Leczna, Lesser Poland
March 1634

It had been a long, bad day for Dmytro. He had spent all morning and part of the afternoon waiting at the ataman's house for the Wisznias' factor. Then, when he finally got to the front of the line, he was told his taxes not only were higher, but also due sooner. He'd argued with the man, pointing out that it was the end of the winter, and . . .

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