Huh. Might we see a vernacular spring up in the army?Antonio spoke two dialects of Italian plus a smattering of German and some classical Latin he had learned in school, while Ion spoke Romanian, German and Martial Latin. They generally conversed in a disorganised pidging mishmash of languages, which worked most of the time but forced both of them to keep their brains constantly engaged.
Sounds like ninjas are TTL's equivalent of Gurkhas.What with the papers full of stories about the evil Russians sending barbarian Yapontsi nindzhya murderers to cut Lectel lines as the Tsar tried to push into Poland
Why do I have this strange feeling that Hughes is not being entirely honest here?Hughes ran a hand through his red hair. “That when I propose this plan to you, I am not the sort of man to casually throw away countless Mauré lives if it further the goals of me and my King-Emperor. I want to see the Mauré succeed, to show that indigenous folk can push back against invaders, that not everyone will end up like the Yapontsi.”
How dare you suggest that he could have ulterior motives!Why do I have this strange feeling that Hughes is not being entirely honest here?