Tag Archives: Bill Sikes

blog 370: no word from anyone

September 13th Church services on the Ridge for the devout. Ditto Sikh services. Ditto Hindu services. Ditto Sufi services. I attend a Sikh service and a tiny Shiva Lingayat Service. Freddy says the Christian services are all kirk doom and … Continue reading

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blog 369: no surrender — god help us!

September 12th The guns of the batteries have formally commenced full volume assault on the city of Delhi. I set up a continuous delivery of munitions as the artillery commanders time their volleys for maximum destruction. The railroad tracks created … Continue reading

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blog 359: bill sikes strikes back

At dawn we burned Lumsden and MacPherson and 25 of our dead. I had 70 wounded. The surviving rebels were firmly holed up in the muddy village across the raised road. I surveyed the battlefield. I had secured all of … Continue reading

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blog 355:a bog called najafgarh

August 26th The Telegraph reports thousands of defeated Rebels streaming back over the Bridge of Boats into Delhi in utter defeat! It is strange listening to the chatter knowing it was I. My battle! My actions! My fucking achievement! We … Continue reading

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blog 354: the goat is in for an unpleasant surprise!

August 25th 4:00 AM March to commence to head off Bakht Khan and his men. If Bakht Khan is aiming for the partly destroyed bridge at Palam then his route to attack the siege train has to be through Najafgarh! … Continue reading

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blog 353: how mad is mad metcalfe really?

Wilson the Weak Wrist Witless Wingnut the Scion of Heroic Gerbils, alas The Goat, has been eager to kill me off or at least make me go away. So I briefed him in Chamberlain’s tent and sneered like the arrogant … Continue reading

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blog 352: bakht’s best friend — not!

August 24th One of Hobson’s finest spies, a bold and brilliant man named Gauri Shankar Sukul of the Trojan Horse known as the bogus Haryana Regiment has delivered a brilliant forgery purportedly proving that ‘Brigadier General’ Bakht Khan has contacted … Continue reading

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