[HIS-FIC]With Fire and Sword, Sienkiewicz-icequeen

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Post by icequeen » January 12th, 2018, 10:08 pm

With Fire and Sword by Henryk Sienkiewicz (1846 - 1916). Translated by Samuel A. Binion (1853 - 1914)

Twice abandoned solo brought back as a group project!

In 1647, Poland is a land facing complete destruction with fire and sword. It may come from without, as the Tartar hordes swarm over the steppes, turning cities to ash and the Poles to slaves. It may come from within the country’s bounds, as the traitor Hmyelnitski leads the Cossacks in a devastating revolt. Or it may come simply because the nation’s leaders and nobility have become selfish, lazy, and complacent, and are ill-equipped to face the horrors coming their way.

If Poland is to survive, it will depend on the heroes who rise in her time of need. Yeremi Vishnovyetski, the warrior-prince who alone can lead his people to victory … if they are wise enough to accept his leadership. The diminutive soldier Michael Volodiyovski, ever unlucky at love, but never equaled as a swordsman. Longin Podbipyenta, the Lithuanian giant whose sacred vow to remain unmarried until he performs an impossible feat in battle is complicated when he falls madly in love. Pan Zagloba, Poland’s Falstaff, whose thirst for ale and penchant for self-preservation are exceeded only by his loyalty to his friends. But in the end, Poland’s fate will rest on the shoulders of the knight Jan Skshetuski, who must choose between the safety of his beloved Helena and his allegiance to prince and country.

With Fire and Sword is the first novel of Sienkiewicz’s epic “Trilogy”, but is a stand-alone story in its own right.
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Post by icequeen » January 12th, 2018, 10:49 pm

OK, we are ready for business! This is a solo project twice abandoned, only 11 chapters are left of this one. Hopefully we can get this one done quickly!


ETA: A change, there are only 12 chapters to finish. Section 52 is lost.
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Post by Availle » January 13th, 2018, 9:46 pm

Thanks for coming to the rescue! :clap:

Can't find 52 either... :hmm: Unless you did it yourself already, I'll drop a pm to Piotr, maybe he still has the file himself?
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Post by icequeen » January 13th, 2018, 10:20 pm

No problem! I figured this one has been hanging around for much too long, it needs to be finished!

I looked in your folder, it also had annise for its folder, but it wasn't there either. If Piotr has it, that would be wonderful! Thank you for PM'ing him for me, Ava!
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Post by Piotrek81 » January 14th, 2018, 1:00 am

Nope, it's not here either. The laptop I recorded it on is no longer usable either.
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Post by icequeen » January 14th, 2018, 3:16 pm

Piotrek81 wrote:
January 14th, 2018, 1:00 am
Nope, it's not here either. The laptop I recorded it on is no longer usable either.

Oh bummer! Thanks for checking Piotr!
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Post by icequeen » January 14th, 2018, 9:48 pm

Moving on to Readers Wanted!
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Post by Piotrek81 » January 17th, 2018, 1:33 pm

icequeen wrote:
January 14th, 2018, 3:16 pm
Piotrek81 wrote:
January 14th, 2018, 1:00 am
Nope, it's not here either. The laptop I recorded it on is no longer usable either.

Oh bummer! Thanks for checking Piotr!
Seeing as my "Faraon" solo is already finished, I may as well try and re-record that section. Sign me up for it, please. :)
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Post by icequeen » January 17th, 2018, 9:46 pm

Piotrek81 wrote:
January 17th, 2018, 1:33 pm
icequeen wrote:
January 14th, 2018, 3:16 pm
Piotrek81 wrote:
January 14th, 2018, 1:00 am
Nope, it's not here either. The laptop I recorded it on is no longer usable either.

Oh bummer! Thanks for checking Piotr!
Seeing as my "Faraon" solo is already finished, I may as well try and re-record that section. Sign me up for it, please. :)

That would be great! Thanks Piotr!
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Post by Piotrek81 » January 28th, 2018, 12:31 pm

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Post by icequeen » January 28th, 2018, 1:57 pm

Piotrek81 wrote:
January 28th, 2018, 12:31 pm
Here it is:

https://librivox.org/uploads/icequeen/withfireandsword_52_sienkiewicz_128kb.mp3 Duration: 16:32

Thank you!
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Post by Piotrek81 » January 29th, 2018, 11:43 am

I'll take section 54 too. I think I actually managed to record that one before my last laptop died on me- it looks familiar, in any case- but I didn't get to editing it.
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Post by icequeen » January 29th, 2018, 2:19 pm

Piotrek81 wrote:
January 29th, 2018, 11:43 am
I'll take section 54 too. I think I actually managed to record that one before my last laptop died on me- it looks familiar, in any case- but I didn't get to editing it.

Section 54 is yours! Thank you!
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Post by icequeen » January 31st, 2018, 9:28 pm

Section 52 is PL OK!
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Post by Piotrek81 » February 4th, 2018, 8:34 am

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