2 Works in Josefina LaCosta
Fandoms: Horatio Hornblower - Fandom, Master and Commander, Richard Sharpe Series, Les Miserables, Patrick O'Brien Series, Persuasion, Pride and Prejudice
27 May 2018
“What's past is prologue Leftenant Wellard, the past is behind us, it is the prologue, ghosts in your mind, ghosts in their multitudes cannot harm you now.” With that he went about ordering the men to load my dunnage aboard the jolly boat.
- Part 1 of The Devil or the Deep Blue Sea
"The term guerilla means "little war" in Spanish and was used within the English language as early as 1809. The use of the diminutive evokes the differences in number, scale, and scope between the guerrilla army and the formal, professional army of the state." (Wikipedia, "Guerilla Warfare")
When French soldiers raid her hometown in the summer of 1808, Teresa Moreno's life is destroyed in one single day. Building a new life for herself takes much longer and happens just as unexpectedly.