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757影视2018福利全集呼吸着包涵植物气息清新的的空气,眺望着古奇山脉一望无际的青翠,紫川秀与三个旗本都有了感慨,却不知如何说起。只能在心地轻呼一声:“又回远东。”从瓦伦要塞以东一路过来,到处可见战火给远东这块美丽的土地造成的满目蚕蚁。战线已经前移了,激烈的交战中,恬静的村庄燃起了熊熊烈火,繁华的都市变成了废墟,青翠的山林变成了死气沉沉的焦土,良田变成了荒漠,白骨遍地。路上到处可见大群大群的难民和乞丐,琅琅跄跄的往西走。中间有人类也有远东的其他种族,大多是妇孺和老人。他们骨瘦如柴,目光呆滞,看到大队的人类的军队经过也不过眼皮搭拉一下,然后蜂拥而上的围着“秀字营”官兵讨吃的,有些时候,甚至只有用马鞭赶军队才能通过。对他们而言,无论是是种族联合军所高唱的“远东独立,建立我们自己的家园!”还是紫川家族所说的:“平息叛乱、恢复和平!”都不关他们事,他们要求的仅是一块一百克的面包,那今天就可以活下去。如果没有,那就死。在斯特林部队经过时候,斯特林也为难民的惨状流泪,努力把他们安置到瓦伦要塞以西地区,那里没受战火蹂躏,总还能挣扎的活下去。但是斯特林军务倥偬,也没有很多时间来处理这事情。最后还是有很大部分难民无家可归流离失所。就是雷洪的野心,给远东带来如此的灾难。罗杰、白川等远东出身的军官面色沉重,他们已经从难民那得知,自己的家乡明斯克等地区已经被夷为平地,家人生死未仆。白川看到难民的惨状更是不住的流泪。最后紫川秀决定,从军粮里面拿出部分来,给难民点救济。这是很愚蠢的做法,并不能根本解决问题,但却没有一个人反对,但是看到难民们捧着食品欢喜的样子,大家都觉得心里好受了点。※※※就在三个星期前,斯特林部队还在古迪撒行省与雷洪叛军发生了激烈的交战,结果是雷洪部队扔下了三万多具尸体败退,还有好大一部分败兵被打散了,纷纷躲在深山老林里面不肯出来。他们大多沦为了占山立寨的盗贼,看到大队紫川家族军队不敢招惹,但是碰到运送补给的车队、邮差队伍,他们就上前打劫。这些山贼多如牛毛,剿不胜剿,又大多躲藏在地势险恶的密林深处,看到大军到来就跑得无影无踪。坐镇哥伦要塞的方劲为此伤透了脑筋,这个时候又没有多余的正规王军,最后想到紫川秀是远东出身,对地形比熟悉,就把“秀字营”派过来。就在进入行省的当天,马上有信使前来报告:一群半兽人刚刚袭击了运输补给的车队,请“秀字营”马上增援。紫川秀当即率部赶去,只来得及看到半兽人的背影消失,一地狼籍的车队残骸。在骑兵们紧追不舍下,半兽人躲进了密林中,秀字营马上把整个树林包围得水泄不通。※※※“联合军的弟兄们,你们已经无路可走了!赶紧出来投降吧,家族王军优待俘虏,不要再躲了!”罗杰一个人站在密林前面,扯着大嗓门喊。“对!就这样,喊大声点!”“跟他们说,出来的我们给饭吃!不出来就格杀无论了!”“还有啊,记得换成半兽人的语言喊!你这样喊他们听不懂的。”在他身后远远的,紫川秀躲在盾牌后面,一边修指甲一边给罗杰加油鼓励。※※※白川和长川在很认真的对话:“听说半兽人的土制投枪很锋利的,一枪能把人扎个对穿。”“对!他们力气那么大——而且听说投枪上面还抹有毒液,见血封吼耶!”“那——让我们开始为罗杰的灵魂祈祷吧!”※※※在他们三人后面,几千秀字营的官兵屏住呼吸远远的看着罗杰旗本的勇姿,也在议论纷纷:“你看你看,罗杰长官的脸色越来越白了——白得跟死猪肉似的!”“这么凉快的秋天,他居然背后的汗湿透了衣服——还象冷得发抖似的。”“他喊话的声音好小,好象生怕谁听到似的——声音好象哭啊!”“秀川长官,是不是再派两个弟兄过来跟我站一起,显得更有威势点…这样,我觉得有点势单力薄啊……”罗杰的声音有点发颤。紫川秀回头看看士兵们:“你们有谁愿意上去跟罗杰旗本一起喊话的?”几千个士兵一起坚决的摇头。紫川秀勉励罗杰说:“不要怕,我们虽然站得远,但是我们在精神上和你站一起!”罗杰:“长官,我想站回来一点,大家说话不用那么费力……”紫川秀想都不想:“不用了,我耳朵很好使的。”他转向白川和长川:“你们听得到吗,要不要站上去点?”两人立即表示:他们听得清晰无比。罗杰:“秀川长官,喊了这么久还是没回应,敌人肯定跑了!我站回来算了。”“你走近树林点,再喊大声点。”长川偷偷跟白川说:“那晚吃饭时候,罗杰不知怎么的惹恼了大人,第二天大人就跑去帮他买了二十份人寿保险,受益人都填上了自己名字。”※※※在罗杰喊了将近二十分钟后,树林里面响起了西西秫秫的声音,一群手持标枪大棒的半兽人现身出现,向他们很快的冲过来,嘴里喊话:“哇古里哇古里!(杀啊)”罗杰连滚带爬的跑回紫川秀身边:“大人,他们来了!”紫川秀大喊:“冲啊!——罗杰你打前锋!”一脚把罗杰踢到了最前面。双方很快接近,紫川秀喊话:“投降不杀!你们还不投降,我们有几千人呢!”后面传来了大片的喧嚣和叫喊声:“跑啊!”“没命了!”——轰轰烈烈惊天动地——然后越来越小,越来越远。秀字营的八千士兵一溜烟跑得没影了,只有地平线上还残留一线淡淡的背影和大片扬起的灰尘,风吹过,还隐隐传来声音:“逃啊!快跑啊!”现场只留下了紫川秀和三个部下,几十个杀气腾腾的半兽人把他们团团围住。双方都被那场景惊呆了,好一阵子半兽人里面才有人出声,而且用的是人类语言:“你们要我们投降?”“不不不,”紫川秀赶紧把马刀放下:“我是问,你们接不接受投降啊?”“可是刚才你们喊话的时候不是说什么‘格杀无论’吗?”“是他喊的!”紫川秀、白川、长川三人一齐指着罗杰:“不关我们事!”“呵呵呵,光明秀,这么久不见,你还是那么坏。”一个个子魁梧的半兽人越众而出,黝黑的脸上满是笑容。紫川秀惊喜的喊了一声:“老德伦!”话没说完,已经被这个半兽人一把抱在怀里。紫川秀在担任小旗武士时候,曾驻扎在瓦格行省的布卢村。他给村里面人传授医药、农种知识,教授孩子们学习人类语言和知识,与村里的半兽人结下了深厚的友谊,被村里人称为“哇格丹伊姆”(带来光明的人)。德伦是村长,当时他得了重病,是紫川秀帮他找来军医才救回来一条性命的。两人的交情很好。两人亲热的你打我一拳我打你一拳:“你这个老家伙,好做不做学人家跑来造反打仗!”“咳!你不知道!你走后,换了个驻军头目。他和领主都不让人活了,明明遭了灾,他们还是让我们交那么高的税,交不出就打,都已经打残好几个小伙子了,我们没办法才这样的。”紫川秀听得皱眉:“村里人还好吗?”“不怎么好。家里只剩老人和女人、孩子。农活没人干了。男的都出来了,死了很多在外面。象穆迪家的两个孩子都在瓦伦城下死了,山姆家的男人也死了,还有德鲁家的,四个孩子出来,三个都已经死了,还有一个失去了音讯,现在还不知道在哪里,死了还是活着——对了,你看,村里很多人都在这里了。”紫川秀细细分辨下,果然发现了很多熟悉的面孔。他苦笑着跟大家打了个招呼,心头苦闷:当初奉命调离驻扎的布卢村的时候,村人是多么难过,哭着一直送他送出几十里。没想现在却是在战场上再见了。半兽人很友好的回应紫川秀,他们大多当年受过紫川秀恩惠的,有几个辈分小的年青人没见过紫川秀,但也听过他的故事,怯生生的用不熟练的人类语言叫声:“光明秀叔叔。”大家很久不见,都有很多感慨,故旧重逢的一幕本来是很动人的,却被罗杰打断了——“大人,您们叙旧以后,可不可以把我从树上放下来?”罗杰被半兽人士兵吊在树上,抽了十几棍,奄奄一息问。※※※当紫川秀和德伦一行人回到军营时候,“秀字营”那群下流痞子正在写唁文:“我们怀着无比悲痛的心情,沉痛悼念我们最最最敬爱的好上司、忠诚的家族卫士、勇敢的战士、紫川秀副统领大人!在十月八日与叛军激战中,紫川秀大人身先士卒,奋勇杀敌,终于不幸英勇战死!他的遗言就是:“弟兄们把我的家产都分了吧!”我们满怀着对大人的怀念,将接过大人的旗帜,继续坚定的战斗下去!紫川秀大人的精神将永远鼓励我们前进!他将永远活在我们心中……”唁文到这里就断了。因为紫川秀马上就让写文章的家伙“无比悲痛”而且“沉痛”了,然后又把他交给了身上皮肉发疼正一肚子火的罗杰,说:“随你处置了!——给他留口气!”罗杰马上心领神会地提着那个士兵走了。德伦摇头说:“这样的家伙,你还让他活着?按我们佐伊人的规矩,临阵脱逃的家伙都要被吊死的。”半兽人自称佐伊族。紫川秀苦笑:“人头不是菲菜,砍了不会再长过来。何况——我总不能命令部队的一半去吊死另外一半吧?”德伦大笑,宽阔的大嘴裂开:“我还是第一次见到这样子的紫川军啊!要是紫川军队都象你这样的就好了!象你们这样的,要是碰到斯特林,他一个中队就可以把你们几千人全部打垮了!”紫川秀饶有兴趣的问:“你们跟斯特林部队交过手?怎么样?”半兽人们一齐摇头:“太可怕!”脸上现出心有余悸的表情:“他们不是人,是战神转世!”年青的半兽人争先恐后的说着关于斯特林的传闻:斯特林足足有两棵松树那么高!他的眼睛亮得跟灯塔似的,每到晚上就会喷火!他有分身法,能在相隔几千公里的不同地方同时出现;他浑身上下刀枪不入,吼一声能把一个师团的人震死!而且他还会黑暗魔法,每到晚上他就拿出根笛子吹啊吹啊,于是白天战死的紫川家士兵的尸体就会自己爬起来,回到队伍里面去,而且打得更厉害!关于斯特林的故事他们足足说了十几分钟,有个半兽人还当场唱起了个关于斯特林的曲子——但奇怪的是,从这些离奇不经的传说中,紫川秀感觉到了,远东各种族对他们的毁灭者斯特林,居然有一种奇特的“爱”。“你说,”德伦最后总结似的说:“跟这样一个神打,我们怎么可能赢‘他’呢!?”意思是:我们佐伊族人并非不勇敢,但是对手是“神”的话,那打输也不能怪我们了!“是啊,我们怎么可能赢呢?”一群半兽人可怜巴巴地跟着重复。白川忍住笑:“既然这样,为什么你们不干脆跟随斯特林大人算了,还要造反呢?”“嘿,要真是能跟上你们斯特林,那倒是一件美差使!”“嘿嘿,咱们敬谢。老人家说了,俺们佐伊族人哪怕敢正眼看斯特林大人一眼,立杀无赦。”“俺倒是听说斯特林大人是个好样的长官,他不糟蹋我们佐伊人的村子。”紫川秀不理会那群年青人在争论不休,问德伦:“那你们下步打算怎么办呢?还继续造反打仗吗?家族会向远东派来越来越多的军队的。”德伦想了一下说:“咱们不想打了。打不赢斯特林的。”他说:“我们现在只想回家,出来这么久,不知道老婆孩子怎么样了,村子还在不在。”他们告诉紫川秀:这群来自瓦格行省布卢村的半兽人早就想回家了,只是沿途的道路都给紫川家族军队给封锁了,在得亚行省、拉凯斯行省还有云省的大通道附近,云集了大队的紫川王军,数目不下几十万,无论是东西向还是南北向的通路都给他们给截短了。而且每天还源源不断地开来新的增援部队。象他们这样几十人的小部队,离开躲藏的森林走不到十公里一被人发现就会给消灭了。紫川秀拍手道:“这好办!我带你们回去就可以了!”半兽人们一片欢腾,德伦搂住紫川秀使劲的抱啊抱,白川转过脸去,不忍心看紫川秀被抱得喘不过气来脸涨得通红的样子。欢喜过后以后,紫川秀才忽然想起个什么事情:“但是我现在也没空啊,我还要负责扫荡这一带……”德伦一拍胸口:“光明秀,你是俺们佐伊族人的真正好朋友!没说的,俺帮你!天下佐伊族人都是一家!这一带的人俺大多认识,地形也熟!”※※※第二天,秀字营重新开始了清剿盗贼的工作。德伦并没有说谎,附近的半兽人果然都很熟的,而且相互间还带有点不远不近的亲戚关系。德伦首先去找他的表哥德昆,他是布卢村附近一个村子的村长。德昆眼看几千大军过来了,又有自己的表弟保证说投降就可以回家,很爽快的就答应带着他的人投降;德昆又找自己的表弟德布,他也答应了投降;于是他们又一起找他们共同的表哥德林——白川被那一大堆德*和他们间的亲戚关系弄得头昏眼涨——第一天就招募了投降叛军近千人。紫川秀非常温和的对待投降的叛军士兵,来了,什么也不问,先让他吃碗饭。这些叛军士兵自从打败仗后一直提心吊胆的躲深山老林里面,吃树叶草根充饥,现在捧着碗香喷喷的米饭,他们感动得的几乎要流泪了。叛军是真的饿急了,有些地方,有些死硬的叛军坚持不投降的,紫川秀只下令煮上一大锅肉汤,风把香味一传过去,叛军士兵马上从躲藏的地方爬出来喊:“哇西里!”(我投降!)甚至还有大队大队的叛军士兵闻风日夜兼程从其他行省赶过来这里向“光明秀”投降的,一个星期下来,紫川秀的“战绩”连他自己也吓一跳:一共接纳叛军七万余人,将近他自身兵力的十倍。白川对这种情况深为忧虑:数目如此庞大的叛军俘虏,万一要是反抗,一个小时内就能把秀字营连锅端!她决心要尽自己辅佐的义务对那个“小白痴”进行一番劝诫。白川:“大人,我跟你说个笑话吧?”紫川秀惊奇:“哎呀,难得白川你也会说这个啊?笑话内容要刺激点的才好啊呀!”白川不理他,开始说:“一次战斗中啊,一个远东军军士兵喊道:‘队长,我抓到一个魔族俘虏!’队长说:‘好样的!把他带过来。’士兵说:‘不行啊,他正要把我带走呢!’”紫川秀哈哈大笑:“这个笑话有意思!”白川启发他:“大人,你听了这个笑话后,有没有点感想呢?你不觉得,这跟我们现在的处境很相似吗?”紫川秀摸着脑袋很认真的想了好一阵子回答说:“不觉得,没感想。”走了。剩下白川大骂:“白痴!大白痴!超级大白痴!超级超级大白痴!”但是主管后勤的长川担心的却是另外一个问题,他向跟紫川秀报告说:由于吃饭的人太多,粮食只能再坚持一个星期了!紫川秀下命令说:“马上召集大队长以上军官,开始“秀字营”第一次军务会议。”第51章紫川秀致富776年5月7日,远东军校“各位学员,现在开始上课!大家坐好了。”五十多名来自各军团参加军官进修班的新任旗本军官学员临襟正座,聆听16岁的副旗本教官紫川秀的讲课。“今天我给大家讲解兵法:‘其疾如风,其徐如林,侵掠如火,不动如山!’是什么意思呢?很简单,就是说:夹起尾巴逃跑的时候要快得象风一样,看到树林就往里面躲。万一敌人要是放火烧树林呢,那你就‘不动如山’死翘算了。大家明白了吧?好,下句。”“‘兵者,国之大事,死生之地,存亡之道。’意思说呢,打仗这玩意啊,是各位的命根子啊——没仗打了各位就得下岗,下个月薪水领四成——我们的总长大人是仁君,不忍心看着大家失业,所以才经常跟对面流风家的闹着玩的,以后大家可不要误会他的好意了,谁一不小心错手把流风家给灭了,那大家的饭碗都玩完,我跟他没完!”“另外一篇文章的‘内无法家弼士,外无敌国外患,国恒忘。’——大家明白了吧?要想保持国家不亡呢,就是多惹麻烦,找多点‘敌国外患’回来,国就‘恒存’了!”“打不过怎么办?打不过就跟敌人讲道理!——这位学员,你可真是苯了,是不是走后门当的旗本啊?——讲什么道理不可以啊,讲国际公法,讲国际公约,讲全人类友爱,讲我们热爱和平不跟你一般见识——都可以嘛!——但是流风家的听不听你那又是另外回事了。”※※※下面的旗本军官们窃窃私语:“哪来这么个白痴给我们讲课?”“是哥应星大人特批进远东军校当的教官,听说他们有亲戚关系——明知道是白痴你还选他的‘战术理论课’啊?”“还不是冲着他的学分给得高来的:考试的给九十八分,不考试的给八十九分,交白卷不要紧,名字写错扣三分;上课从不点到,每节课只上半截,不留课堂作业——这么好的教官哪找啊!”※※※“教官,请问书上所说的:通形、挂形、支形、隘形、险形、远形六种地形有什么含义?在作战时候又有什么具体要求呢?”“好!这位学员的问题提得好,提得有意义,提得很及时,提得很有水平,提得有见地,提得……”“教官,请回答啊!”“不要急嘛,这么简单的问题教官我怎么会不懂?这个,这个,问题的问题就是这个问题啦,我的意思是,哈,一说你就明白了,很简单的——现在你明白了吧?”“没有!”“哎呀,没想到你理解力那么差劲,没办法了,只好找个苯点的的人给你讲解了——斯特林,快醒醒,别打瞌睡了,帮教官回答下问题啦!”紫川秀赶紧去摇醒斯特林。“秀川老师,我很苯的,这个问题我不懂。”小声说说:“一个星期晚餐,上金台吃!”“斯特林同学,不要着急,慢慢想一下嘛!”紫川秀小声说:“混蛋,你不如改行抢!今晚请你地摊吃炒面!”“老师,我忽然发现自己还是不会耶!”斯特林小声说:“跳楼价优惠:五顿晚餐,金台酒店吃!”“斯特林同学,我知道你一定行的!”紫川秀小声说:“你敲诈啊!三顿炒面,多一顿都没门!”“老师,我忽然有点头晕,想不起东西了……”斯特林毫不妥协:“我就是敲诈!——谁叫你上次耍赖!四顿晚餐,还得酒水!”“斯特林同学,你是太紧张了,放松下。”紫川秀小声:“三顿,可以考虑上金台酒楼,酒水自备!”“啊,我要昏倒了,老师!”斯特林白眼一翻,就要躺下。紫川秀慌忙扶住,大力摇晃:“醒醒,醒醒,坚持住!斯特林同学!”小声说:“算你狠!金台就金台!”“啊,老师我想起来了!”刚才还奄奄一息的斯特林瞬间变得神采奕奕,朗声回答:“所谓通形就是敌我都可以自由进出的地形,在这种地形呢,要抢先占领高处和向阳面,保护好补给路线;所谓挂形是指易进难出的地形,在这种地形呢,对突击没有准备的敌人是有利的,但是如果敌人严阵以待就很危险了;对敌我都不利出击的地形叫支形,在这种地形,最好是坚守,不要理会敌人的挑衅……”“恩,说得也勉强可以了,要点基本上都答对了——那位同学,你明白了吧?”紫川秀转向斯特林,声色俱严:“斯特林同学,我对你很失望!答这么简单的问题都要考虑这么久,日后在战场上,你掌握数万家族士兵姓命,生死决于一瞬,难道你也希望敌人给你这么长的时间吗考虑吗?”于是斯特林惭愧地低下了头,对辜负紫川秀老师的期望表示无比的歉意。紫川秀越说越气:“天才是什么?天才就是九十八分的汗水加两分的灵感!你啊,仗着有点小聪明,不思勤学,玩物丧志——那本《PLAYBOY》到底打算什么时候还我?——这样是永远成不了大器的!来,你跟我来教导处好好反省下!其他同学,自由自习!”※※※两人出了教室。“我说阿秀,你也太狠了吧?一节课只上了十分钟就逃了。还有啊,这个逃课理由好象上次已经用过了吧?我都不知道跟你进多少次教导处去反省了。”“哪里啊,你记错了!上次是说你痔疮发作了,我得送你去卫生室——这课再上下去我不得破产啊!——帝林哪里去了,今天他没来上课啊?”“他收保护费去了。”※※※在死巷子里,几个远东军校的低年级学员缩成一堆,畏惧的看着容貌秀美的帝林微笑地逼近:“各位,下午好啊!喝过午茶没有?”一个壮着胆子说:“帝老大,我们上个星期已经交过钱了……”话没说完,帝林的大头军靴已经一脚揣到了他脸上。帝林递过去张餐巾纸给他擦鼻血,和蔼悦色的说:“上个星期拉过屎了你这个星期要不要再拉啊?上次收钱是为了悼念雅里梅殿下忌辰一百二十五周年,这次是为了庆贺伟大的紫川云大人诞辰两百五十三周年,性质根本不同麻!——你身为家族士官生,难道就不为这个伟大的日子感到无比欢欣吗?各位难道就一点爱国激情都没有吗?这样的话,就让我太失望了……”帝林把拳头捏得“咯咯”作响——充分地表达了帝林旗本是多么的“爱国”,而他对几个“不爱国人士”又是多么的“失望”。这个时候斯特林与紫川秀出现在巷子拐角。几个军校生如见救星赶紧大叫:“救命啊,秀川教官!帝林要收保护费!”“帝林同学,你又在欺负新同学了!看来我非得对你动真格的的!”紫川秀义愤填膺:“各位同学,不要怕,如果帝林再敢欺负你们的话,去教务处告诉我,我剥他的皮!记得啊,一定要报告啊!”——一边说紫川秀一边拉着斯特林走了,走得还很快!帝林看着几个失望的士官生,“嘿嘿”作笑:“告诉你们个秘密:我的皮给阿秀老师剥过不下一百次了!——好了,废话少说,现在是拿实际行动表现你们爱国热情的时候了!我是最痛恨那些不爱国的人!”※※※在校园后面的桃林里面,帝林找到紫川秀与斯特林,给他们一人一根冰淇凌。紫川秀不满的说:“就这些?”帝林:“没办法,经济不景气,做流氓也不行。保护费收不上来。”斯特林一边吃得飞快,一边含糊不清说:“我觉得你们这样不是很好啊,欺负学弟是不对的……”帝林横他一眼:“觉得不好你可以不吃啊——每次吃得最快不就是你!”斯特林马上闭嘴,飞快的把剩下的吃完。※※※金台餐馆是远东军校附近最高档的(也是最宰人的餐馆)。斯特林与帝林大模大样地抢先踱进去,吩咐说:“今天我们要铁公鸡拔毛!尽管上好菜!”紫川秀愁眉苦恼跟在后面,一张脸上清清楚楚写着“苦大仇深”四个字,整个一副被压迫了三千年民族的嘴脸。三人吃饱喝足。帝林摸着肚皮满意的笑:“好久没这么爽了!——我觉得吃阿秀的饭特别有成就感觉,吃得特别香!”紫川秀把手插进口袋里面又伸出来,脸上露出难以形容的表情,问帝林:“请问流氓帝林,吃霸王饭通常有几种方法?”帝林想了一下回答说:“方法一:蟑螂苍蝇法;方法二:脚上抹油法;方法三:食物中毒法;方法四:凶神恶煞法——不过你问这个干什么,该不会你要跟我说没带钱包吧?”“谁说没带,但口袋里除了钱包以外还有样东西……”紫川秀把裤子口袋翻出来,露出个很大的洞——大小刚刚好可以掉出个钱包。斯特林惊奇:“上次付钱时候,你的钱包不是已经掉过了吗!你的钱包还真是掉之不绝啊—而且每次都掉得恰是时候!”紫川秀分辨说:“这怎么一样呢?上次是假装的,这次可是真的掉了!”三人对视一眼,异口同声:“方法四!”帝林长身而去,一把把盘糖醋鱼打翻在地,再狠狠地把酒瓶一摔:“这是给人吃的还是给猪吃的!老子还没吃过这么难吃的菜!把厨师给我叫出来!”紫川秀在一旁捂着肚子叫痛:“啊,我事物中毒发作了!”斯特林若无其事地闪开,免得给碎玻璃砸到。跑堂的伙计赶紧上来,一副明白什么回事的样子:“明白了明白了!几位大爷,稍安勿燥,有不满意的地方,厨师马上就来给各位道歉。”就在这一刻,紫川三杰命运中最大的转折产生了。※※※779年9月16日,帝林府宅。监察长帝林微笑着说:“我还记得林秀佳穿着厨师围裙出来的时候,你都看得呆了,口水流得比吃糖醋鱼时候还多。”紫川秀抗议:“当时口水流得最多的绝对不是我!你不也是,刚刚才摔了人家碟子,马上就装出副温柔的样子:“小姐,这味菜是你煮的吗?味道真是不同凡响啊!好得没话说!小姐,我想一辈子都吃你煮的菜,你愿意吗?”——刚见面就这样,你还真是把肉麻当有趣啊!”帝林大笑:“你懂什么!女孩子就是第47章临别776年5月7日,远东军校“各位学员,现在开始上课!大家坐好了。”五十多名来自各军团参加军官进修班的新任旗本军官学员临襟正座,聆听16岁的副旗本教官紫川秀的讲课。“今天我给大家讲解兵法:‘其疾如风,其徐如林,侵掠如火,不动如山!’是什么意思呢?很简单,就是说:夹起尾巴逃跑的时候要快得象风一样,看到树林就往里面躲。万一敌人要是放火烧树林呢,那你就‘不动如山’死翘算了。大家明白了吧?好,下句。”“‘兵者,国之大事,死生之地,存亡之道。’意思说呢,打仗这玩意啊,是各位的命根子啊——没仗打了各位就得下岗,下个月薪水领四成——我们的总长大人是仁君,不忍心看着大家失业,所以才经常跟对面流风家的闹着玩的,以后大家可不要误会他的好意了,谁一不小心错手把流风家给灭了,那大家的饭碗都玩完,我跟他没完!”“另外一篇文章的‘内无法家弼士,外无敌国外患,国恒忘。’——大家明白了吧?要想保持国家不亡呢,就是多惹麻烦,找多点‘敌国外患’回来,国就‘恒存’了!”“打不过怎么办?打不过就跟敌人讲道理!——这位学员,你可真是苯了,是不是走后门当的旗本啊?——讲什么道理不可以啊,讲国际公法,讲国际公约,讲全人类友爱,讲我们热爱和平不跟你一般见识——都可以嘛!——但是流风家的听不听你那又是另外回事了。”※※※下面的旗本军官们窃窃私语:“哪来这么个白痴给我们讲课?”“是哥应星大人特批进远东军校当的教官,听说他们有亲戚关系——明知道是白痴你还选他的‘战术理论课’啊?”“还不是冲着他的学分给得高来的:考试的给九十八分,不考试的给八十九分,交白卷不要紧,名字写错扣三分;上课从不点到,每节课只上半截,不留课堂作业——这么好的教官哪找啊!”※※※“教官,请问书上所说的:通形、挂形、支形、隘形、险形、远形六种地形有什么含义?在作战时候又有什么具体要求呢?”“好!这位学员的问题提得好,提得有意义,提得很及时,提得很有水平,提得有见地,提得……”“教官,请回答啊!”“不要急嘛,这么简单的问题教官我怎么会不懂?这个,这个,问题的问题就是这个问题啦,我的意思是,哈,一说你就明白了,很简单的——现在你明白了吧?”“没有!”“哎呀,没想到你理解力那么差劲,没办法了,只好找个苯点的的人给你讲解了——斯特林,快醒醒,别打瞌睡了,帮教官回答下问题啦!”紫川秀赶紧去摇醒斯特林。“秀川老师,我很苯的,这个问题我不懂。”小声说说:“一个星期晚餐,上金台吃!”“斯特林同学,不要着急,慢慢想一下嘛!”紫川秀小声说:“混蛋,你不如改行抢!今晚请你地摊吃炒面!”“老师,我忽然发现自己还是不会耶!”斯特林小声说:“跳楼价优惠:五顿晚餐,金台酒店吃!”“斯特林同学,我知道你一定行的!”紫川秀小声说:“你敲诈啊!三顿炒面,多一顿都没门!”“老师,我忽然有点头晕,想不起东西了……”斯特林毫不妥协:“我就是敲诈!——谁叫你上次耍赖!四顿晚餐,还得酒水!”“斯特林同学,你是太紧张了,放松下。”紫川秀小声:“三顿,可以考虑上金台酒楼,酒水自备!”“啊,我要昏倒了,老师!”斯特林白眼一翻,就要躺下。紫川秀慌忙扶住,大力摇晃:“醒醒,醒醒,坚持住!斯特林同学!”小声说:“算你狠!金台就金台!”“啊,老师我想起来了!”刚才还奄奄一息的斯特林瞬间变得神采奕奕,朗声回答:“所谓通形就是敌我都可以自由进出的地形,在这种地形呢,要抢先占领高处和向阳面,保护好补给路线;所谓挂形是指易进难出的地形,在这种地形呢,对突击没有准备的敌人是有利的,但是如果敌人严阵以待就很危险了;对敌我都不利出击的地形叫支形,在这种地形,最好是坚守,不要理会敌人的挑衅……”“恩,说得也勉强可以了,要点基本上都答对了——那位同学,你明白了吧?”紫川秀转向斯特林,声色俱严:“斯特林同学,我对你很失望!答这么简单的问题都要考虑这么久,日后在战场上,你掌握数万家族士兵姓命,生死决于一瞬,难道你也希望敌人给你这么长的时间吗考虑吗?”于是斯特林惭愧地低下了头,对辜负紫川秀老师的期望表示无比的歉意。紫川秀越说越气:“天才是什么?天才就是九十八分的汗水加两分的灵感!你啊,仗着有点小聪明,不思勤学,玩物丧志——那本《PLAYBOY》到底打算什么时候还我?——这样是永远成不了大器的!来,你跟我来教导处好好反省下!其他同学,自由自习!”※※※两人出了教室。“我说阿秀,你也太狠了吧?一节课只上了十分钟就逃了。还有啊,这个逃课理由好象上次已经用过了吧?我都不知道跟你进多少次教导处去反省了。”“哪里啊,你记错了!上次是说你痔疮发作了,我得送你去卫生室——这课再上下去我不得破产啊!——帝林哪里去了,今天他没来上课啊?”“他收保护费去了。”※※※在死巷子里,几个远东军校的低年级学员缩成一堆,畏惧的看着容貌秀美的帝林微笑地逼近:“各位,下午好啊!喝过午茶没有?”一个壮着胆子说:“帝老大,我们上个星期已经交过钱了……”话没说完,帝林的大头军靴已经一脚揣到了他脸上。帝林递过去张餐巾纸给他擦鼻血,和蔼悦色的说:“上个星期拉过屎了你这个星期要不要再拉啊?上次收钱是为了悼念雅里梅殿下忌辰一百二十五周年,这次是为了庆贺伟大的紫川云大人诞辰两百五十三周年,性质根本不同麻!——你身为家族士官生,难道就不为这个伟大的日子感到无比欢欣吗?各位难道就一点爱国激情都没有吗?这样的话,就让我太失望了……”帝林把拳头捏得“咯咯”作响——充分地表达了帝林旗本是多么的“爱国”,而他对几个“不爱国人士”又是多么的“失望”。这个时候斯特林与紫川秀出现在巷子拐角。几个军校生如见救星赶紧大叫:“救命啊,秀川教官!帝林要收保护费!”“帝林同学,你又在欺负新同学了!看来我非得对你动真格的的!”紫川秀义愤填膺:“各位同学,不要怕,如果帝林再敢欺负你们的话,去教务处告诉我,我剥他的皮!记得啊,一定要报告啊!”——一边说紫川秀一边拉着斯特林走了,走得还很快!帝林看着几个失望的士官生,“嘿嘿”作笑:“告诉你们个秘密:我的皮给阿秀老师剥过不下一百次了!——好了,废话少说,现在是拿实际行动表现你们爱国热情的时候了!我是最痛恨那些不爱国的人!”※※※在校园后面的桃林里面,帝林找到紫川秀与斯特林,给他们一人一根冰淇凌。紫川秀不满的说:“就这些?”帝林:“没办法,经济不景气,做流氓也不行。保护费收不上来。”斯特林一边吃得飞快,一边含糊不清说:“我觉得你们这样不是很好啊,欺负学弟是不对的……”帝林横他一眼:“觉得不好你可以不吃啊——每次吃得最快不就是你!”斯特林马上闭嘴,飞快的把剩下的吃完。※※※金台餐馆是远东军校附近最高档的(也是最宰人的餐馆)。斯特林与帝林大模大样地抢先踱进去,吩咐说:“今天我们要铁公鸡拔毛!尽管上好菜!”紫川秀愁眉苦恼跟在后面,一张脸上清清楚楚写着“苦大仇深”四个字,整个一副被压迫了三千年民族的嘴脸。三人吃饱喝足。帝林摸着肚皮满意的笑:“好久没这么爽了!——我觉得吃阿秀的饭特别有成就感觉,吃得特别香!”紫川秀把手插进口袋里面又伸出来,脸上露出难以形容的表情,问帝林:“请问流氓帝林,吃霸王饭通常有几种方法?”帝林想了一下回答说:“方法一:蟑螂苍蝇法;方法二:脚上抹油法;方法三:食物中毒法;方法四:凶神恶煞法——不过你问这个干什么,该不会你要跟我说没带钱包吧?”“谁说没带,但口袋里除了钱包以外还有样东西……”紫川秀把裤子口袋翻出来,露出个很大的洞——大小刚刚好可以掉出个钱包。斯特林惊奇:“上次付钱时候,你的钱包不是已经掉过了吗!你的钱包还真是掉之不绝啊—而且每次都掉得恰是时候!”紫川秀分辨说:“这怎么一样呢?上次是假装的,这次可是真的掉了!”三人对视一眼,异口同声:“方法四!”帝林长身而去,一把把盘糖醋鱼打翻在地,再狠狠地把酒瓶一摔:“这是给人吃的还是给猪吃的!老子还没吃过这么难吃的菜!把厨师给我叫出来!”紫川秀在一旁捂着肚子叫痛:“啊,我事物中毒发作了!”斯特林若无其事地闪开,免得给碎玻璃砸到。跑堂的伙计赶紧上来,一副明白什么回事的样子:“明白了明白了!几位大爷,稍安勿燥,有不满意的地方,厨师马上就来给各位道歉。”就在这一刻,紫川三杰命运中最大的转折产生了。※※※779年9月16日,帝林府宅。监察长帝林微笑着说:“我还记得林秀佳穿着厨师围裙出来的时候,你都看得呆了,口水流得比吃糖醋鱼时候还多。”紫川秀抗议:“当时口水流得最多的绝对不是我!你不也是,刚刚才摔了人家碟子,马上就装出副温柔的样子:“小姐,这味菜是你煮的吗?味道真是不同凡响啊!好得没话说!小姐,我想一辈子都吃你煮的菜,你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十月五日,斯特林率领中央军离开了云省,进入了德亚行省。德亚行省和伊里亚行省都是以人类居民为主体,当席卷全远东的大叛乱爆发时候,行省总督古蓝颇有名将风度,处险不乱,招募当地居民组织了近十万人的行省守备队,与领近的伊里亚行省的守备部队互为呼应,兵力虽不足以平叛,守备行省却是足够的了。