The Rebel Countess

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By Jason Porath

Dublin, 1916. Several British officers were enjoying lunch without a care in the world. Suddenly, their meal was given a extra bit of local garnish: shards of glass falling into their plates from windows shattered by gunfire. Ducking for cover, the officers pulled out revolvers and began shooting in the direction of their opponents -- only for the British gunfire to be returned expertly by a woman who would come to bedevil their every moment.

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