June 17th, 2019


A Gun for Barns: New chapter posted

Part 3, Chapter 18 is now on AO3: Do I Want to Set the World on Fire?

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"Is the Mojave actually NCR territory?" Gunnar asked.



A pause ensued.

"Because there's raiders now in the Mojave," Gunnar said. "And I've heard a lot of complaints about the taxes and the abuses of landowners in California."

"You're saying the NCR shouldn't be here?"

"I'm thinking they've bitten off more than they can chew, and people get resentful when liberators, or whoever’s in charge, take taxes and products in a perceived unfair exchange, and that doesn’t even get into — The Mojave's becoming the — what was it — there were examples from history, of places where the nation's armies got bogged down for years or even decades, and their pride kept them from just cutting their losses."

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