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Blaise Maximillian – A meal ruined again!


Blaise loved the taste of rice pudding. It was the combination of the creamy taste caused by the milk and the lovely sweetness of the sugar. The skin on top was his favourite part, and he relished the way it coated his front teeth as he scraped off from the rather fine piece of silverware … Continue reading

Dilemma – Help needed!


I’m going to be working on a couple of proposals for http://www.abaddonbooks.com/ @abbadonbooks. They have an open window from Midnight 31st August through to September. My dilemma is – do I propose the world of Blaise Maximillian – or use one that has been in the back of my head for a while? The reason I’m asking … Continue reading

Blaise Maximillian – Jam Roly Poly, Custard and Lead. Spiffing.


Blaise pushed himself away from the table in order to give his stomach some extra room. Happily full of horse steak, baked potato and red wine, he was relishing the thought of the jam roly poly and custard to come. “Damned fine meal sir, thank you.” Thatcher looked just as pleased with the meal they’d … Continue reading

iPod short – Blaise Maximillian and the trench


Trench warfare is one of the dirtiest forms there are. First off, you have men living in what are basically open holes or buried holes in the ground. Add water to that mix and the men are constantly having to put up with mud. If you add shit and piss from latrines, and men who … Continue reading

iPod short – Blaise Maximillian and the sniper


The noise a bullet makes when passing through the air is like that of a bee, an angry bee with a sting that can ruin your day. A high velocity bullet, can quite often crack past you, like a whip flicking your ear. Whether you hear a buzz or a crack, the end result is … Continue reading

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