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Chapters of 1634: The Bavarian Crisis, due sometime in 2006
 
Prologue
Jan 4, 2005
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Chapter 1
Jan 5, 2005
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Chapter 2
Jan 8, 2005
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Chapter 3
Jan 10, 2005
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Chapter 4
Jan 14, 2005
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Chapter 5
Jan 20, 2005
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Chapter 6
Jan 21, 2005
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Chapter 7
Jan 28, 2005
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Chapter 8
Feb 3, 2005
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Chapter 9
Feb 14, 2005
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Chapter 10
Feb 18, 2005
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Chapter 11
Feb 25, 2005
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Chapter 12
Mar 4, 2005
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Chapter 13
Mar 15, 2005
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Chapter 14
Mar 19, 2005
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Chapter 15
Mar 23, 2005
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Chapter 16
Mar 31, 2005
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Chapter 17
Apr 7, 2005
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Chapter 18
Apr 13, 2005
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Chapter 19
Apr 20, 2005
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Chapter 20
Apr 27, 2005
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Chapter 21
May 9, 2005
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Chapter 22
May 12, 2005
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Chapter 23
May 12, 2005
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Chapter 24
May 23, 2005
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Chapter 25
May 25, 2005
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Chapter 26
May 30, 2005
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Chapter 27
Jun 1, 2005
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Chapter 28
Jun 8, 2005
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Chapter 29
Jun 15, 2005
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Chapter 30
Jun 21, 2005
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Chapter 31
Jun 27, 2005
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Chapter 32
Jun 29, 2005
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Chapter 33
Jun 29, 2005
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Chapter 34
Jul 13, 2005
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Chapter 35
Jul 19, 2005
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Chapter 36
Jul 19, 2005
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Chapter 37
Aug 6, 2005
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Chapter 38
Aug 15, 2005
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Chapter 39
Aug 27, 2005
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Chapter 40
Aug 31, 2005
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Chapter 41
Sep 7, 2005
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Chapter 42
Sep 14, 2005
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Chapter 43
Sep 19, 2005
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Chapter 44
Sep 21, 2005
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Chapter 45
Sep 26, 2005
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Chapter 46
Oct 3, 2005
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Chapter 47
Oct 14, 2005
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Chapter 48
Oct 19, 2005
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Chapter 49
Oct 31, 2005
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Chapter 50
Nov 10, 2005
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Chapter 51
Nov 18, 2005
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Chapter 52
Nov 28, 2005
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Chapter 53
Dec 2, 2005
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Chapter 54
Dec 10, 2005
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Chapter 55
Dec 17, 2005
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Chapter 56
Dec 17, 2005
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Chapter 57
Dec 19, 2005
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Chapter 58
Dec 19, 2005
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Chapter 59
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      With Virginia’s permission, I’ve decided to start snippeting from the first draft of 1634: The Bavarian Crisis. Virginia finished the draft several months ago, and we’ve been sitting on it because it serves as the political sequel to 1634: The Baltic War, which Dave Weber and I haven’t even started writing yet.

      However, we’re now far enough along – and 1634: The Bavarian Crisis is long enough – that by the time we get to the snerky parts of the novel Dave and I should have finished 1634: The Baltic War and I’ll be able to break off from 1634: The Bavarian Crisis and start snippeting the prequel.

      Then – probably toward the end of this year or early next year – I’ll start snippeting the final draft of this novel after Virginia and I finish it.

      In the meantime, however, given that snippets have been few and far between lately, I see no reason not to start snippeting from the first draft.

      I will stress that this is a first draft, not a finished one. Virginia did all of the writing, and, as you’ll see, left places here and there for me to add the material that I’ll be adding. I’ve also done some line-editing of the first part of the book, but not most of it. Still, there shouldn’t be any drastic changes between this draft and the final one.

      Since the novel is very long – 200,000 words, even in this first draft – I’ll be snippeting on a three-times-a-week schedule. I’ve got enough material already to snippet for... oh, at least eight months before I break off.

      As usual (assuming I don’t forget what day it is): Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays. I’ll be posting the snippets in two conferences: 1632 Tech Manual and Mutter of Demons.

Eric
January 3, 2005

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