Author Topic: "The Last Patrol" Backstage!  (Read 20574 times)

1stSgt Fritz King

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"The Last Patrol" Backstage!
« on: October 13, 2006, 10:28:03 pm »
Pards,
Time to saddle up and hit the literary trail again!  I've got a story I'd like to tell, and I need your help.  It's historical fiction, based upon actual events.  Please PM me if you're interested!
R/S
Fritz
« Last Edit: November 01, 2006, 04:34:34 pm by 1stSgt Fritz King »

Offline Elegant Ella

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Re: Petticoat Posse Call-Up!!!
« Reply #1 on: October 24, 2006, 05:23:37 pm »
I'm ready!

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1stSgt Fritz King

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Re: Petticoat Posse Call-Up!!!
« Reply #2 on: October 24, 2006, 07:35:52 pm »
OK...so far we have the Scarlet Angel, Marsha l "Tensleep" Ross, Elegant Ella and yours truly.  Any other posse members wanna mount up?

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Re: Petticoat Posse Call-Up!!!
« Reply #3 on: November 01, 2006, 04:33:32 pm »
Okay!
The story is called "The Last Patrol."  It takes place in thw spring and summer of 1876.  The basic jist is that Scarlet and Fritz have been married for a few years, and are settling ito their lives.  Fritz is recalled to active service with his old unit, I Company, 2nd U.S. Cavalry.  He must leave his home and join General Crook's column.  This will be a historical fiction piece, based on the 2nd's actions at the Battle of the Rosebud.  I've done quite a bit of research on the subject.  Scarlet decides to come after Fritz, and joins the column as a civilian scout, carrying a secret.  Ella and 'Sleep, I'll leave it to you whether you want to come or stay.  This will be Fritz' last action as a cavalryman.  I'll put out the first post later in the week.  All past and present posse members are welcome to come along.
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Re: "The Last Patrol" Backstage!
« Reply #4 on: November 04, 2006, 01:09:03 pm »
TAG Oepn!  Ella, 'Sleep or Scarlet!
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Re: "The Last Patrol" Backstage!
« Reply #5 on: January 28, 2007, 02:14:37 pm »
All Y'all...
I'm ready to come in.  Do you need more time for your storyline?
R/S
Fritz

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Re: "The Last Patrol" Backstage!
« Reply #6 on: January 28, 2007, 09:07:22 pm »
I'm ready when ever you are...

Ella, Tensleep?
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"Courage is being scared to death - but saddling up anyway." John Wayne

"Dance like nobody's watching; love like you've never been hurt. Sing like nobody's listening; live like it's heaven on earth."  Mark Twain


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Re: "The Last Patrol" Backstage!
« Reply #7 on: January 28, 2007, 09:08:55 pm »
I'm ready when ever you are...

Ella, Tensleep?

Ready here
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Re: "The Last Patrol" Backstage!
« Reply #8 on: March 21, 2007, 09:34:16 pm »
You folks are doing a fine job with this story.  That last line about the dawn, Fritz, is superb; I could envision it in my minds eye.
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Re: "The Last Patrol" Backstage!
« Reply #9 on: April 28, 2007, 06:52:50 am »
Thanks El Peludo!  We appreciate it! 
R/S
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Re: "The Last Patrol" Backstage!
« Reply #10 on: October 12, 2007, 10:33:23 pm »
 :) ;) ;D

Four paws up!
Mama just found out about this today.
Took her all day yo read iit. She been fighting a bad headache.Usually when she got headach  we stay in our room where it quit,but as always we like what you folks right so we only quit,took beaks when she could not see anymore.
Can't wait for more.

Sad about baby,was hoping things be different.

Hugs WD

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Re: "The Last Patrol" Backstage!
« Reply #11 on: October 13, 2007, 07:49:15 am »
Thanks Winston.

I hope your mama is feeling better and we brought some smiles to her while reading.
"The Scarlet Angel, heaven and hell all rolled into one.... I’d hate to be the one on the hell side.” ~Patches McDuff

"Courage is being scared to death - but saddling up anyway." John Wayne

"Dance like nobody's watching; love like you've never been hurt. Sing like nobody's listening; live like it's heaven on earth."  Mark Twain


1stSgt Fritz King

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Re: "The Last Patrol" Backstage!
« Reply #12 on: November 13, 2007, 06:56:23 pm »
Folks,
sorry I've been so busy.  I've posted.  I want to get ready to move out shortly.
R/S
Fritz

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Re: "The Last Patrol" Backstage!
« Reply #13 on: February 06, 2008, 02:51:22 pm »
Miz Scarlet, you must have a maze for an imagination; you keep coming up with more twists in this story - very good stuff. :) ;D
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Re: "The Last Patrol" Backstage!
« Reply #14 on: February 06, 2008, 08:41:25 pm »
Why thank you El Peludo,

The other writers are a great deal of help with the twists and we have a great time writing togeather.

