The Tiger and the Cauldron[42]

Chapter 42 Rashid was travelling again. Now that the war was almost over, he expected to feel relieved, however there were new daily frustrations to take the place of the old. Since crossing the Alburz into the plain of the Caspian in what Ghazan planned as a victory march, they had encountered the late summer …

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The Tiger and the Cauldron(32)

Chapter 32 TALAQAN Ghazan’s forces had twice driven a wedge into the centre of Baidu’s army and twice they had been driven back. Twice his regiments of picked archers had closed on the enemy flanks like the claws of a gigantic eagle, releasing hail after hail of arrows into their midst, and twice they had …

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