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Know Thine Enemy

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The cave was close enough to the lake that Wulf could still hear the Roman soldiers laughing as they bathed, but it was hidden too behind the mulberries that had grown so tall since Wulf was a boy. He felt safe enough here to examine the armor and clothes he’d stolen in the light that filtered through the leaves.

What kind of a man would bind heavy shields to himself instead of carrying a sharp blade? The helmet was heavy too. Its owner would go bare-headed and bare-arsed now. And Wulf would see just what sort of man he was!