Ein feste Burg, Episode 15

Ein feste Burg, Episode 15

Chapter 24: Make the Deaf Hear and the Mute Speak The North Sea off Husum, Nordfriesland November 1634 Lorenz Melffsen looked over the water, his tears flowing. "Are you sure," he asked the captain of the fishing boat. "That this is the place where Morsum was?" The...
The Queen’s Gearhead

The Queen’s Gearhead

The buggy was running good. The open exhaust behind Trent’s head roared into the night with just the right tone, a low rumble with a harsh rasp at the end of the note. It sounded right. The breeze in his face over the windscreen felt great. Trent Haygood was...
Perception

Perception

March 2000 “Just me here, Mom. Aunt Marian and Uncle Hunter went to do some errands.” “How are things going for you?” “School’s fine. Church is fine. It’s just . . . other stuff.” “Like what?” “Things...
Franklin’s Monsters, Act IV: Apples of Love

Franklin’s Monsters, Act IV: Apples of Love

Grantville, 1633 While tying his bag behind his saddle, Pierre Le Blanc said to his wife, “Odette, I am not at all comfortable with my leaving you and your sister alone here in Grantville for a month or two. It just does not seem like a good idea. What if...
An Uneasy Kind of Peace, Episode Three

An Uneasy Kind of Peace, Episode Three

Innsbruck, Tyrol “It is a good protocol,” Claudia de' Medici said. “We agree with Dr. Guarinonius that We need for it to be uniform.” She gestured at Dr. Bienner. “Let it occur.” Bienner, having a considerable amount of experience in understanding the regent,...
The Undergraduate, Episode Six

The Undergraduate, Episode Six

Previously . . . In 1628 Matthias Ehrenhardt was orphaned at the age of 14, when his family home in the small village of Vehra burned to the ground. To have any sort of future, he was forced to leave his Heimat, the place where he grew up and truly belonged, and go...