终于使这两个行省成为远东唯一没有遭受战火蹂躏的地区,人们生计得以维持。自云省的山泽泥沼中跋涉出来,斯特林终于可以喘了口气。回到了烟火人间花花世界,看不到两军相交白刃格斗性命相博的惨烈场面,眼见乡村里村姑笑语,牧童逐羊,繁华都市车水马龙,酒红灯绿,沿途商家吆喝叫卖……种种世情俗态,入眼都觉得陌生新奇,满脑的刀枪剑戟的影子才渐渐散去。他是以统领身份指挥军队的一品大员,所经过之处,家族各地守备官员无不远接近送、极力奉承,万民空巷烟火爆竹香花美酒,前来瞻仰王师军队威武队列,眼见的尽是大小官员阿谀笑容。而且每到一地,当地贵族、士绅、官员纷纷前来宴请这个“中央军统领大人、战功卓著的家族第一名将且深受总长宠信的、前途无量的重量级人物”,个个热情似火,口吻亲热得仿佛跟斯特林一出世就是光屁股的好友,口口声声:“大人务必赏光,给个面子!”斯特林又是个好脾气的,谁也不想得罪,结果是往往给人半请半绑票似的架走。但是,他在前线习惯了清汤淡水,一下子每顿都是山珍海味、杯觥交错的,肠胃实在难以承受,不到三天就开始上吐下泻——不单是他,中央军从副司令长官、参谋长官直到下面的师团长们都一个接一个的在宴席上倒了下来。这群帝都出身的军官这才晓得远东贵族生活的奢华得厉害。直到德亚行省的首府德亚市,斯特林的病情稍有起色,一张帖子就催命鬼似的发了过来:“德亚行省总督古蓝、省长柳子风、伊里亚行省总督伊林宁、省长罗林双及行省官员、贵族为钦命平乱大使、中央军统领斯特林大人及靡下众位将领接风洗尘!”斯特林实在不耐烦见那群龌龊官员,问参谋长唐平:“能不能不去?”唐平摇头:“大人,他们职位虽然说只是红衣旗本,但现在我们的粮草供应还是要靠德亚和伊里亚行省两个省区,而且就说古氏家族本就是远东的名门望族,远东二十三个行省的总督和省长中他们家的人就占了九个,还有那个古蓝和罗林双都是元老会成员,过去的哥应星统领大人在世时候听说也得对他们客客气气的——这个面子不能不给。”斯特林苦笑着说:“知道了,这又是个不能得罪的——大家准备下一齐去吧。”※※※当地的官员和贵族确实礼仪周全,在府邸的大门外远远的就列队恭候斯特林一行,斯特林深感不安,还没来得及讲话,好几捆鞭炮同时就霹雳啪啦的轰响起来,一群人就如同苍蝇找到屎似的“轰”的马上围了过来来:一张张笑脸,一句句问候:“大人路途车马辛苦了!”、“大人旗开得胜,名震天下!”“大人为吾等万民操劳辛苦,远东民众同感恩惠!”、“斯特林大人少年高志,将来必定前途无量,鸿程万里!”斯特林忙着一一回应时候,一个着军服的官员上前行礼:“下官古蓝参加大人。”斯特林忙回礼:“古蓝总督阁下辛苦了!”细细打量面前的中年人:肥胖而臃肿的身躯,白白胖胖的脸,保养得很好,隐隐透出抹酒色过度的苍白,红红的酒糟鼻子,双眸无神,眼珠里泛着血丝——第一眼,斯特林就把他归进了酒囊饭桶、纨绔子弟的类别,却在暗暗称奇:传言中古蓝总督在危难关头处经不乱、镇定自若,难道就是这么一个酒色之徒吗?嘿,世上还真有人不可貌相哩!古蓝以主人的身份给斯特林一一介绍宴会的其他参与人员:德亚行省的省长柳子风,一个干巴巴的老头——一见到他斯特林就联想到了军队中储备用的风干肉片——他的年纪比古蓝大上很多,但是不知道为什么他却事事以古蓝为马首是瞻,连问好说几句话他也不时偷偷望古蓝的脸色几次,让斯特林不解:按理说,行省总督与省长是平阶官员,只不过一个管军务一个管民政罢了。※※※伊里亚行省的省长罗林双,一个脸色苍白的青年。斯特林友好的说:“罗阁下,你好!”罗林双迫不及待的炫耀的说:“斯特林大人,或许你还不知道:算起辈分来的话,罗明海大人是我的远房二叔父哩!”斯特林再打量这个浑身上下贵族骄横气息十足的年青人一次,叹气说:“罗明海大人的远房侄子阁下,你好!”※※※这么几个人中唯一让斯特林看得比较顺眼的是伊里亚行省的总督伊林宁。他中年,身材魁梧,气宇轩昂,举止干脆利落,措辞有礼而有分寸,相对于其他官员们表现出的那种奴颜婢膝的嘴脸,斯特林倒是对他观感不错:“这还象个军人的样子,就是嘴边老挂着丝冷笑看起来很阴。”在座的红衣旗本级别的官员除了他们外,还有几个来自沦陷省区的省长和总督,他们自己的辖区已经叛乱糜烂,都是来德亚行省避难的。※※※一阵鞠躬、作揖、行礼、问好、握手、抱肩、拉手、寒暄后,大家终于都入了席。古蓝畅开了嗓子喊:“今日为斯特林大人和中央军诸位大人接风洗尘,请各位尽请随意!”在丰盛的宴席上,斯特林滴酒不沾,表现得不矜不持,随和平易,和贵族们一一述话,轮番给士绅们劝酒,口中侃侃而谈,不离远东的风土人情、气候特点,却绝口不提当前战事,当有人恭维他旗开得胜时候也不过一听一笑,随即转换话题。大家无不为这位当今总长座下的第一名将的风采所倾倒。席间有人提起当前的大叛乱,在座人士无不对叛军的无耻狡诈、背信弃义、残忍无道而扼腕痛恨。从边境省区逃难来的总督鲁海痛恨的说起自己本来拥有七个半兽人师团、三个蛇族师团的将近八万余人的军队的,后来叛乱一起,他们马上就反叛了,令他损失惨重,否则他也有力量与叛军一搏,不至于狼狈逃离了。大家同声安慰他说是:啊是啊,那群贱民叛军就是这样无耻,不讲信义的。坐斯特林右边的伊林宁嘴角露出一丝笑意,斯特林猜想这其中大有文章,轻声问:“怎么?他说的不对?”伊林宁吓了跳忙说:“没有什么,下官多事了。”斯特林含笑,词锋却锐利得如刀:“怎么,伊林宁阁下不肯跟我说?”伊林宁顶受不住,凑近他耳朵边轻轻说:“鲁海逃难来我们这里时候,光是大小老婆就有一个中队,行李中金条钻石足足有几车子。”斯特林皱眉,轻轻说:“他一个守备官员怎么这么有钱?”伊林宁小声说:“他的军队名义是八万,实际上不到三万人——那五万多人的薪水都落他口袋里了!就算那三万士兵也只发他们三分之一的薪水——我要是他部下,不反才怪!”斯特林一惊:“喝兵血、吃空饷?”伊林宁点头,斯特林的脸色沉了下来,两人都不再出声。※※※有个老贵族哭泣着说他想不通为什么他对其他种族的人如此友好,“照顾他们得无微不至”,他们却如此忘恩负义,竟然要造反造反!伊林宁冷笑着跟斯特林说:“确实是无微不至了!在他领地区,半兽人连刷个牙都要交税。”※※※还有几个贵族在议论他们家乡那里的非人类种族凶残异常,见人类就杀。大家一起赞同,都说这群贱民不知好歹,家族对他们如此大恩,居然不思回报,还举逆手犯上,侵犯人类——特别是人类贵族——的神圣权威!该全部杀光了事!还有人说:以前的哥应星统领——他人都死了,本来不应该说他坏话的——可就他不好,对那些贱民心软手软的不够强硬,老是偏袒贱民欺负我们贵族,如果那时侯对他们更狠一点的话,今天说不定就不会有这样的事情了,又恭维斯特林大人对叛军真是杀得好杀得妙,坚决果断,“跟那个胆小怕事的哥应星真的不一样!”说完以后大家都看斯特林的表情,见斯特林脸色淡淡的不置可否,于是大家都知道这个马屁拍在了马腿上,没有人附和笑。拍马屁的人自己干笑两声,就赶紧埋头吃菜不敢抬头了。斯特林轻声问:“这是个什么人?”伊林宁同样轻描淡写回答:“郎格行省的省长唐过。”轻声说:“他平时剥削蛇族敲诈半兽人伸手要钱时候劲头十足,乱子一起,下令全省官员“坚守岗位不得擅离”,自己却脚底抹油溜了;跟着他笑的那个大胡子是加林行省的总督,当初叛乱才起来,叛军势力还不强,眼看明斯克行省首府被包围时候他带着三万多部队近在咫尺不敢去救援,借口说:“我们要保卫加林,绝不离开一步!”——结果明斯克总督林威战死殉国,叛军真的大股大股的扑向加林,这位“绝不离开一步”的好汉半夜里居然丢下城池、部队和百姓半夜里跑了,军队没打就散了,叛军进城去杀了十几万人,尸体摆得满街都……”“不要说了!”斯特林厉声打断了伊林宁的说话,眼看着眼前的这群衣裳华丽,举止优雅、笑容可亲的“家族栋梁”,只觉得一阵说不出的郁闷恶心。席间的喧嚣、欢笑、谈话声突然一下平息了,大家不知道斯特林大人为什么突然生气大发厉声,惊得都不敢出声。无数愤怒的目光一齐投向斯特林身边的伊林宁:你这个混球,居然敢惹斯特林大人生气了!眼见席间一下寂静无声,斯特林觉察了自己的失态,挤出个笑容,夹了口菜慢慢品尝,说:“这鸡有点咸了。”气氛一下又活络起来,大家都表态:坚决拥护支持斯特林大人,一个个说:“不错不错,这鸡确实咸了!”表情认真严肃,仿佛刚领会了斯特林大人的重要指示。有人还做报告似的当场总结个一二三点出来:“关于鸡为什么做得比较咸!”身为主人的古蓝看得清楚:明明是那个伊林宁跟斯特林窃窃私语,不知道怎么的斯特林发火了。他本来今天还有点嫉妒伊林宁可以坐在斯特林身边跟斯特林套近乎的,现在却很幸灾乐祸了:好啊!伊林宁你这个家伙平时阴阳怪气,这会马屁拍错地方了吧?他决心要趁热打铁,凑近前去:“大人,今天的菜味道是重了点——回头我叫人抽那个混蛋厨子去——大人,我们远东有味特色菜,味道是很鲜美的,也不油腻,我们这就给你上来。”斯特林哭笑不得,没想到随意一句话他们却闹成这样。只见两个用人端着一锅白花花的豆腐似的东西上来。伊林宁惊讶道:“是这个!”他望向古蓝冷笑:“你还真是舍得啊!”古蓝矜持说:“没什么,斯特林大人大地方出来的人,见多认广。咱们远东偏僻地方也没什么东西拿得出手的,这也就是我们下面的人对大人的一点心意罢了。”斯特林听得惊奇,问:“这东西,很名贵吗?那我可怎么受得起?”伊林宁和古蓝一齐说:“不名贵。”伊林宁阴恻恻说:“这材料现在倒是很好找的。”古蓝笑容满面:“咱们乡下土包子,拿不出什么好东西,家常便菜而已,就请大人尝下吧。”斯特林看这局面,自己势必要第一个尝,不然大家都不肯动筷子的,微笑着说:“那我可就不客气了。”伸手拿勺子舀了一勺,细细品味,果然是美味,滑嫩而不腻,鲜美可口。同来的中央军军官们也尝了,同声赞好,只是大家都说不出来这是什么材料做的,这般美味。古蓝热情说:“没什么,大人觉得还能入口的话,以后大人在我省区停留期间,下官每天都给大人送一份过去!”斯特林连忙推辞:“不行不行,那太麻烦的。”不过他也好奇,问:“这到底是什么材料做的呢?似豆腐,比豆腐更嫩;似鸡蛋,又比鸡蛋更鲜美——我竟然吃不出来?”“也没什么。这么一锅,也不过是十来个半兽人的脑子罢了,古蓝大人,我说得对不对啊?”伊林宁冷冷说——他已经摸透这个斯特林的性格,深知古蓝眼看就要倒霉了。古蓝笑道:“单是半兽人的脑子还做不出这般美味,我这次还加上了蛇族和精灵怪的脑浆——大人,您就别推辞了,就让我给你天天送吧?要不,我把做法写给你?这东西材料不希奇,我们有好多奴隶又抓了大堆的战俘——关键是做法,要新鲜,要生生的把脑壳敲开还得让他们活着,拿个特制的勺子舀,才能取出新鲜的——大人,您的脸色不对?”斯特林脸色苍白的站起来:“洗手间在哪里?”——唐平等中央军军官早已经飞快地跑到门后大口大口的呕吐起来了。※※※就在这个时候,远处传来轰隆的声音,越来越大声,宴席中大多是军人,已经听出来了:这是大队大队的军队在行进的声音,而且这声音越来越逼近!大家不禁面面相觑,互相询问:怎么回事?谁的部队进城了?我没有啊!我也没有。那是叛军吗?附近没有叛军大队啊?何况城市里面驻扎有三万守备部队还有斯特林将近十万的精锐中央军,哪里有这么不上路的叛军敢来找死啊?古蓝的一个卫队士兵匆忙冲进宴席中,凑近古蓝耳朵边上说了几句话。古蓝立即脸色大变,连话也不及说跟着卫兵出去了。斯特林觉察势头不好,转身吩咐唐平:“拿我的调兵令,把我的直属师团和文河师团叫过来。”唐平立即带上几个军官,快步出去,但不一会他就回来了,向斯特林报告:“大人,总督府被武装士兵包围了,我们出不去!”斯特林一惊,问:“他们是哪里的部队?”“他们不肯说,不过照衣着来看,应该是德亚城的守备部队。”斯特林心头惊骇:德亚城的守备队?那不就是古蓝的部下吗?他想干什么?后悔当初来赴宴时候太过放心,竟然连警卫队都没有带来。现在祸起仓促……他起身四望:“古蓝总督在哪里?”宾客们都一齐寻找,却不见了古蓝的踪影!斯特林心头震撼,脸上却若无其事说:“不要紧,副司令员秦路还留守大营,看到事情不对,一会他就会带人来接应我们的。”听到斯特林这话,宴席间众人都松了口气,安心下来。参谋长唐平却依旧愁眉不展:秦路就算觉察事情不对马上带人过来,也要半个钟头后;但眼前如果古蓝马上发难的话,就凭席间这十个不到的中央军军官绝对撑不到援军到来。斯特林转头回看大厅众人,包括行省省长柳子风在内一个个脸色发白惊惶失措,颤抖个不停,那个刚才还很嚣张的“罗明海大人的远房侄子”罗林双现在竟然怕得把坐都坐不稳了——斯特林嘴角露出一丝轻蔑的笑容,却也明白了,事情跟他们没关系。但还有一个人在若无其事的大口吃菜,喝酒,吃得啧啧有声——伊里亚行省的伊林宁总督斯特林心念一动,凑近去问他:“你一定知道是什么回事吧?”伊林宁停下手恭敬的回答:“大人,您就等着看好戏吧——古蓝的守备队兵变了!”第53章正义。

“776年5月7日,远东军校“各位学员,现在开始上课!大家坐好了。”五十多名来自各军团参加军官进修班的新任旗本军官学员临襟正座,聆听16岁的副旗本教官紫川秀的讲课。“今天我给大家讲解兵法:‘其疾如风,其徐如林,侵掠如火,不动如山!’是什么意思呢?很简单,就是说:夹起尾巴逃跑的时候要快得象风一样,看到树林就往里面躲。万一敌人要是放火烧树林呢,那你就‘不动如山’死翘算了。大家明白了吧?好,下句。”“‘兵者,国之大事,死生之地,存亡之道。’意思说呢,打仗这玩意啊,是各位的命根子啊——没仗打了各位就得下岗,下个月薪水领四成——我们的总长大人是仁君,不忍心看着大家失业,所以才经常跟对面流风家的闹着玩的,以后大家可不要误会他的好意了,谁一不小心错手把流风家给灭了,那大家的饭碗都玩完,我跟他没完!”“另外一篇文章的‘内无法家弼士,外无敌国外患,国恒忘。’——大家明白了吧?要想保持国家不亡呢,就是多惹麻烦,找多点‘敌国外患’回来,国就‘恒存’了!”“打不过怎么办?打不过就跟敌人讲道理!——这位学员,你可真是苯了,是不是走后门当的旗本啊?——讲什么道理不可以啊,讲国际公法,讲国际公约,讲全人类友爱,讲我们热爱和平不跟你一般见识——都可以嘛!——但是流风家的听不听你那又是另外回事了。”※※※下面的旗本军官们窃窃私语:“哪来这么个白痴给我们讲课?”“是哥应星大人特批进远东军校当的教官,听说他们有亲戚关系——明知道是白痴你还选他的‘战术理论课’啊?”“还不是冲着他的学分给得高来的:考试的给九十八分,不考试的给八十九分,交白卷不要紧,名字写错扣三分;上课从不点到,每节课只上半截,不留课堂作业——这么好的教官哪找啊!”※※※“教官,请问书上所说的:通形、挂形、支形、隘形、险形、远形六种地形有什么含义?在作战时候又有什么具体要求呢?”“好!这位学员的问题提得好,提得有意义,提得很及时,提得很有水平,提得有见地,提得……”“教官,请回答啊!”“不要急嘛,这么简单的问题教官我怎么会不懂?这个,这个,问题的问题就是这个问题啦,我的意思是,哈,一说你就明白了,很简单的——现在你明白了吧?”“没有!”“哎呀,没想到你理解力那么差劲,没办法了,只好找个苯点的的人给你讲解了——斯特林,快醒醒,别打瞌睡了,帮教官回答下问题啦!”紫川秀赶紧去摇醒斯特林。“秀川老师,我很苯的,这个问题我不懂。”小声说说:“一个星期晚餐,上金台吃!”“斯特林同学,不要着急,慢慢想一下嘛!”紫川秀小声说:“混蛋,你不如改行抢!今晚请你地摊吃炒面!”“老师,我忽然发现自己还是不会耶!”斯特林小声说:“跳楼价优惠:五顿晚餐,金台酒店吃!”“斯特林同学,我知道你一定行的!”紫川秀小声说:“你敲诈啊!三顿炒面,多一顿都没门!”“老师,我忽然有点头晕,想不起东西了……”斯特林毫不妥协:“我就是敲诈!——谁叫你上次耍赖!四顿晚餐,还得酒水!”“斯特林同学,你是太紧张了,放松下。”紫川秀小声:“三顿,可以考虑上金台酒楼,酒水自备!”“啊,我要昏倒了,老师!”斯特林白眼一翻,就要躺下。紫川秀慌忙扶住,大力摇晃:“醒醒,醒醒,坚持住!斯特林同学!”小声说:“算你狠!金台就金台!”“啊,老师我想起来了!”刚才还奄奄一息的斯特林瞬间变得神采奕奕,朗声回答:“所谓通形就是敌我都可以自由进出的地形,在这种地形呢,要抢先占领高处和向阳面,保护好补给路线;所谓挂形是指易进难出的地形,在这种地形呢,对突击没有准备的敌人是有利的,但是如果敌人严阵以待就很危险了;对敌我都不利出击的地形叫支形,在这种地形,最好是坚守,不要理会敌人的挑衅……”“恩,说得也勉强可以了,要点基本上都答对了——那位同学,你明白了吧?”紫川秀转向斯特林,声色俱严:“斯特林同学,我对你很失望!答这么简单的问题都要考虑这么久,日后在战场上,你掌握数万家族士兵姓命,生死决于一瞬,难道你也希望敌人给你这么长的时间吗考虑吗?”于是斯特林惭愧地低下了头,对辜负紫川秀老师的期望表示无比的歉意。紫川秀越说越气:“天才是什么?天才就是九十八分的汗水加两分的灵感!你啊,仗着有点小聪明,不思勤学,玩物丧志——那本《PLAYBOY》到底打算什么时候还我?——这样是永远成不了大器的!来,你跟我来教导处好好反省下!其他同学,自由自习!”※※※两人出了教室。“我说阿秀,你也太狠了吧?一节课只上了十分钟就逃了。还有啊,这个逃课理由好象上次已经用过了吧?我都不知道跟你进多少次教导处去反省了。”“哪里啊,你记错了!上次是说你痔疮发作了,我得送你去卫生室——这课再上下去我不得破产啊!——帝林哪里去了,今天他没来上课啊?”“他收保护费去了。”※※※在死巷子里,几个远东军校的低年级学员缩成一堆,畏惧的看着容貌秀美的帝林微笑地逼近:“各位,下午好啊!喝过午茶没有?”一个壮着胆子说:“帝老大,我们上个星期已经交过钱了……”话没说完,帝林的大头军靴已经一脚揣到了他脸上。帝林递过去张餐巾纸给他擦鼻血,和蔼悦色的说:“上个星期拉过屎了你这个星期要不要再拉啊?上次收钱是为了悼念雅里梅殿下忌辰一百二十五周年,这次是为了庆贺伟大的紫川云大人诞辰两百五十三周年,性质根本不同麻!——你身为家族士官生,难道就不为这个伟大的日子感到无比欢欣吗?各位难道就一点爱国激情都没有吗?这样的话,就让我太失望了……”帝林把拳头捏得“咯咯”作响——充分地表达了帝林旗本是多么的“爱国”,而他对几个“不爱国人士”又是多么的“失望”。这个时候斯特林与紫川秀出现在巷子拐角。几个军校生如见救星赶紧大叫:“救命啊,秀川教官!帝林要收保护费!”“帝林同学,你又在欺负新同学了!看来我非得对你动真格的的!”紫川秀义愤填膺:“各位同学,不要怕,如果帝林再敢欺负你们的话,去教务处告诉我,我剥他的皮!记得啊,一定要报告啊!”——一边说紫川秀一边拉着斯特林走了,走得还很快!帝林看着几个失望的士官生,“嘿嘿”作笑:“告诉你们个秘密:我的皮给阿秀老师剥过不下一百次了!——好了,废话少说,现在是拿实际行动表现你们爱国热情的时候了!我是最痛恨那些不爱国的人!”※※※在校园后面的桃林里面,帝林找到紫川秀与斯特林,给他们一人一根冰淇凌。紫川秀不满的说:“就这些?”帝林:“没办法,经济不景气,做流氓也不行。保护费收不上来。”斯特林一边吃得飞快,一边含糊不清说:“我觉得你们这样不是很好啊,欺负学弟是不对的……”帝林横他一眼:“觉得不好你可以不吃啊——每次吃得最快不就是你!”斯特林马上闭嘴,飞快的把剩下的吃完。※※※金台餐馆是远东军校附近最高档的(也是最宰人的餐馆)。斯特林与帝林大模大样地抢先踱进去,吩咐说:“今天我们要铁公鸡拔毛!尽管上好菜!”紫川秀愁眉苦恼跟在后面,一张脸上清清楚楚写着“苦大仇深”四个字,整个一副被压迫了三千年民族的嘴脸。三人吃饱喝足。帝林摸着肚皮满意的笑:“好久没这么爽了!——我觉得吃阿秀的饭特别有成就感觉,吃得特别香!”紫川秀把手插进口袋里面又伸出来,脸上露出难以形容的表情,问帝林:“请问流氓帝林,吃霸王饭通常有几种方法?”帝林想了一下回答说:“方法一:蟑螂苍蝇法;方法二:脚上抹油法;方法三:食物中毒法;方法四:凶神恶煞法——不过你问这个干什么,该不会你要跟我说没带钱包吧?”“谁说没带,但口袋里除了钱包以外还有样东西……”紫川秀把裤子口袋翻出来,露出个很大的洞——大小刚刚好可以掉出个钱包。斯特林惊奇:“上次付钱时候,你的钱包不是已经掉过了吗!你的钱包还真是掉之不绝啊—而且每次都掉得恰是时候!”紫川秀分辨说:“这怎么一样呢?上次是假装的,这次可是真的掉了!”三人对视一眼,异口同声:“方法四!”帝林长身而去,一把把盘糖醋鱼打翻在地,再狠狠地把酒瓶一摔:“这是给人吃的还是给猪吃的!老子还没吃过这么难吃的菜!把厨师给我叫出来!”紫川秀在一旁捂着肚子叫痛:“啊,我事物中毒发作了!”斯特林若无其事地闪开,免得给碎玻璃砸到。跑堂的伙计赶紧上来,一副明白什么回事的样子:“明白了明白了!几位大爷,稍安勿燥,有不满意的地方,厨师马上就来给各位道歉。”就在这一刻,紫川三杰命运中最大的转折产生了。※※※779年9月16日,帝林府宅。监察长帝林微笑着说:“我还记得林秀佳穿着厨师围裙出来的时候,你都看得呆了,口水流得比吃糖醋鱼时候还多。”紫川秀抗议:“当时口水流得最多的绝对不是我!你不也是,刚刚才摔了人家碟子,马上就装出副温柔的样子:“小姐,这味菜是你煮的吗?味道真是不同凡响啊!好得没话说!小姐,我想一辈子都吃你煮的菜,你愿意吗?”——刚见面就这样,你还真是把肉麻当有趣啊!”帝林大笑:“你懂什么!女孩子就是第47章临别斯特林冷冷看着伊林宁得意的笑容,说:“你跟我来。”转身首先向饭厅外的走廊走去。伊林宁一愣,连忙起身跟上。走廊里静悄悄的没有人。斯特林站定了:“你煽动的兵变?”他头也不回的问跟在背后的伊林宁。伊林宁大惊,连忙辩解:“大人,这可跟下官没关系啊!下官怎么也算是家族官员,怎么可能干这种大逆不道的事情啊?何况,士兵都是古蓝的部下,我怎么指挥得动啊?何况……”斯特林仿佛根本没听见伊林宁的辩解,转过身来笑吟吟问:“你策划的兵变?为什么要干这种事情?”。“大人!下官只是碰巧知道古蓝的部队不稳,随便乱猜的,当不了准的……”“碰巧?”斯特林微笑:“你“碰巧”就坐我边上,别人说话时候又“碰巧”笑了让我“恰好”看见,又“不小心”说了很多事情给我听——真那么“碰巧”啊,他们的事情你都知道得一清二楚——更“碰巧”的是,古蓝的部队要闹兵变,他自己都不知道,你却未仆先知了!”斯特林微笑着:“总督阁下,我的朋友帝林跟我说过句话,我一直都记得很清楚的:一次是偶然,两次是巧合,第三次就是——”他凑近伊林宁的耳朵边轻声说:“恶意事件了!”“现在,策划恶意事件的伊林宁总督阁下,你到底有什么打算,现在可以说出来了。”伊林宁脸色苍白:“大人,下官真的没有什么恶意的,下官只是想……”“你只是想:第一:远东本来有三个副统领编制的,雷洪叛变了,就有了一个空缺;第二:副统领历来是从红衣旗本提拔的,远东二十三个行省当中,惟有你镇守的伊里亚行省和古蓝镇守的德亚行省没有沦陷,功劳最大,你们两个是最有资格竞选副统领职位的;第三:如果古蓝部下搞兵变,就算平息下去也必然惹得我很不高兴,他也失去了和你竞争的资格,那远东副统领的位子这个肥缺就稳当当落你手中了——你想的是不是这个呢?伊林宁总督阁下?”斯特林脸上还是挂着温和的微笑,说出的话却句句诛心刁钻。伊林宁给他轰得方寸大乱,这才知道,这个总是挂着和善笑容的、仿佛一心只知道打仗、对政治很迷糊的年轻统领竟然有这般洞察入微的判断力。“君子可欺之以方”这句话对他根本不适用。伊林宁一直以精明强干自诩,可是在斯特林面前一站,感觉就象个赤裸裸婴儿一样不到一秒钟就给对方看透看穿,可笑自己还沾沾自喜,以为已经将这个“初出茅庐的毛头小子”掌握在了鼓掌之中。在这样一个对手面前,唯一也就是最好的办法就是说老实话。“大人,下官承认,确实有过你说这样的想法,妄想升任远东副统领。”斯特林的口气和缓下来:“水往下流,人往上爬,你已经是红衣旗本了,想百尺竿头再上一层那也是人之常情,你为家族孤军坚守死地,保护了几百万人的安全,是有很大功劳的!但你不应该采用这种手段,诬陷同僚,甚至要煽动部队兵变……”“大人,”伊林宁打断了他的说话:“您认为我刚刚所说的是污蔑?”斯特林不出声的看着他。“大人,我承认,我的动机确实龌龊,想升官发财,想故意表现让您注意我记得我,想要您在统领处会议上提上那么一两句:“我看伊林宁那人不错,值得做个副统领!”——我承认,比起过世的远东统领哥应星,他清廉刚正一文不取,我不如;比起在明斯克坚守城池殉国的林威总督,我也不如。我承认,我也吃点空饷,大概虚报十五个士兵的名额,不然红衣旗本的薪水实在也太少,不够应酬开支;我也贪生怕死,打仗时候老躲在士兵后面喊:“弟兄们,向前冲啊!”这些,我都承认!”“但是,”伊林宁露出咬牙切齿痛恨的神情:“比起屋子里面那群人渣,老子就是拉泡屎也比他们干净一百倍!”“大人,你不信?您问我要证据?简单,这群混蛋自己坐那里本身就是证据!就是他们丢弃民众、丢弃军队、丢弃领地逃跑的证据!林威总督死了,讨伐军司令李奇红衣旗本死了,三十万远东军士兵死了,上百万无辜的百姓死了,可他们为什么还能活着在这里逍遥快活?他们可是造成这一切的罪魁祸首们啊!”“他们平时横征暴敛,半兽人已经穷得连裤子都穿不上了,拿着个树皮遮羞——就这样了还是要征税!交不出的就打得嗷嗷直叫,狼哭鬼嚎的!他们简直是——畜生!——对,就是畜生!刚才您已经看到了,活吃人脑对这群人渣来说算不了什么新鲜事情,有些事情光是听着都觉得让人毛骨悚然了,我就不说了,免得脏了我的嘴,也吓着大人您了!”“好了,他们惹得民愤处处,狼烟四起了,惹得每一个半兽人都对我们人类恨得咬牙切齿时候,眼看势头不对了,就赶紧跑——坐着轻便马车,带着卫队、带着百万身家、带着大小老婆跑——剩下了根本没有抵抗能力的老百姓,给叛军杀了泄愤!他们做了孽,却让普通的百姓和士兵承担!远东有几个省区,本来是最繁华的人烟密集区域,现在大人您去看,除了死人骷髅外连个屁人也找不到!”斯特林安静的听着伊林宁激动的演说,心里却旋起了一阵又一阵波浪。结合一路过来的见闻,他知道伊林宁所说的是真话。其实就看着伊林宁激愤得通红的脸也知道:这个人现在说的不可能是假话。他平静的说:“还是有不错的官员的。除了林威总督以外,古蓝总督不也是坚守了岗位没有逃离吗?”“哈,哈”伊林宁夸张的笑笑:“古蓝?!他比上面那几位还要无耻!如果他真那么“忠于职守”,他的部下吃饱了撑着闹兵变啊?”伊林宁接着告诉斯特林:远东叛乱一起,古蓝就慌了手脚,下了个荒谬到绝顶的命令:把德亚行省内全部非人类种族全部杀掉,理由是怕他们成为叛军的内应。守备队中的一个平时很有人望的师团长带领大家抵制不肯执行这个命令,告诉古蓝:如果真这样做了,只怕外面叛军还没有打进来,里面的就先起义了!斯特林露出笑意:“说得好。这个师团长叫什么名字?”伊林宁回答:“他叫加西亚,任职是旗本。”继续说下去:“接着就传来王师在赤水滩大败的噩耗了,古蓝吓得手脚都软了,连夜收拾家产准备逃往瓦伦要塞。那个师团长,加西亚知道如果让总督古蓝真的跑了,那整个行省上下就军心涣散,不战自溃了。他当机立断,带人连夜把古蓝抓了回来,软禁他在自己的总督府里,不让他与外人接触。自己以总督代理人的身份,发布命令,征集民军,号召全省上下团结一心。又把古蓝的家产都拿了出来做军费,好不容易组建了支将近十万人左右的军队,将来犯的叛军击退,甚至在危急关头还过来救援过我伊里亚行省。”斯特林赞叹说:“有胆有识!这个人在哪,今晚他有没有来?你介绍我认识下。”伊林宁摇头:“大人,他已经死了。”斯特林惊讶:“与叛军战死了?”“不,给古蓝秘密杀了。”伊林宁感叹道:“危机一过,古蓝又摆起了总督老爷的架势,把加西亚召进了总督府,说要给他发勋章晋升。陈隐满心欢喜的带着几个有功的军官过来受勋,却让古蓝埋伏下的卫队给全部抓了杀了——古蓝要报仇泄愤,也害怕加西亚将他的丑事报告你。至于孤军坚守、力挽狂澜的事迹,不好意思,就全部变成了古蓝总督大人的功劳了。”“这个事情很秘密的,外面还不知道。现在外面的守备队是加特的部下,来找古蓝要他们的旧长官的——我倒是看看古蓝怎么跟他们交代!?”斯特林沉默了好久,问到一个最关键的问题:“你是怎么知道的?”“大人,古蓝动手杀加西亚前,问过我想我派些人过来帮他——他不敢用自己的守备队。我没答应。守备队兵变前,也联络过我的部队,想两个行省的驻军一起干,声势更大点。大概我平日待部下还不算很坏,我的部下也没有答应,还告诉了我。”“你明知道古蓝的部队要兵变而没有通知他?”“大人,我不是古蓝的爹,他也不是我儿子,我干嘛要通知他啊?大人,您不用担心,这次的兵变完全是冲着古蓝一个人来的,只要您亮出身份,那群大兵是绝对不敢得罪您的,您可以放心的回大营去,没有人敢拦您路的。”斯特林深深的凝视着伊林宁,问出最后一个问题:“你为什么要跟我说那么多?你不也和他们一样,是远东的总督吗?”面对着斯特林的眼神锐利得有如实质,伊林宁毫不回避,坦荡的回答:“大人,除了总督以外,我还有人的良心。”※※※大门开了,兵变士兵们看见一行人走出来,领头一人个子中等,神态微有疲惫,顾盼间自有种不怒而威的气质,让人不敢正视,最显眼的是他肩膀上一颗闪亮的金鹰徽章——在整个远东,只有三个人有资格佩带这个标志,而现在在得亚行省区域,只有一个人。士兵们自动的齐刷刷的敬礼:“斯特林大人,向您致敬!”斯特林还礼:“辛苦了,各位。”一个领头的军官站出来说:“大人要去哪里呢?”斯特林平静的说:“我想,我没有义务要向阁下解释吧?”军官一时语塞。他想了下说:“大人,我们无意与您为敌。我们只是想要古蓝交出我们的长官加西亚。对您以及您部下的无礼,我们表示歉意。”他回过头挥手:“给斯特林大人让路!”后面的士兵齐刷刷的让开了一条道路,那军官躬身做个“请”的动作。跟在斯特林后面中央军军官一齐松口气:没事了,总算可以走了。但斯特林却停住了脚步:“我想知道,各位在这里干什么呢?”(一群中央军军官急得在后面直跺脚:什么时候了,不走还这么罗嗦!)那军官微微提高了声量:“大人,这与您无关吧?您还是赶紧离开吧,趁我们现在还能约束部下……”斯特林截断了他的说话:“我是统领处成员,也是最高军事委员会委员,可以说,家族境内发生的事情我都有权力过问——莫非德亚行省已经不再是紫川家族的领地了吗?莫非各位已经不再是家族军人了?”军官皱起了眉头,后面的士兵们也起了不安的骚动:他们只是不满古蓝的行径,但是并没有想造反的念头。军官无奈的说:“大人,下官已经向您报告过了:我们在等古蓝交出我们的长官加西亚旗本——您还是快走吧,大人,这是因为我们对您非常敬重,不想有人冒犯了大人您的千金之躯……”斯特林再次截断他的话头:“谢谢阁下的好意,但是我,斯特林,只是家族的一名普通军人,谈不上什么‘千金之躯’的。——我还想请问,如果古蓝不肯交出你们的长官,你们打算怎么办呢?”那名军官坚决的说:“那我们就继续的等下去!直到他肯为止!”斯特林心头震撼:那名从没谋面的加西亚旗本竟然有这么大的人格魅力,即使他死后,他的部下仍旧是对他这般的忠心耿耿,甚至不惜发动兵变来解救他!