Sunday, July 22, 2007

Infantry Battalions Reach Strife-Torn City

The main body of the von Bernkastel and von Bacharach infantry regiments arrived on the outskirts of riot-plagued Hunsruck today and encamped on opposite sides of the Kernerfluss, awaiting further orders pending the return of the Duke. The steady stream of wealthier burghers moving their families and valuables from the city continued, though, and reports from inside the city indicated that disorder and fires continued to plague most neighbourhoods.

At the request of the burgomeister, the von Bernkastel grenadiers and two companies of musketeers ventured into the city to secure the court administration buildings within the city, but met considerable resistance from the rioters. Volley fire was required on several occasions, and a bayonet charge by the soot-and-grime-covered grenadiers proved necessary to expel the rioters from the chancery [pictured, right].


Bluebear Jeff said...

You certainly seem to be suffering a lot of "civil unrest" at this time. Are you aware of any Stagonians within your country?

As you may or may not know, they are an extremely vile people . . . and they delight in causing trouble . . . even if it doesn't do them any good.

Search out any Stagonians I say. Search them out!

-- Jeff of Saxe-Bearstein

Stagonian Jeff said...

Ignore the rantings of unhinged Saxe-Bearsteinians. They are mostly drunk and always small-minded.

We do not have any agitators in your country -- we wouldn't even think of it, for that would be a vile thing indeed.

-- Stagonian Jeff