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Bree, Part 2

So since several readers liked my earlier story about Bree, the mercenary pikewoman, I went ahead and wrote a story about one of her battles. It turns out that while apprehensive over matters regarding her father in the first story, … Continue reading

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Bree, Part 1

Hey, folks! So I don’t know if I’ll get the chance to get in a writeup this weekend, I’m afraid. Instead I’m going to go ahead and post a couple pieces of short fiction about Bree, a mercenary soldier I … Continue reading

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Barbarian, by Hugo Solis

Barbarian, by Hugo Solis “These battle-scarred brutes believe in one simple tactic, the best defense is a good offense. Because their fighting style is so wild and undisciplined, Barbarians are not found among races which are smaller in stature or … Continue reading

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Third MJ Commission

“As much as it strains credibility, General Derron and Captain Vola have one of the strongest marriages I’ve ever seen. Derron lost his first wife around eight years before I was born. At the time Vola was a freewoman cavalry … Continue reading

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First Empress soldier designs: Anache Pathfinders

Anache Designs “What we’ll essentially be doing is using the hairy bastards’ guerilla tactics against them, but with military organization and training. Typically when the Gan tribes attack, they do so with scattered war bands of thirty to seventy, rather … Continue reading

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First Empress soldier designs: Heavy Skirmishers

Heavy Skirmisher Designs “Men and women with linen cuirasses and oblong shields. Once they’ve exhausted their javelins, we redeploy them to bolster the phalanx or flank enemy formations. They don’t hold the line as solidly as regular hoplites, but they … Continue reading

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First Empress solder designs: Crossbows

Crossbow Designs “I’m rather offended that they think we’d fall for such an obvious trap. Of course they’ve hidden archers behind that wall. They pretend to offer parlay, then shoot our delegation down before we can retreat back out of … Continue reading

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