假与时日,这样的人无疑是家族的无价至宝,将来的将相之才——当然了,假如他还活着的话……斯特林叹口气,说:“加西亚旗本已经死了。”全场震惊,士兵群里嗡的响起了议论。伊林宁在后面直扯自己的头发:这个消息怎么能在这个时候说出来!愤怒的士兵一旦失控,那后果……那名军官惊讶得不敢相信:“怎么可能?怎么可能?加西亚大人那么好的人,怎么可能……”看到斯特林凝重的脸色,他明白过来:这是真的。五大三粗一个汉子,居然蹲下来抱头痛哭,而士兵们呜咽着说:“加西亚大人不在了?以后我们怎么办?谁带领我们?谁来保卫德亚行省?…可恨的古蓝啊!”有人高呼:“把古蓝揪出来杀了!”一呼立即万应:“对!冲进去!把古蓝宰了!”士兵们群情激愤,拔出刀子就要往里面冲。“住手!”一声暴喝如同雷霆震怒镇住了所有的人!斯特林身影矗立如山,正挡在大门前:“你们可知道你们在干什么?你们是在造反啊!士兵们!”“你们失去了可敬可亲的长官,家族失去了优秀的军官——我们同感悲痛!我理解你们的心情,士兵们,但你们可知道,你们是在干什么?你们这一冲进去,你们的刀上一旦染了血,你们就成为了叛贼!万恶无耻的叛贼!”“我们都是军人,我们并不畏惧死亡!但是世界上还有比死更甚的事情啊!你们战死了,你们在远方的亲人会难过,会为你们流泪,会怀念你们,但他们也会每年在你的坟前献上圣洁的花朵,骄傲的说:“我的好丈夫,我的好儿子,他为国捐躯,面对上帝和祖国,问心无愧!”你的儿子将以你的姓氏为荣,在众人面前挺起胸膛!”“但如果你们是以叛贼身份死去的话,谁来怀念你们?谁会为你们痛心?你的尸体甚至不允许进公墓埋葬,只能抛尸荒野喂野狗!你的名字会让你的整个家庭蒙耻,你的家人面对邻居和亲戚,将羞愧难当,不敢抬头!士兵们,好好想想,克制自己!”斯特林响亮的话语有如鸣雷轰响,兵变士兵们都停住了脚步,凝神倾听。有一个士兵喊:“那加西亚大人的仇就不能报了吗?那大人不就白死了?”斯特林神色庄重:“愿加西亚大人英灵永存!士兵们,我在此谨向各位保证:行不义者必将自灭!这是我,斯特林。左那,中央军统领对各位的一个承诺!”“加西亚旗本为国戍边,不幸遇害,我代表统领处追认其二级晋升,任副统领衔!”“士兵们,跟我走,听我的命令!我代表紫川家族!回到你们的军营里面去,相信我,会给你们一个交代的!”士兵们犹豫不决,最后还是那个痛哭的军官站了起来,对斯特林说:“大人,你答应过我们的!?”斯特林毫不犹豫的回答:“是的!我会给你们一个交代!这就是我的承诺!”“好!我们相信斯特林大人,不是无信之人!”那个军官转身喊口号:“全部列队!向左转!起步走!”士兵们一一遵命而行,大队的人马往回走,渐渐消失,只听见传来“嗒嗒嗒”有节奏的步伐声,越来越小……※※※大家都松了口气,总算没有当场发生流血事件。唐平等中央军军官上前埋怨斯特林太卤莽了,万一出事了可怎么办……斯特林微笑说不会有事情的,他理解士兵们的心态和感情。※※※伊林宁呆呆看着斯特林,眼睛发直:刚才斯特林孤身一人阻挡大群士兵们,那一刻,斯特林那英气逼人的身影、凛然的气势、不怒而威的气质已经深深烙刻在他脑子中了。慕然间。伊林宁脑中一个想法冒了出来:“此人必将立于万人之上!”斯特林的的笑容突然僵硬了:一群远东的官员们从门后躲藏的地方走出来,领头的就是刚才一直失踪找不到的古蓝!他带着一脸的谀笑快步走近,大声说:“哎呀!斯特林大人,刚才可是太惊险了,幸亏大人您大义凛然,从气势上就压倒了那些下流丘八,看得我真是热血沸腾啊,恨不得出来与大人您一齐并肩作战!可惜出来晚了点,大人以一人之力就把他们给赶跑了,真是勇猛盖世、豪勇无双啊!下官今天这算开了眼界了!”后面一群人七嘴八舌说:是啊,是啊,真是当今第一勇士啊!”一众中央军军官交换了个鄙视的眼神:刚才你们都躲到哪里了?现在一齐出来大吹大擂!斯特林倒是不在意的笑笑。伊林宁实在受不了他们的无耻,讽刺说:“各位大人出来的时机刚刚好啊!”古蓝恬着脸皮说:“下官本来是想早点出来与斯特林大人一齐并肩作战的了——可是这肚子不争气,刚才吃坏了,只有去茅房——等出来时候,幸亏斯特林大人神勇,以一敌千……”话没说完,长街尽头又涌出现了大批的军队。古蓝脸色发白:“不好,我的肚子,哎哟哎哟,又出毛病了——大人,您稍等,我这就来……”转身欲逃,被斯特林有力的大手一把钳住肩头,顿时动弹不得。斯特林微笑说:“古蓝总督不必惊慌,看清楚旗号:那是我的队伍来了!”古蓝脸皮虽然厚,这下也只有“嘿嘿”讪笑,说不出话来。中央军的副司令长官秦路带着一个师团的步兵过来了,他笑着对斯特林说:“刚才听说有些不稳定士兵包围了总督府,我就带人过来看看。现在一切都很好嘛,看来我是白来了。”斯特林也微笑:“谁说你白来了?我给你介绍下:这位是德亚行省的总督古蓝、这位是省长柳子风、这位是罗林双省长、这位是总督鲁海阁下,这位是省长唐过,还有这位是名门贵族……”他微笑着把那些人一一给秦路介绍,对方受宠若惊的满脸堆笑赶紧上前握手。最后,斯特林还是笑着说:“这几位都是我们远东的名门、高官,是我们远东的精华啊!秦路,你可认清楚了?”秦路不明白斯特林的意思,老实说:“是的,都认清楚了。”“好!”斯特林笑容一抹,眉宇间露出森森杀气:“把他们几位都给我拿下!”※※※一下子抓了将十来个高级官员,斯特林却有点不知道怎么处理了。征求部下们的意见,众说纷纭,弄的斯特林自己都有点糊涂了。他写信去问帝林和紫川秀的意见。紫川秀闻信大吃一惊,他深知道古蓝这些人本身并没有什么才干,但他们所代表的势力却非同小可,惹上他们斯特林会有很大麻烦的。他连忙回信给斯特林,提出:解决方案只有两个:一:立即把他们全部放了,由斯特林向他们道歉,就算是事情没发生过(斯特林看得直摇头);二:或者把他们全部杀掉,把帐赖在叛军身上,否则的话,留下一个活口都是后患无穷!斯特林对紫川秀的意见很不以为然:古蓝等人诚然有罪,但有些人罪不至死,再说了,他们也应该有得到公平审判的权利,应该经过合法的司法审判,确立罪名,明证典刑,以让天下人心服。自己就这么偷偷摸摸杀了,怎么能体现正义的伸张?跟古蓝偷偷摸摸杀加西亚有什么区别?帝林的做法就很让斯特林就欣赏了:帝林很正式的派了一个军法官,带着大队宪兵过来,让斯特林把犯人都移交给了他们。斯特林很高兴他们的到来,他交给军法官一张诉状——这是他花了好大力气收集证据、证人证词,几个晚上不睡觉才赶出来的——说:“军法官阁下,这是我写的,对他们各人的分别控诉以:临阵脱逃、贪污、谋杀、渎职等罪名,麻烦您在审判时候交给法官大人过目,当庭宣读。”军法官彬彬有礼说:“请大人放心吧,军法处一定会依法给予他们正式的审判,必定会做到公平、公正,让他们得到应有的惩罚!”他很有礼貌地告辞,带着人犯离去,在出了得亚行省的第一个拐弯路口的第一个树林里面就把古蓝等人全部吊死了在树上。看着古蓝的两脚在半空晃悠晃悠的摆来摆去,哥普拉——兼职的军法官,真实身份是帝林的亲卫队长,拿出斯特林的控诉书点着了火,问部下的宪兵们:“谁抽烟要火的?”然后哥普拉全速赶往瓦伦要塞,以监察长信使的身份求见方劲统领,立即得到接见。两人在密室里商议了一阵,哥普拉告辞,悄悄离去,同行的宪兵们则被留下当作敢死队,被方劲派到了最前线去了。第二天方劲起草报告:“得亚、伊里亚两行省遭受不明身份的叛军攻击,全体军民同心协力,奋勇作战,终于将叛军击退!得亚行省总督古蓝、省长柳子风、守备队师团长加西亚、伊里亚省长罗林双等一十三名高级官员在作战中身先士卒,奋不顾身,前仆后继,不幸以身殉职,三军将士无不悲痛落泪。建议统领处对以上有功人员追认晋升嘉奖!附:作战牺牲的有功人员名单以及牺牲经过。”※※※报告被送了上去,罗明海很快将它送呈紫川参星阅读。紫川参星由衷感叹道:“谁说我紫川家族官员贪生怕死?谁说我家族当今已经再无豪杰人物?这就是一份明证!虽然时势多艰,但只要我们家族官员还保留有这份豪迈正气,只要我们还有这样的豪杰壮士,就没有跨不过的山,没有趟不过的河!这都是难得的优秀官员,一定要对他们重重嘉奖啊,勉励后来者,以彰现公义!“公义”二字,正是我紫川家族立国之基——帝林,你的意见呢?”他把头扭向帝林,报告送来时候,后者刚好在向他汇报监察厅工作。帝林谦卑的低下了头:“伟哉圣言,殿下明见!使善行得其彰,恶者得其报,此正为正义之伸张!”第54章联合会议776年5月7日,远东军校“各位学员,现在开始上课!大家坐好了。”五十多名来自各军团参加军官进修班的新任旗本军官学员临襟正座,聆听16岁的副旗本教官紫川秀的讲课。“今天我给大家讲解兵法:‘其疾如风,其徐如林,侵掠如火,不动如山!’是什么意思呢?很简单,就是说:夹起尾巴逃跑的时候要快得象风一样,看到树林就往里面躲。万一敌人要是放火烧树林呢,那你就‘不动如山’死翘算了。大家明白了吧?好,下句。”“‘兵者,国之大事,死生之地,存亡之道。’意思说呢,打仗这玩意啊,是各位的命根子啊——没仗打了各位就得下岗,下个月薪水领四成——我们的总长大人是仁君,不忍心看着大家失业,所以才经常跟对面流风家的闹着玩的,以后大家可不要误会他的好意了,谁一不小心错手把流风家给灭了,那大家的饭碗都玩完,我跟他没完!”“另外一篇文章的‘内无法家弼士,外无敌国外患,国恒忘。’——大家明白了吧?要想保持国家不亡呢,就是多惹麻烦,找多点‘敌国外患’回来,国就‘恒存’了!”“打不过怎么办?打不过就跟敌人讲道理!——这位学员,你可真是苯了,是不是走后门当的旗本啊?——讲什么道理不可以啊,讲国际公法,讲国际公约,讲全人类友爱,讲我们热爱和平不跟你一般见识——都可以嘛!——但是流风家的听不听你那又是另外回事了。”※※※下面的旗本军官们窃窃私语:“哪来这么个白痴给我们讲课?”“是哥应星大人特批进远东军校当的教官,听说他们有亲戚关系——明知道是白痴你还选他的‘战术理论课’啊?”“还不是冲着他的学分给得高来的:考试的给九十八分,不考试的给八十九分,交白卷不要紧,名字写错扣三分;上课从不点到,每节课只上半截,不留课堂作业——这么好的教官哪找啊!”※※※“教官,请问书上所说的:通形、挂形、支形、隘形、险形、远形六种地形有什么含义?在作战时候又有什么具体要求呢?”“好!这位学员的问题提得好,提得有意义,提得很及时,提得很有水平,提得有见地,提得……”“教官,请回答啊!”“不要急嘛,这么简单的问题教官我怎么会不懂?这个,这个,问题的问题就是这个问题啦,我的意思是,哈,一说你就明白了,很简单的——现在你明白了吧?”“没有!”“哎呀,没想到你理解力那么差劲,没办法了,只好找个苯点的的人给你讲解了——斯特林,快醒醒,别打瞌睡了,帮教官回答下问题啦!”紫川秀赶紧去摇醒斯特林。“秀川老师,我很苯的,这个问题我不懂。”小声说说:“一个星期晚餐,上金台吃!”“斯特林同学,不要着急,慢慢想一下嘛!”紫川秀小声说:“混蛋,你不如改行抢!今晚请你地摊吃炒面!”“老师,我忽然发现自己还是不会耶!”斯特林小声说:“跳楼价优惠:五顿晚餐,金台酒店吃!”“斯特林同学,我知道你一定行的!”紫川秀小声说:“你敲诈啊!三顿炒面,多一顿都没门!”“老师,我忽然有点头晕,想不起东西了……”斯特林毫不妥协:“我就是敲诈!——谁叫你上次耍赖!四顿晚餐,还得酒水!”“斯特林同学,你是太紧张了,放松下。”紫川秀小声:“三顿,可以考虑上金台酒楼,酒水自备!”“啊,我要昏倒了,老师!”斯特林白眼一翻,就要躺下。紫川秀慌忙扶住,大力摇晃:“醒醒,醒醒,坚持住!斯特林同学!”小声说:“算你狠!金台就金台!”“啊,老师我想起来了!”刚才还奄奄一息的斯特林瞬间变得神采奕奕,朗声回答:“所谓通形就是敌我都可以自由进出的地形,在这种地形呢,要抢先占领高处和向阳面,保护好补给路线;所谓挂形是指易进难出的地形,在这种地形呢,对突击没有准备的敌人是有利的,但是如果敌人严阵以待就很危险了;对敌我都不利出击的地形叫支形,在这种地形,最好是坚守,不要理会敌人的挑衅……”“恩,说得也勉强可以了,要点基本上都答对了——那位同学,你明白了吧?”紫川秀转向斯特林,声色俱严:“斯特林同学,我对你很失望!答这么简单的问题都要考虑这么久,日后在战场上,你掌握数万家族士兵姓命,生死决于一瞬,难道你也希望敌人给你这么长的时间吗考虑吗?”于是斯特林惭愧地低下了头,对辜负紫川秀老师的期望表示无比的歉意。紫川秀越说越气:“天才是什么?天才就是九十八分的汗水加两分的灵感!你啊,仗着有点小聪明,不思勤学,玩物丧志——那本《PLAYBOY》到底打算什么时候还我?——这样是永远成不了大器的!来,你跟我来教导处好好反省下!其他同学,自由自习!”※※※两人出了教室。“我说阿秀,你也太狠了吧?一节课只上了十分钟就逃了。还有啊,这个逃课理由好象上次已经用过了吧?我都不知道跟你进多少次教导处去反省了。”“哪里啊,你记错了!上次是说你痔疮发作了,我得送你去卫生室——这课再上下去我不得破产啊!——帝林哪里去了,今天他没来上课啊?”“他收保护费去了。”※※※在死巷子里,几个远东军校的低年级学员缩成一堆,畏惧的看着容貌秀美的帝林微笑地逼近:“各位,下午好啊!喝过午茶没有?”一个壮着胆子说:“帝老大,我们上个星期已经交过钱了……”话没说完,帝林的大头军靴已经一脚揣到了他脸上。帝林递过去张餐巾纸给他擦鼻血,和蔼悦色的说:“上个星期拉过屎了你这个星期要不要再拉啊?上次收钱是为了悼念雅里梅殿下忌辰一百二十五周年,这次是为了庆贺伟大的紫川云大人诞辰两百五十三周年,性质根本不同麻!——你身为家族士官生,难道就不为这个伟大的日子感到无比欢欣吗?各位难道就一点爱国激情都没有吗?这样的话,就让我太失望了……”帝林把拳头捏得“咯咯”作响——充分地表达了帝林旗本是多么的“爱国”,而他对几个“不爱国人士”又是多么的“失望”。这个时候斯特林与紫川秀出现在巷子拐角。几个军校生如见救星赶紧大叫:“救命啊,秀川教官!帝林要收保护费!”“帝林同学,你又在欺负新同学了!看来我非得对你动真格的的!”紫川秀义愤填膺:“各位同学,不要怕,如果帝林再敢欺负你们的话,去教务处告诉我,我剥他的皮!记得啊,一定要报告啊!”——一边说紫川秀一边拉着斯特林走了,走得还很快!帝林看着几个失望的士官生,“嘿嘿”作笑:“告诉你们个秘密:我的皮给阿秀老师剥过不下一百次了!——好了,废话少说,现在是拿实际行动表现你们爱国热情的时候了!我是最痛恨那些不爱国的人!”※※※在校园后面的桃林里面,帝林找到紫川秀与斯特林,给他们一人一根冰淇凌。紫川秀不满的说:“就这些?”帝林:“没办法,经济不景气,做流氓也不行。保护费收不上来。”斯特林一边吃得飞快,一边含糊不清说:“我觉得你们这样不是很好啊,欺负学弟是不对的……”帝林横他一眼:“觉得不好你可以不吃啊——每次吃得最快不就是你!”斯特林马上闭嘴,飞快的把剩下的吃完。※※※金台餐馆是远东军校附近最高档的(也是最宰人的餐馆)。斯特林与帝林大模大样地抢先踱进去,吩咐说:“今天我们要铁公鸡拔毛!尽管上好菜!”紫川秀愁眉苦恼跟在后面,一张脸上清清楚楚写着“苦大仇深”四个字,整个一副被压迫了三千年民族的嘴脸。三人吃饱喝足。帝林摸着肚皮满意的笑:“好久没这么爽了!——我觉得吃阿秀的饭特别有成就感觉,吃得特别香!”紫川秀把手插进口袋里面又伸出来,脸上露出难以形容的表情,问帝林:“请问流氓帝林,吃霸王饭通常有几种方法?”帝林想了一下回答说:“方法一:蟑螂苍蝇法;方法二:脚上抹油法;方法三:食物中毒法;方法四:凶神恶煞法——不过你问这个干什么,该不会你要跟我说没带钱包吧?”“谁说没带,但口袋里除了钱包以外还有样东西……”紫川秀把裤子口袋翻出来,露出个很大的洞——大小刚刚好可以掉出个钱包。斯特林惊奇:“上次付钱时候,你的钱包不是已经掉过了吗!你的钱包还真是掉之不绝啊—而且每次都掉得恰是时候!”紫川秀分辨说:“这怎么一样呢?上次是假装的,这次可是真的掉了!”三人对视一眼,异口同声:“方法四!”帝林长身而去,一把把盘糖醋鱼打翻在地,再狠狠地把酒瓶一摔:“这是给人吃的还是给猪吃的!老子还没吃过这么难吃的菜!把厨师给我叫出来!”紫川秀在一旁捂着肚子叫痛:“啊,我事物中毒发作了!”斯特林若无其事地闪开,免得给碎玻璃砸到。跑堂的伙计赶紧上来,一副明白什么回事的样子:“明白了明白了!几位大爷,稍安勿燥,有不满意的地方,厨师马上就来给各位道歉。”就在这一刻,紫川三杰命运中最大的转折产生了。※※※779年9月16日,帝林府宅。监察长帝林微笑着说:“我还记得林秀佳穿着厨师围裙出来的时候,你都看得呆了,口水流得比吃糖醋鱼时候还多。”紫川秀抗议:“当时口水流得最多的绝对不是我!你不也是,刚刚才摔了人家碟子,马上就装出副温柔的样子:“小姐,这味菜是你煮的吗?味道真是不同凡响啊!好得没话说!小姐,我想一辈子都吃你煮的菜,你愿意吗?”——刚见面就这样,你还真是把肉麻当有趣啊!”帝林大笑:“你懂什么!女孩子就是第47章临别。

“大家看清楚了,”白川战战兢兢在黑板上画了个长条的椭圆,在椭圆的上面添了个小圆代表脑袋,再在椭圆上插上四条粗粗的直线代表四肢,想了下觉得不满意,又在小圆圈里面添上了眼、嘴、鼻,最后如释重负地、很满意地拍拍手,对士兵们说:“这就是半兽人!大家都得认清楚了,这就是我们的敌人!以后看到长这样的就动手好了!”士兵们在窃窃私语:“我怎么看起来象棵树?”“谁说象树了?这分明就是个冰糖葫芦啦!”“看着象罗杰长官——难怪他那么凶,原来是半兽人化装的!”“真的耶,越看越象,咱们揍他去!他上次刚好欺负我来着!”※※※此时“半兽人”正以“久经沙场的老战士”身份给新兵们讲述他的战斗经验:“那一次,我只有一个人,在我左边有三千个魔族,在我右边也有三千个,在我前面有一万个,我后面……”“没那么多,罗杰,没那么多,你记错了。”一旁的长川以实事求是的口吻纠正他说:“当时我数了下,记得只有九千八百九十五个——就那么多。”“敌人大声喊杀着扑了上来,张牙舞爪的,嘿嘿,要是你们啊,碰到那种场面啊,非尿裤子不可——”“现在的年青人胆子确实不行了。”长川插嘴说,一副久经风霜举重若轻的口气。“可象我这种沙场的老兵就什么都不怕了!当时我好整以暇的点了根烟,斜眼都不望那些魔族兵一下——我不记得是什么牌子的烟了,长川,你还记得吗?”“瞧你这记性,那天你抽的不是‘555’吗?”“哦,对!——然后我朝他们涂了个烟圈——好圆好圆的烟圈,眼皮都不咋一下,伸出中指比了下,努努下巴,意思是:你们一起上来吧,省得老子我费事。”“唉,”长川叹口气,很惋惜地说:“罗杰老是这样,举止不文明,你们可不要学他。”一个新兵听得紧张,赶紧问:“然后呢?然后怎么样了?”“然后那些兔崽子就一起扑上来,然后老子我就满不在乎的一下……”“然后罗杰满不在乎的一下被魔族搞死了,身子撕成五六截,肠子脑浆流得满地是,躺那里发臭,几个过路的蚂蚁好心帮他收了尸,啃得只剩一副白花花的骨头架子摆草丛里,你现在去还见得着。”不知什么时候,“秀字营”长官的紫川秀已经过来了,在一边冷冷的说。“大人!”罗杰和长川赶紧跳了起来行礼。※※※“秀字营”的士兵们尽管在帝都的大街小巷里打起群架来骁勇无比所向披靡,但他们更爱的却是吃喝享乐,冒着烈日在太阳底下行军实在让他们难以忍受。“哎哟哎哟累死了!老子没受过这样的苦!”“太阳太猛了,会损害我洁白无暇的肌肤的。”“真的,骑马太累了,我大腿上的皮都给磨破了!”于是他们纷纷抗议,威胁说要兵变,以为这样就能吓倒那个软软的紫川秀——以前拿出这招来是百试百灵的,尽管白川一再好心的告诫他们:“阿秀长官这两天脾气很坏的,最好不要惹他。”他们还是执意要如此,贴出抗议书,赖在斯托夫市坚决不走了。※※※当天深夜,紫川秀低沉着嗓子:“说要兵变的中队就在这里吧?”白川、罗杰、长川三人鸡叼米似的点头,不敢说错一句话。“嘿嘿嘿嘿,”紫川秀发出阵令人毛骨悚然的笑声:“你们在这等着。”他一个人拉开营门,轻手轻脚的走了进去。接连不断的惨叫呼号声划破了整个城市的夜空,孩子在梦中被惊醒吓得号啕大哭,母亲赶紧把他抱起来:“宝贝,乖,乖,再哭的话就送你到‘秀字营’去!”小孩马上闭上了嘴巴。其他参与兵变的士兵更是听得胆战心惊,拿几张被子都挡不住那声音直往耳朵里钻,想了又想,赶紧爬起床偷偷把抗议书撕了下来。※※※半个钟头后,惨叫声忽然全部停止了,又静得让人心里发毛。门口又开了,紫川秀蹑手蹑脚的走了出来,淡淡说:“他们睡着了。”拍拍手上的灰尘,走了。一个士兵奄奄一息地挣扎着爬了出来:“报……告长官,刚才,一只长得很象阿秀长官的怪兽袭击了我们,弟兄们都…”话没说完,他吐出了口血昏了过去。白川大声喊:“卫生兵,快过来啊!”罗杰小声说:“看到了吧?惹了失恋中的阿秀长官就是这个下场。”长川心有余悸的看着那个士兵的惨状,开始祈祷:“上帝啊,你快帮那个小白痴再找个女朋友吧,不然我们都完蛋了!”“阿门!”三人同声应和。※※※第二天天没亮,士兵们就自动的集合了,队伍又前进了,只见口号嘹亮,军歌飞扬。紫川秀所到之处,士兵们纷纷大声交谈说:“哎呀,我浑身有使不完的劲!”“是啊,骑马真是太有意思了,我越骑越第50章秀字营剿匪。

“埋伏!”斥候兵的警告在下一秒变成了惨叫:一支土制的投枪准确地穿透了他温暖的胸膛。投枪如雨点般继续飞来,惨叫声接二连三的在队列里面响起。遇袭的中央军士兵迅速的聚拢起来,围成个原形防御圈,一手拿刀一手举盾的盾牌手们自动的站在最外围,上百面方型盾牌自动的结成一个圆阵,半蹲着的弓箭手从盾牌的上方向密林的深处射箭还击。投枪仍然不停的射出,却再难以伤害盾墙后所躲藏的士兵们。队伍的大队长,小旗武士杜克拉怒吼一声:“第五中队,上!把那些暗箭伤人的兔崽子给我揪出来!”三十几名手持马刀的士兵大吼一声:“雅里梅!”,猛然向茂密的灌木林后发起了冲锋。他们原来都是骑兵,丛林战中不能骑马,却没改变他们彪悍的作风。三个士兵在冲击过程中中枪倒地,其余的人却勇敢的冲近身去,围住十几个半兽人砍杀起来。半兽人抵挡得同样坚决,它们毫不理会“哇西里瓦路!(投降不死)”的喊话,勇猛的用简陋的标枪与锋利的马刀对杀,在雨后的丛林泥泞地,双方不断的有人溅血、惨叫、倒地,双方都没有人后退,胳膊被一刀砍掉了就换只手拿枪,肩膀被木棒敲碎了咬咬牙照旧扑上去,还有个中央军士兵腿被打断了,他就滚在烂泥地上继续挥舞着马刀砍敌人的腿。杜克拉看到半兽人已经伤亡过半,回头喊道:“弓箭手,上!解决他们,你们先退开!”弓箭手们轰然应答开始挽弓拉弦,正要上前。“哇”的一声吼叫,四面密林中又涌出来了数以百计的半兽人,高举着标枪和木棒,凶狠地围杀上来。士兵们马上又结成了圆阵抵御,在阵型的外围又开始了残酷的搏杀。杜克拉的脑子“轰”的一响:“中埋伏了!”高声叫唤:“第五队的,快向大队靠拢!”离开大队的第五中队的三十几名士兵拼命的往回突,却被上百名拿着巨棒的半兽人狂吼着包围了,到处是挥舞着的兵器,寸步难进,一个个被打得血肉横飞、脑浆迸裂,惨叫声密集地响起。大队的士兵也奋力的靠过去想接应他们,却被几百名叛军挡住了去路,双方激烈的交锋,每一秒钟都有人溅血倒下。他们与被围士兵隔不到三十米,双方可以互相看到喊话,却没办法接近一步,看来等不到大队过去接应,那些没法结阵抵御的士兵就要伤亡怠尽了!一声清越的呼啸,一个人影一晃,不知如何竟穿过了几层的包围圈,冲入被围困的士兵中。这个个子不高的人类身法极其快捷又干脆利落,赤手空拳,但是举手投足间就有敌人就一声不响的仆倒地上,竟然没有人看得出他是如何出手的,素以巨力著称的半兽人在他面前似泥捏纸糊般不堪一击,一下子把半兽人的包围撕开个口子,被围的士兵就势一冲,回到了本阵。眼见埋伏不成,一个高个半兽人指挥官“哇哇”几声,刹那间刚才还气势汹汹的大群半兽人狼奔兔突的四散逃走,纷纷钻林藏草的消失无影,消失得就如他们出现得一样突然。厮杀声一下消失了,深秋的密林重又变得寂静无声,安静得可以听到小鸟的鸣啾声、雨水从树上滴下来的滴答声、伤者躺地上轻声的呻吟。深秋午后苍白的阳光无力地透过树叶进入密林,斑斑点点的照在绿绿的青苔上,照在汪汪的积水潭上,照在战死者年青而苍白的脸上。士兵们大口的喘息着,手指还是用力握紧刀子,肌肉绷紧,杀红了的眼睛仍旧四处搜寻着下一个厮杀对象,他们还不敢相信那场惊心动魄的厮杀已经结束了。杜克拉第一个清醒过来,大声吩咐:“一个个木桩子似的立那里卖什么傻啊!还不帮受伤的弟兄们包扎下!你们几个,砍几棵小树,准备担架。”士兵们如梦初醒,一个个答应着拿出医药包裹伤口,检查地上的人是否还活着,看看是否可以抓到个俘虏。杜克拉想起来了:“刚才是谁那么勇敢冲过去救了我们弟兄啊?”几个弓箭手一起指着个东张西望的年青士兵:“是他!是他救了我们的弟兄,他立大功了!”“是我。”年青士兵不好意思的笑笑,露出口洁白的牙齿——那也是他脸上唯一白的地方了,面上溅满了污泥,个子不高,给人精悍感觉,目光锐利又很沉稳,军服已经脏得看不清楚本来颜色了,光着脑袋,帽子在厮杀中掉落了,他正在四处张望着找寻。“好样的,小伙子,好样的!干得漂亮!——你不是我们部队的吧?”“对,我刚经过这里,你是部队长吧……”“对你个头!”杜克拉勃然大怒:“你们长官就一点没教你吗?跟上级说话要加尊称,要干脆利索,要说:‘对,大人!是的,大人!’——重来!”年青人好脾气的笑笑,立正说:“是的,大人!”“恩,这才象个当兵的样!好了,告诉我你的名字、职务、所属部队番号,我会帮你请功的!”“那可真是麻烦您了,大人。”年青人笑容可掬:“名字全称:斯特林。左那,隶属家族中央军,职务:中央军司令长官、统领处委员、最高军事参谋委员会委员——您可打算什么时候帮我请功啊,大人?”他终于找到了自己的帽子,吹吹上面的灰尘,拭搽干净污泥水,露出了明亮的金鹰徽章。※※※“大人,今天您又不听话了!”中央军参谋长唐平副统领埋怨说,口气就象是医生埋怨不肯吃药的小孩:“您是下去视察部队防务的,怎么冲到最前面去了?万一有个闪失…”“对!”军团副司令秦路副统领也帮腔说:“下面的师团长们纷纷抗议说:‘我们欢迎斯特林大人来我们防区视察,但是能不能让他不要老冲到最前面去?万一大人在我们防区出什么事情,我们承担不起啊!’大人,您神勇无敌大家都知道的,但是作为军团的统帅的职责和士兵是不同的,我们负责的是运筹帷幄,制定计划,指挥……”“好了,好了,我知道就是了。”斯特林赶紧岔开话题:“今天我看了下左翼的三个师团,卢宁师团的防务还可以,战壕也挖得很好;文河师团的就差了,从上到下都不知道自己在干什么,我走了半天居然连个哨兵都没来盘问我下,战壕挖得跟水沟似的,浅得根本藏不住人,甚至还有个二百五大队长带了三百多人就要冲进维斯度森林里去找叛军麻烦——我不是已经下了禁令:“追击不许进入森林!”了吗?”说到这里,斯特林已经是声色俱严。秦路忙解释说:“文河师团原来是骑兵师,善攻不善守,他们的军官都是习惯进攻的——我会马上跟文河说这事情。”“不能再进攻了,我们的伤亡太重了。那个该死的鬼林子,死多少人都不够!”斯特林叹气,口气转为严厉:“督导不严,文河是要承担责任的,你告诉他:他被降职了,从红衣旗本降为旗本,依旧担任第三师团的长官,告诉他,要是敢再犯,自己去找军法处报到去吧。”秦路和唐平都不禁失笑:文河两个星期来已经是第三次被降职处分了,每次斯特林都是声色俱严,可是隔不了几天又找个理由帮他升回了原职——不但文河如此,几乎所有军官都知道,斯特林作风雷厉风行,在他部下任职,很容易就可以获得提升,但跌也跌得很快,因为斯特林是从不宽容懒惫的。以至于军官们每天早上起来都要打发人来问参谋部:“今天我是旗本还是红衣旗本啊?”“什么,我已经降到小旗武士了!前天我还是副统领呢?!”唐平说这才找到机会告诉斯特林:黑旗军代理司令长官明辉已经到了,就在司令部等着斯特林。斯特林大喜:明辉的到来即意味着强大的黑旗军团就在附近,一直孤军奋战的中央军将士终于可以喘口气了!※※※在木板和树枝搭建的简陋的司令部里,家族在远东地区最高级别的两位指挥官会晤了。斯特林举手敬礼:“向您致意,大人。我奉命坚守。明辉回礼:“向您致意,大人。我奉命增援。”明辉及其随员一个个深蓝色制服笔挺,雪白的手套上一尘不染,军靴擦得乌黑发亮,肩膀上金色的肩章在阳光下闪闪发光,精神饱满神情昂扬;相形之下,中央军的军官们制服破破烂烂,肮脏不堪,神色委顿,很多人绑着污黑的绷带,光着脚丫搭拉着烂了大半的靴子,有几个军官甚至光着膀子参加会议,就连身为军团长的斯特林也好不到哪去,一身污泥水,连帽子都没戴,光着脑袋很不成体统的会见来客。黑旗军军官们交换了眼色,嘴角都露出难以察觉的笑意:这就是家族第一精锐部队的风采?比群叫花子强不了多少。两大军团高层会面,本来是很有历史意义的一刻,可是给明辉很煞风景的破坏了,他嚷嚷说:“斯特林,难道中央军就从不吃饭的吗?我们走了老远的路,累坏了,来了这么久也没有人给我们点什么吃的。”斯特林苦笑,连忙道歉:“对不起,下面人不懂事——马上给明大人和各位贵客做饭。”军团副长官秦路露出为难神色,他是主管后勤的,口号是:“要命可以,要粮没有!”——这次看到斯特林的命令坚决,他赶紧下去吩咐“做饭!”热腾腾的米饭很快端了上来,几个中央军军官掉过脸去,不让客人看见自己脸上流露出的谗意。米饭香味对他们刺激实在太大了。明辉奇怪说:“斯特林,你们不吃啊?”斯特林解释说:“在下面部队我们已经吃过了,明大人请尽管慢用。”明辉笑笑说:“斯特林也学会去下面打秋风,下面的伙食确实不错——不过没有点菜这饭可是怎么下咽啊!斯特林,你也太小气了,好东西都藏起来。我知道你们前线生活艰苦,也不要求你们新鲜鸡鸭鱼肉了,不过点腊肉总该有吧?”主人们面面相觑,最后还是斯特林苦笑说:“抱歉,也没有——改天等我们打到点兔子什么的野味再给明大人您送去吧。”明辉确实也饿了,埋怨了两句就埋头大口扒饭,还不忘一边教导斯特林:“士兵们吃不好,士气就起不来,所以啊,军队打仗啊,供给问题是关键!斯特林,你还得多学学啊!”言下之意思是老子我吃盐多过你吃饭,统领处最近打算在挑选远东战区司令人选,你小子乳臭未干,还嫩着呢,怎么跟老子我抢!一旁的中央军军官都露出愤慨之色:当初军情紧急,中央军根本没来得及筹集补给就上了战场,又一直深在敌后,供给线常常给切断;而明辉所带的黑旗军不但姗姗来迟,把沿途各省的粮草都搜刮一空,又一直躲躲藏藏的不与敌人正面交战,现在倒站在一边说风凉话!中央军参谋长唐平忍不住说:“明辉大人的战报下官也拜读了,贵部于一周之内杀敌七百万,神勇得前无古人后无来者,功勋卓著啊!”一众中央军军官都笑出声来,对于明辉的虚报战绩他们是恨得牙痒痒的:既然叛军都给你杀得光光了,那我们还剩什么功劳啊!明辉抹抹嘴,漫不在意说:“哪里哪里,谈不上什么功劳,都是为家族效力罢了!”竟似一点听不出来话中的讽刺意味。斯特林摆摆手,阻止了唐平的进一步讽刺。早在西部与流风霜作战时候,他就领教了这位“明大人”的脸皮的厚得可以顶上斯特林、紫川秀和帝林三人加起来的,讽刺他就象拿跟火柴戳铁甲,根本无关痛痒——否则的话,他也不会远远的见到流风霜就马上跑得比兔子还快了。