Lonnie Colson

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Lonnie Colson has been writing since grade school, though never in cursive. He lives in Texas with his wife and children. A lifelong medieval history enthusiast, Lonnie enjoys the knightly pursuits of jousting, hunting, and sword fighting.

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Lonnie Colson I never imagined myself becoming an author let alone a writer of fantasy horror. While doing tons more research than actual writing on a historical…moreI never imagined myself becoming an author let alone a writer of fantasy horror. While doing tons more research than actual writing on a historical fiction project, I needed a break. I decided to write a battle scene between men-at-arms and zombies just for the fun of it. The next thing I knew, I had close to a hundred pages, and it just kept pouring out. The Second Great Mortality was born. I was surprised by where the story led me.(less)
Lonnie Colson Historical fiction novel set during the Wars of the Roses (mid to late fifteenth-century England).
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The Second Great Mortality

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“It is a joyous thing, war.  You love your comrade so much in war.  When you see that your quarrel is just, and your blood is fighting well, tears rise to your eyes. A great sweet feeling of loyalty and of pity fills your heart on seeing your friend so valiantly exposing his body.  And then your are prepared to go and live or die with him, and for love not to abandon him.  And out of that, there arises such a delectation, that he who has not experienced it is not fit to say what delight is.  Do you think that a man who does that fears death?  Not at all, for he feels so strengthened, so elated, that he does not know where he is.  Truly he is afraid of nothing.”
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“Young knight learn to love God and revere women so that your honour grows. Practice knighthood and learn the Art that dignifies you, and brings you honour in wars. Wrestle well and wield lance, spear, sword and dagger manfully, whose use in others’ hands is wasted. Strike bravely and hard there!”
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“Young knight learn to love God and revere women so that your honour grows. Practice knighthood and learn the Art that dignifies you, and brings you honour in wars. Wrestle well and wield lance, spear, sword and dagger manfully, whose use in others’ hands is wasted. Strike bravely and hard there!”
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“It is a joyous thing, war.  You love your comrade so much in war.  When you see that your quarrel is just, and your blood is fighting well, tears rise to your eyes. A great sweet feeling of loyalty and of pity fills your heart on seeing your friend so valiantly exposing his body.  And then your are prepared to go and live or die with him, and for love not to abandon him.  And out of that, there arises such a delectation, that he who has not experienced it is not fit to say what delight is.  Do you think that a man who does that fears death?  Not at all, for he feels so strengthened, so elated, that he does not know where he is.  Truly he is afraid of nothing.”
Jean de Bevil

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