By Tom Kratman
It's Time to recollect the Alamo in all places Again-Here Comes the Second Texan Revolution!
In the lengthy warfare opposed to terrorism, the USA executive had taken on notable powers. And now that the conflict was once gained, robust forces within the executive had no purpose of relinquishing these powers. As in 1860, the rustic used to be at the verge of civil warfare. And as in 1860, a pacesetter arose to avoid wasting the country-but it used to be now not the President this time. in its place, the Governor of Texas used to be the girl of future. . . .
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They scratched at rough paper on the tables before them, taking notes from a book here, a parchment there, and the frown of confusion on their faces was ever-present. They don’t know how to look, Ramus thought. They may think they can understand language, but everything that matters is between the lines. The library was contained in a large, low hall behind a shop selling furniture, paintings and exotic tapestries from Pengulfin Landing. It had been a storage building many years before, and the ranks of rough timber shelves were still there, freestanding down the middle of the hall and fixed to all four walls.
Good. Can’t wait to get away from here. ” Ten asked, and Ramus surprised himself by finding nothing to say. At Ten’s signal, Savi came with cydrax and a mug for Ramus. ” Ramus offered, but Ten shook his head. They sat in silence for a while, looking everywhere but at each other. The deck was filling rapidly with traders and buyers breaking off for their midday meal, and the chatter was upbeat and pleasant. ” Ramus asked at last. Ten frowned. He had been staring into the distance, lost somewhere beyond Long Marrakash.
But the closer I came to the eastern shore, the more treacherous the landscape became. Plain turned to marsh, and then bog. The bogs were venting poisonous gases, and there were creatures in there . . huge. I never saw them, but I heard them, and I felt the ground shiver as they rose and rolled. So I worked northward, leaving the Divide’s shadow at last. And by the time I reached the shore, I could no longer see the Divide. The bogs steamed, the clouds closed in and wherever that cliff struck the coast was out of view.
A State of Disobedience by Tom Kratman