吃完饭,马上开始会议。斯特林给明辉介绍中央军的情况:“中央军从帝都出发时候总兵力一共十五万人,其中五万骑兵,十万步兵。经历了瓦伦战役、远东大追击、云省维斯度森林阻击战等苦战后,损失兵员将近五万,其中骑兵的损耗特别大,五万骑兵已经剩不到两万,军队中也没有了后勤的战马,几乎已经失去了快速的机动力,士兵疲惫、伤病严重。因此,他请求明辉让黑旗军暂时接替中央军的防务,让中央军部队有个休整的时间。明辉托着下巴听着,咋咋嘴皮子:“这事情…难!斯特林大人,您知道了,我们的黑旗军本来是防守林家的二线部队,我们的士兵都没有什么战斗经验,恐怕难以承担此重任。还有啊,我们的部队走了很远过来,也需要休整啊!再说了,我们不是远东本地人,水土不服,很多人都拉了肚子,严重影响战斗力;还有啊,最近我们都没有了新鲜水果供应了,大家都很不满意……”听着明辉一条条的列数着理由,斯特林心头一阵火起:黑旗军部队不水土不服,难道中央军就是远东本地的吗——全军半数以上都感染了痢疾了!你们只是没有水果供应,我们却只能吃野菜;说你们没有战斗经验——难道我们中央军就是一出娘胎就会打仗的?何况,这也根本不可能,那次上几次对流风家的战争黑旗军不都参加了吗?斯特林压落了火气,问:“然而统领处命令明大人所部增援我们,大人到底打算如何增援法呢?”“哦,来之前参谋部的给我说了个计划,我觉得,这计划,行!来啊,打开军用地图。”明辉在地图上比画:“这里是维斯度森林,叛军主力就在其中;这蓝带子是贵军的防线,我军呢,就打算在这条红带子一线布防,与贵军并肩作战,一同消灭叛军!”斯特林一看几乎气得骂娘:明辉所说的黑旗军布防的红带子几乎全部在中央军的蓝色防线后面,他嘴巴上说得好听:“并肩作战”,实际上是躲在中央军后面袖手旁观,保存实力。然而他马上控制了自己的情绪:明辉并不是自己的部下,自己并没有权力向他下命令,只能通过自己的上级统领处或者紫川参星给他命令,但是此地距离帝都数千里之遥,公文一来一往起码要上几个星期;还有统领处和紫川参星是否同意自己的建议还是个问题,就算他们肯发命令,但你有你的理由,如果明辉也提出他自己的理由呢抗命呢——大家都是统领处成员,他有这个权力的。到时候公文来往官司真的不知道打到什么时候了。可是眼前急需要休整的中央军真是度日如年了,每天都会因伤病和饥饿等非战斗原因损失几百士兵。坚持还能战斗的也不过是勉强还能站起来罢了,一个个饥肠粼粼,瘦得骷髅似的。斯特林只有与明辉好声好气商量,可是不管他如何动之以情晓之以理哀求许诺保证,明辉还是油滑得象个玻璃弹子,以不变应万变:“这事,难啊!”斯特林几乎丧失了信心,甚至产生了这样的念头:等你明辉部署好了,我就在某个月黑风高的晚上带着部队一走了之,让叛军直接跟你打交道好了——但是想归想,他知道知道自己是不会做这种事情的:万一明辉那个混蛋也学着他的样子跑掉了,谁来防守维斯度森林?好不容易平定了几个省份,叛军再度冲出来蔓延远东全境,责任谁来负?不知不觉中,夜色已经降临了。明辉起身正要告辞说:“好了好了,这些事情改天再说了,我得回去了。”斯特林拿他没办法,总不能扣押他吧?剩下一群中央军军官愁眉苦脸的坐那里发呆。斯特林强打精神,对部下说:“没什么,仗还是一样往下打,饭还是要吃的。”勤务兵把大家的“晚饭”端上来:一大锅稀得见人影的野菜汤。本来菜汤里面应该有点粮食的,可是今天的粮食定额早给明辉几个吃光了,大家就只有光吃菜了。斯特林舀了碗汤水,里面没几根野菜,他苦笑着,想:吃野菜汤的秘诀就是:使劲喝汤,喝到肚子鼓鼓为止就算是饱了,然后一泡尿又饿了。大家正愁眉不展地进餐时候,门口传来明辉欢快的声音:“好啊,我来的时候不吃,好东西都等我走了再拿出来。今个儿,我是来得早不如来得巧啊!我也要一份。”天黑了,黑旗军官们找不到来时的路了,只得又返回中央军,打算过一晚明天再说。斯特林还没来得及掩饰,明辉已经探头过来了:“让我看看斯特林开的什么小灶啊?”只看了一眼,他的脸色就变了:“你们就吃这个?”斯特林羞得都不好意思出声了,唐平小声嘟嘟几句:“不吃这个吃什么?今天的粮食都给你吃完了。”明辉沉默了,好半天才开口说:“拿个碗给我。”他也舀了碗汤水喝起来,刚一进口就露出难以下咽的表情,把碗一搁,直盯着斯特林:“这样多久了?”斯特林眼看瞒不过去,老实回答:“两个星期了,我们的供给早断了。”明辉眼中射出凌厉的神色,让人难以相信他与刚才那个打“哈哈”的油滑官僚竟然是同一人:“为什么不报告?”旋又改口说:“谁捣的鬼?罗明海?为什么不向总长大人告发他!”他心头明白了,一定是罗明海嫉妒斯特林战功卓越,生怕他会取代自己的位置,故意如此。斯特林正色回答:“事无巨细,凡令总长大人烦心的,皆我等臣子的罪过。”他不想在这个国难正危的时候跟罗明海闹官司。明辉沉默了好久,才缓缓开口:“斯特林,你是好样的!但我明辉也是条汉子!时间长了不敢说,顶上个把两个星期,我们黑旗军还办得到!你们就撤下去休整吧。”斯特林大喜,深深一鞠躬:“明辉大人高义,斯特林谨代表中央军全军将士谢过!”三天后,黑旗军部队进入阵地,接替中央军部队防务,从远东战事开始就一直激战不休的十万中央军士兵得以喘了口气,撤向远东的得亚行省休整。C)2000-2006原创文学协会版权所有第49章征途。

十月五日,斯特林率领中央军离开了云省,进入了德亚行省。德亚行省和伊里亚行省都是以人类居民为主体,当席卷全远东的大叛乱爆发时候,行省总督古蓝颇有名将风度,处险不乱,招募当地居民组织了近十万人的行省守备队,与领近的伊里亚行省的守备部队互为呼应,兵力虽不足以平叛,守备行省却是足够的了。终于使这两个行省成为远东唯一没有遭受战火蹂躏的地区,人们生计得以维持。自云省的山泽泥沼中跋涉出来,斯特林终于可以喘了口气。回到了烟火人间花花世界,看不到两军相交白刃格斗性命相博的惨烈场面,眼见乡村里村姑笑语,牧童逐羊,繁华都市车水马龙,酒红灯绿,沿途商家吆喝叫卖……种种世情俗态,入眼都觉得陌生新奇,满脑的刀枪剑戟的影子才渐渐散去。他是以统领身份指挥军队的一品大员,所经过之处,家族各地守备官员无不远接近送、极力奉承,万民空巷烟火爆竹香花美酒,前来瞻仰王师军队威武队列,眼见的尽是大小官员阿谀笑容。而且每到一地,当地贵族、士绅、官员纷纷前来宴请这个“中央军统领大人、战功卓著的家族第一名将且深受总长宠信的、前途无量的重量级人物”,个个热情似火,口吻亲热得仿佛跟斯特林一出世就是光屁股的好友,口口声声:“大人务必赏光,给个面子!”斯特林又是个好脾气的,谁也不想得罪,结果是往往给人半请半绑票似的架走。但是,他在前线习惯了清汤淡水,一下子每顿都是山珍海味、杯觥交错的,肠胃实在难以承受,不到三天就开始上吐下泻——不单是他,中央军从副司令长官、参谋长官直到下面的师团长们都一个接一个的在宴席上倒了下来。这群帝都出身的军官这才晓得远东贵族生活的奢华得厉害。直到德亚行省的首府德亚市,斯特林的病情稍有起色,一张帖子就催命鬼似的发了过来:“德亚行省总督古蓝、省长柳子风、伊里亚行省总督伊林宁、省长罗林双及行省官员、贵族为钦命平乱大使、中央军统领斯特林大人及靡下众位将领接风洗尘!”斯特林实在不耐烦见那群龌龊官员,问参谋长唐平:“能不能不去?”唐平摇头:“大人,他们职位虽然说只是红衣旗本,但现在我们的粮草供应还是要靠德亚和伊里亚行省两个省区,而且就说古氏家族本就是远东的名门望族,远东二十三个行省的总督和省长中他们家的人就占了九个,还有那个古蓝和罗林双都是元老会成员,过去的哥应星统领大人在世时候听说也得对他们客客气气的——这个面子不能不给。”斯特林苦笑着说:“知道了,这又是个不能得罪的——大家准备下一齐去吧。”※※※当地的官员和贵族确实礼仪周全,在府邸的大门外远远的就列队恭候斯特林一行,斯特林深感不安,还没来得及讲话,好几捆鞭炮同时就霹雳啪啦的轰响起来,一群人就如同苍蝇找到屎似的“轰”的马上围了过来来:一张张笑脸,一句句问候:“大人路途车马辛苦了!”、“大人旗开得胜,名震天下!”“大人为吾等万民操劳辛苦,远东民众同感恩惠!”、“斯特林大人少年高志,将来必定前途无量,鸿程万里!”斯特林忙着一一回应时候,一个着军服的官员上前行礼:“下官古蓝参加大人。”斯特林忙回礼:“古蓝总督阁下辛苦了!”细细打量面前的中年人:肥胖而臃肿的身躯,白白胖胖的脸,保养得很好,隐隐透出抹酒色过度的苍白,红红的酒糟鼻子,双眸无神,眼珠里泛着血丝——第一眼,斯特林就把他归进了酒囊饭桶、纨绔子弟的类别,却在暗暗称奇:传言中古蓝总督在危难关头处经不乱、镇定自若,难道就是这么一个酒色之徒吗?嘿,世上还真有人不可貌相哩!古蓝以主人的身份给斯特林一一介绍宴会的其他参与人员:德亚行省的省长柳子风,一个干巴巴的老头——一见到他斯特林就联想到了军队中储备用的风干肉片——他的年纪比古蓝大上很多,但是不知道为什么他却事事以古蓝为马首是瞻,连问好说几句话他也不时偷偷望古蓝的脸色几次,让斯特林不解:按理说,行省总督与省长是平阶官员,只不过一个管军务一个管民政罢了。※※※伊里亚行省的省长罗林双,一个脸色苍白的青年。斯特林友好的说:“罗阁下,你好!”罗林双迫不及待的炫耀的说:“斯特林大人,或许你还不知道:算起辈分来的话,罗明海大人是我的远房二叔父哩!”斯特林再打量这个浑身上下贵族骄横气息十足的年青人一次,叹气说:“罗明海大人的远房侄子阁下,你好!”※※※这么几个人中唯一让斯特林看得比较顺眼的是伊里亚行省的总督伊林宁。他中年,身材魁梧,气宇轩昂,举止干脆利落,措辞有礼而有分寸,相对于其他官员们表现出的那种奴颜婢膝的嘴脸,斯特林倒是对他观感不错:“这还象个军人的样子,就是嘴边老挂着丝冷笑看起来很阴。”在座的红衣旗本级别的官员除了他们外,还有几个来自沦陷省区的省长和总督,他们自己的辖区已经叛乱糜烂,都是来德亚行省避难的。※※※一阵鞠躬、作揖、行礼、问好、握手、抱肩、拉手、寒暄后,大家终于都入了席。古蓝畅开了嗓子喊:“今日为斯特林大人和中央军诸位大人接风洗尘,请各位尽请随意!”在丰盛的宴席上,斯特林滴酒不沾,表现得不矜不持,随和平易,和贵族们一一述话,轮番给士绅们劝酒,口中侃侃而谈,不离远东的风土人情、气候特点,却绝口不提当前战事,当有人恭维他旗开得胜时候也不过一听一笑,随即转换话题。大家无不为这位当今总长座下的第一名将的风采所倾倒。席间有人提起当前的大叛乱,在座人士无不对叛军的无耻狡诈、背信弃义、残忍无道而扼腕痛恨。从边境省区逃难来的总督鲁海痛恨的说起自己本来拥有七个半兽人师团、三个蛇族师团的将近八万余人的军队的,后来叛乱一起,他们马上就反叛了,令他损失惨重,否则他也有力量与叛军一搏,不至于狼狈逃离了。大家同声安慰他说是:啊是啊,那群贱民叛军就是这样无耻,不讲信义的。坐斯特林右边的伊林宁嘴角露出一丝笑意,斯特林猜想这其中大有文章,轻声问:“怎么?他说的不对?”伊林宁吓了跳忙说:“没有什么,下官多事了。”斯特林含笑,词锋却锐利得如刀:“怎么,伊林宁阁下不肯跟我说?”伊林宁顶受不住,凑近他耳朵边轻轻说:“鲁海逃难来我们这里时候,光是大小老婆就有一个中队,行李中金条钻石足足有几车子。”斯特林皱眉,轻轻说:“他一个守备官员怎么这么有钱?”伊林宁小声说:“他的军队名义是八万,实际上不到三万人——那五万多人的薪水都落他口袋里了!就算那三万士兵也只发他们三分之一的薪水——我要是他部下,不反才怪!”斯特林一惊:“喝兵血、吃空饷?”伊林宁点头,斯特林的脸色沉了下来,两人都不再出声。※※※有个老贵族哭泣着说他想不通为什么他对其他种族的人如此友好,“照顾他们得无微不至”,他们却如此忘恩负义,竟然要造反造反!伊林宁冷笑着跟斯特林说:“确实是无微不至了!在他领地区,半兽人连刷个牙都要交税。”※※※还有几个贵族在议论他们家乡那里的非人类种族凶残异常,见人类就杀。大家一起赞同,都说这群贱民不知好歹,家族对他们如此大恩,居然不思回报,还举逆手犯上,侵犯人类——特别是人类贵族——的神圣权威!该全部杀光了事!还有人说:以前的哥应星统领——他人都死了,本来不应该说他坏话的——可就他不好,对那些贱民心软手软的不够强硬,老是偏袒贱民欺负我们贵族,如果那时侯对他们更狠一点的话,今天说不定就不会有这样的事情了,又恭维斯特林大人对叛军真是杀得好杀得妙,坚决果断,“跟那个胆小怕事的哥应星真的不一样!”说完以后大家都看斯特林的表情,见斯特林脸色淡淡的不置可否,于是大家都知道这个马屁拍在了马腿上,没有人附和笑。拍马屁的人自己干笑两声,就赶紧埋头吃菜不敢抬头了。斯特林轻声问:“这是个什么人?”伊林宁同样轻描淡写回答:“郎格行省的省长唐过。”轻声说:“他平时剥削蛇族敲诈半兽人伸手要钱时候劲头十足,乱子一起,下令全省官员“坚守岗位不得擅离”,自己却脚底抹油溜了;跟着他笑的那个大胡子是加林行省的总督,当初叛乱才起来,叛军势力还不强,眼看明斯克行省首府被包围时候他带着三万多部队近在咫尺不敢去救援,借口说:“我们要保卫加林,绝不离开一步!”——结果明斯克总督林威战死殉国,叛军真的大股大股的扑向加林,这位“绝不离开一步”的好汉半夜里居然丢下城池、部队和百姓半夜里跑了,军队没打就散了,叛军进城去杀了十几万人,尸体摆得满街都……”“不要说了!”斯特林厉声打断了伊林宁的说话,眼看着眼前的这群衣裳华丽,举止优雅、笑容可亲的“家族栋梁”,只觉得一阵说不出的郁闷恶心。席间的喧嚣、欢笑、谈话声突然一下平息了,大家不知道斯特林大人为什么突然生气大发厉声,惊得都不敢出声。无数愤怒的目光一齐投向斯特林身边的伊林宁:你这个混球,居然敢惹斯特林大人生气了!眼见席间一下寂静无声,斯特林觉察了自己的失态,挤出个笑容,夹了口菜慢慢品尝,说:“这鸡有点咸了。”气氛一下又活络起来,大家都表态:坚决拥护支持斯特林大人,一个个说:“不错不错,这鸡确实咸了!”表情认真严肃,仿佛刚领会了斯特林大人的重要指示。有人还做报告似的当场总结个一二三点出来:“关于鸡为什么做得比较咸!”身为主人的古蓝看得清楚:明明是那个伊林宁跟斯特林窃窃私语,不知道怎么的斯特林发火了。他本来今天还有点嫉妒伊林宁可以坐在斯特林身边跟斯特林套近乎的,现在却很幸灾乐祸了:好啊!伊林宁你这个家伙平时阴阳怪气,这会马屁拍错地方了吧?他决心要趁热打铁,凑近前去:“大人,今天的菜味道是重了点——回头我叫人抽那个混蛋厨子去——大人,我们远东有味特色菜,味道是很鲜美的,也不油腻,我们这就给你上来。”斯特林哭笑不得,没想到随意一句话他们却闹成这样。只见两个用人端着一锅白花花的豆腐似的东西上来。伊林宁惊讶道:“是这个!”他望向古蓝冷笑:“你还真是舍得啊!”古蓝矜持说:“没什么,斯特林大人大地方出来的人,见多认广。咱们远东偏僻地方也没什么东西拿得出手的,这也就是我们下面的人对大人的一点心意罢了。”斯特林听得惊奇,问:“这东西,很名贵吗?那我可怎么受得起?”伊林宁和古蓝一齐说:“不名贵。”伊林宁阴恻恻说:“这材料现在倒是很好找的。”古蓝笑容满面:“咱们乡下土包子,拿不出什么好东西,家常便菜而已,就请大人尝下吧。”斯特林看这局面,自己势必要第一个尝,不然大家都不肯动筷子的,微笑着说:“那我可就不客气了。”伸手拿勺子舀了一勺,细细品味,果然是美味,滑嫩而不腻,鲜美可口。同来的中央军军官们也尝了,同声赞好,只是大家都说不出来这是什么材料做的,这般美味。古蓝热情说:“没什么,大人觉得还能入口的话,以后大人在我省区停留期间,下官每天都给大人送一份过去!”斯特林连忙推辞:“不行不行,那太麻烦的。”不过他也好奇,问:“这到底是什么材料做的呢?似豆腐,比豆腐更嫩;似鸡蛋,又比鸡蛋更鲜美——我竟然吃不出来?”“也没什么。这么一锅,也不过是十来个半兽人的脑子罢了,古蓝大人,我说得对不对啊?”伊林宁冷冷说——他已经摸透这个斯特林的性格,深知古蓝眼看就要倒霉了。古蓝笑道:“单是半兽人的脑子还做不出这般美味,我这次还加上了蛇族和精灵怪的脑浆——大人,您就别推辞了,就让我给你天天送吧?要不,我把做法写给你?这东西材料不希奇,我们有好多奴隶又抓了大堆的战俘——关键是做法,要新鲜,要生生的把脑壳敲开还得让他们活着,拿个特制的勺子舀,才能取出新鲜的——大人,您的脸色不对?”斯特林脸色苍白的站起来:“洗手间在哪里?”——唐平等中央军军官早已经飞快地跑到门后大口大口的呕吐起来了。※※※就在这个时候,远处传来轰隆的声音,越来越大声,宴席中大多是军人,已经听出来了:这是大队大队的军队在行进的声音,而且这声音越来越逼近!大家不禁面面相觑,互相询问:怎么回事?谁的部队进城了?我没有啊!我也没有。那是叛军吗?附近没有叛军大队啊?何况城市里面驻扎有三万守备部队还有斯特林将近十万的精锐中央军,哪里有这么不上路的叛军敢来找死啊?古蓝的一个卫队士兵匆忙冲进宴席中,凑近古蓝耳朵边上说了几句话。古蓝立即脸色大变,连话也不及说跟着卫兵出去了。斯特林觉察势头不好,转身吩咐唐平:“拿我的调兵令,把我的直属师团和文河师团叫过来。”唐平立即带上几个军官,快步出去,但不一会他就回来了,向斯特林报告:“大人,总督府被武装士兵包围了,我们出不去!”斯特林一惊,问:“他们是哪里的部队?”“他们不肯说,不过照衣着来看,应该是德亚城的守备部队。”斯特林心头惊骇:德亚城的守备队?那不就是古蓝的部下吗?他想干什么?后悔当初来赴宴时候太过放心,竟然连警卫队都没有带来。现在祸起仓促……他起身四望:“古蓝总督在哪里?”宾客们都一齐寻找,却不见了古蓝的踪影!斯特林心头震撼,脸上却若无其事说:“不要紧,副司令员秦路还留守大营,看到事情不对,一会他就会带人来接应我们的。”听到斯特林这话,宴席间众人都松了口气,安心下来。参谋长唐平却依旧愁眉不展:秦路就算觉察事情不对马上带人过来,也要半个钟头后;但眼前如果古蓝马上发难的话,就凭席间这十个不到的中央军军官绝对撑不到援军到来。斯特林转头回看大厅众人,包括行省省长柳子风在内一个个脸色发白惊惶失措,颤抖个不停,那个刚才还很嚣张的“罗明海大人的远房侄子”罗林双现在竟然怕得把坐都坐不稳了——斯特林嘴角露出一丝轻蔑的笑容,却也明白了,事情跟他们没关系。但还有一个人在若无其事的大口吃菜,喝酒,吃得啧啧有声——伊里亚行省的伊林宁总督斯特林心念一动,凑近去问他:“你一定知道是什么回事吧?”伊林宁停下手恭敬的回答:“大人,您就等着看好戏吧——古蓝的守备队兵变了!”第53章正义按照家族军队正规编制来说,十人为一小队,五十人为一中队,五百人为一大队。一个骑兵师团有十个大队,一共五千人;而一个步兵师团有二十个大队,有一万人。“秀字营”有八千余骑兵,本来是只勉强够编两个骑兵师团的,但是罗杰、白川等人吵吵扬扬说他们的身份是旗本,任职应该起码是师团长;紫川秀没奈何,只得将秀字营编成了三个师团:第一师团三千人,由罗杰担任长官;第二师团也是三千人,由长川担任长官;最后是紫川秀的直属师团,由白川担任师团长。于是大家皆大欢喜,紫川秀却忽然发现他自己手下还是只有三个人,基本上没变。在秀字营的第一次军务会议上,紫川秀语惊四座。白川嘴都合不上来:“大人,您刚刚说了什么?那个…那个…什么的。”紫川秀很谅解的回答:“哦,我说我们要成立秀字营股份有限公司。”罗杰:“大人,什么叫做…那个那个,屁股有限公司?”长川:“‘屁股有限公司’?罗杰,你这个蠢货!大人明明说的是屁股有限公鸡!——不过大人,我还是不明白,我们干嘛要一个屁股有限的公鸡回来啊?”“所谓股份有限公司呢,是指现代企业的一种资本组织形式,是指将公司资产分为等额股份,公司以其资产为限对公司债务承担有限责任,股东以其所持有股票为限对公司债务承担有限责任,利润分配在扣除法定公积金、公益金后按照股东所持有的股票进行分配,一份股票获得一份红利——明白了?”三人异口同声说:“不明白!”紫川秀叹口气说:“那我只好简单点说了,就是说骗钱的!先起个好听的名字(比如说秀字营国际宇宙无限投资实业公司集团),想个吸引人的名目(我在远东发现了个大宝藏,就是缺点钱挖),找个凯子骗钱(‘你给我一块钱我一年还你十块’),然后就申请破产(钱到手赶紧跑路去吧)——这就叫股份有限公司!”师团长、大队长们一齐焕然大悟:“你早这样说不就明白了!你一向不就是这样的吗?”只有长川还有异议:“大人,这荒山野领的哪里找有钱的凯子去啊?这里有的只是难民,把他们剥光了也搜不出一个铜子。”紫川秀嘿嘿奸笑:“不要担心,凯子我早找好了!你没看到后面那长长的车队吗?我们还愁什么没有粮食?!”在秀字营行军过程中,每到一个城市,紫川秀马上去找当地的商会组织,跟他们宣扬一个真理:远东内战是个发家致富的好机会!大家想想,远东内战打了这么久,以往远东的食盐、粮食、医药、日用生活用品都是依靠家族中心腹地输入的,现在一定奇缺;同时远东又是金矿、钻石、魔法晶体、水晶石的出产地区,现在又由于内战而无法进行交易,囤积了老大老大一堆的晶光闪闪在那里——大家想想,如果你们第一批进入远东进行交易,那利润将是多么的……商人们的口水都流出来了,但他们很快清醒了下来:远东战区很不安宁,且不要说叛军控制的省份了,就是在家族军队占领的地区里,也是遍地盗贼多如牛毛,如果没有师团规模的军队保护过境,岂不是送羊入狼口?紫川秀就很爽朗的大笑:在下就是家族精锐部队“秀字营”的长官紫川秀大人啊!部下兵多将广,足有三个师团之多!足以保护各位那笔货物的安全了!(他没说一个师团多少人。)商人说:秀字营?没听过,卖什么的?该不会是刚刚组建的民军吧?那些家伙靠不住的……紫川秀生气说:怎么可能呢?秀字营历史悠久,战斗力极强,纪律良好,忠诚度特别高,是家族的皇牌战斗部队之一!各位,你没有听过秀字营不要紧,但你总该听过斯特林大人率领的中央军“不死营”和帝林大人率领的“铁血宪兵团”吧?商人们交头接耳,纷纷同意:斯特林大人与帝林大人都是当代名将,他们的大名我们当然是如雷灌耳的了!但是紫川秀阁下你……这个时候紫川秀就拿出那张与斯特林和帝林的合影来:各位,看看!如果你们的狗眼没瞎的话,应该可以看出这两位是谁吧?良骏不与拙骑为伍,理所当然的,与名将合影的人当然也是名将了!将你们那几毛钱身家交给这么一个‘能与斯特林与帝林两位大人合影的当代名将’,他人品端庄,道德高尚,为人诚恳——你们还有什么放心不下的呢?就靠这套把戏,一路来紫川秀骗了无数的商人心甘情愿的掏钱投资或者亲自带着货物赶着车子过来(当然,要交纳保护费的)。到了这个时候,紫川秀觉得应该给商人们点交代了——或者说,给他们看到点似忽要盈利的希望……※※※于是在一片鞭炮声中,经过秀字营第一次军务会议的全体同意,秀字营国际宇宙无限股份投资实业公司集团正式成立了!公司章程规定:凡是秀字营的官兵,皆自动享有一股股份权,小队长享有两股,中队长享有五股,大队长享有十股份。年终凭股份参与利润分配。紫川秀对商人们说:“为了适应远东如此广大的市场以及市场变化的复杂性,满足多种市场细分要求,实现产业化、国际化,适应市场经济的要求,增强我们的抵抗风险能力、盈利能力、科技创新能力,实现产业布局合理化,资产结构科学化,我们要走多元化经营的道路!”商人们听得赞叹不以,夸奖秀川长官有商业头脑,有见识,有预见,高瞻远瞩,具有开拓市场的意识!罗杰听得头混脑涨,赶紧问紫川秀:“刚才你说的是什么啊?”紫川秀:“我的意思是说:一个骗局不够,我们要张多几个骗局!——何况鞭炮好贵的,烧一捆鞭炮只成立一个公司岂不是太亏了!”于是当天接着成立了罗杰粮油食品有限公司、白川化妆品股份有限公司、长川钻石收购股份有限公司、“罗杰的帽子”股份有限公司、“长川的长裤”发展投资银行、“白川裙子”科技咨询公司、“白川内裤”进出口贸易有限公司(后来因为当事人反对改成了“美女白川”进出口贸易有限公司)、“长川是个色狼”金融实业公司、“罗杰笨蛋”信托投资公司……一共五十六家公司!公司的牌子多得钉满了秀字营驻地的大门的门板和墙壁,最后没地方摆了,只得把“罗杰远东美食大世界”的牌子钉到了男厕所门口,把“白川芳香香水制造公司”钉到了女厕所门口。罗杰担任了二十一家公司的总经理、法人代表、董事长、执行董事……长川名下有十九家公司,而在白川名下有十六家公司。于是大家彼此都以总经理、董事长相互称呼,叫得好不快活的。紫川秀采用密封契约方式,每一家公司的股份他都zhan有份额,从100%到51%不等。半兽人们看得眼馋,派德伦过来交涉,要求也给他们一两家公司——结果紫川秀马上就满足了他们,当场成立了“阿里巴巴与四十大盗”股份有限公司、“佐伊天使”股份有限公司,还允许在他们家乡的瓦格省区他们享有“秀字营股份有限公司”的独家代理权——当然了,老规矩,紫川秀zhan有70%的股份!剩下30%股份是你们的!就这样半兽人们也觉得很满足了,如获重宝地抱着几块公司的招牌欢喜的走了:这下可有东西带回去炫耀了!整个村子谁见过这样的稀罕物啊,何况我还当了总经理,那更是光宗耀祖的勾当啊!——虽然他们也不怎么懂什么是“股份有限公司,什么是“董事长”——附近村的那些傻帽们还不嫉妒得眼珠子都喷出来了!※※※“大人,您刚才说的,能不能再重复一遍?”“哦,事情是很简单的,白川。我们的公司间的基本关系是这样的:罗杰贸易股份有限公司被“罗杰帽子”股份有限公司zhan有47%的股份,又被白川裙子科技咨询公司zhan有38%股份;“罗杰帽子”公司通过融资方式又吸纳10000股罗杰美食城的股票,但他们二者间都受一家叫做长川裤子投资发展银行进行控股,是通过股份交换形式的;但是长川裤子银行又有18%股份被“罗杰笨蛋”投资信托公司控制,但是“罗杰笨蛋”投资信托公司在财务是个空盒子——这主要是为了对付税务局的——它的主要财务依靠还是罗杰贸易股份有限公司,但是它的纳税却是在长川裤子银行的帐面上体现——是不是,很简单吧?我一说你就明白了吧?”白川听得发昏,终于明白了一件事:她一万年也不可能明白。罗杰进来:“大人,我名下的公司怎么只剩19家了?前天还有21家的的!”紫川秀若无其事说:“前天下午我撤消了5家。”罗杰:“哦,这就是大人你说的经济萧条了——不过21减5应该还有16家的啊!大人,你不要欺负我苯啊,数数我还是会的。”“那是因为我昨天又成立了三家。”长川气急败坏进来:“大人,不好了!我的两家公司和一家银行都给‘吞并’了!”“怎么会事?”长川喘了口气:“事情是这样的,刚才不知道哪里来了条野狗,把我的皮包给叼走了——于是我的公司就被它吞并了!”※※※十月二十日,秀字营开始向远东腹地移动。沿途的紫川王军大惊失色,纷纷发出警报:“数目惊人的叛军大队在向得亚行省前进!”、“发现大股叛军在向云省集结!”一座又一座的烽火台被点燃——等到他们战战兢兢前来拦截时候,紫川秀就很神气地出来说:“弟兄们辛苦了!我是秀字营长官紫川秀,他们是我的俘虏!”其他部队的士兵们眼看着浩浩荡荡的连武器都没有解除的叛军大队,惊讶得目瞪口呆。于是紫川秀趁机说:“各位,你们出来很久了吧?是不是很怀念故乡的食品?你们多久没有尝过美酒的滋味了?干面包一定很难以下咽吧?是不是感到在这里生活很不便利?生活很苦闷吧?…欢迎你来到秀字营!”士兵远征,生活本来就艰苦,在这个地方连牙膏都没个地方买。秀字营给他们带来了美食、美酒、新的衣服、鞋子、生活用品——当然,价格是稍微那个了点,但当兵的饷银还是不少的,就是怕在野地里没处花——一传十十传百,整个远东的家族王军都知道了:秀字营有全远东最好的伙食,最陈的美酒、最全的货物、最新奇刺激的玩乐…一时间,来客如潮水。特别是刚发薪水的日子。当然,也有秀字营不能满足的需求,象有其他部队的几个军官就偷偷扯住紫川秀问:“有没有…那个…那个花姑娘的干活啊?”紫川秀很遗憾的回答:“抱歉,鄙公司暂时还不开展这方面业务。”看到军官们失望的样子,他又同情的说:“不过,也不是没有办法……”——他把自己的一本《PLAYBOY》卖了个天价。但是光赚士兵和军官的钱还是不能让紫川秀满足,他还打发大批的叛军俘虏到各地村落进行宣传:“十月二十五、二十六两天在某某山坡上进行商品大展销!”如他所料的那样,整个行省都惊动了,成千上万的半兽人、蛇族、精灵怪、矮人纷纷拿着自家出产的钻石、金沙、晶体石来换取食盐、药品、食品、布匹等生活必需品,盛况空前。在各个矿产地,由于起义军队赶跑原来的主人,开采出来的钻石没人征收了,于是采矿的工人们就拿着一箩筐一箩筐的钻石拿来交换生活用品!商人高兴得不得了,他们积压的商品很快销售一空,紫川秀打发长川师团保护商人们回去继续进货再来,继续向东挺进,卖个不亦乐乎——秀字营就似一股旋风,从西往东,经过之处所有的财富都给刮得光溜溜的,无分敌我……※※※最后,远东战区的最高司令明辉知道了此事——部下的军官跟他哭丧着脸说三个月的薪水不到一个晚上就在某个“长川”娱乐大世界输了个精光。他极其愤怒,当即就义正词严的写信去痛骂紫川秀:“时势多艰,家族上下务求团结一心,以度国难!前线战士正在舍生忘死,浴血奋战;而紫川秀你,身受家族两代国恩,竟然在此危难时刻,一心只想到自己的蝇头小利,致家族大局于不顾,对自己同僚下黑手,私下用战略物资通敌!你,你,若不改悔,小心军法无情!”——信的结尾还有几滴颤抖的墨水,显示明辉大人在写信时候是多么的心情激愤!紫川秀的回信只有一行字:“给你4%股份!”明辉回信措辞更加愤怒:“紫川秀,你真的是无可救药了!枉我对你好生开导,你竟然还是不知改悔,竟然想用区区4%就想收买贿赂我,堂堂统领处委员,远东战区最高司令员明辉统领!这是对我人格的最大侮辱!”紫川秀回信:“5%!——不干拉倒。”明辉回信:“成交!”于是秀字营的生意越加的红火,向远东腹地纵深一步步推进,在各行省开设分公司,设立办事处。在远东进行战斗的各部队当中,惟有秀字营是最让其他部队羡慕的:在别的部队啃干面喝脏水时候,秀字营官兵吃的是牛排西餐喝的是白兰地;别的部队都是衣裳褴褛破旧不堪,惟有秀字营是衣服光鲜笔挺,气色红润——原因无他,就是因为秀字营的后面总是跟着几千辆补给的车子(受利润的吸引,参加的商人越来越多了),上面满载着新鲜食品美味,还有就是秀字营每个月都会发下大笔大笔的股票红利,士兵们腰包里塞满了钞票。全营上下象神一样崇拜紫川秀。※※※当然,也有亏损的时候。某天,在伦郎行省,一群蛇族打劫了“罗杰贸易股份有限公司”的运输车队。紫川秀勃然大怒,在帐本上“营业外开支部分”写上重重一笔,然后找来罗杰骂个狗血淋头。憋了一肚子气的罗杰召集部下,宣布:“这个月大家的红利被扣了!”罗杰师团的士兵们激怒得象狼一样“嗷嗷”直叫,然后在罗杰的带领下追杀那群蛇近千公里,哪怕直到深入叛军占领区域都不怕,经过一番恶战,用马刀将对方砍得尸横遍野,抢回了货物。蛇族的叛军总算见识了什么叫“流氓本色”,但事情还没有完——秀字营的另外一个股东明辉愤怒红利减少,派来大队步兵将他们的老窝给端了,一把火烧掉;好不容易逃生的最后残余几个蛇族不幸又碰上了一群怒气冲冲抗着标枪、狼牙棒的半兽人,自称是什么“阿里巴巴”公司的经理们,将蛇族残兵一个个全部剥了皮。消息传开了,整个远东的叛军和盗贼团伙都在相互告诫:“千万不要惹秀字营啊!”眼盯着白花花的银子、黄曾曾的金沙、明晃晃的钻石…潮水般涌进自己的口袋,紫川秀乐开了心,把它们全部塞床底下,觉得压着这么一堆财富睡觉起来特别的香……第52章豪门宴席。

