A Rag and A Pole
Battle of Tugby“What! You want me and my brother soldiers to do what again? Raise a rag of a pole of the church? Why? Who is going to die for a rag and a pole?” asked Brother Captain Blunt while overlooking the church of Saint Thomas Beckett in Tugby with his field glasses, “What is the point Brother Travelling Officer? What good does it achieve? As I have few trained men as this will only end badly” but Brother Travelling Officer Nene said in a quiet, reassuring tone “Have Faith Blunt, have Faith”, “Faith?” barked Blunt, “Faith? Who fight for a rag and a pole?” and Nene turned to him and said “You do, my good man, you do” and slowly walked away back to the car to make their way back to Launde Abbey and continued “Remember, they started this when they destroyed one of Our Churches and They need to be shown a lesson”.
The PlotThe Anglican League forces from Launde Abbey have fooled the Socialist forces of the Corporation of Leicester that guard the village of Tugby away under the pretence that the Duke of Rutlands’ Loyalist forces are about to attack Tilton on the Hill leaving only a Local Defence Volunteer force to defend the village. The Launde Abbey Special Action Group, led by Brother Captain Blunt, is to advance into the village of Tugby, capture the church of Saint Thomas Beckett and from the steeple raise the flag of the Anglican League claiming the village as theirs, declaring an end to the alliance with the Socialists of the Corporation of Leicester, cutting the main road route to the Great North Road from the Corporation of Leicester and preparing the Leagues defences around Launde Abby and soliciting help from their fellow Anglican brother is Peterborough and Lincoln.
However as the Socialists forces reach Tilton on the Hill and realise that the Duke has not got forces there a messenger informs them of the actions of the Anglican League in Tugby and they turn back to defend/relief the village.
Anglican League Forces
Brother Captain Blunt’s SpecialsThese are a highly trained section of specialists, treat of Veterans, given the mission to carry the Peada Brigade banner to place on top of the church of Saint Thomas Beckett. Raising this banner, the Anglican League are hoping in the support of the people in the surrounding area offering a new way to tackle both the King’s Loyalists forces, including the BUF and the Order of Martyrs but also the Socialists forces of the East Mids Socialist League.
Peada Brigade, Launde Abbey CompanyThis company strength force from the Launde Abbey with limited transport and support elements deployed as a blocking force to protect the main assault from Brother Captain Blunt’s Specials. This force consists of Regulars, in ten men sections; use standard Went the Day Well force generator.
People’s Armies Forces
Tugby Local Defence Force, Socialist MilitiaThey are a small, two sections plus a command section, force charged with the defence of their village. There are consisted Regulars because they are defending their village. Each section has an LMG but no support in the HQ.
Corporation of Leicester, East Mids Socialist Alliance, Eastern Defence CompanyThey start the game with their Nerve Level as Jumpy for the first turn as they are been travelling around the county on a wild goose chase after the Duke of Rutland’s forces to only find out that they are in the wrong place and need to travel fast to Tugby along bumpy country roads. This Nerve Level is only for the first turn and after that this goes to Normal. This force consists of Regulars and the standard Went the Day Well force generator.
I am rather pleased with the way the map turned out and I think I will do all my maps in future this way, what do you think?
Have a nice day and enjoy yourself.