Redoubt

      Alex Janaway
Redoubt

A hard-boiled, epic fantasy tale of war and heroism. A beleaguered band of soldiers, slaves and trappers, hold an old fort against a barbarian foe. In so doing they hope to buy time and stall an invasion that would see their friends and comrades destroyed. Redoubt is a gripping , darkly witty riff on the age-old story of men fighting against the odds.After a short and bloody war on foreign soil, the Expeditionary Army of Ashkent is preparing to return home. Captain Jon Forge and his company, however, are assigned one more task – to oversee a workforce of enslaved Bantusai tribesmen as rebuild a remote and long-abandoned bridge. With construction already underway, a band of fleeing trappers brings news of a fast-approaching barbarian horde and the Captain quickly realises that his de facto commander, the devious Duke Burns, has sent him and his men into a deadly trap.

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