Tag Archives: Colonel Durand

blog 262: the mystery is explained

We told the priests our story as we shivered under blankets while drinking hot tea. “What a pity the Holy Linga was destroyed” the elder priest replied. “We had hoped you fellows would not find it. We have always been … Continue reading

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blog 261: make a wish if you dare!

The Naga laughed sardonically. For now the wild guru had morphed into a towering Were Serpent man. His dirt and wildness was gone. His apparently diseased skin had turned into the pale scaly skin of an aged serpent. His dreadlocks … Continue reading

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blog 260: dangerous magic

At that moment Saadat Khan suddenly grabbed the torch and bashed the linga! The linga shattered. Sandstone is not especially hard and this sand linga was not firmly set into stone after all. The linga crumbled revealing a glowing reddish … Continue reading

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blog 259: the treasure of the naga

The cavern suddenly widened into a mighty hole in the darkness. The wild guru was laughing in the darkness. We gestured with our torches to see the legendary Treasure of Indore but saw nought but cold stone and distant manmade … Continue reading

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blog 258: the mystery of the naga

Dawn came and no Pathan appeared. But the wild guru appeared. We were about to give up when Khan Son # 1 and Wah! In Exile ‘paraded’ the proud and scornful Pathan to the riverside. We grinned and did back … Continue reading

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blog 257: murder and madness

We mounted our horses as the wild guru gestured he wanted to come. I grinned at Marion. “I am riding my grey mare! She is so small she can barely carry me!” I gestured to the guru. Marion rolled his … Continue reading

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blog 256: colonel durand and his mad friend

Colonel Durand and I rode out and surveyed a desolate area of the road. “I think the rebels next year will attack it.” Then he laughed. “I sound like that damn Naga! Guarding dubious treasure forever!” Across the road as … Continue reading

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