They attacked the monastery under the cover of early morning mists. But Holy Island held more than a few cowering monks and a hoarde of gold plate.
It was also home to the Shadows…
I got the outline for this short story sorted while I waited for my course on Ancient Egyptian Weapons and Warfare to start. *grin* Now I just have to write the rest of it. And I’m going to have to start a story about the city of Qadesh, mainly because of this course. How many times can a bunch of Pharoahs and Hittite kings fight over one town? Answer: A lot!
It will also justify my course fee to the tax man *grin*. The course has probably already done that, though. I’ve discovered weapons galore and also the meaning of being poleaxed, LOL
Time to dig out my notes.