My folks always say I have some kind of imagination. Then they raise an eyebrow as if they wonder about me.  ;D It's good to keep 'em on their toes.
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"Courage is being scared to death - but saddling up anyway." John Wayne

"Dance like nobody's watching; love like you've never been hurt. Sing like nobody's listening; live like it's heaven on earth."  Mark Twain


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Re: "The Last Patrol" Backstage!
« Reply #15 on: October 13, 2008, 02:32:22 pm »
13 October.  Yahoo, we're back in action!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! ;D  Sure glad to have y'all back.  Hope your summer was a good one.
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Re: "The Last Patrol" Backstage!
« Reply #16 on: February 26, 2009, 12:27:49 pm »
 ??? ???

26 February '09:  Ahaaa!!  The thlot pickens!!  Nice twist, Miz Ella.
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Re: "The Last Patrol" Backstage!
« Reply #17 on: February 26, 2009, 01:33:29 pm »
It's Scarlet's twist, actually.
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Re: "The Last Patrol" Backstage!
« Reply #18 on: September 05, 2009, 08:06:22 am »
Please don't stop now.  Best reading I've had in a while.

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Re: "The Last Patrol" Backstage!
« Reply #19 on: September 09, 2009, 09:31:53 pm »
Thank you.

No worries, we haven't stopped...just kind of pause for life going on.
"The Scarlet Angel, heaven and hell all rolled into one.... I’d hate to be the one on the hell side.” ~Patches McDuff

"Courage is being scared to death - but saddling up anyway." John Wayne

"Dance like nobody's watching; love like you've never been hurt. Sing like nobody's listening; live like it's heaven on earth."  Mark Twain


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Re: "The Last Patrol" Backstage!
« Reply #20 on: October 31, 2009, 08:00:46 pm »
Thank you ladies, my withdrawal was becoming accute. ;D

Rob

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Re: "The Last Patrol" Backstage!
« Reply #21 on: December 23, 2009, 12:39:08 pm »
All,
Sorry I've been gone so long.  Real life took a turn I had to deal with.  Let me catch up on the story and I'll post soon.  Thanks to the lovely ladies for keeping this thread going in my absence.
Best,
Fritz

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Re: "The Last Patrol" Backstage!
« Reply #22 on: December 23, 2009, 12:58:20 pm »
I have a little announcement that has nothing to do with the story.
The day after Christmas, I will go to Los Angeles to work on the Odd Fellows and Rebekahs entry in the Rose Parade.
A picture of the float design is here: http://www.caioof.org/Floats/Images/Artist_Concept/2010.gif

On New Years Day, I will ride that float in the parade.
Elegant Ella

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Re: "The Last Patrol" Backstage!
« Reply #23 on: December 24, 2009, 09:22:57 am »
Yeehaw Ella!

I will look for you in the parade!
"The Scarlet Angel, heaven and hell all rolled into one.... I’d hate to be the one on the hell side.” ~Patches McDuff

"Courage is being scared to death - but saddling up anyway." John Wayne

"Dance like nobody's watching; love like you've never been hurt. Sing like nobody's listening; live like it's heaven on earth."  Mark Twain


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Re: "The Last Patrol" Backstage!
« Reply #24 on: December 27, 2009, 09:55:51 pm »
I'm riding on the Odd Fellows and Rebekahs Float in the Tournament of Roses Parade on New Years Day.

The Odd Fellows Float is the 80th entry (out of 92) in the parade.
The 6 floats before the Odd Fellows Float are
China Airlines (entry #67)
State of New Mexico (entry #70)
Anheuser-Busch (entry #71)
The Round Table of Southern California/Shanghai World Expo (entry #74)
Kaiser Permanente (entry #76)
City of Duarte/City of Hope (entry #78)

The other entry numbers are marching bands and equestrian units.
Elegant Ella

 

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