By Simon Farrell; Jon Sutherland; Brian Williams
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You laugh again. 'Why, the capture of that traitor King,' you say jovially. ' He laughs too, until your soul burns within you at having to say such things. 'Indeed, Citizen, we do have something to celebrate,' he agrees as you signal to the barman for another round of drinks. Finding yourself trapped, you enter into conversation with this drunken rabble, although you are careful not to drink too much. By the time your drinking companions leave, it is well past midnight. Now go to 289. 109 'Any man who betrays his comrades deserves the Guillotine,' he says.
Cursing, you retrace your steps and go to 176. notices you and, dropping the reins, he turns to fight with you. This fight is purely a matter of his strength against your own. You may make the first attack. If either of you rolls under his own strength, he will inflict one wound on the other. When either fighter has his wounds reduced to 1, he may be thrown off the wagon. Driver Strength 9 Wounds 4 If you win, go to 157. If you lose, go to 125. 146 The following day, you gather together the best horsemen in the city and make preparations to follow the group of Aristos.
The remaining man hangs back. You have time to reload. Deciding that if you kill the oarsmen you will be safe, you fire both pistols at the closing target. If you hit both, go to 243. If you hit one go to 273. If you miss both you must fight the remaining Aristo now. You cover the distance in a fast time with little regard for the health of your steed, who is sweating heavily. Riding on and on, you eventually see a sign-post which tells you that Calais is only a kilometre or so away. You must decide now what you will do.
Madame guillotine : the French Revolution by Simon Farrell; Jon Sutherland; Brian Williams