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From the Author
The thing about history is that if you weren't actually there, you can't know exactly what happened - or why - unless some archaeologist has dug up evidence, or someone has written it down. And even then, can we be sure it's true? For we all know the saying that history is written by the victors, and everyone has his (or her) own point of view, usually biased...
The historical characters in my book
To avoid conflicting with real history, the main characters in this book, Alex and Michael, are fictional, as are most of the side characters like Hob Forster or Iron Simon. However, the remainder of the cast are actual people from history - Mary Queen of Scots, the Earl of Bothwell, the wardens...
The incidents in this book that relate to the Queen and Bothwell are real too, I've just added scenes from Alex and Michael's lives around those very real historical events.