It wasn’t the first time Boone had been on a long voyage. He had prepared himself mentally to withstand the monotony of a six-month long journey from Southampton to Bombay.
The most important dignitaries and functionaries in Bombay were having dinner at Governor Boone’s mansion.
The lashing rain had again made matters difficult for Koli. He told the rower to be careful for the third time and was met with a scowl.
‘I hope they have something better in Bombay. The swill they serve is…’ Edward grimaced, smelling the madsaar in the glass
‘As you can see Guv’nor, we have already completed a quarter of the construction. You can expect things to pick up once spring comes and these bloody rains stop’