By Paul Kearney
THE TIME OF THE WOLF IS AT HAND...
Struck down in his second of victory, Hebrion's younger King Abeleyn lies in a coma, his urban in ruins and his fiancée and previous lover vying for the throne. Corfe Cear-Inaf, now a colonel, is given a ragtag command of ill-equipped savages and despatched on a hopeless venture by means of a jealous King who expects him to fail. Richard Hawkwood and Lord Murad go back bearing information of horror on a savage new continent, with whatever negative lurking within the carry. The Church is tearing itself aside, while the champions of fact struggle to convey peace among Ramusian and Merduk; yet within the a long way West, a negative new probability is rearing its head...
The Century of the Soldier collects the ultimate 3 books in Paul Kearney's explosive The Monarchies of God sequence, revised and improved for this version: The Iron Wars, the second one Empire and Ships from the West.
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Publication Date: 2013-10-11
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429). REMARQUES Le 7 avril 1778, peu avant sa mort, Voltaire avait été admis à la loge maçonnique des Neuf-Sœurs, qui avait remplacé celle des Sciences : "Le vénérable [Lalande] lui a ceint le tablier du F[rère] Helvétius, que la veuve de cet illustre philosophe a fait passer à la loge des Neuf-Sœurs, ainsi que les bijoux maçonniques dont il faisait usage en loge, et le F[rère] de Voltaire a voulu baiser ce tablier avant de le recevoir" (Corr. , XII, p. 186). Le 29 juin de la même année, ce tablier est présenté à Franklin lors de son affiliation à cette loge, dont il sera le vénérable à partir du 21 mai 1779.
Du XVIe arrondissement, Paris, mss. ; orig. autogr. NOTES EXPLICATIVES 1. Marchand à Brest (v. Remarques cidessous). 2. Boulay-en-Moselle est situé à 25 km à l'est de Metz, sur la route de Forbach. 3. Voir lettre 265, note 3. 4. Le 13 septembre 1779, Mathieu Joseph de Ligniville (v. lettre 53, note 8) épousera Madeleine Comte, née le 11 avril 1757 à l'île anglaise de la Grenade. , ms. ). Le contrat de mariage sera signé par le roi et par des membres de la famille royale (v. Gazette de France, 28 septembre 1779, p.
Lettre 690, fin de la note 3). 4. Il est de nouveau question des vues qu'avait Shelburne sur Mme de Mun dans une lettre de Morellet du 4 mai 1777 : "J'ai fait vos complimens à Made Helvétius qui y a été fort sensible, mais j'ai encore ri de vos projets sur Made de Meun. Je vous dis que vous peririés d'ennui avec cette petite Angloise-là. " (Bowood, carton 24, n° 20, f° 60; Fitzmaurice, p. 109; Medlin, lettre 145. Cette lettre porte la date du "dimanche cinq", mais ne peut dater que du dimanche 4 mai 1777, car il y est question du départ de l'abbé Raynal pour l'Angleterre.
Century of the Soldier: The Iron Wars; The Second Empire; Ships from the West (Monarchies of God, Books 3-5) by Paul Kearney