Tag Archives: Sikandar of Bhopal

blog 351: the rani has a cow problem

At that moment George and Florrie Wagentrieber came in. “Would it be at all possible for us to use your Berserker Press?” “Sure!” I replied. “Of course. A newspaper husband and wife without a newspaper must be a terrible thing!” … Continue reading

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blog 339: a shining prince and a man on a donkey

August 1st Scindia of Gwalior is besieged by the mutineers of Indore and Bhopal, over 1000 raving Ghazi Jihadists, 1300 deluded sepoys, and 7 field guns and a delusional nutter in command . This is on top of regiments of … Continue reading

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blog 321: Sikandar is bored to death

July 9th Bhopal is being attacked by mutineers including those rogues from Indore. Muslim clerics erupt into Wahhabi ravings to slaughter not only the foreigners but the Begums of Bhopal. Muslim fanatics are erupting out of Bhopal like the pox. … Continue reading

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blog 252: paladins to the ideal

I had one last walk at dusk with Captain Bourbon-Masih. We looked over the cool, lush, beauty of Bhopal. Before us one of the many lakes shimmered like a sapphire. Sikandar sighed softly. “I will let Mother try to woo … Continue reading

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blog 251: rat on the rat!

After the perfume peddler spilled his guts we raided the mosque and home of the Maulvi Abdul Qayyum in the middle of the night. We nailed the crates of weapons and barrels of gunpowder. We cleaned out his office and … Continue reading

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blog 250: i really hate to lose

“Right! Sikandar roared out. “And as Nawab and the owner of this entire principality, not to mention this chess game, I move first!” And she did! The perfume peddler panted. He stared at the board as if it was some … Continue reading

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blog 249: a game of chess

“What?” he replied shocked. “And alas, my particular flaw is I really, really, really hate to lose any game” Sikandar replied. So I will play to the death….. but ….to make this game more interesting I suggest a bet! If … Continue reading

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