By S. M. Stirling
It's been 8 years because the swap rendered know-how inoperable around the globe. emerging from the ashes of the pc and business a while is a courageous new global. Survivors have banded jointly in tribal groups, devoted to rebuilding society. In Oregon's Willamette Valley, former pilot Michael Havel's Bearkillers are warriors of renown. Their closest best friend, the magical extended family Mackenzie, is led via Wiccan folksinger Juniper Mackenzie. Their management has stored numerous lives.
But now not each chief has altruistic aspirations. Norman Arminger, medieval student, principles the Protectorate. He has enslaved civilians, outfitted a military, and unfold his forces from Portland via such a lot of western Washington nation. Now he desires the Willamette Valley farmland, and he's prepared to salary battle to overcome it.
And unknown to either factions is the upcoming arrival of a boat from Tasmania bearing British soldiers...
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Henry watched through merciless eyes, fingering the scars on his face, as the French struggled forward. Their heavy mail and plate armor might defeat his archers’ arrows, but those same arrows forced the advancing French to close their helmet visors and keep their heads down lest the same thing happen to them as had happened to Henry and Percy at Shrewsbury. Visibility, as Henry knew from harsh personal experience, was hugely restricted under those circumstances, and just breathing through a visor’s airholes could become a tortuous ordeal, especially for someone fighting his way through knee-deep mud in the hot, sweaty prison of his armor.
Acquisition of less advanced but trainable species provided useful increases in the Empire’s labor force. A labor force which—thanks to the Constitution’s namby-pamby emphasis on members’ internal autonomy—could be kept properly in its place on any planet belonging to the Empire. And a labor force which was building the sinews of war the Empire would require on the day it told the rest of the Hegemony what it could do with all of its demeaning restrictions. That was one reason the Shongairi had been so secretly delighted when the more pacific members of the Council had decided that anyone as bloodthirsty as “humans” deserved whatever happened to them.
The Protector's War (The Change, Book 5; Dies the Fire, Book 2) by S. M. Stirling