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    This series is set in an AU where Majid leaves the Netherlands following the events of 'Wolf', and in which the superhero plotline of 'They Call Me Jeeg' does not take place.

    The stories follow a timeline, but each story can be read as a stand-alone and the reading order is not compulsory.

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  1. Public Bookmark 33

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    Nile learned fencing and longsword and hand-to-hand fighting long before she ever met Andy's small army. But learning with them is a new form of difficult. Not because they've got thousands of years more experience, but because this time the practice doesn't stop when somebody gets hurt.

    So she has to learn about war and how you balance it out with peace. Figure out how they do it and who she wants to be. And decide which weapons suit her best.

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    15 Jan 2021

  2. Public Bookmark 96

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    "Nile made her bed with an orderliness that would do her old drill sergeants proud. She did fifty push-ups on the carpet next to her bed, then did fifty more one-handed. She did sit-ups until sweat poured down her back. Slipping silently into the elegant tiled bathroom, she showered in cold water in less than five minutes, leaving the shampoo and soap in neat rows. She didn’t have a uniform, but she freshened herself up and dressed with as much military precision as she could muster. When duly presentable, she came down into the main level.

    Joe and Nicky weren’t there, but Andy was already awake, sitting at the kitchen table with a cup of black coffee and a triangular slice of baklava on a plate. She was fully dressed, but her feet were bare, propped up on her chair as she read a book in — apparently — Turkish.

    Nile stood at parade rest, a respectful distance away. 'Reporting for duty, ma’am.'"

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    How does a young, driven soldier adapt to life with her new unit, especially when that unit is two nine hundred year old husbands and a commander older than Jesus? How does a unit become a team? How does a team become a family? And what happens when that family is put to the test?

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    09 Jan 2021

  3. Public Bookmark 60

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    "The young man sitting by the fire was almost certainly a Frank. He was freakishly slender and pale, with unsettling eyes the color of bottle-glass and a bizarre thin goatee. Surrounded by a milling crowd of strong, broad, powerful men with handsome, dark skin and full beards, the Frank looked practically skeletal and downright effeminate. He had spoken to almost nobody except the innkeeper, sat by himself, wore his hood pulled low, and ate his meal in recalcitrant silence. The dozen or so onlookers privately decided he probably didn’t even speak the language. What a bastard."

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    Yes, this is a homage to Michael Chabon's delightful Jewish adventure novel "Gentlemen of the Road" (2007). Set in the 10th century in the Kaganate of Khazaria, the novel is a swashbuckling adventure about two traveling con artists and lifelong soulmates: Amram, a brawling Abyssinian with a passion for shatranj and his beloved war-axe, and Zelikman, a thin, troubled Frank who fights with a delicate rapier. When I fell in love with our beloved Joe and Nicky, I knew this pairing had to be written.

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    09 Jan 2021

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    ‘You are a shame to your countrymen and the lowest of the low,’ Yusuf said, ‘and your mother copulated with a dog.’

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    09 Jan 2021

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    Nicolo di Genova has been in their city for exactly three weeks when he accidentally proposes to Yusuf al-Kaysani. To Yusuf's great chagrin, he does it in front of nearly half the community.

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    09 Jan 2021

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