斯特林冷冷看着伊林宁得意的笑容,说:“你跟我来。”转身首先向饭厅外的走廊走去。伊林宁一愣,连忙起身跟上。走廊里静悄悄的没有人。斯特林站定了:“你煽动的兵变?”他头也不回的问跟在背后的伊林宁。伊林宁大惊,连忙辩解:“大人,这可跟下官没关系啊!下官怎么也算是家族官员,怎么可能干这种大逆不道的事情啊?何况,士兵都是古蓝的部下,我怎么指挥得动啊?何况……”斯特林仿佛根本没听见伊林宁的辩解,转过身来笑吟吟问:“你策划的兵变?为什么要干这种事情?”。“大人!下官只是碰巧知道古蓝的部队不稳,随便乱猜的,当不了准的……”“碰巧?”斯特林微笑:“你“碰巧”就坐我边上,别人说话时候又“碰巧”笑了让我“恰好”看见,又“不小心”说了很多事情给我听——真那么“碰巧”啊,他们的事情你都知道得一清二楚——更“碰巧”的是,古蓝的部队要闹兵变,他自己都不知道,你却未仆先知了!”斯特林微笑着:“总督阁下,我的朋友帝林跟我说过句话,我一直都记得很清楚的:一次是偶然,两次是巧合,第三次就是——”他凑近伊林宁的耳朵边轻声说:“恶意事件了!”“现在,策划恶意事件的伊林宁总督阁下,你到底有什么打算,现在可以说出来了。”伊林宁脸色苍白:“大人,下官真的没有什么恶意的,下官只是想……”“你只是想:第一:远东本来有三个副统领编制的,雷洪叛变了,就有了一个空缺;第二:副统领历来是从红衣旗本提拔的,远东二十三个行省当中,惟有你镇守的伊里亚行省和古蓝镇守的德亚行省没有沦陷,功劳最大,你们两个是最有资格竞选副统领职位的;第三:如果古蓝部下搞兵变,就算平息下去也必然惹得我很不高兴,他也失去了和你竞争的资格,那远东副统领的位子这个肥缺就稳当当落你手中了——你想的是不是这个呢?伊林宁总督阁下?”斯特林脸上还是挂着温和的微笑,说出的话却句句诛心刁钻。伊林宁给他轰得方寸大乱,这才知道,这个总是挂着和善笑容的、仿佛一心只知道打仗、对政治很迷糊的年轻统领竟然有这般洞察入微的判断力。“君子可欺之以方”这句话对他根本不适用。伊林宁一直以精明强干自诩,可是在斯特林面前一站,感觉就象个赤裸裸婴儿一样不到一秒钟就给对方看透看穿,可笑自己还沾沾自喜,以为已经将这个“初出茅庐的毛头小子”掌握在了鼓掌之中。在这样一个对手面前,唯一也就是最好的办法就是说老实话。“大人,下官承认,确实有过你说这样的想法,妄想升任远东副统领。”斯特林的口气和缓下来:“水往下流,人往上爬,你已经是红衣旗本了,想百尺竿头再上一层那也是人之常情,你为家族孤军坚守死地,保护了几百万人的安全,是有很大功劳的!但你不应该采用这种手段,诬陷同僚,甚至要煽动部队兵变……”“大人,”伊林宁打断了他的说话:“您认为我刚刚所说的是污蔑?”斯特林不出声的看着他。“大人,我承认,我的动机确实龌龊,想升官发财,想故意表现让您注意我记得我,想要您在统领处会议上提上那么一两句:“我看伊林宁那人不错,值得做个副统领!”——我承认,比起过世的远东统领哥应星,他清廉刚正一文不取,我不如;比起在明斯克坚守城池殉国的林威总督,我也不如。我承认,我也吃点空饷,大概虚报十五个士兵的名额,不然红衣旗本的薪水实在也太少,不够应酬开支;我也贪生怕死,打仗时候老躲在士兵后面喊:“弟兄们,向前冲啊!”这些,我都承认!”“但是,”伊林宁露出咬牙切齿痛恨的神情:“比起屋子里面那群人渣,老子就是拉泡屎也比他们干净一百倍!”“大人,你不信?您问我要证据?简单,这群混蛋自己坐那里本身就是证据!就是他们丢弃民众、丢弃军队、丢弃领地逃跑的证据!林威总督死了,讨伐军司令李奇红衣旗本死了,三十万远东军士兵死了,上百万无辜的百姓死了,可他们为什么还能活着在这里逍遥快活?他们可是造成这一切的罪魁祸首们啊!”“他们平时横征暴敛,半兽人已经穷得连裤子都穿不上了,拿着个树皮遮羞——就这样了还是要征税!交不出的就打得嗷嗷直叫,狼哭鬼嚎的!他们简直是——畜生!——对,就是畜生!刚才您已经看到了,活吃人脑对这群人渣来说算不了什么新鲜事情,有些事情光是听着都觉得让人毛骨悚然了,我就不说了,免得脏了我的嘴,也吓着大人您了!”“好了,他们惹得民愤处处,狼烟四起了,惹得每一个半兽人都对我们人类恨得咬牙切齿时候,眼看势头不对了,就赶紧跑——坐着轻便马车,带着卫队、带着百万身家、带着大小老婆跑——剩下了根本没有抵抗能力的老百姓,给叛军杀了泄愤!他们做了孽,却让普通的百姓和士兵承担!远东有几个省区,本来是最繁华的人烟密集区域,现在大人您去看,除了死人骷髅外连个屁人也找不到!”斯特林安静的听着伊林宁激动的演说,心里却旋起了一阵又一阵波浪。结合一路过来的见闻,他知道伊林宁所说的是真话。其实就看着伊林宁激愤得通红的脸也知道:这个人现在说的不可能是假话。他平静的说:“还是有不错的官员的。除了林威总督以外,古蓝总督不也是坚守了岗位没有逃离吗?”“哈,哈”伊林宁夸张的笑笑:“古蓝?!他比上面那几位还要无耻!如果他真那么“忠于职守”,他的部下吃饱了撑着闹兵变啊?”伊林宁接着告诉斯特林:远东叛乱一起,古蓝就慌了手脚,下了个荒谬到绝顶的命令:把德亚行省内全部非人类种族全部杀掉,理由是怕他们成为叛军的内应。守备队中的一个平时很有人望的师团长带领大家抵制不肯执行这个命令,告诉古蓝:如果真这样做了,只怕外面叛军还没有打进来,里面的就先起义了!斯特林露出笑意:“说得好。这个师团长叫什么名字?”伊林宁回答:“他叫加西亚,任职是旗本。”继续说下去:“接着就传来王师在赤水滩大败的噩耗了,古蓝吓得手脚都软了,连夜收拾家产准备逃往瓦伦要塞。那个师团长,加西亚知道如果让总督古蓝真的跑了,那整个行省上下就军心涣散,不战自溃了。他当机立断,带人连夜把古蓝抓了回来,软禁他在自己的总督府里,不让他与外人接触。自己以总督代理人的身份,发布命令,征集民军,号召全省上下团结一心。又把古蓝的家产都拿了出来做军费,好不容易组建了支将近十万人左右的军队,将来犯的叛军击退,甚至在危急关头还过来救援过我伊里亚行省。”斯特林赞叹说:“有胆有识!这个人在哪,今晚他有没有来?你介绍我认识下。”伊林宁摇头:“大人,他已经死了。”斯特林惊讶:“与叛军战死了?”“不,给古蓝秘密杀了。”伊林宁感叹道:“危机一过,古蓝又摆起了总督老爷的架势,把加西亚召进了总督府,说要给他发勋章晋升。陈隐满心欢喜的带着几个有功的军官过来受勋,却让古蓝埋伏下的卫队给全部抓了杀了——古蓝要报仇泄愤,也害怕加西亚将他的丑事报告你。至于孤军坚守、力挽狂澜的事迹,不好意思,就全部变成了古蓝总督大人的功劳了。”“这个事情很秘密的,外面还不知道。现在外面的守备队是加特的部下,来找古蓝要他们的旧长官的——我倒是看看古蓝怎么跟他们交代!?”斯特林沉默了好久,问到一个最关键的问题:“你是怎么知道的?”“大人,古蓝动手杀加西亚前,问过我想我派些人过来帮他——他不敢用自己的守备队。我没答应。守备队兵变前,也联络过我的部队,想两个行省的驻军一起干,声势更大点。大概我平日待部下还不算很坏,我的部下也没有答应,还告诉了我。”“你明知道古蓝的部队要兵变而没有通知他?”“大人,我不是古蓝的爹,他也不是我儿子,我干嘛要通知他啊?大人,您不用担心,这次的兵变完全是冲着古蓝一个人来的,只要您亮出身份,那群大兵是绝对不敢得罪您的,您可以放心的回大营去,没有人敢拦您路的。”斯特林深深的凝视着伊林宁,问出最后一个问题:“你为什么要跟我说那么多?你不也和他们一样,是远东的总督吗?”面对着斯特林的眼神锐利得有如实质,伊林宁毫不回避,坦荡的回答:“大人,除了总督以外,我还有人的良心。”※※※大门开了,兵变士兵们看见一行人走出来,领头一人个子中等,神态微有疲惫,顾盼间自有种不怒而威的气质,让人不敢正视,最显眼的是他肩膀上一颗闪亮的金鹰徽章——在整个远东,只有三个人有资格佩带这个标志,而现在在得亚行省区域,只有一个人。士兵们自动的齐刷刷的敬礼:“斯特林大人,向您致敬!”斯特林还礼:“辛苦了,各位。”一个领头的军官站出来说:“大人要去哪里呢?”斯特林平静的说:“我想,我没有义务要向阁下解释吧?”军官一时语塞。他想了下说:“大人,我们无意与您为敌。我们只是想要古蓝交出我们的长官加西亚。对您以及您部下的无礼,我们表示歉意。”他回过头挥手:“给斯特林大人让路!”后面的士兵齐刷刷的让开了一条道路,那军官躬身做个“请”的动作。跟在斯特林后面中央军军官一齐松口气:没事了,总算可以走了。但斯特林却停住了脚步:“我想知道,各位在这里干什么呢?”(一群中央军军官急得在后面直跺脚:什么时候了,不走还这么罗嗦!)那军官微微提高了声量:“大人,这与您无关吧?您还是赶紧离开吧,趁我们现在还能约束部下……”斯特林截断了他的说话:“我是统领处成员,也是最高军事委员会委员,可以说,家族境内发生的事情我都有权力过问——莫非德亚行省已经不再是紫川家族的领地了吗?莫非各位已经不再是家族军人了?”军官皱起了眉头,后面的士兵们也起了不安的骚动:他们只是不满古蓝的行径,但是并没有想造反的念头。军官无奈的说:“大人,下官已经向您报告过了:我们在等古蓝交出我们的长官加西亚旗本——您还是快走吧,大人,这是因为我们对您非常敬重,不想有人冒犯了大人您的千金之躯……”斯特林再次截断他的话头:“谢谢阁下的好意,但是我,斯特林,只是家族的一名普通军人,谈不上什么‘千金之躯’的。——我还想请问,如果古蓝不肯交出你们的长官,你们打算怎么办呢?”那名军官坚决的说:“那我们就继续的等下去!直到他肯为止!”斯特林心头震撼:那名从没谋面的加西亚旗本竟然有这么大的人格魅力,即使他死后,他的部下仍旧是对他这般的忠心耿耿,甚至不惜发动兵变来解救他!假与时日,这样的人无疑是家族的无价至宝,将来的将相之才——当然了,假如他还活着的话……斯特林叹口气,说:“加西亚旗本已经死了。”全场震惊,士兵群里嗡的响起了议论。伊林宁在后面直扯自己的头发:这个消息怎么能在这个时候说出来!愤怒的士兵一旦失控,那后果……那名军官惊讶得不敢相信:“怎么可能?怎么可能?加西亚大人那么好的人,怎么可能……”看到斯特林凝重的脸色,他明白过来:这是真的。五大三粗一个汉子,居然蹲下来抱头痛哭,而士兵们呜咽着说:“加西亚大人不在了?以后我们怎么办?谁带领我们?谁来保卫德亚行省?…可恨的古蓝啊!”有人高呼:“把古蓝揪出来杀了!”一呼立即万应:“对!冲进去!把古蓝宰了!”士兵们群情激愤,拔出刀子就要往里面冲。“住手!”一声暴喝如同雷霆震怒镇住了所有的人!斯特林身影矗立如山,正挡在大门前:“你们可知道你们在干什么?你们是在造反啊!士兵们!”“你们失去了可敬可亲的长官,家族失去了优秀的军官——我们同感悲痛!我理解你们的心情,士兵们,但你们可知道,你们是在干什么?你们这一冲进去,你们的刀上一旦染了血,你们就成为了叛贼!万恶无耻的叛贼!”“我们都是军人,我们并不畏惧死亡!但是世界上还有比死更甚的事情啊!你们战死了,你们在远方的亲人会难过,会为你们流泪,会怀念你们,但他们也会每年在你的坟前献上圣洁的花朵,骄傲的说:“我的好丈夫,我的好儿子,他为国捐躯,面对上帝和祖国,问心无愧!”你的儿子将以你的姓氏为荣,在众人面前挺起胸膛!”“但如果你们是以叛贼身份死去的话,谁来怀念你们?谁会为你们痛心?你的尸体甚至不允许进公墓埋葬,只能抛尸荒野喂野狗!你的名字会让你的整个家庭蒙耻,你的家人面对邻居和亲戚,将羞愧难当,不敢抬头!士兵们,好好想想,克制自己!”斯特林响亮的话语有如鸣雷轰响,兵变士兵们都停住了脚步,凝神倾听。有一个士兵喊:“那加西亚大人的仇就不能报了吗?那大人不就白死了?”斯特林神色庄重:“愿加西亚大人英灵永存!士兵们,我在此谨向各位保证:行不义者必将自灭!这是我,斯特林。左那,中央军统领对各位的一个承诺!”“加西亚旗本为国戍边,不幸遇害,我代表统领处追认其二级晋升,任副统领衔!”“士兵们,跟我走,听我的命令!我代表紫川家族!回到你们的军营里面去,相信我,会给你们一个交代的!”士兵们犹豫不决,最后还是那个痛哭的军官站了起来,对斯特林说:“大人,你答应过我们的!?”斯特林毫不犹豫的回答:“是的!我会给你们一个交代!这就是我的承诺!”“好!我们相信斯特林大人,不是无信之人!”那个军官转身喊口号:“全部列队!向左转!起步走!”士兵们一一遵命而行,大队的人马往回走,渐渐消失,只听见传来“嗒嗒嗒”有节奏的步伐声,越来越小……※※※大家都松了口气,总算没有当场发生流血事件。唐平等中央军军官上前埋怨斯特林太卤莽了,万一出事了可怎么办……斯特林微笑说不会有事情的,他理解士兵们的心态和感情。※※※伊林宁呆呆看着斯特林,眼睛发直:刚才斯特林孤身一人阻挡大群士兵们,那一刻,斯特林那英气逼人的身影、凛然的气势、不怒而威的气质已经深深烙刻在他脑子中了。慕然间。伊林宁脑中一个想法冒了出来:“此人必将立于万人之上!”斯特林的的笑容突然僵硬了:一群远东的官员们从门后躲藏的地方走出来,领头的就是刚才一直失踪找不到的古蓝!他带着一脸的谀笑快步走近,大声说:“哎呀!斯特林大人,刚才可是太惊险了,幸亏大人您大义凛然,从气势上就压倒了那些下流丘八,看得我真是热血沸腾啊,恨不得出来与大人您一齐并肩作战!可惜出来晚了点,大人以一人之力就把他们给赶跑了,真是勇猛盖世、豪勇无双啊!下官今天这算开了眼界了!”后面一群人七嘴八舌说:是啊,是啊,真是当今第一勇士啊!”一众中央军军官交换了个鄙视的眼神:刚才你们都躲到哪里了?现在一齐出来大吹大擂!斯特林倒是不在意的笑笑。伊林宁实在受不了他们的无耻,讽刺说:“各位大人出来的时机刚刚好啊!”古蓝恬着脸皮说:“下官本来是想早点出来与斯特林大人一齐并肩作战的了——可是这肚子不争气,刚才吃坏了,只有去茅房——等出来时候,幸亏斯特林大人神勇,以一敌千……”话没说完,长街尽头又涌出现了大批的军队。古蓝脸色发白:“不好,我的肚子,哎哟哎哟,又出毛病了——大人,您稍等,我这就来……”转身欲逃,被斯特林有力的大手一把钳住肩头,顿时动弹不得。斯特林微笑说:“古蓝总督不必惊慌,看清楚旗号:那是我的队伍来了!”古蓝脸皮虽然厚,这下也只有“嘿嘿”讪笑,说不出话来。中央军的副司令长官秦路带着一个师团的步兵过来了,他笑着对斯特林说:“刚才听说有些不稳定士兵包围了总督府,我就带人过来看看。现在一切都很好嘛,看来我是白来了。”斯特林也微笑:“谁说你白来了?我给你介绍下:这位是德亚行省的总督古蓝、这位是省长柳子风、这位是罗林双省长、这位是总督鲁海阁下,这位是省长唐过,还有这位是名门贵族……”他微笑着把那些人一一给秦路介绍,对方受宠若惊的满脸堆笑赶紧上前握手。最后,斯特林还是笑着说:“这几位都是我们远东的名门、高官,是我们远东的精华啊!秦路,你可认清楚了?”秦路不明白斯特林的意思,老实说:“是的,都认清楚了。”“好!”斯特林笑容一抹,眉宇间露出森森杀气:“把他们几位都给我拿下!”※※※一下子抓了将十来个高级官员,斯特林却有点不知道怎么处理了。征求部下们的意见,众说纷纭,弄的斯特林自己都有点糊涂了。他写信去问帝林和紫川秀的意见。紫川秀闻信大吃一惊,他深知道古蓝这些人本身并没有什么才干,但他们所代表的势力却非同小可,惹上他们斯特林会有很大麻烦的。他连忙回信给斯特林,提出:解决方案只有两个:一:立即把他们全部放了,由斯特林向他们道歉,就算是事情没发生过(斯特林看得直摇头);二:或者把他们全部杀掉,把帐赖在叛军身上,否则的话,留下一个活口都是后患无穷!斯特林对紫川秀的意见很不以为然:古蓝等人诚然有罪,但有些人罪不至死,再说了,他们也应该有得到公平审判的权利,应该经过合法的司法审判,确立罪名,明证典刑,以让天下人心服。自己就这么偷偷摸摸杀了,怎么能体现正义的伸张?跟古蓝偷偷摸摸杀加西亚有什么区别?帝林的做法就很让斯特林就欣赏了:帝林很正式的派了一个军法官,带着大队宪兵过来,让斯特林把犯人都移交给了他们。斯特林很高兴他们的到来,他交给军法官一张诉状——这是他花了好大力气收集证据、证人证词,几个晚上不睡觉才赶出来的——说:“军法官阁下,这是我写的,对他们各人的分别控诉以:临阵脱逃、贪污、谋杀、渎职等罪名,麻烦您在审判时候交给法官大人过目,当庭宣读。”军法官彬彬有礼说:“请大人放心吧,军法处一定会依法给予他们正式的审判,必定会做到公平、公正,让他们得到应有的惩罚!”他很有礼貌地告辞,带着人犯离去,在出了得亚行省的第一个拐弯路口的第一个树林里面就把古蓝等人全部吊死了在树上。看着古蓝的两脚在半空晃悠晃悠的摆来摆去,哥普拉——兼职的军法官,真实身份是帝林的亲卫队长,拿出斯特林的控诉书点着了火,问部下的宪兵们:“谁抽烟要火的?”然后哥普拉全速赶往瓦伦要塞,以监察长信使的身份求见方劲统领,立即得到接见。两人在密室里商议了一阵,哥普拉告辞,悄悄离去,同行的宪兵们则被留下当作敢死队,被方劲派到了最前线去了。第二天方劲起草报告:“得亚、伊里亚两行省遭受不明身份的叛军攻击,全体军民同心协力,奋勇作战,终于将叛军击退!得亚行省总督古蓝、省长柳子风、守备队师团长加西亚、伊里亚省长罗林双等一十三名高级官员在作战中身先士卒,奋不顾身,前仆后继,不幸以身殉职,三军将士无不悲痛落泪。建议统领处对以上有功人员追认晋升嘉奖!附:作战牺牲的有功人员名单以及牺牲经过。”※※※报告被送了上去,罗明海很快将它送呈紫川参星阅读。紫川参星由衷感叹道:“谁说我紫川家族官员贪生怕死?谁说我家族当今已经再无豪杰人物?这就是一份明证!虽然时势多艰,但只要我们家族官员还保留有这份豪迈正气,只要我们还有这样的豪杰壮士,就没有跨不过的山,没有趟不过的河!这都是难得的优秀官员,一定要对他们重重嘉奖啊,勉励后来者,以彰现公义!“公义”二字,正是我紫川家族立国之基——帝林,你的意见呢?”他把头扭向帝林,报告送来时候,后者刚好在向他汇报监察厅工作。帝林谦卑的低下了头:“伟哉圣言,殿下明见!使善行得其彰,恶者得其报,此正为正义之伸张!”第54章联合会议按照家族军队正规编制来说,十人为一小队,五十人为一中队,五百人为一大队。一个骑兵师团有十个大队,一共五千人;而一个步兵师团有二十个大队,有一万人。“秀字营”有八千余骑兵,本来是只勉强够编两个骑兵师团的,但是罗杰、白川等人吵吵扬扬说他们的身份是旗本,任职应该起码是师团长;紫川秀没奈何,只得将秀字营编成了三个师团:第一师团三千人,由罗杰担任长官;第二师团也是三千人,由长川担任长官;最后是紫川秀的直属师团,由白川担任师团长。于是大家皆大欢喜,紫川秀却忽然发现他自己手下还是只有三个人,基本上没变。在秀字营的第一次军务会议上,紫川秀语惊四座。白川嘴都合不上来:“大人,您刚刚说了什么?那个…那个…什么的。”紫川秀很谅解的回答:“哦,我说我们要成立秀字营股份有限公司。”罗杰:“大人,什么叫做…那个那个,屁股有限公司?”长川:“‘屁股有限公司’?罗杰,你这个蠢货!大人明明说的是屁股有限公鸡!——不过大人,我还是不明白,我们干嘛要一个屁股有限的公鸡回来啊?”“所谓股份有限公司呢,是指现代企业的一种资本组织形式,是指将公司资产分为等额股份,公司以其资产为限对公司债务承担有限责任,股东以其所持有股票为限对公司债务承担有限责任,利润分配在扣除法定公积金、公益金后按照股东所持有的股票进行分配,一份股票获得一份红利——明白了?”三人异口同声说:“不明白!”紫川秀叹口气说:“那我只好简单点说了,就是说骗钱的!先起个好听的名字(比如说秀字营国际宇宙无限投资实业公司集团),想个吸引人的名目(我在远东发现了个大宝藏,就是缺点钱挖),找个凯子骗钱(‘你给我一块钱我一年还你十块’),然后就申请破产(钱到手赶紧跑路去吧)——这就叫股份有限公司!”师团长、大队长们一齐焕然大悟:“你早这样说不就明白了!你一向不就是这样的吗?”只有长川还有异议:“大人,这荒山野领的哪里找有钱的凯子去啊?这里有的只是难民,把他们剥光了也搜不出一个铜子。”紫川秀嘿嘿奸笑:“不要担心,凯子我早找好了!你没看到后面那长长的车队吗?我们还愁什么没有粮食?!”在秀字营行军过程中,每到一个城市,紫川秀马上去找当地的商会组织,跟他们宣扬一个真理:远东内战是个发家致富的好机会!大家想想,远东内战打了这么久,以往远东的食盐、粮食、医药、日用生活用品都是依靠家族中心腹地输入的,现在一定奇缺;同时远东又是金矿、钻石、魔法晶体、水晶石的出产地区,现在又由于内战而无法进行交易,囤积了老大老大一堆的晶光闪闪在那里——大家想想,如果你们第一批进入远东进行交易,那利润将是多么的……商人们的口水都流出来了,但他们很快清醒了下来:远东战区很不安宁,且不要说叛军控制的省份了,就是在家族军队占领的地区里,也是遍地盗贼多如牛毛,如果没有师团规模的军队保护过境,岂不是送羊入狼口?紫川秀就很爽朗的大笑:在下就是家族精锐部队“秀字营”的长官紫川秀大人啊!部下兵多将广,足有三个师团之多!足以保护各位那笔货物的安全了!(他没说一个师团多少人。)商人说:秀字营?没听过,卖什么的?该不会是刚刚组建的民军吧?那些家伙靠不住的……紫川秀生气说:怎么可能呢?秀字营历史悠久,战斗力极强,纪律良好,忠诚度特别高,是家族的皇牌战斗部队之一!各位,你没有听过秀字营不要紧,但你总该听过斯特林大人率领的中央军“不死营”和帝林大人率领的“铁血宪兵团”吧?商人们交头接耳,纷纷同意:斯特林大人与帝林大人都是当代名将,他们的大名我们当然是如雷灌耳的了!但是紫川秀阁下你……这个时候紫川秀就拿出那张与斯特林和帝林的合影来:各位,看看!如果你们的狗眼没瞎的话,应该可以看出这两位是谁吧?良骏不与拙骑为伍,理所当然的,与名将合影的人当然也是名将了!将你们那几毛钱身家交给这么一个‘能与斯特林与帝林两位大人合影的当代名将’,他人品端庄,道德高尚,为人诚恳——你们还有什么放心不下的呢?就靠这套把戏,一路来紫川秀骗了无数的商人心甘情愿的掏钱投资或者亲自带着货物赶着车子过来(当然,要交纳保护费的)。到了这个时候,紫川秀觉得应该给商人们点交代了——或者说,给他们看到点似忽要盈利的希望……※※※于是在一片鞭炮声中,经过秀字营第一次军务会议的全体同意,秀字营国际宇宙无限股份投资实业公司集团正式成立了!公司章程规定:凡是秀字营的官兵,皆自动享有一股股份权,小队长享有两股,中队长享有五股,大队长享有十股份。年终凭股份参与利润分配。紫川秀对商人们说:“为了适应远东如此广大的市场以及市场变化的复杂性,满足多种市场细分要求,实现产业化、国际化,适应市场经济的要求,增强我们的抵抗风险能力、盈利能力、科技创新能力,实现产业布局合理化,资产结构科学化,我们要走多元化经营的道路!”商人们听得赞叹不以,夸奖秀川长官有商业头脑,有见识,有预见,高瞻远瞩,具有开拓市场的意识!罗杰听得头混脑涨,赶紧问紫川秀:“刚才你说的是什么啊?”紫川秀:“我的意思是说:一个骗局不够,我们要张多几个骗局!——何况鞭炮好贵的,烧一捆鞭炮只成立一个公司岂不是太亏了!”于是当天接着成立了罗杰粮油食品有限公司、白川化妆品股份有限公司、长川钻石收购股份有限公司、“罗杰的帽子”股份有限公司、“长川的长裤”发展投资银行、“白川裙子”科技咨询公司、“白川内裤”进出口贸易有限公司(后来因为当事人反对改成了“美女白川”进出口贸易有限公司)、“长川是个色狼”金融实业公司、“罗杰笨蛋”信托投资公司……一共五十六家公司!公司的牌子多得钉满了秀字营驻地的大门的门板和墙壁,最后没地方摆了,只得把“罗杰远东美食大世界”的牌子钉到了男厕所门口,把“白川芳香香水制造公司”钉到了女厕所门口。罗杰担任了二十一家公司的总经理、法人代表、董事长、执行董事……长川名下有十九家公司,而在白川名下有十六家公司。于是大家彼此都以总经理、董事长相互称呼,叫得好不快活的。紫川秀采用密封契约方式,每一家公司的股份他都zhan有份额,从100%到51%不等。半兽人们看得眼馋,派德伦过来交涉,要求也给他们一两家公司——结果紫川秀马上就满足了他们,当场成立了“阿里巴巴与四十大盗”股份有限公司、“佐伊天使”股份有限公司,还允许在他们家乡的瓦格省区他们享有“秀字营股份有限公司”的独家代理权——当然了,老规矩,紫川秀zhan有70%的股份!剩下30%股份是你们的!就这样半兽人们也觉得很满足了,如获重宝地抱着几块公司的招牌欢喜的走了:这下可有东西带回去炫耀了!整个村子谁见过这样的稀罕物啊,何况我还当了总经理,那更是光宗耀祖的勾当啊!——虽然他们也不怎么懂什么是“股份有限公司,什么是“董事长”——附近村的那些傻帽们还不嫉妒得眼珠子都喷出来了!※※※“大人,您刚才说的,能不能再重复一遍?”“哦,事情是很简单的,白川。我们的公司间的基本关系是这样的:罗杰贸易股份有限公司被“罗杰帽子”股份有限公司zhan有47%的股份,又被白川裙子科技咨询公司zhan有38%股份;“罗杰帽子”公司通过融资方式又吸纳10000股罗杰美食城的股票,但他们二者间都受一家叫做长川裤子投资发展银行进行控股,是通过股份交换形式的;但是长川裤子银行又有18%股份被“罗杰笨蛋”投资信托公司控制,但是“罗杰笨蛋”投资信托公司在财务是个空盒子——这主要是为了对付税务局的——它的主要财务依靠还是罗杰贸易股份有限公司,但是它的纳税却是在长川裤子银行的帐面上体现——是不是,很简单吧?我一说你就明白了吧?”白川听得发昏,终于明白了一件事:她一万年也不可能明白。罗杰进来:“大人,我名下的公司怎么只剩19家了?前天还有21家的的!”紫川秀若无其事说:“前天下午我撤消了5家。”罗杰:“哦,这就是大人你说的经济萧条了——不过21减5应该还有16家的啊!大人,你不要欺负我苯啊,数数我还是会的。”“那是因为我昨天又成立了三家。”长川气急败坏进来:“大人,不好了!我的两家公司和一家银行都给‘吞并’了!”“怎么会事?”长川喘了口气:“事情是这样的,刚才不知道哪里来了条野狗,把我的皮包给叼走了——于是我的公司就被它吞并了!”※※※十月二十日,秀字营开始向远东腹地移动。沿途的紫川王军大惊失色,纷纷发出警报:“数目惊人的叛军大队在向得亚行省前进!”、“发现大股叛军在向云省集结!”一座又一座的烽火台被点燃——等到他们战战兢兢前来拦截时候,紫川秀就很神气地出来说:“弟兄们辛苦了!我是秀字营长官紫川秀,他们是我的俘虏!”其他部队的士兵们眼看着浩浩荡荡的连武器都没有解除的叛军大队,惊讶得目瞪口呆。于是紫川秀趁机说:“各位,你们出来很久了吧?是不是很怀念故乡的食品?你们多久没有尝过美酒的滋味了?干面包一定很难以下咽吧?是不是感到在这里生活很不便利?生活很苦闷吧?…欢迎你来到秀字营!”士兵远征,生活本来就艰苦,在这个地方连牙膏都没个地方买。秀字营给他们带来了美食、美酒、新的衣服、鞋子、生活用品——当然,价格是稍微那个了点,但当兵的饷银还是不少的,就是怕在野地里没处花——一传十十传百,整个远东的家族王军都知道了:秀字营有全远东最好的伙食,最陈的美酒、最全的货物、最新奇刺激的玩乐…一时间,来客如潮水。特别是刚发薪水的日子。当然,也有秀字营不能满足的需求,象有其他部队的几个军官就偷偷扯住紫川秀问:“有没有…那个…那个花姑娘的干活啊?”紫川秀很遗憾的回答:“抱歉,鄙公司暂时还不开展这方面业务。”看到军官们失望的样子,他又同情的说:“不过,也不是没有办法……”——他把自己的一本《PLAYBOY》卖了个天价。但是光赚士兵和军官的钱还是不能让紫川秀满足,他还打发大批的叛军俘虏到各地村落进行宣传:“十月二十五、二十六两天在某某山坡上进行商品大展销!”如他所料的那样,整个行省都惊动了,成千上万的半兽人、蛇族、精灵怪、矮人纷纷拿着自家出产的钻石、金沙、晶体石来换取食盐、药品、食品、布匹等生活必需品,盛况空前。在各个矿产地,由于起义军队赶跑原来的主人,开采出来的钻石没人征收了,于是采矿的工人们就拿着一箩筐一箩筐的钻石拿来交换生活用品!商人高兴得不得了,他们积压的商品很快销售一空,紫川秀打发长川师团保护商人们回去继续进货再来,继续向东挺进,卖个不亦乐乎——秀字营就似一股旋风,从西往东,经过之处所有的财富都给刮得光溜溜的,无分敌我……※※※最后,远东战区的最高司令明辉知道了此事——部下的军官跟他哭丧着脸说三个月的薪水不到一个晚上就在某个“长川”娱乐大世界输了个精光。他极其愤怒,当即就义正词严的写信去痛骂紫川秀:“时势多艰,家族上下务求团结一心,以度国难!前线战士正在舍生忘死,浴血奋战;而紫川秀你,身受家族两代国恩,竟然在此危难时刻,一心只想到自己的蝇头小利,致家族大局于不顾,对自己同僚下黑手,私下用战略物资通敌!你,你,若不改悔,小心军法无情!”——信的结尾还有几滴颤抖的墨水,显示明辉大人在写信时候是多么的心情激愤!紫川秀的回信只有一行字:“给你4%股份!”明辉回信措辞更加愤怒:“紫川秀,你真的是无可救药了!枉我对你好生开导,你竟然还是不知改悔,竟然想用区区4%就想收买贿赂我,堂堂统领处委员,远东战区最高司令员明辉统领!这是对我人格的最大侮辱!”紫川秀回信:“5%!——不干拉倒。”明辉回信:“成交!”于是秀字营的生意越加的红火,向远东腹地纵深一步步推进,在各行省开设分公司,设立办事处。在远东进行战斗的各部队当中,惟有秀字营是最让其他部队羡慕的:在别的部队啃干面喝脏水时候,秀字营官兵吃的是牛排西餐喝的是白兰地;别的部队都是衣裳褴褛破旧不堪,惟有秀字营是衣服光鲜笔挺,气色红润——原因无他,就是因为秀字营的后面总是跟着几千辆补给的车子(受利润的吸引,参加的商人越来越多了),上面满载着新鲜食品美味,还有就是秀字营每个月都会发下大笔大笔的股票红利,士兵们腰包里塞满了钞票。全营上下象神一样崇拜紫川秀。※※※当然,也有亏损的时候。某天,在伦郎行省,一群蛇族打劫了“罗杰贸易股份有限公司”的运输车队。紫川秀勃然大怒,在帐本上“营业外开支部分”写上重重一笔,然后找来罗杰骂个狗血淋头。憋了一肚子气的罗杰召集部下,宣布:“这个月大家的红利被扣了!”罗杰师团的士兵们激怒得象狼一样“嗷嗷”直叫,然后在罗杰的带领下追杀那群蛇近千公里,哪怕直到深入叛军占领区域都不怕,经过一番恶战,用马刀将对方砍得尸横遍野,抢回了货物。蛇族的叛军总算见识了什么叫“流氓本色”,但事情还没有完——秀字营的另外一个股东明辉愤怒红利减少,派来大队步兵将他们的老窝给端了,一把火烧掉;好不容易逃生的最后残余几个蛇族不幸又碰上了一群怒气冲冲抗着标枪、狼牙棒的半兽人,自称是什么“阿里巴巴”公司的经理们,将蛇族残兵一个个全部剥了皮。消息传开了,整个远东的叛军和盗贼团伙都在相互告诫:“千万不要惹秀字营啊!”眼盯着白花花的银子、黄曾曾的金沙、明晃晃的钻石…潮水般涌进自己的口袋,紫川秀乐开了心,把它们全部塞床底下,觉得压着这么一堆财富睡觉起来特别的香……第52章豪门宴席”。

