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By Eric Flint, David Weber
The Baltic warfare which begun within the novel 1633 continues to be raging, and the time-lost americans of Grantville—the West Virginia city hurled again into the 17th century via a mysterious cosmic accident—are stuck in the midst of it.
Gustavus Adolphus, King of Sweden and Emperor of the U.S. of Europe, prepares a counter-attack at the mixed forces of France, Spain, England, and Denmark—former enemies that have allied within the League of Ostend to smash the probability to their strength that the americans represent—which are besieging the German urban of Luebeck.
in other places in war-torn Europe, numerous American plans are imminent fruition. Admiral Simpson of Grantville frantically races opposed to time to complete the USE Navy’s ironclad ships—desperately had to holiday the Ostender blockade of the Baltic ports. A commando unit despatched through Mike Stearns to England prepares the rescue the americans being held within the Tower of London. In Amsterdam, Rebecca Stearns keeps three-way negotiations with the Prince of Orange and the Spanish Cardinal-Infante who has conquered many of the Netherlands. And, in Copenhagen, the captured younger USE naval officer Eddie Cantrell attempts to cajole the King of Denmark to wreck with the Ostender alliance, all whereas pursuing a perilous romantic involvement with one of many Danish princesses.
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And give him time to put his blue jumpsuit on. She was surprised when the door slid sideways with a buzzing sound. ‘Come on in, Nurse,’ said a breezy voice. The room wasn’t gloomy after all, she thought, just darker than the rear of the transport. A large shuttered viewscreen, maybe four metres across and two high, filled the front wall. The shutters were open now, offering a real-time view of their destination. She could see no stars, just the filtered glow of a full moon behind thinning cloud high above them.
Don’t stop,’ she said, squeezing past and refusing to look down. ‘His name was Aykers,’ said the Doctor. Sam didn’t stop, she just kept on going. Follow the tunnel, stay focused, they would get out of here. Keep walking, put one boot in front of the other and then the next and then the next, don’t think about what’s down here with them, don’t think about the strangers’ voices. Don’t think about the bodies, don’t think about staring eyes in a young man’s face. Don’t think about blood on his throat.
I’m much more worried about the man over there. . ’ Kadijk stood on tiptoe, and pushed his face close to the stranger’s. ‘Shut up,’ he said fiercely. ’ ‘Webber’s deputy,’ said the man calmly. ‘Police pathologist. ’ The tall man gestured at the teenage girl. ‘My assistant, erm, intern is Nurse Samantha Jones. Nice girl, going places, wants to save the poor and unfortunate, father’s a medic in, er, plasma transfusion. Is your team well armed, Captain? These poor people are obviously victims of a savage attack by wild animals.
1634: The Baltic War (Ring of Fire) by Eric Flint, David Weber