[LMB] The Assassination of Serg

Tony Zbaraschuk tonyz at eskimo.com
Tue Jul 24 02:31:59 BST 2018

On Mon, July 23, 2018 8:09 pm, Eric Oppen wrote:
> It's Biblical.  King David sent Uriah the Hittite (apparently there were
> two kinds of Hittites, a local tribe in Palestine and the ones up in
> Turkey)

It's very possible the groups were related; it's not like it would have
taken more than a few weeks to walk the distance from Boghazkoy to
Jerusalem. ;)

> into battle knowing that he'd be killed so David could take
> Uriah's wife Bathsheba.

But, yeah, Ezar really pulled out all the stops giving Serg an
"honorable" death, wiping out the War Party, eliminating a lot of
possible opposition to young Gregor, and incidentally betraying
thousands of his own liegemen in the process.

Tony Z

Et vocavit Deus, "Fiat lux!"

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