the Future

Requiem For the Future

  Requiem for the Future (The Story)   Magdeburg Late March, 1636   Friedrich von Logau, poet, epigrammist, op-ed writer, caustic critic, and oft-considered gadfly of the body literary of Magdeburg, was smiling. That would have surprised some of the...
The Long Road Home, Part 2

The Long Road Home, Part 2

Hartmann escorted the shaken Kirsten to the MP tents, telling her to wait while he went inside. However, things looked to be getting worse. “Murder?” Hartmann asked in a chilly voice. “Yes.” Captain Hess from the MP Company told him from his seat at his desk. “You...
The Long Road Home, Part 1

The Long Road Home, Part 1

The Battle of Ahrensbök Early May, 1634   From where the French command group stood, what had been a glorious struggle became tragedy. With the cavalry along with their commanding general in flight, Charles de la Porte threw his men into the attack hoping they...
The Winter Canvas: A Daniel Block Story

The Winter Canvas: A Daniel Block Story

Magdeburg November 28, 1636   Daniel von Block sat dangerously close to his fireplace as he read again the devastating letter in his hand. He couldn’t believe it . . . your unethical behavior during the mural competition has brought into question your...