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A Morbid Taste for Bones (Chronicles of Brother Cadfael, by Ellis Peters

By Ellis Peters

In 1137, the Abbot of Shrewsbury comes to a decision to obtain the continues to be of St Winifred. Brother Cadfael is a part of the day trip despatched to her ultimate resting position in Wales and so they locate the villagers passionately divided by way of the Benedictines' provide for the saint's relics.

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In a lull in the fighting, you have time to think. The messenger who arrived the previous night will be with the King, and if you wish to discover his identity you should head in that direction (go to 249). On the other hand, Rupert is ordering a counter-attack against the Parliamentary infantry in the centre and if you wish to obey this order, then turn to 294. 108 106 Harcourt told you that he did not know where Dell was, and that it was Dell who was the leader of the attack against your village.

Dell is the one with the damaged hand. They deserted from the regiment over a month ago. If I had time I would track them down myself - they rode off just before a battle with some Royalist skirmishers. ' you ask. 'Aye, Master, I do. Well, one anyhow. ' The soldier gives you the name of his village and directions to it. Thanking him, you rest with the soldiers for the night before setting out at dawn the following day. Now turn to 80. 120 Rising in the House you make your views plain and suggest that rewards would better be given to men like Oliver Cromwell, a very able cavalry commander.

If you decide instead to call privately on Sir Henry Vane, then turn to 293. 164 Will you decide to make a speech about this? If so, turn to 148. If not, turn to 32. 165 The journey to Oxford is uneventful and upon arrival Rupert enters into a Council of War with the King and other advisors, leaving you with some free time. The atmosphere in Oxford is one of anticipation. Everyone expects the King to begin his campaign soon. Will you spend the time available in a search for Dell (go to 186) or will you simply wait for Rupert to come out of the Council (go to 121)?

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