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Five hundred years from now, humankind has discovered a hyperlink to a remarkably Earth-like planet and settled there, dividing –as people will -- into dozens of geographical regions. The Federated States of Columbia has consolidated strength and risen opposed to the oppression of Earth's corrupt Caliphate. but if Salafi madmen bent on a brand new jihad kill FSC Captain Patrick Hennessey's family members in a cowardly assault, they bring about an enemy that would exhibit even much less mercy than they do.
A mythical warrior is born: Carrera, the scourge of Salafism. he'll forge a military from the decrepit is still of an army in a failing kingdom. He will locate those that killed his kin. he'll wreck them totally. And he'll attempt like hell not to turn into precisely just like the enemy he's combating.
simply while he's entire will there be peace: the peace of an empty wind because it blows throughout a wilderness strewn with the bones of Carrera's enemies.
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That the pontifex maximus should have sought to keep a historical record of the Roman state centuries before the development of literary history at Rome is clearly implausible: presumably his primary interest lay in recording events of immediate concern to the pontifical college itself, perhaps on what was, in origin, principally a calendar, although that need not have restricted his purview to events which would now be classed as 'religious' (cf. p. 5 87). A slighting reference in the elder Cato (Orig.
89f)). Authentic information of this type must be oral in origin. Portrait masks of distinguished ancestors, perhaps with inscriptions recording their deeds, adorned the halls of late republican aristocratic houses, but there is no reliable evidence that any such had survived from the early Republic and comparable funerary inscriptions are found only for men of the late fourth century onwards (even then the most famous early example, the funerary inscription of L. Cornelius Scipio Barbatus (cos.
Is only sporadically attested in Latium and, with the single exception of Ardea, makes no appearance in any of the later Iron Age centres. In contrast, Etruscan territory frequently yields evidence of this same SubAppennine culture in conjunction with the later Proto-Villanovan culture, which also belongs to the Final Bronze Age; this is the case, for example, with the settlements of the Tolfa hills. 6 It is quite clear that in this context the difference between the Etruscan and Latin environments is not without relevance to the mythical-historical traditions which record the origins and remoter history of the two peoples.
A Desert Called Peace (Baen Science Fiction) by Tom Kratman