Near Trollhättan on the Göta River, Sweden
8:07 PM, May 15, 1635
"Fire in the hole!" The foreman for the demolitions team lit the safety fuse and began running to the trenches.
Olof Hansson Svart gave a rueful chuckle as he watched the large clanging man trot toward him. Typical bureaucratic logic. They bought cheap surplus military armor for the demolitionists. Then they decided to color them bright red with fancy . . .
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