Monstrous Regiment (Discworld)
War has come to Discworld ... again.
And, to no one's nice shock, the clash facilities round the small, arrogantly fundamentalist duchy of Borogravia, which has lengthy prided itself on its unrelenting aggressiveness. A 12 months in the past, Polly Perks's brother marched off to conflict, and Polly's prepared to hotel to drastic measures to discover him. So she cuts off her hair, dons masculine apparel, and -- aided through a well-placed pair of socks -- units out to affix this man's military. in view that a country in such dire want of cannon fodder cannot find the money for to be too choosy, Polly is eagerly welcomed into the battling fold—along with a vampire, a troll, an Igor, a non secular enthusiast, and uncommonly shut "friends." it can look that Polly "Ozzer" Perks is not the basically grunt with a mystery. yet responsibility calls, the battlefield beckons. And now could be the time for all strong ... er ... "men" to come back to assistance from their country.
Upwards. ‘I’d larger move and inform him,’ she acknowledged. Tonker shrugged. shirt opened his eyes and smiled wanly while Polly approached. ‘Ah, Perks,’ he stated. ‘We nearly made it, eh?’ ‘Sorry we allow you to down, sir,’ acknowledged Polly. ‘Permission to take a seat, sir?’ ‘Treat the quite cold flagstones as though they have been your own,’ acknowledged shirt. ‘And it used to be I that allow you to down, I’m afraid.’ ‘Oh, no, sir—’ Polly protested. ‘You have been my first command,’ acknowledged shirt. ‘Well, except Corporal Drebb and he was once seventy and.
For ’emselves: occasionally it’ll support when you visits certainly one of them naughty locations, another way the men’ll ask yourself approximately you. I continuously used to take a booklet to learn and recommend the younger girl to get a few sleep, ’cos they does a difficult job.’ Polly permit that move, yet acknowledged: ‘You don’t are looking to return and spot your grandchildren?’ ‘Wouldn’t want meself on him, lad,’ stated Jackrum firmly. ‘Wouldn’t dare. My boy’s a well-respected guy within the city! What’ve I bought to provide? He’ll no longer wish a few fats ol’ biddy banging on.
He are available in right here with you?’ ‘No, sarge. We inspiration he used to be with you.’ no longer a muscle moved on Jackrum’s face. ‘I see,’ he acknowledged. ‘Well, you heard the lieutenant. The boat leaves in the dead of night. we must always be good down the Kneck by way of Wednesday’s sunrise. Get a couple of hours’ sleep when you can. Tomorrow’s going to be an extended day, if you’re lucky.’ And with that, he became and went out back. Wind howled outdoor, and was once bring to a halt whilst the door close. We’ll be good down the Kneck, Polly famous. good performed, Threeparts.
greater than an device for lifting beets – in reality there has been a beet caught at the finish of it. not less than, that used to be basically what were taking place correct as much as the purpose whilst the smaller determine, donning a no longer undesirable try out at an Ins-and-Outs shako and a face that appeared a bit like Polly’s, had kicked the opposite one squarely within the groinal areas. a type of balloon was once popping out of Polly’s mouth, containing the phrases: ‘That to your Royal Prerogative, you Blaggard!’ The balloon issuing from the.
He simply went from status up, one hand out, to mendacity down, one hand up. He even rocked lightly for it slow after hitting the ground. ‘Got no head for his drink,’ stated Eyebrow. ‘Typical of the younger greenbacks. desires to play the large troll, is available in the following, orders an Electrick Floorbanger, doesn’t know the way to deal with it.’ ‘Is he going to come back round?’ stated Maladict. ‘No, that’s it until eventually sunrise, I reckon,’ acknowledged Eyebrow. ‘Brain stops working.’ ‘Shouldn’t impact him an excessive amount of, then,’ stated Corporal Strappi,.