Wednesday, 29 February 2012
The lives of thousands
“You mean you’re game?” cries he eagerly. “You’re with us?”
“Suppose you tell me why I should be.”
“How could you not?” Kralta couldn't believe her ears, like a queen with a farting courtier. “With the peace of Europe in the balance, and the lives of thousands, perhaps millions at stake?”
Flashman and the Tiger, p.90, Harper Collins, paperback edition 2000.
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