“埋伏!”斥候兵的警告在下一秒变成了惨叫:一支土制的投枪准确地穿透了他温暖的胸膛。投枪如雨点般继续飞来,惨叫声接二连三的在队列里面响起。遇袭的中央军士兵迅速的聚拢起来,围成个原形防御圈,一手拿刀一手举盾的盾牌手们自动的站在最外围,上百面方型盾牌自动的结成一个圆阵,半蹲着的弓箭手从盾牌的上方向密林的深处射箭还击。投枪仍然不停的射出,却再难以伤害盾墙后所躲藏的士兵们。队伍的大队长,小旗武士杜克拉怒吼一声:“第五中队,上!把那些暗箭伤人的兔崽子给我揪出来!”三十几名手持马刀的士兵大吼一声:“雅里梅!”,猛然向茂密的灌木林后发起了冲锋。他们原来都是骑兵,丛林战中不能骑马,却没改变他们彪悍的作风。三个士兵在冲击过程中中枪倒地,其余的人却勇敢的冲近身去,围住十几个半兽人砍杀起来。半兽人抵挡得同样坚决,它们毫不理会“哇西里瓦路!(投降不死)”的喊话,勇猛的用简陋的标枪与锋利的马刀对杀,在雨后的丛林泥泞地,双方不断的有人溅血、惨叫、倒地,双方都没有人后退,胳膊被一刀砍掉了就换只手拿枪,肩膀被木棒敲碎了咬咬牙照旧扑上去,还有个中央军士兵腿被打断了,他就滚在烂泥地上继续挥舞着马刀砍敌人的腿。杜克拉看到半兽人已经伤亡过半,回头喊道:“弓箭手,上!解决他们,你们先退开!”弓箭手们轰然应答开始挽弓拉弦,正要上前。“哇”的一声吼叫,四面密林中又涌出来了数以百计的半兽人,高举着标枪和木棒,凶狠地围杀上来。士兵们马上又结成了圆阵抵御,在阵型的外围又开始了残酷的搏杀。杜克拉的脑子“轰”的一响:“中埋伏了!”高声叫唤:“第五队的,快向大队靠拢!”离开大队的第五中队的三十几名士兵拼命的往回突,却被上百名拿着巨棒的半兽人狂吼着包围了,到处是挥舞着的兵器,寸步难进,一个个被打得血肉横飞、脑浆迸裂,惨叫声密集地响起。大队的士兵也奋力的靠过去想接应他们,却被几百名叛军挡住了去路,双方激烈的交锋,每一秒钟都有人溅血倒下。他们与被围士兵隔不到三十米,双方可以互相看到喊话,却没办法接近一步,看来等不到大队过去接应,那些没法结阵抵御的士兵就要伤亡怠尽了!一声清越的呼啸,一个人影一晃,不知如何竟穿过了几层的包围圈,冲入被围困的士兵中。这个个子不高的人类身法极其快捷又干脆利落,赤手空拳,但是举手投足间就有敌人就一声不响的仆倒地上,竟然没有人看得出他是如何出手的,素以巨力著称的半兽人在他面前似泥捏纸糊般不堪一击,一下子把半兽人的包围撕开个口子,被围的士兵就势一冲,回到了本阵。眼见埋伏不成,一个高个半兽人指挥官“哇哇”几声,刹那间刚才还气势汹汹的大群半兽人狼奔兔突的四散逃走,纷纷钻林藏草的消失无影,消失得就如他们出现得一样突然。厮杀声一下消失了,深秋的密林重又变得寂静无声,安静得可以听到小鸟的鸣啾声、雨水从树上滴下来的滴答声、伤者躺地上轻声的呻吟。深秋午后苍白的阳光无力地透过树叶进入密林,斑斑点点的照在绿绿的青苔上,照在汪汪的积水潭上,照在战死者年青而苍白的脸上。士兵们大口的喘息着,手指还是用力握紧刀子,肌肉绷紧,杀红了的眼睛仍旧四处搜寻着下一个厮杀对象,他们还不敢相信那场惊心动魄的厮杀已经结束了。杜克拉第一个清醒过来,大声吩咐:“一个个木桩子似的立那里卖什么傻啊!还不帮受伤的弟兄们包扎下!你们几个,砍几棵小树,准备担架。”士兵们如梦初醒,一个个答应着拿出医药包裹伤口,检查地上的人是否还活着,看看是否可以抓到个俘虏。杜克拉想起来了:“刚才是谁那么勇敢冲过去救了我们弟兄啊?”几个弓箭手一起指着个东张西望的年青士兵:“是他!是他救了我们的弟兄,他立大功了!”“是我。”年青士兵不好意思的笑笑,露出口洁白的牙齿——那也是他脸上唯一白的地方了,面上溅满了污泥,个子不高,给人精悍感觉,目光锐利又很沉稳,军服已经脏得看不清楚本来颜色了,光着脑袋,帽子在厮杀中掉落了,他正在四处张望着找寻。“好样的,小伙子,好样的!干得漂亮!——你不是我们部队的吧?”“对,我刚经过这里,你是部队长吧……”“对你个头!”杜克拉勃然大怒:“你们长官就一点没教你吗?跟上级说话要加尊称,要干脆利索,要说:‘对,大人!是的,大人!’——重来!”年青人好脾气的笑笑,立正说:“是的,大人!”“恩,这才象个当兵的样!好了,告诉我你的名字、职务、所属部队番号,我会帮你请功的!”“那可真是麻烦您了,大人。”年青人笑容可掬:“名字全称:斯特林。左那,隶属家族中央军,职务:中央军司令长官、统领处委员、最高军事参谋委员会委员——您可打算什么时候帮我请功啊,大人?”他终于找到了自己的帽子,吹吹上面的灰尘,拭搽干净污泥水,露出了明亮的金鹰徽章。※※※“大人,今天您又不听话了!”中央军参谋长唐平副统领埋怨说,口气就象是医生埋怨不肯吃药的小孩:“您是下去视察部队防务的,怎么冲到最前面去了?万一有个闪失…”“对!”军团副司令秦路副统领也帮腔说:“下面的师团长们纷纷抗议说:‘我们欢迎斯特林大人来我们防区视察,但是能不能让他不要老冲到最前面去?万一大人在我们防区出什么事情,我们承担不起啊!’大人,您神勇无敌大家都知道的,但是作为军团的统帅的职责和士兵是不同的,我们负责的是运筹帷幄,制定计划,指挥……”“好了,好了,我知道就是了。”斯特林赶紧岔开话题:“今天我看了下左翼的三个师团,卢宁师团的防务还可以,战壕也挖得很好;文河师团的就差了,从上到下都不知道自己在干什么,我走了半天居然连个哨兵都没来盘问我下,战壕挖得跟水沟似的,浅得根本藏不住人,甚至还有个二百五大队长带了三百多人就要冲进维斯度森林里去找叛军麻烦——我不是已经下了禁令:“追击不许进入森林!”了吗?”说到这里,斯特林已经是声色俱严。秦路忙解释说:“文河师团原来是骑兵师,善攻不善守,他们的军官都是习惯进攻的——我会马上跟文河说这事情。”“不能再进攻了,我们的伤亡太重了。那个该死的鬼林子,死多少人都不够!”斯特林叹气,口气转为严厉:“督导不严,文河是要承担责任的,你告诉他:他被降职了,从红衣旗本降为旗本,依旧担任第三师团的长官,告诉他,要是敢再犯,自己去找军法处报到去吧。”秦路和唐平都不禁失笑:文河两个星期来已经是第三次被降职处分了,每次斯特林都是声色俱严,可是隔不了几天又找个理由帮他升回了原职——不但文河如此,几乎所有军官都知道,斯特林作风雷厉风行,在他部下任职,很容易就可以获得提升,但跌也跌得很快,因为斯特林是从不宽容懒惫的。以至于军官们每天早上起来都要打发人来问参谋部:“今天我是旗本还是红衣旗本啊?”“什么,我已经降到小旗武士了!前天我还是副统领呢?!”唐平说这才找到机会告诉斯特林:黑旗军代理司令长官明辉已经到了,就在司令部等着斯特林。斯特林大喜:明辉的到来即意味着强大的黑旗军团就在附近,一直孤军奋战的中央军将士终于可以喘口气了!※※※在木板和树枝搭建的简陋的司令部里,家族在远东地区最高级别的两位指挥官会晤了。斯特林举手敬礼:“向您致意,大人。我奉命坚守。明辉回礼:“向您致意,大人。我奉命增援。”明辉及其随员一个个深蓝色制服笔挺,雪白的手套上一尘不染,军靴擦得乌黑发亮,肩膀上金色的肩章在阳光下闪闪发光,精神饱满神情昂扬;相形之下,中央军的军官们制服破破烂烂,肮脏不堪,神色委顿,很多人绑着污黑的绷带,光着脚丫搭拉着烂了大半的靴子,有几个军官甚至光着膀子参加会议,就连身为军团长的斯特林也好不到哪去,一身污泥水,连帽子都没戴,光着脑袋很不成体统的会见来客。黑旗军军官们交换了眼色,嘴角都露出难以察觉的笑意:这就是家族第一精锐部队的风采?比群叫花子强不了多少。两大军团高层会面,本来是很有历史意义的一刻,可是给明辉很煞风景的破坏了,他嚷嚷说:“斯特林,难道中央军就从不吃饭的吗?我们走了老远的路,累坏了,来了这么久也没有人给我们点什么吃的。”斯特林苦笑,连忙道歉:“对不起,下面人不懂事——马上给明大人和各位贵客做饭。”军团副长官秦路露出为难神色,他是主管后勤的,口号是:“要命可以,要粮没有!”——这次看到斯特林的命令坚决,他赶紧下去吩咐“做饭!”热腾腾的米饭很快端了上来,几个中央军军官掉过脸去,不让客人看见自己脸上流露出的谗意。米饭香味对他们刺激实在太大了。明辉奇怪说:“斯特林,你们不吃啊?”斯特林解释说:“在下面部队我们已经吃过了,明大人请尽管慢用。”明辉笑笑说:“斯特林也学会去下面打秋风,下面的伙食确实不错——不过没有点菜这饭可是怎么下咽啊!斯特林,你也太小气了,好东西都藏起来。我知道你们前线生活艰苦,也不要求你们新鲜鸡鸭鱼肉了,不过点腊肉总该有吧?”主人们面面相觑,最后还是斯特林苦笑说:“抱歉,也没有——改天等我们打到点兔子什么的野味再给明大人您送去吧。”明辉确实也饿了,埋怨了两句就埋头大口扒饭,还不忘一边教导斯特林:“士兵们吃不好,士气就起不来,所以啊,军队打仗啊,供给问题是关键!斯特林,你还得多学学啊!”言下之意思是老子我吃盐多过你吃饭,统领处最近打算在挑选远东战区司令人选,你小子乳臭未干,还嫩着呢,怎么跟老子我抢!一旁的中央军军官都露出愤慨之色:当初军情紧急,中央军根本没来得及筹集补给就上了战场,又一直深在敌后,供给线常常给切断;而明辉所带的黑旗军不但姗姗来迟,把沿途各省的粮草都搜刮一空,又一直躲躲藏藏的不与敌人正面交战,现在倒站在一边说风凉话!中央军参谋长唐平忍不住说:“明辉大人的战报下官也拜读了,贵部于一周之内杀敌七百万,神勇得前无古人后无来者,功勋卓著啊!”一众中央军军官都笑出声来,对于明辉的虚报战绩他们是恨得牙痒痒的:既然叛军都给你杀得光光了,那我们还剩什么功劳啊!明辉抹抹嘴,漫不在意说:“哪里哪里,谈不上什么功劳,都是为家族效力罢了!”竟似一点听不出来话中的讽刺意味。斯特林摆摆手,阻止了唐平的进一步讽刺。早在西部与流风霜作战时候,他就领教了这位“明大人”的脸皮的厚得可以顶上斯特林、紫川秀和帝林三人加起来的,讽刺他就象拿跟火柴戳铁甲,根本无关痛痒——否则的话,他也不会远远的见到流风霜就马上跑得比兔子还快了。吃完饭,马上开始会议。斯特林给明辉介绍中央军的情况:“中央军从帝都出发时候总兵力一共十五万人,其中五万骑兵,十万步兵。经历了瓦伦战役、远东大追击、云省维斯度森林阻击战等苦战后,损失兵员将近五万,其中骑兵的损耗特别大,五万骑兵已经剩不到两万,军队中也没有了后勤的战马,几乎已经失去了快速的机动力,士兵疲惫、伤病严重。因此,他请求明辉让黑旗军暂时接替中央军的防务,让中央军部队有个休整的时间。明辉托着下巴听着,咋咋嘴皮子:“这事情…难!斯特林大人,您知道了,我们的黑旗军本来是防守林家的二线部队,我们的士兵都没有什么战斗经验,恐怕难以承担此重任。还有啊,我们的部队走了很远过来,也需要休整啊!再说了,我们不是远东本地人,水土不服,很多人都拉了肚子,严重影响战斗力;还有啊,最近我们都没有了新鲜水果供应了,大家都很不满意……”听着明辉一条条的列数着理由,斯特林心头一阵火起:黑旗军部队不水土不服,难道中央军就是远东本地的吗——全军半数以上都感染了痢疾了!你们只是没有水果供应,我们却只能吃野菜;说你们没有战斗经验——难道我们中央军就是一出娘胎就会打仗的?何况,这也根本不可能,那次上几次对流风家的战争黑旗军不都参加了吗?斯特林压落了火气,问:“然而统领处命令明大人所部增援我们,大人到底打算如何增援法呢?”“哦,来之前参谋部的给我说了个计划,我觉得,这计划,行!来啊,打开军用地图。”明辉在地图上比画:“这里是维斯度森林,叛军主力就在其中;这蓝带子是贵军的防线,我军呢,就打算在这条红带子一线布防,与贵军并肩作战,一同消灭叛军!”斯特林一看几乎气得骂娘:明辉所说的黑旗军布防的红带子几乎全部在中央军的蓝色防线后面,他嘴巴上说得好听:“并肩作战”,实际上是躲在中央军后面袖手旁观,保存实力。然而他马上控制了自己的情绪:明辉并不是自己的部下,自己并没有权力向他下命令,只能通过自己的上级统领处或者紫川参星给他命令,但是此地距离帝都数千里之遥,公文一来一往起码要上几个星期;还有统领处和紫川参星是否同意自己的建议还是个问题,就算他们肯发命令,但你有你的理由,如果明辉也提出他自己的理由呢抗命呢——大家都是统领处成员,他有这个权力的。到时候公文来往官司真的不知道打到什么时候了。可是眼前急需要休整的中央军真是度日如年了,每天都会因伤病和饥饿等非战斗原因损失几百士兵。坚持还能战斗的也不过是勉强还能站起来罢了,一个个饥肠粼粼,瘦得骷髅似的。斯特林只有与明辉好声好气商量,可是不管他如何动之以情晓之以理哀求许诺保证,明辉还是油滑得象个玻璃弹子,以不变应万变:“这事,难啊!”斯特林几乎丧失了信心,甚至产生了这样的念头:等你明辉部署好了,我就在某个月黑风高的晚上带着部队一走了之,让叛军直接跟你打交道好了——但是想归想,他知道知道自己是不会做这种事情的:万一明辉那个混蛋也学着他的样子跑掉了,谁来防守维斯度森林?好不容易平定了几个省份,叛军再度冲出来蔓延远东全境,责任谁来负?不知不觉中,夜色已经降临了。明辉起身正要告辞说:“好了好了,这些事情改天再说了,我得回去了。”斯特林拿他没办法,总不能扣押他吧?剩下一群中央军军官愁眉苦脸的坐那里发呆。斯特林强打精神,对部下说:“没什么,仗还是一样往下打,饭还是要吃的。”勤务兵把大家的“晚饭”端上来:一大锅稀得见人影的野菜汤。本来菜汤里面应该有点粮食的,可是今天的粮食定额早给明辉几个吃光了,大家就只有光吃菜了。斯特林舀了碗汤水,里面没几根野菜,他苦笑着,想:吃野菜汤的秘诀就是:使劲喝汤,喝到肚子鼓鼓为止就算是饱了,然后一泡尿又饿了。大家正愁眉不展地进餐时候,门口传来明辉欢快的声音:“好啊,我来的时候不吃,好东西都等我走了再拿出来。今个儿,我是来得早不如来得巧啊!我也要一份。”天黑了,黑旗军官们找不到来时的路了,只得又返回中央军,打算过一晚明天再说。斯特林还没来得及掩饰,明辉已经探头过来了:“让我看看斯特林开的什么小灶啊?”只看了一眼,他的脸色就变了:“你们就吃这个?”斯特林羞得都不好意思出声了,唐平小声嘟嘟几句:“不吃这个吃什么?今天的粮食都给你吃完了。”明辉沉默了,好半天才开口说:“拿个碗给我。”他也舀了碗汤水喝起来,刚一进口就露出难以下咽的表情,把碗一搁,直盯着斯特林:“这样多久了?”斯特林眼看瞒不过去,老实回答:“两个星期了,我们的供给早断了。”明辉眼中射出凌厉的神色,让人难以相信他与刚才那个打“哈哈”的油滑官僚竟然是同一人:“为什么不报告?”旋又改口说:“谁捣的鬼?罗明海?为什么不向总长大人告发他!”他心头明白了,一定是罗明海嫉妒斯特林战功卓越,生怕他会取代自己的位置,故意如此。斯特林正色回答:“事无巨细,凡令总长大人烦心的,皆我等臣子的罪过。”他不想在这个国难正危的时候跟罗明海闹官司。明辉沉默了好久,才缓缓开口:“斯特林,你是好样的!但我明辉也是条汉子!时间长了不敢说,顶上个把两个星期,我们黑旗军还办得到!你们就撤下去休整吧。”斯特林大喜,深深一鞠躬:“明辉大人高义,斯特林谨代表中央军全军将士谢过!”三天后,黑旗军部队进入阵地,接替中央军部队防务,从远东战事开始就一直激战不休的十万中央军士兵得以喘了口气,撤向远东的得亚行省休整。C)2000-2006原创文学协会版权所有第49章征途。

“埋伏!”斥候兵的警告在下一秒变成了惨叫:一支土制的投枪准确地穿透了他温暖的胸膛。投枪如雨点般继续飞来,惨叫声接二连三的在队列里面响起。遇袭的中央军士兵迅速的聚拢起来,围成个原形防御圈,一手拿刀一手举盾的盾牌手们自动的站在最外围,上百面方型盾牌自动的结成一个圆阵,半蹲着的弓箭手从盾牌的上方向密林的深处射箭还击。投枪仍然不停的射出,却再难以伤害盾墙后所躲藏的士兵们。队伍的大队长,小旗武士杜克拉怒吼一声:“第五中队,上!把那些暗箭伤人的兔崽子给我揪出来!”三十几名手持马刀的士兵大吼一声:“雅里梅!”,猛然向茂密的灌木林后发起了冲锋。他们原来都是骑兵,丛林战中不能骑马,却没改变他们彪悍的作风。三个士兵在冲击过程中中枪倒地,其余的人却勇敢的冲近身去,围住十几个半兽人砍杀起来。半兽人抵挡得同样坚决,它们毫不理会“哇西里瓦路!(投降不死)”的喊话,勇猛的用简陋的标枪与锋利的马刀对杀,在雨后的丛林泥泞地,双方不断的有人溅血、惨叫、倒地,双方都没有人后退,胳膊被一刀砍掉了就换只手拿枪,肩膀被木棒敲碎了咬咬牙照旧扑上去,还有个中央军士兵腿被打断了,他就滚在烂泥地上继续挥舞着马刀砍敌人的腿。杜克拉看到半兽人已经伤亡过半,回头喊道:“弓箭手,上!解决他们,你们先退开!”弓箭手们轰然应答开始挽弓拉弦,正要上前。“哇”的一声吼叫,四面密林中又涌出来了数以百计的半兽人,高举着标枪和木棒,凶狠地围杀上来。士兵们马上又结成了圆阵抵御,在阵型的外围又开始了残酷的搏杀。杜克拉的脑子“轰”的一响:“中埋伏了!”高声叫唤:“第五队的,快向大队靠拢!”离开大队的第五中队的三十几名士兵拼命的往回突,却被上百名拿着巨棒的半兽人狂吼着包围了,到处是挥舞着的兵器,寸步难进,一个个被打得血肉横飞、脑浆迸裂,惨叫声密集地响起。大队的士兵也奋力的靠过去想接应他们,却被几百名叛军挡住了去路,双方激烈的交锋,每一秒钟都有人溅血倒下。他们与被围士兵隔不到三十米,双方可以互相看到喊话,却没办法接近一步,看来等不到大队过去接应,那些没法结阵抵御的士兵就要伤亡怠尽了!一声清越的呼啸,一个人影一晃,不知如何竟穿过了几层的包围圈,冲入被围困的士兵中。这个个子不高的人类身法极其快捷又干脆利落,赤手空拳,但是举手投足间就有敌人就一声不响的仆倒地上,竟然没有人看得出他是如何出手的,素以巨力著称的半兽人在他面前似泥捏纸糊般不堪一击,一下子把半兽人的包围撕开个口子,被围的士兵就势一冲,回到了本阵。眼见埋伏不成,一个高个半兽人指挥官“哇哇”几声,刹那间刚才还气势汹汹的大群半兽人狼奔兔突的四散逃走,纷纷钻林藏草的消失无影,消失得就如他们出现得一样突然。厮杀声一下消失了,深秋的密林重又变得寂静无声,安静得可以听到小鸟的鸣啾声、雨水从树上滴下来的滴答声、伤者躺地上轻声的呻吟。深秋午后苍白的阳光无力地透过树叶进入密林,斑斑点点的照在绿绿的青苔上,照在汪汪的积水潭上,照在战死者年青而苍白的脸上。士兵们大口的喘息着,手指还是用力握紧刀子,肌肉绷紧,杀红了的眼睛仍旧四处搜寻着下一个厮杀对象,他们还不敢相信那场惊心动魄的厮杀已经结束了。杜克拉第一个清醒过来,大声吩咐:“一个个木桩子似的立那里卖什么傻啊!还不帮受伤的弟兄们包扎下!你们几个,砍几棵小树,准备担架。”士兵们如梦初醒,一个个答应着拿出医药包裹伤口,检查地上的人是否还活着,看看是否可以抓到个俘虏。杜克拉想起来了:“刚才是谁那么勇敢冲过去救了我们弟兄啊?”几个弓箭手一起指着个东张西望的年青士兵:“是他!是他救了我们的弟兄,他立大功了!”“是我。”年青士兵不好意思的笑笑,露出口洁白的牙齿——那也是他脸上唯一白的地方了,面上溅满了污泥,个子不高,给人精悍感觉,目光锐利又很沉稳,军服已经脏得看不清楚本来颜色了,光着脑袋,帽子在厮杀中掉落了,他正在四处张望着找寻。“好样的,小伙子,好样的!干得漂亮!——你不是我们部队的吧?”“对,我刚经过这里,你是部队长吧……”“对你个头!”杜克拉勃然大怒:“你们长官就一点没教你吗?跟上级说话要加尊称,要干脆利索,要说:‘对,大人!是的,大人!’——重来!”年青人好脾气的笑笑,立正说:“是的,大人!”“恩,这才象个当兵的样!好了,告诉我你的名字、职务、所属部队番号,我会帮你请功的!”“那可真是麻烦您了,大人。”年青人笑容可掬:“名字全称:斯特林。左那,隶属家族中央军,职务:中央军司令长官、统领处委员、最高军事参谋委员会委员——您可打算什么时候帮我请功啊,大人?”他终于找到了自己的帽子,吹吹上面的灰尘,拭搽干净污泥水,露出了明亮的金鹰徽章。※※※“大人,今天您又不听话了!”中央军参谋长唐平副统领埋怨说,口气就象是医生埋怨不肯吃药的小孩:“您是下去视察部队防务的,怎么冲到最前面去了?万一有个闪失…”“对!”军团副司令秦路副统领也帮腔说:“下面的师团长们纷纷抗议说:‘我们欢迎斯特林大人来我们防区视察,但是能不能让他不要老冲到最前面去?万一大人在我们防区出什么事情,我们承担不起啊!’大人,您神勇无敌大家都知道的,但是作为军团的统帅的职责和士兵是不同的,我们负责的是运筹帷幄,制定计划,指挥……”“好了,好了,我知道就是了。”斯特林赶紧岔开话题:“今天我看了下左翼的三个师团,卢宁师团的防务还可以,战壕也挖得很好;文河师团的就差了,从上到下都不知道自己在干什么,我走了半天居然连个哨兵都没来盘问我下,战壕挖得跟水沟似的,浅得根本藏不住人,甚至还有个二百五大队长带了三百多人就要冲进维斯度森林里去找叛军麻烦——我不是已经下了禁令:“追击不许进入森林!”了吗?”说到这里,斯特林已经是声色俱严。秦路忙解释说:“文河师团原来是骑兵师,善攻不善守,他们的军官都是习惯进攻的——我会马上跟文河说这事情。”“不能再进攻了,我们的伤亡太重了。那个该死的鬼林子,死多少人都不够!”斯特林叹气,口气转为严厉:“督导不严,文河是要承担责任的,你告诉他:他被降职了,从红衣旗本降为旗本,依旧担任第三师团的长官,告诉他,要是敢再犯,自己去找军法处报到去吧。”秦路和唐平都不禁失笑:文河两个星期来已经是第三次被降职处分了,每次斯特林都是声色俱严,可是隔不了几天又找个理由帮他升回了原职——不但文河如此,几乎所有军官都知道,斯特林作风雷厉风行,在他部下任职,很容易就可以获得提升,但跌也跌得很快,因为斯特林是从不宽容懒惫的。以至于军官们每天早上起来都要打发人来问参谋部:“今天我是旗本还是红衣旗本啊?”“什么,我已经降到小旗武士了!前天我还是副统领呢?!”唐平说这才找到机会告诉斯特林:黑旗军代理司令长官明辉已经到了,就在司令部等着斯特林。斯特林大喜:明辉的到来即意味着强大的黑旗军团就在附近,一直孤军奋战的中央军将士终于可以喘口气了!※※※在木板和树枝搭建的简陋的司令部里,家族在远东地区最高级别的两位指挥官会晤了。斯特林举手敬礼:“向您致意,大人。我奉命坚守。明辉回礼:“向您致意,大人。我奉命增援。”明辉及其随员一个个深蓝色制服笔挺,雪白的手套上一尘不染,军靴擦得乌黑发亮,肩膀上金色的肩章在阳光下闪闪发光,精神饱满神情昂扬;相形之下,中央军的军官们制服破破烂烂,肮脏不堪,神色委顿,很多人绑着污黑的绷带,光着脚丫搭拉着烂了大半的靴子,有几个军官甚至光着膀子参加会议,就连身为军团长的斯特林也好不到哪去,一身污泥水,连帽子都没戴,光着脑袋很不成体统的会见来客。黑旗军军官们交换了眼色,嘴角都露出难以察觉的笑意:这就是家族第一精锐部队的风采?比群叫花子强不了多少。两大军团高层会面,本来是很有历史意义的一刻,可是给明辉很煞风景的破坏了,他嚷嚷说:“斯特林,难道中央军就从不吃饭的吗?我们走了老远的路,累坏了,来了这么久也没有人给我们点什么吃的。”斯特林苦笑,连忙道歉:“对不起,下面人不懂事——马上给明大人和各位贵客做饭。”军团副长官秦路露出为难神色,他是主管后勤的,口号是:“要命可以,要粮没有!”——这次看到斯特林的命令坚决,他赶紧下去吩咐“做饭!”热腾腾的米饭很快端了上来,几个中央军军官掉过脸去,不让客人看见自己脸上流露出的谗意。米饭香味对他们刺激实在太大了。明辉奇怪说:“斯特林,你们不吃啊?”斯特林解释说:“在下面部队我们已经吃过了,明大人请尽管慢用。”明辉笑笑说:“斯特林也学会去下面打秋风,下面的伙食确实不错——不过没有点菜这饭可是怎么下咽啊!斯特林,你也太小气了,好东西都藏起来。我知道你们前线生活艰苦,也不要求你们新鲜鸡鸭鱼肉了,不过点腊肉总该有吧?”主人们面面相觑,最后还是斯特林苦笑说:“抱歉,也没有——改天等我们打到点兔子什么的野味再给明大人您送去吧。”明辉确实也饿了,埋怨了两句就埋头大口扒饭,还不忘一边教导斯特林:“士兵们吃不好,士气就起不来,所以啊,军队打仗啊,供给问题是关键!斯特林,你还得多学学啊!”言下之意思是老子我吃盐多过你吃饭,统领处最近打算在挑选远东战区司令人选,你小子乳臭未干,还嫩着呢,怎么跟老子我抢!一旁的中央军军官都露出愤慨之色:当初军情紧急,中央军根本没来得及筹集补给就上了战场,又一直深在敌后,供给线常常给切断;而明辉所带的黑旗军不但姗姗来迟,把沿途各省的粮草都搜刮一空,又一直躲躲藏藏的不与敌人正面交战,现在倒站在一边说风凉话!中央军参谋长唐平忍不住说:“明辉大人的战报下官也拜读了,贵部于一周之内杀敌七百万,神勇得前无古人后无来者,功勋卓著啊!”一众中央军军官都笑出声来,对于明辉的虚报战绩他们是恨得牙痒痒的:既然叛军都给你杀得光光了,那我们还剩什么功劳啊!明辉抹抹嘴,漫不在意说:“哪里哪里,谈不上什么功劳,都是为家族效力罢了!”竟似一点听不出来话中的讽刺意味。斯特林摆摆手,阻止了唐平的进一步讽刺。早在西部与流风霜作战时候,他就领教了这位“明大人”的脸皮的厚得可以顶上斯特林、紫川秀和帝林三人加起来的,讽刺他就象拿跟火柴戳铁甲,根本无关痛痒——否则的话,他也不会远远的见到流风霜就马上跑得比兔子还快了。吃完饭,马上开始会议。斯特林给明辉介绍中央军的情况:“中央军从帝都出发时候总兵力一共十五万人,其中五万骑兵,十万步兵。经历了瓦伦战役、远东大追击、云省维斯度森林阻击战等苦战后,损失兵员将近五万,其中骑兵的损耗特别大,五万骑兵已经剩不到两万,军队中也没有了后勤的战马,几乎已经失去了快速的机动力,士兵疲惫、伤病严重。因此,他请求明辉让黑旗军暂时接替中央军的防务,让中央军部队有个休整的时间。明辉托着下巴听着,咋咋嘴皮子:“这事情…难!斯特林大人,您知道了,我们的黑旗军本来是防守林家的二线部队,我们的士兵都没有什么战斗经验,恐怕难以承担此重任。还有啊,我们的部队走了很远过来,也需要休整啊!再说了,我们不是远东本地人,水土不服,很多人都拉了肚子,严重影响战斗力;还有啊,最近我们都没有了新鲜水果供应了,大家都很不满意……”听着明辉一条条的列数着理由,斯特林心头一阵火起:黑旗军部队不水土不服,难道中央军就是远东本地的吗——全军半数以上都感染了痢疾了!你们只是没有水果供应,我们却只能吃野菜;说你们没有战斗经验——难道我们中央军就是一出娘胎就会打仗的?何况,这也根本不可能,那次上几次对流风家的战争黑旗军不都参加了吗?斯特林压落了火气,问:“然而统领处命令明大人所部增援我们,大人到底打算如何增援法呢?”“哦,来之前参谋部的给我说了个计划,我觉得,这计划,行!来啊,打开军用地图。”明辉在地图上比画:“这里是维斯度森林,叛军主力就在其中;这蓝带子是贵军的防线,我军呢,就打算在这条红带子一线布防,与贵军并肩作战,一同消灭叛军!”斯特林一看几乎气得骂娘:明辉所说的黑旗军布防的红带子几乎全部在中央军的蓝色防线后面,他嘴巴上说得好听:“并肩作战”,实际上是躲在中央军后面袖手旁观,保存实力。然而他马上控制了自己的情绪:明辉并不是自己的部下,自己并没有权力向他下命令,只能通过自己的上级统领处或者紫川参星给他命令,但是此地距离帝都数千里之遥,公文一来一往起码要上几个星期;还有统领处和紫川参星是否同意自己的建议还是个问题,就算他们肯发命令,但你有你的理由,如果明辉也提出他自己的理由呢抗命呢——大家都是统领处成员,他有这个权力的。到时候公文来往官司真的不知道打到什么时候了。可是眼前急需要休整的中央军真是度日如年了,每天都会因伤病和饥饿等非战斗原因损失几百士兵。坚持还能战斗的也不过是勉强还能站起来罢了,一个个饥肠粼粼,瘦得骷髅似的。斯特林只有与明辉好声好气商量,可是不管他如何动之以情晓之以理哀求许诺保证,明辉还是油滑得象个玻璃弹子,以不变应万变:“这事,难啊!”斯特林几乎丧失了信心,甚至产生了这样的念头:等你明辉部署好了,我就在某个月黑风高的晚上带着部队一走了之,让叛军直接跟你打交道好了——但是想归想,他知道知道自己是不会做这种事情的:万一明辉那个混蛋也学着他的样子跑掉了,谁来防守维斯度森林?好不容易平定了几个省份,叛军再度冲出来蔓延远东全境,责任谁来负?不知不觉中,夜色已经降临了。明辉起身正要告辞说:“好了好了,这些事情改天再说了,我得回去了。”斯特林拿他没办法,总不能扣押他吧?剩下一群中央军军官愁眉苦脸的坐那里发呆。斯特林强打精神,对部下说:“没什么,仗还是一样往下打,饭还是要吃的。”勤务兵把大家的“晚饭”端上来:一大锅稀得见人影的野菜汤。本来菜汤里面应该有点粮食的,可是今天的粮食定额早给明辉几个吃光了,大家就只有光吃菜了。斯特林舀了碗汤水,里面没几根野菜,他苦笑着,想:吃野菜汤的秘诀就是:使劲喝汤,喝到肚子鼓鼓为止就算是饱了,然后一泡尿又饿了。大家正愁眉不展地进餐时候,门口传来明辉欢快的声音:“好啊,我来的时候不吃,好东西都等我走了再拿出来。今个儿,我是来得早不如来得巧啊!我也要一份。”天黑了,黑旗军官们找不到来时的路了,只得又返回中央军,打算过一晚明天再说。斯特林还没来得及掩饰,明辉已经探头过来了:“让我看看斯特林开的什么小灶啊?”只看了一眼,他的脸色就变了:“你们就吃这个?”斯特林羞得都不好意思出声了,唐平小声嘟嘟几句:“不吃这个吃什么?今天的粮食都给你吃完了。”明辉沉默了,好半天才开口说:“拿个碗给我。”他也舀了碗汤水喝起来,刚一进口就露出难以下咽的表情,把碗一搁,直盯着斯特林:“这样多久了?”斯特林眼看瞒不过去,老实回答:“两个星期了,我们的供给早断了。”明辉眼中射出凌厉的神色,让人难以相信他与刚才那个打“哈哈”的油滑官僚竟然是同一人:“为什么不报告?”旋又改口说:“谁捣的鬼?罗明海?为什么不向总长大人告发他!”他心头明白了,一定是罗明海嫉妒斯特林战功卓越,生怕他会取代自己的位置,故意如此。斯特林正色回答:“事无巨细,凡令总长大人烦心的,皆我等臣子的罪过。”他不想在这个国难正危的时候跟罗明海闹官司。明辉沉默了好久,才缓缓开口:“斯特林,你是好样的!但我明辉也是条汉子!时间长了不敢说,顶上个把两个星期,我们黑旗军还办得到!你们就撤下去休整吧。”斯特林大喜,深深一鞠躬:“明辉大人高义,斯特林谨代表中央军全军将士谢过!”三天后,黑旗军部队进入阵地,接替中央军部队防务,从远东战事开始就一直激战不休的十万中央军士兵得以喘了口气,撤向远东的得亚行省休整。C)2000-2006原创文学协会版权所有第49章征途。

