see belowPart #213: The Legend of Liam
Prince Sergei Dolgorukov had led one such faction, but his pedigree was such that he had not faced exile to Siberia by the Tsar, but had instead been appointed Ambassador to the Court of St James. The slight problem with this otherwise elegant solution was that Dolgorukov was a raving Anglophobe and one who not only tested diplomatic immunity to the limits in his staged insults to his country of exile, but—hating those currently in power at court in St Petersburg—he had no particular incentive to avoid an incident that would embarrass them.
Clearly a quote from something. Thanks to the reader (Danderns?), who identified it. 8bit video game!!!TENDRING: The President has been kidnapped by Nindzhyas. Are you a Bad enough Duke to rescue the President?
'ov' or 'oi'?Furthermore, it was only through Wesley both securing the nindzhyas’ documents and being able to read them that a link was proved to Prince Dolgorukoi, who finally outstayed his welcome and fled the country. This time not even the Prince’s heritage let him escape the Tsar’s wrath, and in a supreme irony he was appointed a Governor of the new territories in Yapon—whose last remaining independent Hans were in the process of falling under Russian influence at the time.
Love the real life (iTTL) adventures of a Flashman-esque character.