NARAN MAKUN looked across the table at the caravan master. “And you couldn’t find a trace of him?” “Nothing. Not even a scrap of his cargo or so much as the bones of a long-neck. He just dropped out of sight of his whole train. He went through this big estate, you see. Then he cut back to pick up some of his stops on the northern swing. Well, that was all. He didn’t get to the first one.” The other waved a hand. “Weird situation, too. Oh, the null was swirling, we know that, and he could have been...
Burgoyne was himself, in some respects, so remarkable a man that any picture of his exploits must needs be
more or less tinted with his personality. And this was unusually picturesque and imposing. He acquired
prestige, at a time when other generals were losing it, through his participation in Carleton's successful
campaign. But Burgoyne was something more than the professional soldier. His nature was poetic; his
temperament imaginative. He did nothing in a commonplace way. Even his orders are far more scholarly than
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