776年5月7日,远东军校“各位学员,现在开始上课!大家坐好了。”五十多名来自各军团参加军官进修班的新任旗本军官学员临襟正座,聆听16岁的副旗本教官紫川秀的讲课。“今天我给大家讲解兵法:‘其疾如风,其徐如林,侵掠如火,不动如山!’是什么意思呢?很简单,就是说:夹起尾巴逃跑的时候要快得象风一样,看到树林就往里面躲。万一敌人要是放火烧树林呢,那你就‘不动如山’死翘算了。大家明白了吧?好,下句。”“‘兵者,国之大事,死生之地,存亡之道。’意思说呢,打仗这玩意啊,是各位的命根子啊——没仗打了各位就得下岗,下个月薪水领四成——我们的总长大人是仁君,不忍心看着大家失业,所以才经常跟对面流风家的闹着玩的,以后大家可不要误会他的好意了,谁一不小心错手把流风家给灭了,那大家的饭碗都玩完,我跟他没完!”“另外一篇文章的‘内无法家弼士,外无敌国外患,国恒忘。’——大家明白了吧?要想保持国家不亡呢,就是多惹麻烦,找多点‘敌国外患’回来,国就‘恒存’了!”“打不过怎么办?打不过就跟敌人讲道理!——这位学员,你可真是苯了,是不是走后门当的旗本啊?——讲什么道理不可以啊,讲国际公法,讲国际公约,讲全人类友爱,讲我们热爱和平不跟你一般见识——都可以嘛!——但是流风家的听不听你那又是另外回事了。”※※※下面的旗本军官们窃窃私语:“哪来这么个白痴给我们讲课?”“是哥应星大人特批进远东军校当的教官,听说他们有亲戚关系——明知道是白痴你还选他的‘战术理论课’啊?”“还不是冲着他的学分给得高来的:考试的给九十八分,不考试的给八十九分,交白卷不要紧,名字写错扣三分;上课从不点到,每节课只上半截,不留课堂作业——这么好的教官哪找啊!”※※※“教官,请问书上所说的:通形、挂形、支形、隘形、险形、远形六种地形有什么含义?在作战时候又有什么具体要求呢?”“好!这位学员的问题提得好,提得有意义,提得很及时,提得很有水平,提得有见地,提得……”“教官,请回答啊!”“不要急嘛,这么简单的问题教官我怎么会不懂?这个,这个,问题的问题就是这个问题啦,我的意思是,哈,一说你就明白了,很简单的——现在你明白了吧?”“没有!”“哎呀,没想到你理解力那么差劲,没办法了,只好找个苯点的的人给你讲解了——斯特林,快醒醒,别打瞌睡了,帮教官回答下问题啦!”紫川秀赶紧去摇醒斯特林。“秀川老师,我很苯的,这个问题我不懂。”小声说说:“一个星期晚餐,上金台吃!”“斯特林同学,不要着急,慢慢想一下嘛!”紫川秀小声说:“混蛋,你不如改行抢!今晚请你地摊吃炒面!”“老师,我忽然发现自己还是不会耶!”斯特林小声说:“跳楼价优惠:五顿晚餐,金台酒店吃!”“斯特林同学,我知道你一定行的!”紫川秀小声说:“你敲诈啊!三顿炒面,多一顿都没门!”“老师,我忽然有点头晕,想不起东西了……”斯特林毫不妥协:“我就是敲诈!——谁叫你上次耍赖!四顿晚餐,还得酒水!”“斯特林同学,你是太紧张了,放松下。”紫川秀小声:“三顿,可以考虑上金台酒楼,酒水自备!”“啊,我要昏倒了,老师!”斯特林白眼一翻,就要躺下。紫川秀慌忙扶住,大力摇晃:“醒醒,醒醒,坚持住!斯特林同学!”小声说:“算你狠!金台就金台!”“啊,老师我想起来了!”刚才还奄奄一息的斯特林瞬间变得神采奕奕,朗声回答:“所谓通形就是敌我都可以自由进出的地形,在这种地形呢,要抢先占领高处和向阳面,保护好补给路线;所谓挂形是指易进难出的地形,在这种地形呢,对突击没有准备的敌人是有利的,但是如果敌人严阵以待就很危险了;对敌我都不利出击的地形叫支形,在这种地形,最好是坚守,不要理会敌人的挑衅……”“恩,说得也勉强可以了,要点基本上都答对了——那位同学,你明白了吧?”紫川秀转向斯特林,声色俱严:“斯特林同学,我对你很失望!答这么简单的问题都要考虑这么久,日后在战场上,你掌握数万家族士兵姓命,生死决于一瞬,难道你也希望敌人给你这么长的时间吗考虑吗?”于是斯特林惭愧地低下了头,对辜负紫川秀老师的期望表示无比的歉意。紫川秀越说越气:“天才是什么?天才就是九十八分的汗水加两分的灵感!你啊,仗着有点小聪明,不思勤学,玩物丧志——那本《PLAYBOY》到底打算什么时候还我?——这样是永远成不了大器的!来,你跟我来教导处好好反省下!其他同学,自由自习!”※※※两人出了教室。“我说阿秀,你也太狠了吧?一节课只上了十分钟就逃了。还有啊,这个逃课理由好象上次已经用过了吧?我都不知道跟你进多少次教导处去反省了。”“哪里啊,你记错了!上次是说你痔疮发作了,我得送你去卫生室——这课再上下去我不得破产啊!——帝林哪里去了,今天他没来上课啊?”“他收保护费去了。”※※※在死巷子里,几个远东军校的低年级学员缩成一堆,畏惧的看着容貌秀美的帝林微笑地逼近:“各位,下午好啊!喝过午茶没有?”一个壮着胆子说:“帝老大,我们上个星期已经交过钱了……”话没说完,帝林的大头军靴已经一脚揣到了他脸上。帝林递过去张餐巾纸给他擦鼻血,和蔼悦色的说:“上个星期拉过屎了你这个星期要不要再拉啊?上次收钱是为了悼念雅里梅殿下忌辰一百二十五周年,这次是为了庆贺伟大的紫川云大人诞辰两百五十三周年,性质根本不同麻!——你身为家族士官生,难道就不为这个伟大的日子感到无比欢欣吗?各位难道就一点爱国激情都没有吗?这样的话,就让我太失望了……”帝林把拳头捏得“咯咯”作响——充分地表达了帝林旗本是多么的“爱国”,而他对几个“不爱国人士”又是多么的“失望”。这个时候斯特林与紫川秀出现在巷子拐角。几个军校生如见救星赶紧大叫:“救命啊,秀川教官!帝林要收保护费!”“帝林同学,你又在欺负新同学了!看来我非得对你动真格的的!”紫川秀义愤填膺:“各位同学,不要怕,如果帝林再敢欺负你们的话,去教务处告诉我,我剥他的皮!记得啊,一定要报告啊!”——一边说紫川秀一边拉着斯特林走了,走得还很快!帝林看着几个失望的士官生,“嘿嘿”作笑:“告诉你们个秘密:我的皮给阿秀老师剥过不下一百次了!——好了,废话少说,现在是拿实际行动表现你们爱国热情的时候了!我是最痛恨那些不爱国的人!”※※※在校园后面的桃林里面,帝林找到紫川秀与斯特林,给他们一人一根冰淇凌。紫川秀不满的说:“就这些?”帝林:“没办法,经济不景气,做流氓也不行。保护费收不上来。”斯特林一边吃得飞快,一边含糊不清说:“我觉得你们这样不是很好啊,欺负学弟是不对的……”帝林横他一眼:“觉得不好你可以不吃啊——每次吃得最快不就是你!”斯特林马上闭嘴,飞快的把剩下的吃完。※※※金台餐馆是远东军校附近最高档的(也是最宰人的餐馆)。斯特林与帝林大模大样地抢先踱进去,吩咐说:“今天我们要铁公鸡拔毛!尽管上好菜!”紫川秀愁眉苦恼跟在后面,一张脸上清清楚楚写着“苦大仇深”四个字,整个一副被压迫了三千年民族的嘴脸。三人吃饱喝足。帝林摸着肚皮满意的笑:“好久没这么爽了!——我觉得吃阿秀的饭特别有成就感觉,吃得特别香!”紫川秀把手插进口袋里面又伸出来,脸上露出难以形容的表情,问帝林:“请问流氓帝林,吃霸王饭通常有几种方法?”帝林想了一下回答说:“方法一:蟑螂苍蝇法;方法二:脚上抹油法;方法三:食物中毒法;方法四:凶神恶煞法——不过你问这个干什么,该不会你要跟我说没带钱包吧?”“谁说没带,但口袋里除了钱包以外还有样东西……”紫川秀把裤子口袋翻出来,露出个很大的洞——大小刚刚好可以掉出个钱包。斯特林惊奇:“上次付钱时候,你的钱包不是已经掉过了吗!你的钱包还真是掉之不绝啊—而且每次都掉得恰是时候!”紫川秀分辨说:“这怎么一样呢?上次是假装的,这次可是真的掉了!”三人对视一眼,异口同声:“方法四!”帝林长身而去,一把把盘糖醋鱼打翻在地,再狠狠地把酒瓶一摔:“这是给人吃的还是给猪吃的!老子还没吃过这么难吃的菜!把厨师给我叫出来!”紫川秀在一旁捂着肚子叫痛:“啊,我事物中毒发作了!”斯特林若无其事地闪开,免得给碎玻璃砸到。跑堂的伙计赶紧上来,一副明白什么回事的样子:“明白了明白了!几位大爷,稍安勿燥,有不满意的地方,厨师马上就来给各位道歉。”就在这一刻,紫川三杰命运中最大的转折产生了。※※※779年9月16日,帝林府宅。监察长帝林微笑着说:“我还记得林秀佳穿着厨师围裙出来的时候,你都看得呆了,口水流得比吃糖醋鱼时候还多。”紫川秀抗议:“当时口水流得最多的绝对不是我!你不也是,刚刚才摔了人家碟子,马上就装出副温柔的样子:“小姐,这味菜是你煮的吗?味道真是不同凡响啊!好得没话说!小姐,我想一辈子都吃你煮的菜,你愿意吗?”——刚见面就这样,你还真是把肉麻当有趣啊!”帝林大笑:“你懂什么!女孩子就是第47章临别。

“埋伏!”斥候兵的警告在下一秒变成了惨叫:一支土制的投枪准确地穿透了他温暖的胸膛。投枪如雨点般继续飞来,惨叫声接二连三的在队列里面响起。遇袭的中央军士兵迅速的聚拢起来,围成个原形防御圈,一手拿刀一手举盾的盾牌手们自动的站在最外围,上百面方型盾牌自动的结成一个圆阵,半蹲着的弓箭手从盾牌的上方向密林的深处射箭还击。投枪仍然不停的射出,却再难以伤害盾墙后所躲藏的士兵们。队伍的大队长,小旗武士杜克拉怒吼一声:“第五中队,上!把那些暗箭伤人的兔崽子给我揪出来!”三十几名手持马刀的士兵大吼一声:“雅里梅!”,猛然向茂密的灌木林后发起了冲锋。他们原来都是骑兵,丛林战中不能骑马,却没改变他们彪悍的作风。三个士兵在冲击过程中中枪倒地,其余的人却勇敢的冲近身去,围住十几个半兽人砍杀起来。半兽人抵挡得同样坚决,它们毫不理会“哇西里瓦路!(投降不死)”的喊话,勇猛的用简陋的标枪与锋利的马刀对杀,在雨后的丛林泥泞地,双方不断的有人溅血、惨叫、倒地,双方都没有人后退,胳膊被一刀砍掉了就换只手拿枪,肩膀被木棒敲碎了咬咬牙照旧扑上去,还有个中央军士兵腿被打断了,他就滚在烂泥地上继续挥舞着马刀砍敌人的腿。杜克拉看到半兽人已经伤亡过半,回头喊道:“弓箭手,上!解决他们,你们先退开!”弓箭手们轰然应答开始挽弓拉弦,正要上前。“哇”的一声吼叫,四面密林中又涌出来了数以百计的半兽人,高举着标枪和木棒,凶狠地围杀上来。士兵们马上又结成了圆阵抵御,在阵型的外围又开始了残酷的搏杀。杜克拉的脑子“轰”的一响:“中埋伏了!”高声叫唤:“第五队的,快向大队靠拢!”离开大队的第五中队的三十几名士兵拼命的往回突,却被上百名拿着巨棒的半兽人狂吼着包围了,到处是挥舞着的兵器,寸步难进,一个个被打得血肉横飞、脑浆迸裂,惨叫声密集地响起。大队的士兵也奋力的靠过去想接应他们,却被几百名叛军挡住了去路,双方激烈的交锋,每一秒钟都有人溅血倒下。他们与被围士兵隔不到三十米,双方可以互相看到喊话,却没办法接近一步,看来等不到大队过去接应,那些没法结阵抵御的士兵就要伤亡怠尽了!一声清越的呼啸,一个人影一晃,不知如何竟穿过了几层的包围圈,冲入被围困的士兵中。这个个子不高的人类身法极其快捷又干脆利落,赤手空拳,但是举手投足间就有敌人就一声不响的仆倒地上,竟然没有人看得出他是如何出手的,素以巨力著称的半兽人在他面前似泥捏纸糊般不堪一击,一下子把半兽人的包围撕开个口子,被围的士兵就势一冲,回到了本阵。眼见埋伏不成,一个高个半兽人指挥官“哇哇”几声,刹那间刚才还气势汹汹的大群半兽人狼奔兔突的四散逃走,纷纷钻林藏草的消失无影,消失得就如他们出现得一样突然。厮杀声一下消失了,深秋的密林重又变得寂静无声,安静得可以听到小鸟的鸣啾声、雨水从树上滴下来的滴答声、伤者躺地上轻声的呻吟。深秋午后苍白的阳光无力地透过树叶进入密林,斑斑点点的照在绿绿的青苔上,照在汪汪的积水潭上,照在战死者年青而苍白的脸上。士兵们大口的喘息着,手指还是用力握紧刀子,肌肉绷紧,杀红了的眼睛仍旧四处搜寻着下一个厮杀对象,他们还不敢相信那场惊心动魄的厮杀已经结束了。杜克拉第一个清醒过来,大声吩咐:“一个个木桩子似的立那里卖什么傻啊!还不帮受伤的弟兄们包扎下!你们几个,砍几棵小树,准备担架。”士兵们如梦初醒,一个个答应着拿出医药包裹伤口,检查地上的人是否还活着,看看是否可以抓到个俘虏。杜克拉想起来了:“刚才是谁那么勇敢冲过去救了我们弟兄啊?”几个弓箭手一起指着个东张西望的年青士兵:“是他!是他救了我们的弟兄,他立大功了!”“是我。”年青士兵不好意思的笑笑,露出口洁白的牙齿——那也是他脸上唯一白的地方了,面上溅满了污泥,个子不高,给人精悍感觉,目光锐利又很沉稳,军服已经脏得看不清楚本来颜色了,光着脑袋,帽子在厮杀中掉落了,他正在四处张望着找寻。“好样的,小伙子,好样的!干得漂亮!——你不是我们部队的吧?”“对,我刚经过这里,你是部队长吧……”“对你个头!”杜克拉勃然大怒:“你们长官就一点没教你吗?跟上级说话要加尊称,要干脆利索,要说:‘对,大人!是的,大人!’——重来!”年青人好脾气的笑笑,立正说:“是的,大人!”“恩,这才象个当兵的样!好了,告诉我你的名字、职务、所属部队番号,我会帮你请功的!”“那可真是麻烦您了,大人。”年青人笑容可掬:“名字全称:斯特林。左那,隶属家族中央军,职务:中央军司令长官、统领处委员、最高军事参谋委员会委员——您可打算什么时候帮我请功啊,大人?”他终于找到了自己的帽子,吹吹上面的灰尘,拭搽干净污泥水,露出了明亮的金鹰徽章。※※※“大人,今天您又不听话了!”中央军参谋长唐平副统领埋怨说,口气就象是医生埋怨不肯吃药的小孩:“您是下去视察部队防务的,怎么冲到最前面去了?万一有个闪失…”“对!”军团副司令秦路副统领也帮腔说:“下面的师团长们纷纷抗议说:‘我们欢迎斯特林大人来我们防区视察,但是能不能让他不要老冲到最前面去?万一大人在我们防区出什么事情,我们承担不起啊!’大人,您神勇无敌大家都知道的,但是作为军团的统帅的职责和士兵是不同的,我们负责的是运筹帷幄,制定计划,指挥……”“好了,好了,我知道就是了。”斯特林赶紧岔开话题:“今天我看了下左翼的三个师团,卢宁师团的防务还可以,战壕也挖得很好;文河师团的就差了,从上到下都不知道自己在干什么,我走了半天居然连个哨兵都没来盘问我下,战壕挖得跟水沟似的,浅得根本藏不住人,甚至还有个二百五大队长带了三百多人就要冲进维斯度森林里去找叛军麻烦——我不是已经下了禁令:“追击不许进入森林!”了吗?”说到这里,斯特林已经是声色俱严。秦路忙解释说:“文河师团原来是骑兵师,善攻不善守,他们的军官都是习惯进攻的——我会马上跟文河说这事情。”“不能再进攻了,我们的伤亡太重了。那个该死的鬼林子,死多少人都不够!”斯特林叹气,口气转为严厉:“督导不严,文河是要承担责任的,你告诉他:他被降职了,从红衣旗本降为旗本,依旧担任第三师团的长官,告诉他,要是敢再犯,自己去找军法处报到去吧。”秦路和唐平都不禁失笑:文河两个星期来已经是第三次被降职处分了,每次斯特林都是声色俱严,可是隔不了几天又找个理由帮他升回了原职——不但文河如此,几乎所有军官都知道,斯特林作风雷厉风行,在他部下任职,很容易就可以获得提升,但跌也跌得很快,因为斯特林是从不宽容懒惫的。以至于军官们每天早上起来都要打发人来问参谋部:“今天我是旗本还是红衣旗本啊?”“什么,我已经降到小旗武士了!前天我还是副统领呢?!”唐平说这才找到机会告诉斯特林:黑旗军代理司令长官明辉已经到了,就在司令部等着斯特林。斯特林大喜:明辉的到来即意味着强大的黑旗军团就在附近,一直孤军奋战的中央军将士终于可以喘口气了!※※※在木板和树枝搭建的简陋的司令部里,家族在远东地区最高级别的两位指挥官会晤了。斯特林举手敬礼:“向您致意,大人。我奉命坚守。明辉回礼:“向您致意,大人。我奉命增援。”明辉及其随员一个个深蓝色制服笔挺,雪白的手套上一尘不染,军靴擦得乌黑发亮,肩膀上金色的肩章在阳光下闪闪发光,精神饱满神情昂扬;相形之下,中央军的军官们制服破破烂烂,肮脏不堪,神色委顿,很多人绑着污黑的绷带,光着脚丫搭拉着烂了大半的靴子,有几个军官甚至光着膀子参加会议,就连身为军团长的斯特林也好不到哪去,一身污泥水,连帽子都没戴,光着脑袋很不成体统的会见来客。黑旗军军官们交换了眼色,嘴角都露出难以察觉的笑意:这就是家族第一精锐部队的风采?比群叫花子强不了多少。两大军团高层会面,本来是很有历史意义的一刻,可是给明辉很煞风景的破坏了,他嚷嚷说:“斯特林,难道中央军就从不吃饭的吗?我们走了老远的路,累坏了,来了这么久也没有人给我们点什么吃的。”斯特林苦笑,连忙道歉:“对不起,下面人不懂事——马上给明大人和各位贵客做饭。”军团副长官秦路露出为难神色,他是主管后勤的,口号是:“要命可以,要粮没有!”——这次看到斯特林的命令坚决,他赶紧下去吩咐“做饭!”热腾腾的米饭很快端了上来,几个中央军军官掉过脸去,不让客人看见自己脸上流露出的谗意。米饭香味对他们刺激实在太大了。明辉奇怪说:“斯特林,你们不吃啊?”斯特林解释说:“在下面部队我们已经吃过了,明大人请尽管慢用。”明辉笑笑说:“斯特林也学会去下面打秋风,下面的伙食确实不错——不过没有点菜这饭可是怎么下咽啊!斯特林,你也太小气了,好东西都藏起来。我知道你们前线生活艰苦,也不要求你们新鲜鸡鸭鱼肉了,不过点腊肉总该有吧?”主人们面面相觑,最后还是斯特林苦笑说:“抱歉,也没有——改天等我们打到点兔子什么的野味再给明大人您送去吧。”明辉确实也饿了,埋怨了两句就埋头大口扒饭,还不忘一边教导斯特林:“士兵们吃不好,士气就起不来,所以啊,军队打仗啊,供给问题是关键!斯特林,你还得多学学啊!”言下之意思是老子我吃盐多过你吃饭,统领处最近打算在挑选远东战区司令人选,你小子乳臭未干,还嫩着呢,怎么跟老子我抢!一旁的中央军军官都露出愤慨之色:当初军情紧急,中央军根本没来得及筹集补给就上了战场,又一直深在敌后,供给线常常给切断;而明辉所带的黑旗军不但姗姗来迟,把沿途各省的粮草都搜刮一空,又一直躲躲藏藏的不与敌人正面交战,现在倒站在一边说风凉话!中央军参谋长唐平忍不住说:“明辉大人的战报下官也拜读了,贵部于一周之内杀敌七百万,神勇得前无古人后无来者,功勋卓著啊!”一众中央军军官都笑出声来,对于明辉的虚报战绩他们是恨得牙痒痒的:既然叛军都给你杀得光光了,那我们还剩什么功劳啊!明辉抹抹嘴,漫不在意说:“哪里哪里,谈不上什么功劳,都是为家族效力罢了!”竟似一点听不出来话中的讽刺意味。斯特林摆摆手,阻止了唐平的进一步讽刺。早在西部与流风霜作战时候,他就领教了这位“明大人”的脸皮的厚得可以顶上斯特林、紫川秀和帝林三人加起来的,讽刺他就象拿跟火柴戳铁甲,根本无关痛痒——否则的话,他也不会远远的见到流风霜就马上跑得比兔子还快了。吃完饭,马上开始会议。斯特林给明辉介绍中央军的情况:“中央军从帝都出发时候总兵力一共十五万人,其中五万骑兵,十万步兵。经历了瓦伦战役、远东大追击、云省维斯度森林阻击战等苦战后,损失兵员将近五万,其中骑兵的损耗特别大,五万骑兵已经剩不到两万,军队中也没有了后勤的战马,几乎已经失去了快速的机动力,士兵疲惫、伤病严重。因此,他请求明辉让黑旗军暂时接替中央军的防务,让中央军部队有个休整的时间。明辉托着下巴听着,咋咋嘴皮子:“这事情…难!斯特林大人,您知道了,我们的黑旗军本来是防守林家的二线部队,我们的士兵都没有什么战斗经验,恐怕难以承担此重任。还有啊,我们的部队走了很远过来,也需要休整啊!再说了,我们不是远东本地人,水土不服,很多人都拉了肚子,严重影响战斗力;还有啊,最近我们都没有了新鲜水果供应了,大家都很不满意……”听着明辉一条条的列数着理由,斯特林心头一阵火起:黑旗军部队不水土不服,难道中央军就是远东本地的吗——全军半数以上都感染了痢疾了!你们只是没有水果供应,我们却只能吃野菜;说你们没有战斗经验——难道我们中央军就是一出娘胎就会打仗的?何况,这也根本不可能,那次上几次对流风家的战争黑旗军不都参加了吗?斯特林压落了火气,问:“然而统领处命令明大人所部增援我们,大人到底打算如何增援法呢?”“哦,来之前参谋部的给我说了个计划,我觉得,这计划,行!来啊,打开军用地图。”明辉在地图上比画:“这里是维斯度森林,叛军主力就在其中;这蓝带子是贵军的防线,我军呢,就打算在这条红带子一线布防,与贵军并肩作战,一同消灭叛军!”斯特林一看几乎气得骂娘:明辉所说的黑旗军布防的红带子几乎全部在中央军的蓝色防线后面,他嘴巴上说得好听:“并肩作战”,实际上是躲在中央军后面袖手旁观,保存实力。然而他马上控制了自己的情绪:明辉并不是自己的部下,自己并没有权力向他下命令,只能通过自己的上级统领处或者紫川参星给他命令,但是此地距离帝都数千里之遥,公文一来一往起码要上几个星期;还有统领处和紫川参星是否同意自己的建议还是个问题,就算他们肯发命令,但你有你的理由,如果明辉也提出他自己的理由呢抗命呢——大家都是统领处成员,他有这个权力的。到时候公文来往官司真的不知道打到什么时候了。可是眼前急需要休整的中央军真是度日如年了,每天都会因伤病和饥饿等非战斗原因损失几百士兵。坚持还能战斗的也不过是勉强还能站起来罢了,一个个饥肠粼粼,瘦得骷髅似的。斯特林只有与明辉好声好气商量,可是不管他如何动之以情晓之以理哀求许诺保证,明辉还是油滑得象个玻璃弹子,以不变应万变:“这事,难啊!”斯特林几乎丧失了信心,甚至产生了这样的念头:等你明辉部署好了,我就在某个月黑风高的晚上带着部队一走了之,让叛军直接跟你打交道好了——但是想归想,他知道知道自己是不会做这种事情的:万一明辉那个混蛋也学着他的样子跑掉了,谁来防守维斯度森林?好不容易平定了几个省份,叛军再度冲出来蔓延远东全境,责任谁来负?不知不觉中,夜色已经降临了。明辉起身正要告辞说:“好了好了,这些事情改天再说了,我得回去了。”斯特林拿他没办法,总不能扣押他吧?剩下一群中央军军官愁眉苦脸的坐那里发呆。斯特林强打精神,对部下说:“没什么,仗还是一样往下打,饭还是要吃的。”勤务兵把大家的“晚饭”端上来:一大锅稀得见人影的野菜汤。本来菜汤里面应该有点粮食的,可是今天的粮食定额早给明辉几个吃光了,大家就只有光吃菜了。斯特林舀了碗汤水,里面没几根野菜,他苦笑着,想:吃野菜汤的秘诀就是:使劲喝汤,喝到肚子鼓鼓为止就算是饱了,然后一泡尿又饿了。大家正愁眉不展地进餐时候,门口传来明辉欢快的声音:“好啊,我来的时候不吃,好东西都等我走了再拿出来。今个儿,我是来得早不如来得巧啊!我也要一份。”天黑了,黑旗军官们找不到来时的路了,只得又返回中央军,打算过一晚明天再说。斯特林还没来得及掩饰,明辉已经探头过来了:“让我看看斯特林开的什么小灶啊?”只看了一眼,他的脸色就变了:“你们就吃这个?”斯特林羞得都不好意思出声了,唐平小声嘟嘟几句:“不吃这个吃什么?今天的粮食都给你吃完了。”明辉沉默了,好半天才开口说:“拿个碗给我。”他也舀了碗汤水喝起来,刚一进口就露出难以下咽的表情,把碗一搁,直盯着斯特林:“这样多久了?”斯特林眼看瞒不过去,老实回答:“两个星期了,我们的供给早断了。”明辉眼中射出凌厉的神色,让人难以相信他与刚才那个打“哈哈”的油滑官僚竟然是同一人:“为什么不报告?”旋又改口说:“谁捣的鬼?罗明海?为什么不向总长大人告发他!”他心头明白了,一定是罗明海嫉妒斯特林战功卓越,生怕他会取代自己的位置,故意如此。斯特林正色回答:“事无巨细,凡令总长大人烦心的,皆我等臣子的罪过。”他不想在这个国难正危的时候跟罗明海闹官司。明辉沉默了好久,才缓缓开口:“斯特林,你是好样的!但我明辉也是条汉子!时间长了不敢说,顶上个把两个星期,我们黑旗军还办得到!你们就撤下去休整吧。”斯特林大喜,深深一鞠躬:“明辉大人高义,斯特林谨代表中央军全军将士谢过!”三天后,黑旗军部队进入阵地,接替中央军部队防务,从远东战事开始就一直激战不休的十万中央军士兵得以喘了口气,撤向远东的得亚行省休整。C)2000-2006原创文学协会版权所有第49章征途。

776年5月7日,远东军校“各位学员,现在开始上课!大家坐好了。”五十多名来自各军团参加军官进修班的新任旗本军官学员临襟正座,聆听16岁的副旗本教官紫川秀的讲课。“今天我给大家讲解兵法:‘其疾如风,其徐如林,侵掠如火,不动如山!’是什么意思呢?很简单,就是说:夹起尾巴逃跑的时候要快得象风一样,看到树林就往里面躲。万一敌人要是放火烧树林呢,那你就‘不动如山’死翘算了。大家明白了吧?好,下句。”“‘兵者,国之大事,死生之地,存亡之道。’意思说呢,打仗这玩意啊,是各位的命根子啊——没仗打了各位就得下岗,下个月薪水领四成——我们的总长大人是仁君,不忍心看着大家失业,所以才经常跟对面流风家的闹着玩的,以后大家可不要误会他的好意了,谁一不小心错手把流风家给灭了,那大家的饭碗都玩完,我跟他没完!”“另外一篇文章的‘内无法家弼士,外无敌国外患,国恒忘。’——大家明白了吧?要想保持国家不亡呢,就是多惹麻烦,找多点‘敌国外患’回来,国就‘恒存’了!”“打不过怎么办?打不过就跟敌人讲道理!——这位学员,你可真是苯了,是不是走后门当的旗本啊?——讲什么道理不可以啊,讲国际公法,讲国际公约,讲全人类友爱,讲我们热爱和平不跟你一般见识——都可以嘛!——但是流风家的听不听你那又是另外回事了。”※※※下面的旗本军官们窃窃私语:“哪来这么个白痴给我们讲课?”“是哥应星大人特批进远东军校当的教官,听说他们有亲戚关系——明知道是白痴你还选他的‘战术理论课’啊?”“还不是冲着他的学分给得高来的:考试的给九十八分,不考试的给八十九分,交白卷不要紧,名字写错扣三分;上课从不点到,每节课只上半截,不留课堂作业——这么好的教官哪找啊!”※※※“教官,请问书上所说的:通形、挂形、支形、隘形、险形、远形六种地形有什么含义?在作战时候又有什么具体要求呢?”“好!这位学员的问题提得好,提得有意义,提得很及时,提得很有水平,提得有见地,提得……”“教官,请回答啊!”“不要急嘛,这么简单的问题教官我怎么会不懂?这个,这个,问题的问题就是这个问题啦,我的意思是,哈,一说你就明白了,很简单的——现在你明白了吧?”“没有!”“哎呀,没想到你理解力那么差劲,没办法了,只好找个苯点的的人给你讲解了——斯特林,快醒醒,别打瞌睡了,帮教官回答下问题啦!”紫川秀赶紧去摇醒斯特林。“秀川老师,我很苯的,这个问题我不懂。”小声说说:“一个星期晚餐,上金台吃!”“斯特林同学,不要着急,慢慢想一下嘛!”紫川秀小声说:“混蛋,你不如改行抢!今晚请你地摊吃炒面!”“老师,我忽然发现自己还是不会耶!”斯特林小声说:“跳楼价优惠:五顿晚餐,金台酒店吃!”“斯特林同学,我知道你一定行的!”紫川秀小声说:“你敲诈啊!三顿炒面,多一顿都没门!”“老师,我忽然有点头晕,想不起东西了……”斯特林毫不妥协:“我就是敲诈!——谁叫你上次耍赖!四顿晚餐,还得酒水!”“斯特林同学,你是太紧张了,放松下。”紫川秀小声:“三顿,可以考虑上金台酒楼,酒水自备!”“啊,我要昏倒了,老师!”斯特林白眼一翻,就要躺下。紫川秀慌忙扶住,大力摇晃:“醒醒,醒醒,坚持住!斯特林同学!”小声说:“算你狠!金台就金台!”“啊,老师我想起来了!”刚才还奄奄一息的斯特林瞬间变得神采奕奕,朗声回答:“所谓通形就是敌我都可以自由进出的地形,在这种地形呢,要抢先占领高处和向阳面,保护好补给路线;所谓挂形是指易进难出的地形,在这种地形呢,对突击没有准备的敌人是有利的,但是如果敌人严阵以待就很危险了;对敌我都不利出击的地形叫支形,在这种地形,最好是坚守,不要理会敌人的挑衅……”“恩,说得也勉强可以了,要点基本上都答对了——那位同学,你明白了吧?”紫川秀转向斯特林,声色俱严:“斯特林同学,我对你很失望!答这么简单的问题都要考虑这么久,日后在战场上,你掌握数万家族士兵姓命,生死决于一瞬,难道你也希望敌人给你这么长的时间吗考虑吗?”于是斯特林惭愧地低下了头,对辜负紫川秀老师的期望表示无比的歉意。紫川秀越说越气:“天才是什么?天才就是九十八分的汗水加两分的灵感!你啊,仗着有点小聪明,不思勤学,玩物丧志——那本《PLAYBOY》到底打算什么时候还我?——这样是永远成不了大器的!来,你跟我来教导处好好反省下!其他同学,自由自习!”※※※两人出了教室。“我说阿秀,你也太狠了吧?一节课只上了十分钟就逃了。还有啊,这个逃课理由好象上次已经用过了吧?我都不知道跟你进多少次教导处去反省了。”“哪里啊,你记错了!上次是说你痔疮发作了,我得送你去卫生室——这课再上下去我不得破产啊!——帝林哪里去了,今天他没来上课啊?”“他收保护费去了。”※※※在死巷子里,几个远东军校的低年级学员缩成一堆,畏惧的看着容貌秀美的帝林微笑地逼近:“各位,下午好啊!喝过午茶没有?”一个壮着胆子说:“帝老大,我们上个星期已经交过钱了……”话没说完,帝林的大头军靴已经一脚揣到了他脸上。帝林递过去张餐巾纸给他擦鼻血,和蔼悦色的说:“上个星期拉过屎了你这个星期要不要再拉啊?上次收钱是为了悼念雅里梅殿下忌辰一百二十五周年,这次是为了庆贺伟大的紫川云大人诞辰两百五十三周年,性质根本不同麻!——你身为家族士官生,难道就不为这个伟大的日子感到无比欢欣吗?各位难道就一点爱国激情都没有吗?这样的话,就让我太失望了……”帝林把拳头捏得“咯咯”作响——充分地表达了帝林旗本是多么的“爱国”,而他对几个“不爱国人士”又是多么的“失望”。这个时候斯特林与紫川秀出现在巷子拐角。几个军校生如见救星赶紧大叫:“救命啊,秀川教官!帝林要收保护费!”“帝林同学,你又在欺负新同学了!看来我非得对你动真格的的!”紫川秀义愤填膺:“各位同学,不要怕,如果帝林再敢欺负你们的话,去教务处告诉我,我剥他的皮!记得啊,一定要报告啊!”——一边说紫川秀一边拉着斯特林走了,走得还很快!帝林看着几个失望的士官生,“嘿嘿”作笑:“告诉你们个秘密:我的皮给阿秀老师剥过不下一百次了!——好了,废话少说,现在是拿实际行动表现你们爱国热情的时候了!我是最痛恨那些不爱国的人!”※※※在校园后面的桃林里面,帝林找到紫川秀与斯特林,给他们一人一根冰淇凌。紫川秀不满的说:“就这些?”帝林:“没办法,经济不景气,做流氓也不行。保护费收不上来。”斯特林一边吃得飞快,一边含糊不清说:“我觉得你们这样不是很好啊,欺负学弟是不对的……”帝林横他一眼:“觉得不好你可以不吃啊——每次吃得最快不就是你!”斯特林马上闭嘴,飞快的把剩下的吃完。※※※金台餐馆是远东军校附近最高档的(也是最宰人的餐馆)。斯特林与帝林大模大样地抢先踱进去,吩咐说:“今天我们要铁公鸡拔毛!尽管上好菜!”紫川秀愁眉苦恼跟在后面,一张脸上清清楚楚写着“苦大仇深”四个字,整个一副被压迫了三千年民族的嘴脸。三人吃饱喝足。帝林摸着肚皮满意的笑:“好久没这么爽了!——我觉得吃阿秀的饭特别有成就感觉,吃得特别香!”紫川秀把手插进口袋里面又伸出来,脸上露出难以形容的表情,问帝林:“请问流氓帝林,吃霸王饭通常有几种方法?”帝林想了一下回答说:“方法一:蟑螂苍蝇法;方法二:脚上抹油法;方法三:食物中毒法;方法四:凶神恶煞法——不过你问这个干什么,该不会你要跟我说没带钱包吧?”“谁说没带,但口袋里除了钱包以外还有样东西……”紫川秀把裤子口袋翻出来,露出个很大的洞——大小刚刚好可以掉出个钱包。斯特林惊奇:“上次付钱时候,你的钱包不是已经掉过了吗!你的钱包还真是掉之不绝啊—而且每次都掉得恰是时候!”紫川秀分辨说:“这怎么一样呢?上次是假装的,这次可是真的掉了!”三人对视一眼,异口同声:“方法四!”帝林长身而去,一把把盘糖醋鱼打翻在地,再狠狠地把酒瓶一摔:“这是给人吃的还是给猪吃的!老子还没吃过这么难吃的菜!把厨师给我叫出来!”紫川秀在一旁捂着肚子叫痛:“啊,我事物中毒发作了!”斯特林若无其事地闪开,免得给碎玻璃砸到。跑堂的伙计赶紧上来,一副明白什么回事的样子:“明白了明白了!几位大爷,稍安勿燥,有不满意的地方,厨师马上就来给各位道歉。”就在这一刻,紫川三杰命运中最大的转折产生了。※※※779年9月16日,帝林府宅。监察长帝林微笑着说:“我还记得林秀佳穿着厨师围裙出来的时候,你都看得呆了,口水流得比吃糖醋鱼时候还多。”紫川秀抗议:“当时口水流得最多的绝对不是我!你不也是,刚刚才摔了人家碟子,马上就装出副温柔的样子:“小姐,这味菜是你煮的吗?味道真是不同凡响啊!好得没话说!小姐,我想一辈子都吃你煮的菜,你愿意吗?”——刚见面就这样,你还真是把肉麻当有趣啊!”帝林大笑:“你懂什么!女孩子就是第47章临别。

