Tag Archives: Ashvamedha Horse Sacrifice

blog 238: the golden horse

We approached the idol carefully. “Remember we must ‘capture’ the horse gentlemen!” the Rajah said as he handed me the sword and shook out a fine silk net. He approached the idol carefully as Sikes stared up and down and … Continue reading

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blog 237: the rani of bats

Fortunately we were tied together like mountaineers! Sikes dropped into a black void while yelling and the Rajah and I braced ourselves using our mountain spiked staffs and our arms. The Rajah was dragged forward as I tried to root … Continue reading

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blog 236: a drop into thin air

Sikes’ expertise in robbery has indeed proved valuable. He found the secret passage in the next temple on his list to be ‘researched’ and that passage descended into a flooded passage which by use of the compass and his watch … Continue reading

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blog 234: the sword to kill a really tiny bat

I was cooking second breakfast when the Rajah appeared at my camp. “I am cooking breakfast!” I said while stating the obvious. “Have you eaten? It is dawn! Why are you not going to bed as I am up and … Continue reading

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blog233: the ashvamedha horse sacrifice

We rode horses through the principality as the young Rajah shows me his blueprints for the ‘Future Gwalior’ but like all princes, he needs peace to finance his dreams of a future. I shared the latest intel including the information … Continue reading

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