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By John Stack

ISBN-10: 0007389876

ISBN-13: 9780007389872

The writer of the Masters of the ocean sequence, is again with a standalone conflict booklet that would blow all others out of the water. 1587. countries are locked in sour clash. One strives for dominance, the opposite for survival. After many years of non secular strife, Elizabeth sits at the throne of britain. The reformation maintains. Catholic revolts were ruthlessly quashed, and Elizabeth has ordered the execution of her cousin, Mary Queen of Scots. at the continent bloody spiritual wars rage, yet England stands aside, her surrounding seas holding her secure from the land armies of her would-be enemies. purely at sea do the English exhibit their tooth. Sea captains and adventurers, hungry for the spoils of alternate from the Spanish major, usually assault the gold-laden galleons of Catholic Spain. they're terriers nipping on the ft of war-horses yet their victories disrupt the treasury of Spain, England's maximum danger, and Elizabeth's refusal to rein in her sea-captains additional antagonises Philip II. Thomas Varian is a captain in Drake's bold military, emerging fast during the ranks. yet he guards a mystery - one for which he may pay along with his existence if chanced on: he's a Catholic. he's approximately to discover his conflicting loyalty to his faith, to his Queen, and to his kingdom verified less than the main ambitious of conditions: dealing with the effective Armada. Unknown to Varian, he'll even be dealing with his long-estranged father, who's combating at the aspect of the Spanish enemy...

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Some of them had come to be free from their government. Many had come to get good land they could farm with their families. GREGORIO: I am Enrique’s father, Gregorio. I am a soldier in the Texas Army. ENRIQUE: He is one of the only men who can handle the big cannon at the Alamo. ANITA: Hola, I am Enrique’s mother, Anita. ENRIQUE: I have heard my mother and father talking a lot about someone named Santa Anna. NARRATOR 2: General Antonio López de Santa Anna was the president of Mexico. Many people in Texas did not like him.

The news. ANITA: Oh, Gregorio, Santa Anna is already here! GREGORIO: ENRIQUE: Where is the wagon? There is no wagon. Mr. Smith said it was too late. Next Page — 38 · The Script GREGORIO GREGORIO: Then I am going to the fort. They will need the cannons. ANITA: I will gather our things. GREGORIO: It will be very dangerous. ANITA: Where you go, I go. If you are to die, I want to be near you. ENRIQUE: I wish I could hide, but I know I must be brave. NARRATOR 1: Moving to the Alamo took all day. Enrique’s family brought a metate to grind corn, a few cooking utensils, and some blankets for sleeping.

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