By Eric Flint
The <st1:state>West Virginia</st1:state> city of <st1:city>Grantville</st1:city>, torn from the 20 th century and hurled again into 17th century <st1:place>Europe</st1:place> has allied with Gustavus Adolphus, King of Sweden, within the usa of Europe. So, while Gustavus invades <st1:place><st1:country-region>Poland</st1:country-region></st1:place>, dealing with to unite the entire squabbling Polish factions into repelling the typical enemy, the time-lost american citizens need to fear approximately getting dragged into the struggle besides the Swedish forces.
yet Mike Stearns has one other challenge. He used to be major Minister of the USE until eventually he misplaced an election, and now he’s one in all Gustavus’s generals; and he has verified that he’s first-class at being a common. And he’s approximately to actually desire all his army flair. Gretchen , who by no means observed a revolution she didn’t like, has been arrested in <st1:place>Saxony</st1:place>, and could be accomplished. The innovative teams which she has been operating with aren't approximately to enable that ensue, and without notice there’s rioting within the streets. <st1:place>Saxony</st1:place>’s ruthless common Baner is decided to suppress the rebellion by way of the established “kill all of them and allow God type them out” technique, which purely provides gasoline to the hearth. So Gustavus orders Mike Stearns to visit <st1:place>Saxony</st1:place> and repair order. yet he makes one mistake.
He didn’t inform Mike to take his troops alongside at the project. yet he didn’t inform him not to, both . . .
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1636: The Saxon Uprising: N/A (The Ring of Fire) by Eric Flint