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Copyright © 1985, 2012 by David Wind.
Ebook Edition Published January 2012 by David Wind at Smashwords
Original print edition published in 1985 by Pocket Books
A listing of David Wind’s previous novels can be found at the back of the Ebook Edition
THIS NOVEL IS DEDICATED WITH LOVE TO
Bonnie Marilyn Wind, For always being there, for her unending belief, for her unswerving faith.
To Kate Duffy. (1953—2010) —for the trust to let me free my mind.
To Tony Chilton—resident expert in arms and armor for the BBC —for sharing his devastating wealth of knowledge with me in Hay-on-Wye, Wales.