Monday 12 November 2007
Its four in the morning..
From his sickbed Karl Frederick turns his mind to the matters of urgency before him. The Ducal papers are scattered upon the bed. His first task ( long awaiting his attention) is to reorganise the Ducal Army. He has long mulled the matter over in his mind and now is prepared to put his ideas upon parchment - to incarnate his vision and the fruit of his study. He calls for his secretary who returns with ink ,quill and candle . Soon he is scribbling furiously..