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  • Secca turned and offered a smile to the Ebran over-captain.

    The Shadow Sorceress

  • "I have been told that there is usually little snow south of where the rivers join, " replied the Ranuan over-captain.

    The Shadow Sorceress

  • "I didn't know" Secca grinned at the Ranuan over-captain.

    The Shadow Sorceress

  • Somehow, the thought of the competent over-captain as a seasick trader was so incongruous.

    The Shadow Sorceress

  • "The story is well-known in Ranuak, " the Ranuan over-captain continued.

    The Shadow Sorceress

  • If the over-captain doesn't know his officers well enough to anticipate that, it can only mean two things.

    The Shadow Sorceress

  • Although the Ebran over-captain looked down on the diminutive sorceress, his eyes avoided hers.

    The Shadow Sorceress

  • And that all was well with Alvar, the captain Anna had made over-captain and armsmaster of Dumar both to aid Siobion's regency and to ensure Dumar's compliance with the terms of surrender, even if Anna had been careful not to call them precisely that.

    Darksong Rising

  • The chain of orders repeated and echoed away from the over-captain like ripples in a pond.

    Darksong Rising

  • There were eight of them -- a colonel-in-chief, whose position became honorary after his elevation to that rank; a colonel, upon whom devolved the active command; a second in command, whose title of over-captain may be translated major; three captains, and as many subalterns.

    A Modern Mercenary

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