“埋伏!”斥候兵的警告在下一秒变成了惨叫:一支土制的投枪准确地穿透了他温暖的胸膛。投枪如雨点般继续飞来,惨叫声接二连三的在队列里面响起。遇袭的中央军士兵迅速的聚拢起来,围成个原形防御圈,一手拿刀一手举盾的盾牌手们自动的站在最外围,上百面方型盾牌自动的结成一个圆阵,半蹲着的弓箭手从盾牌的上方向密林的深处射箭还击。投枪仍然不停的射出,却再难以伤害盾墙后所躲藏的士兵们。队伍的大队长,小旗武士杜克拉怒吼一声:“第五中队,上!把那些暗箭伤人的兔崽子给我揪出来!”三十几名手持马刀的士兵大吼一声:“雅里梅!”,猛然向茂密的灌木林后发起了冲锋。他们原来都是骑兵,丛林战中不能骑马,却没改变他们彪悍的作风。三个士兵在冲击过程中中枪倒地,其余的人却勇敢的冲近身去,围住十几个半兽人砍杀起来。半兽人抵挡得同样坚决,它们毫不理会“哇西里瓦路!(投降不死)”的喊话,勇猛的用简陋的标枪与锋利的马刀对杀,在雨后的丛林泥泞地,双方不断的有人溅血、惨叫、倒地,双方都没有人后退,胳膊被一刀砍掉了就换只手拿枪,肩膀被木棒敲碎了咬咬牙照旧扑上去,还有个中央军士兵腿被打断了,他就滚在烂泥地上继续挥舞着马刀砍敌人的腿。杜克拉看到半兽人已经伤亡过半,回头喊道:“弓箭手,上!解决他们,你们先退开!”弓箭手们轰然应答开始挽弓拉弦,正要上前。“哇”的一声吼叫,四面密林中又涌出来了数以百计的半兽人,高举着标枪和木棒,凶狠地围杀上来。士兵们马上又结成了圆阵抵御,在阵型的外围又开始了残酷的搏杀。杜克拉的脑子“轰”的一响:“中埋伏了!”高声叫唤:“第五队的,快向大队靠拢!”离开大队的第五中队的三十几名士兵拼命的往回突,却被上百名拿着巨棒的半兽人狂吼着包围了,到处是挥舞着的兵器,寸步难进,一个个被打得血肉横飞、脑浆迸裂,惨叫声密集地响起。大队的士兵也奋力的靠过去想接应他们,却被几百名叛军挡住了去路,双方激烈的交锋,每一秒钟都有人溅血倒下。他们与被围士兵隔不到三十米,双方可以互相看到喊话,却没办法接近一步,看来等不到大队过去接应,那些没法结阵抵御的士兵就要伤亡怠尽了!一声清越的呼啸,一个人影一晃,不知如何竟穿过了几层的包围圈,冲入被围困的士兵中。这个个子不高的人类身法极其快捷又干脆利落,赤手空拳,但是举手投足间就有敌人就一声不响的仆倒地上,竟然没有人看得出他是如何出手的,素以巨力著称的半兽人在他面前似泥捏纸糊般不堪一击,一下子把半兽人的包围撕开个口子,被围的士兵就势一冲,回到了本阵。眼见埋伏不成,一个高个半兽人指挥官“哇哇”几声,刹那间刚才还气势汹汹的大群半兽人狼奔兔突的四散逃走,纷纷钻林藏草的消失无影,消失得就如他们出现得一样突然。厮杀声一下消失了,深秋的密林重又变得寂静无声,安静得可以听到小鸟的鸣啾声、雨水从树上滴下来的滴答声、伤者躺地上轻声的呻吟。深秋午后苍白的阳光无力地透过树叶进入密林,斑斑点点的照在绿绿的青苔上,照在汪汪的积水潭上,照在战死者年青而苍白的脸上。士兵们大口的喘息着,手指还是用力握紧刀子,肌肉绷紧,杀红了的眼睛仍旧四处搜寻着下一个厮杀对象,他们还不敢相信那场惊心动魄的厮杀已经结束了。杜克拉第一个清醒过来,大声吩咐:“一个个木桩子似的立那里卖什么傻啊!还不帮受伤的弟兄们包扎下!你们几个,砍几棵小树,准备担架。”士兵们如梦初醒,一个个答应着拿出医药包裹伤口,检查地上的人是否还活着,看看是否可以抓到个俘虏。杜克拉想起来了:“刚才是谁那么勇敢冲过去救了我们弟兄啊?”几个弓箭手一起指着个东张西望的年青士兵:“是他!是他救了我们的弟兄,他立大功了!”“是我。”年青士兵不好意思的笑笑,露出口洁白的牙齿——那也是他脸上唯一白的地方了,面上溅满了污泥,个子不高,给人精悍感觉,目光锐利又很沉稳,军服已经脏得看不清楚本来颜色了,光着脑袋,帽子在厮杀中掉落了,他正在四处张望着找寻。“好样的,小伙子,好样的!干得漂亮!——你不是我们部队的吧?”“对,我刚经过这里,你是部队长吧……”“对你个头!”杜克拉勃然大怒:“你们长官就一点没教你吗?跟上级说话要加尊称,要干脆利索,要说:‘对,大人!是的,大人!’——重来!”年青人好脾气的笑笑,立正说:“是的,大人!”“恩,这才象个当兵的样!好了,告诉我你的名字、职务、所属部队番号,我会帮你请功的!”“那可真是麻烦您了,大人。”年青人笑容可掬:“名字全称:斯特林。左那,隶属家族中央军,职务:中央军司令长官、统领处委员、最高军事参谋委员会委员——您可打算什么时候帮我请功啊,大人?”他终于找到了自己的帽子,吹吹上面的灰尘,拭搽干净污泥水,露出了明亮的金鹰徽章。※※※“大人,今天您又不听话了!”中央军参谋长唐平副统领埋怨说,口气就象是医生埋怨不肯吃药的小孩:“您是下去视察部队防务的,怎么冲到最前面去了?万一有个闪失…”“对!”军团副司令秦路副统领也帮腔说:“下面的师团长们纷纷抗议说:‘我们欢迎斯特林大人来我们防区视察,但是能不能让他不要老冲到最前面去?万一大人在我们防区出什么事情,我们承担不起啊!’大人,您神勇无敌大家都知道的,但是作为军团的统帅的职责和士兵是不同的,我们负责的是运筹帷幄,制定计划,指挥……”“好了,好了,我知道就是了。”斯特林赶紧岔开话题:“今天我看了下左翼的三个师团,卢宁师团的防务还可以,战壕也挖得很好;文河师团的就差了,从上到下都不知道自己在干什么,我走了半天居然连个哨兵都没来盘问我下,战壕挖得跟水沟似的,浅得根本藏不住人,甚至还有个二百五大队长带了三百多人就要冲进维斯度森林里去找叛军麻烦——我不是已经下了禁令:“追击不许进入森林!”了吗?”说到这里,斯特林已经是声色俱严。秦路忙解释说:“文河师团原来是骑兵师,善攻不善守,他们的军官都是习惯进攻的——我会马上跟文河说这事情。”“不能再进攻了,我们的伤亡太重了。那个该死的鬼林子,死多少人都不够!”斯特林叹气,口气转为严厉:“督导不严,文河是要承担责任的,你告诉他:他被降职了,从红衣旗本降为旗本,依旧担任第三师团的长官,告诉他,要是敢再犯,自己去找军法处报到去吧。”秦路和唐平都不禁失笑:文河两个星期来已经是第三次被降职处分了,每次斯特林都是声色俱严,可是隔不了几天又找个理由帮他升回了原职——不但文河如此,几乎所有军官都知道,斯特林作风雷厉风行,在他部下任职,很容易就可以获得提升,但跌也跌得很快,因为斯特林是从不宽容懒惫的。以至于军官们每天早上起来都要打发人来问参谋部:“今天我是旗本还是红衣旗本啊?”“什么,我已经降到小旗武士了!前天我还是副统领呢?!”唐平说这才找到机会告诉斯特林:黑旗军代理司令长官明辉已经到了,就在司令部等着斯特林。斯特林大喜:明辉的到来即意味着强大的黑旗军团就在附近,一直孤军奋战的中央军将士终于可以喘口气了!※※※在木板和树枝搭建的简陋的司令部里,家族在远东地区最高级别的两位指挥官会晤了。斯特林举手敬礼:“向您致意,大人。我奉命坚守。明辉回礼:“向您致意,大人。我奉命增援。”明辉及其随员一个个深蓝色制服笔挺,雪白的手套上一尘不染,军靴擦得乌黑发亮,肩膀上金色的肩章在阳光下闪闪发光,精神饱满神情昂扬;相形之下,中央军的军官们制服破破烂烂,肮脏不堪,神色委顿,很多人绑着污黑的绷带,光着脚丫搭拉着烂了大半的靴子,有几个军官甚至光着膀子参加会议,就连身为军团长的斯特林也好不到哪去,一身污泥水,连帽子都没戴,光着脑袋很不成体统的会见来客。黑旗军军官们交换了眼色,嘴角都露出难以察觉的笑意:这就是家族第一精锐部队的风采?比群叫花子强不了多少。两大军团高层会面,本来是很有历史意义的一刻,可是给明辉很煞风景的破坏了,他嚷嚷说:“斯特林,难道中央军就从不吃饭的吗?我们走了老远的路,累坏了,来了这么久也没有人给我们点什么吃的。”斯特林苦笑,连忙道歉:“对不起,下面人不懂事——马上给明大人和各位贵客做饭。”军团副长官秦路露出为难神色,他是主管后勤的,口号是:“要命可以,要粮没有!”——这次看到斯特林的命令坚决,他赶紧下去吩咐“做饭!”热腾腾的米饭很快端了上来,几个中央军军官掉过脸去,不让客人看见自己脸上流露出的谗意。米饭香味对他们刺激实在太大了。明辉奇怪说:“斯特林,你们不吃啊?”斯特林解释说:“在下面部队我们已经吃过了,明大人请尽管慢用。”明辉笑笑说:“斯特林也学会去下面打秋风,下面的伙食确实不错——不过没有点菜这饭可是怎么下咽啊!斯特林,你也太小气了,好东西都藏起来。我知道你们前线生活艰苦,也不要求你们新鲜鸡鸭鱼肉了,不过点腊肉总该有吧?”主人们面面相觑,最后还是斯特林苦笑说:“抱歉,也没有——改天等我们打到点兔子什么的野味再给明大人您送去吧。”明辉确实也饿了,埋怨了两句就埋头大口扒饭,还不忘一边教导斯特林:“士兵们吃不好,士气就起不来,所以啊,军队打仗啊,供给问题是关键!斯特林,你还得多学学啊!”言下之意思是老子我吃盐多过你吃饭,统领处最近打算在挑选远东战区司令人选,你小子乳臭未干,还嫩着呢,怎么跟老子我抢!一旁的中央军军官都露出愤慨之色:当初军情紧急,中央军根本没来得及筹集补给就上了战场,又一直深在敌后,供给线常常给切断;而明辉所带的黑旗军不但姗姗来迟,把沿途各省的粮草都搜刮一空,又一直躲躲藏藏的不与敌人正面交战,现在倒站在一边说风凉话!中央军参谋长唐平忍不住说:“明辉大人的战报下官也拜读了,贵部于一周之内杀敌七百万,神勇得前无古人后无来者,功勋卓著啊!”一众中央军军官都笑出声来,对于明辉的虚报战绩他们是恨得牙痒痒的:既然叛军都给你杀得光光了,那我们还剩什么功劳啊!明辉抹抹嘴,漫不在意说:“哪里哪里,谈不上什么功劳,都是为家族效力罢了!”竟似一点听不出来话中的讽刺意味。斯特林摆摆手,阻止了唐平的进一步讽刺。早在西部与流风霜作战时候,他就领教了这位“明大人”的脸皮的厚得可以顶上斯特林、紫川秀和帝林三人加起来的,讽刺他就象拿跟火柴戳铁甲,根本无关痛痒——否则的话,他也不会远远的见到流风霜就马上跑得比兔子还快了。吃完饭,马上开始会议。斯特林给明辉介绍中央军的情况:“中央军从帝都出发时候总兵力一共十五万人,其中五万骑兵,十万步兵。经历了瓦伦战役、远东大追击、云省维斯度森林阻击战等苦战后,损失兵员将近五万,其中骑兵的损耗特别大,五万骑兵已经剩不到两万,军队中也没有了后勤的战马,几乎已经失去了快速的机动力,士兵疲惫、伤病严重。因此,他请求明辉让黑旗军暂时接替中央军的防务,让中央军部队有个休整的时间。明辉托着下巴听着,咋咋嘴皮子:“这事情…难!斯特林大人,您知道了,我们的黑旗军本来是防守林家的二线部队,我们的士兵都没有什么战斗经验,恐怕难以承担此重任。还有啊,我们的部队走了很远过来,也需要休整啊!再说了,我们不是远东本地人,水土不服,很多人都拉了肚子,严重影响战斗力;还有啊,最近我们都没有了新鲜水果供应了,大家都很不满意……”听着明辉一条条的列数着理由,斯特林心头一阵火起:黑旗军部队不水土不服,难道中央军就是远东本地的吗——全军半数以上都感染了痢疾了!你们只是没有水果供应,我们却只能吃野菜;说你们没有战斗经验——难道我们中央军就是一出娘胎就会打仗的?何况,这也根本不可能,那次上几次对流风家的战争黑旗军不都参加了吗?斯特林压落了火气,问:“然而统领处命令明大人所部增援我们,大人到底打算如何增援法呢?”“哦,来之前参谋部的给我说了个计划,我觉得,这计划,行!来啊,打开军用地图。”明辉在地图上比画:“这里是维斯度森林,叛军主力就在其中;这蓝带子是贵军的防线,我军呢,就打算在这条红带子一线布防,与贵军并肩作战,一同消灭叛军!”斯特林一看几乎气得骂娘:明辉所说的黑旗军布防的红带子几乎全部在中央军的蓝色防线后面,他嘴巴上说得好听:“并肩作战”,实际上是躲在中央军后面袖手旁观,保存实力。然而他马上控制了自己的情绪:明辉并不是自己的部下,自己并没有权力向他下命令,只能通过自己的上级统领处或者紫川参星给他命令,但是此地距离帝都数千里之遥,公文一来一往起码要上几个星期;还有统领处和紫川参星是否同意自己的建议还是个问题,就算他们肯发命令,但你有你的理由,如果明辉也提出他自己的理由呢抗命呢——大家都是统领处成员,他有这个权力的。到时候公文来往官司真的不知道打到什么时候了。可是眼前急需要休整的中央军真是度日如年了,每天都会因伤病和饥饿等非战斗原因损失几百士兵。坚持还能战斗的也不过是勉强还能站起来罢了,一个个饥肠粼粼,瘦得骷髅似的。斯特林只有与明辉好声好气商量,可是不管他如何动之以情晓之以理哀求许诺保证,明辉还是油滑得象个玻璃弹子,以不变应万变:“这事,难啊!”斯特林几乎丧失了信心,甚至产生了这样的念头:等你明辉部署好了,我就在某个月黑风高的晚上带着部队一走了之,让叛军直接跟你打交道好了——但是想归想,他知道知道自己是不会做这种事情的:万一明辉那个混蛋也学着他的样子跑掉了,谁来防守维斯度森林?好不容易平定了几个省份,叛军再度冲出来蔓延远东全境,责任谁来负?不知不觉中,夜色已经降临了。明辉起身正要告辞说:“好了好了,这些事情改天再说了,我得回去了。”斯特林拿他没办法,总不能扣押他吧?剩下一群中央军军官愁眉苦脸的坐那里发呆。斯特林强打精神,对部下说:“没什么,仗还是一样往下打,饭还是要吃的。”勤务兵把大家的“晚饭”端上来:一大锅稀得见人影的野菜汤。本来菜汤里面应该有点粮食的,可是今天的粮食定额早给明辉几个吃光了,大家就只有光吃菜了。斯特林舀了碗汤水,里面没几根野菜,他苦笑着,想:吃野菜汤的秘诀就是:使劲喝汤,喝到肚子鼓鼓为止就算是饱了,然后一泡尿又饿了。大家正愁眉不展地进餐时候,门口传来明辉欢快的声音:“好啊,我来的时候不吃,好东西都等我走了再拿出来。今个儿,我是来得早不如来得巧啊!我也要一份。”天黑了,黑旗军官们找不到来时的路了,只得又返回中央军,打算过一晚明天再说。斯特林还没来得及掩饰,明辉已经探头过来了:“让我看看斯特林开的什么小灶啊?”只看了一眼,他的脸色就变了:“你们就吃这个?”斯特林羞得都不好意思出声了,唐平小声嘟嘟几句:“不吃这个吃什么?今天的粮食都给你吃完了。”明辉沉默了,好半天才开口说:“拿个碗给我。”他也舀了碗汤水喝起来,刚一进口就露出难以下咽的表情,把碗一搁,直盯着斯特林:“这样多久了?”斯特林眼看瞒不过去,老实回答:“两个星期了,我们的供给早断了。”明辉眼中射出凌厉的神色,让人难以相信他与刚才那个打“哈哈”的油滑官僚竟然是同一人:“为什么不报告?”旋又改口说:“谁捣的鬼?罗明海?为什么不向总长大人告发他!”他心头明白了,一定是罗明海嫉妒斯特林战功卓越,生怕他会取代自己的位置,故意如此。斯特林正色回答:“事无巨细,凡令总长大人烦心的,皆我等臣子的罪过。”他不想在这个国难正危的时候跟罗明海闹官司。明辉沉默了好久,才缓缓开口:“斯特林,你是好样的!但我明辉也是条汉子!时间长了不敢说,顶上个把两个星期,我们黑旗军还办得到!你们就撤下去休整吧。”斯特林大喜,深深一鞠躬:“明辉大人高义,斯特林谨代表中央军全军将士谢过!”三天后,黑旗军部队进入阵地,接替中央军部队防务,从远东战事开始就一直激战不休的十万中央军士兵得以喘了口气,撤向远东的得亚行省休整。C)2000-2006原创文学协会版权所有第49章征途。

“大家看清楚了,”白川战战兢兢在黑板上画了个长条的椭圆,在椭圆的上面添了个小圆代表脑袋,再在椭圆上插上四条粗粗的直线代表四肢,想了下觉得不满意,又在小圆圈里面添上了眼、嘴、鼻,最后如释重负地、很满意地拍拍手,对士兵们说:“这就是半兽人!大家都得认清楚了,这就是我们的敌人!以后看到长这样的就动手好了!”士兵们在窃窃私语:“我怎么看起来象棵树?”“谁说象树了?这分明就是个冰糖葫芦啦!”“看着象罗杰长官——难怪他那么凶,原来是半兽人化装的!”“真的耶,越看越象,咱们揍他去!他上次刚好欺负我来着!”※※※此时“半兽人”正以“久经沙场的老战士”身份给新兵们讲述他的战斗经验:“那一次,我只有一个人,在我左边有三千个魔族,在我右边也有三千个,在我前面有一万个,我后面……”“没那么多,罗杰,没那么多,你记错了。”一旁的长川以实事求是的口吻纠正他说:“当时我数了下,记得只有九千八百九十五个——就那么多。”“敌人大声喊杀着扑了上来,张牙舞爪的,嘿嘿,要是你们啊,碰到那种场面啊,非尿裤子不可——”“现在的年青人胆子确实不行了。”长川插嘴说,一副久经风霜举重若轻的口气。“可象我这种沙场的老兵就什么都不怕了!当时我好整以暇的点了根烟,斜眼都不望那些魔族兵一下——我不记得是什么牌子的烟了,长川,你还记得吗?”“瞧你这记性,那天你抽的不是‘555’吗?”“哦,对!——然后我朝他们涂了个烟圈——好圆好圆的烟圈,眼皮都不咋一下,伸出中指比了下,努努下巴,意思是:你们一起上来吧,省得老子我费事。”“唉,”长川叹口气,很惋惜地说:“罗杰老是这样,举止不文明,你们可不要学他。”一个新兵听得紧张,赶紧问:“然后呢?然后怎么样了?”“然后那些兔崽子就一起扑上来,然后老子我就满不在乎的一下……”“然后罗杰满不在乎的一下被魔族搞死了,身子撕成五六截,肠子脑浆流得满地是,躺那里发臭,几个过路的蚂蚁好心帮他收了尸,啃得只剩一副白花花的骨头架子摆草丛里,你现在去还见得着。”不知什么时候,“秀字营”长官的紫川秀已经过来了,在一边冷冷的说。“大人!”罗杰和长川赶紧跳了起来行礼。※※※“秀字营”的士兵们尽管在帝都的大街小巷里打起群架来骁勇无比所向披靡,但他们更爱的却是吃喝享乐,冒着烈日在太阳底下行军实在让他们难以忍受。“哎哟哎哟累死了!老子没受过这样的苦!”“太阳太猛了,会损害我洁白无暇的肌肤的。”“真的,骑马太累了,我大腿上的皮都给磨破了!”于是他们纷纷抗议,威胁说要兵变,以为这样就能吓倒那个软软的紫川秀——以前拿出这招来是百试百灵的,尽管白川一再好心的告诫他们:“阿秀长官这两天脾气很坏的,最好不要惹他。”他们还是执意要如此,贴出抗议书,赖在斯托夫市坚决不走了。※※※当天深夜,紫川秀低沉着嗓子:“说要兵变的中队就在这里吧?”白川、罗杰、长川三人鸡叼米似的点头,不敢说错一句话。“嘿嘿嘿嘿,”紫川秀发出阵令人毛骨悚然的笑声:“你们在这等着。”他一个人拉开营门,轻手轻脚的走了进去。接连不断的惨叫呼号声划破了整个城市的夜空,孩子在梦中被惊醒吓得号啕大哭,母亲赶紧把他抱起来:“宝贝,乖,乖,再哭的话就送你到‘秀字营’去!”小孩马上闭上了嘴巴。其他参与兵变的士兵更是听得胆战心惊,拿几张被子都挡不住那声音直往耳朵里钻,想了又想,赶紧爬起床偷偷把抗议书撕了下来。※※※半个钟头后,惨叫声忽然全部停止了,又静得让人心里发毛。门口又开了,紫川秀蹑手蹑脚的走了出来,淡淡说:“他们睡着了。”拍拍手上的灰尘,走了。一个士兵奄奄一息地挣扎着爬了出来:“报……告长官,刚才,一只长得很象阿秀长官的怪兽袭击了我们,弟兄们都…”话没说完,他吐出了口血昏了过去。白川大声喊:“卫生兵,快过来啊!”罗杰小声说:“看到了吧?惹了失恋中的阿秀长官就是这个下场。”长川心有余悸的看着那个士兵的惨状,开始祈祷:“上帝啊,你快帮那个小白痴再找个女朋友吧,不然我们都完蛋了!”“阿门!”三人同声应和。※※※第二天天没亮,士兵们就自动的集合了,队伍又前进了,只见口号嘹亮,军歌飞扬。紫川秀所到之处,士兵们纷纷大声交谈说:“哎呀,我浑身有使不完的劲!”“是啊,骑马真是太有意思了,我越骑越第50章秀字营剿匪。

第七节临别“哎呀,这话你们是哪里听来的?”紫川秀大惊失色,一副秘密被揭穿的惊惶样子。“大人您就别装了,我们跟紫川宁小姐打听得很清楚了:您是人类第一高手左加明王阁下的的关门第五弟子,已经得到了他的十足真传,精通波纹神功、闪电刀、霹雳脚、铁头功、独孤九剑、如来神掌、葵花宝典、神龟冲击波、超级塞亚人三代——总之厉害的没得说就是了!”“唉,我不是已经叮嘱过阿宁,叫她不要到外面乱说了嘛……”——紫川秀深知道女人跟孩子一样,如果想她帮你广为传播某消息,最好的方法就是多叮嘱几次:“千万不要说啊!”——果然,效果是立竿见影的:不到第二天罗杰三人就带着一脸贼兮兮的笑容来了。——而且谣言在传播过程中还会自动的繁殖,越来越活灵活现,最后定型成为成为了:“紫川秀是左加明王的亲传弟子!”“唉,事到如今,我只好承认了:没错!我就是左加明王的第五弟子!”“大人,您就放心了,我们会替您守口如瓶的啦!只是,我们有个小小的要求……”“哦,是这样:你们三个想跟我学武功!”紫川秀恍然大悟。三人点头如鸡吃米。“你们知道,这事情很难办的…”白川拿出了一大叠票子,罗杰搬出了大堆的色情杂志——紫川秀叹口气说:“你们老是这样,我有什么办法呢?”“好,既然你们这样有诚意,我就把我们左加门派最深奥秘的武功传授给你们!”※※※两天后,秀字营驻地里面,三位旗本在进行学习体会交流。白川先行念诵内功心法,一字一字大声:“埯叭呢咪轰!”罗杰:“这是什么?俺把你来哄?”长川:“你笨啊!这是佛家的五字真言!”白川接着读:“临兵斗者皆阵列于前!”罗杰:“这是?”长川:“这是道家的九字真言。”赞叹道:“阿秀长官真是学问渊博啊,把佛道二家之长都结合在一起了!”白川唱:“左三圈、右三圈脖子扭扭,屁股扭扭,早上起来做运动!”罗杰把头扭向长川:“这又是什么?”长川:“不要问我!”白川唱:“阿里,阿里巴巴,阿里巴巴是个快乐的青年!”罗杰:“………”长川:“………”“你就象那,一把火!……沉渊卧海,爱是一种信仰,把你带回我的身旁……丹田如炉……年轻的人们消失在白桦林……气走八脉,劲发四肢……青龙沉渊,白虎聚顶……无不自在,唯大觉悟……我爱拉芳!……安尔乐,无微不至的体贴……似动还静,察微见至,身无所在……真诚到永远,我们一直在努力……因为爱所以爱,谢谢你的爱,爱你一万年……至阳至刚,邪魔消退!哈!”念到最后,白川一掌击出,“哗”一声,墙壁上出现了个大洞。罗杰看得口瞪目呆:“居然有用耶!真的功力大增了!”白川愤愤的说:“那个白痴!每出一掌都要把口诀念一遍,麻烦死了!没有比这更作弄人的武功了!”“谁说没有!”罗杰和长川异口同声的反驳,样子快哭出来了似的:“比起我们的来,你这还算好的了!”※※※统领处内务官员李清红衣旗本踏进秀字营的驻地的第一眼就看到了罗杰旗本:他蹲着象只蛤蟆似的,面对初升的太阳张大了嘴巴,,喃喃细语象是在念什么口诀:“我是蠢驴…我是蠢驴……我是蠢驴……”“罗杰旗本,你在干什么?”“……我是蠢驴,你别干扰我:我正在练功,吸收太阳的元气……我是蠢驴…练成了就可以无敌于天下了!”李清吐吐舌头:“那请问下,你们秀川长官在哪里呢?”“……我是蠢驴…大门进去右拐,我是蠢驴……门口贴着张裸体女人照片的就是了!”“谢了。”李清谢过,往里面走,只听到背后罗杰扬声开气,一声暴喝声传九里:“我是蠢驴!”“知道了!不用说那么多遍!”李清头也不回。※※※“长川旗本,你这又是在干什么?四肢着地趴地上,舌头吐出来老长,大口喘气,一只脚还翘起来搭在电线杠子上,看起来很象一条…一条……那种哺乳类动物啊!”长川斯文的脸上一红,赶紧从地上爬起来:“哦,这是目前最流行的自然疗法!”这时候白川走过,目不斜视,口中念念有词:“吃葡萄不吐葡萄皮,不吃葡萄反吐葡萄皮…一是一,十是十,十四是十四,四十是四十!不要把一说成十,也不要把十说成一……”两人傻傻的看着白川的一边说一边走远,长川尴尬的笑笑:“白川最近打算改行说相声去。”※※※紫川秀看到李清进来,热情地起身迎接。因为李清是紫川宁的手帕交,大家的交情一直不错。一见面李清就说:“阿秀,“秀字营”什么时候改做精神病院了?”紫川秀:“哪里有这样的事情啊?——起码我就很正常啦!”李清的表情似笑非笑:“一大早就拿着本色情杂志在那看的人敢说自己很正常!?”紫川秀赶紧把《藏春阁》塞屁股下面,干咳一声:“李红衣旗本大驾光临,有何指教?”李清收起笑容:“紫川秀阁下,我奉统领处命令而来,请集合部下,让我宣读统领处命令……哎,你怎么把我的命令抢过去了,不要拆,不要拆……唉!”她埋怨说:“我是钦差大臣,你这样让我很没有面子啊!”“‘秀字营’马上出发赴哥伦要塞,听候方劲统领指挥。’奇怪了,不是说新征集的民军都有一个月的时间训练吗?我们才两个星期啊!而且装备什么的都没有发齐给我们,有几个中队甚至连越冬的帐篷都没有齐备。”“这是总统领阁下的意思,表面上的理由是说远东战事吃紧,要赶紧支持斯特林,实际上的理由是帝都治部少长官揭副统领的意思,他哭哭啼啼的跑到罗明海那里说:““秀字营”一日不除,帝都一日不宁。’快把那群畜生赶走!——阿秀,你知道帝都民众是怎么评价你的部队的吗?”紫川秀一本正经说:“帝都民众看着秀字营威武的大军经过,一个个发出衷心的感叹:“威武雄壮,正义之师——真不愧是秀川阁下带的兵,纪律严明,风纪无双!!”李清微笑:“你还真能瞎掰!你明知道现在大家说的是:‘帝都三害:苍蝇、老鼠、秀字营!’”李清起身告辞:“好了,就这件事情了。有什么事情没办妥当的,赶紧处理下。装备没齐的部分,可以来找我——你可知道,为了能把你们尽快打发走,后勤处是不惜代价的,你可以趁这个时候多敲诈他们点油水。”“还有件事情:我有封信要给斯特林的,你要去远东了,帮我带下吧。”紫川秀心头一震,一直以来他都知道斯特林爱的人是卡丹公主,不提的话,他都忘了在名分上李清才是斯特林的未婚妻。“记得哦,要亲手交给他哦!”他默默的接过信:“好的。”心里却在感叹:女人真是没见识,以为去远东就象是去自家的后院似的。却不知道远东战场方圆近百万公里,斯特林部队又漂浮不定,如此广阔的区域如何能一定保证自己可以见到斯特林?他送她到驻地门口。李清掉过头来,深深凝视着他意味深长说:“为了阿宁,好好保重自己。”紫川秀心头震撼,却不露声色:“对,为了家族的下代总长,确实应该保重自己。”李清秀眉微簇,似是不满意他的说话,却没说什么,转身离去。※※※“哥,你回来了?”紫川宁对他的突然出现有种特别的欢喜,“你买了花回来……哇,哥,你好棒哦!我还以为你不记得人家的十八岁生日了呢!”今天是紫川宁的生日!紫川秀吓了跳:他买花只是纯粹为了准备与紫川宁的谈话做衬托,却没有想到歪打正着,今天正还是紫川宁的生日。看着紫川宁抱着束花欢喜得不得了的样子,他说不出话来:难道要在这个时候跟紫川宁进行那种谈话吗?卡丹从房间里面出来:“让我看看……怎么还有人拿*花当成生日礼物送人的?”“啊,真的呀!我哥老是糊里糊涂的,真是的!”紫川宁虽然在抱怨,但表情却很陶醉:只要紫川秀能够记得她的生日,哪怕在路边摘把草回来她也幸福得不得了。罗杰、白川、长川都也来参加今天的生日聚会——他们嘴巴上说:“我们为了友谊和祝福而来!”紫川秀却一眼看穿他们是为了不要钱的美食而来。白川送了一个音乐盒子,罗杰和长川两个“一到月底就穷得叮当响的臭男人”合伙送了一包瓜子。紫川宁的心情很好,无论收到什么她都真诚的道谢。紫川秀知道,她出身豪门,平时品味很高的,也少有什么东西看得上眼的。酒菜很丰盛,远东来的几个土包子大开眼界。卡丹微笑说:“都赶得上我们以前的宫廷宴席了。”吃饭的时候紫川宁给紫川秀敬酒,祝福阿秀哥哥“旗开得胜,平安归来”——紫川秀这才知道,原来李清早把他要出征的事情通知了紫川宁——紫川秀默不作声的把酒一干而尽,众人陪同,就连平时不沾酒的卡丹和白川都喝得两张俏脸红扑扑的。大家兴致很好。罗杰专门挑那些漂亮的女士敬酒,一回提议为在远东的斯特林干杯,一回又提议为家族早日平息叛乱干杯,隔不到三分钟又提议为出征人员平安归来干杯,殷勤得让紫川秀怀疑他的动机:他是不是想把女士们都灌倒了好混水摸鱼干些什么勾当……随后又释然:不可能,罗杰太蠢了,还想不到这个办法,如果是长川的话就很可疑了。议论的话题老是离不开远东战事,紫川宁因为有李清这个朋友,得以知道许多有关远东的新闻。比如说统领处有意向成立远东战区统一司令部啊,只是关于最高指挥的人选一直无法确定。从战绩来看,统领处和总长都很属意斯特林,只是斯特林当统领的资格太浅,他当总指挥的话,恐怕难以驾御那个与他同级别的老油条明辉,如果要找个在斯特林与明辉二人级别之上的人的话,也只有总统领罗明海合适了。说到这里,几个家族军官都笑了:罗明海不懂军事是出了名的。长川给大家说了个关于罗明海的笑话:一次他去指挥作战,眼看流风家的骑兵就要冲进司令部来了,罗明海依旧端坐不动,一言不发。眼看指挥官如此镇定自若胸有成竹,部下们勇气倍增,一口气打退了敌人的进攻。大家欢呼“万岁”时候,罗明海才偷偷扯过一个勤务兵来问:“我们到底赢了还是输了?”笑话并不是很好笑,大家却笑得不行。※※※卡丹偷偷的扯他下袖子,紫川秀会意的走到外面走廊来。卡丹递给紫川秀封信:“请帮我交给他……”这个“他”就是指斯特林了。紫川秀木然点头接过,心头叹息,却下定了决心:“帮我把阿宁叫出来好吗?”卡丹暧mei的看着他,打趣说:“啊,要说悄悄话了!好,我帮你叫。”不一会紫川宁出来:“哥,什么事情这么神秘啊?”不知道是喝了酒还是别的什么原因,她的脸红扑扑的。紫川秀笑而不答:“等一下。”反手抽出军刀往走廊大门一掷,刀子毫不费力的穿透了门板,门后传来罗杰和长川的惊叫。紫川宁这才意识到他们在偷听,笑得弯了腰。※※※紫川秀再用内息查看了下周围,确定真的没有人偷听了。深呼吸了口气,接下来的谈话是需要勇气的。夜空晴朗,天上繁星点点,仿佛无数好奇的眼光在窥视着人世间。清爽的夜风吹来,让醉意的人感到一阵清醒。“哥,我觉得你今晚好象不怎么开心似的,都不怎么说话。”紫川宁语气清醒了很多。紫川秀慢慢开口说:“阿宁,我还记得,你小时侯怕黑,又爱哭,眼泪老是流个不停,你爸爸远星大人临去的时候,吩咐我说要照顾你,可是你哥哥是个没出息的,倒好几次反而要你照顾了。”“哥,咱们自己人,怎么说这种话呢?你一直在暗地里保护我,我怎么会不知道呢?那一年,帝都暴乱,我爸爸不在家,凶神恶煞的乱民冲进总长府,侍卫都吓跑了,我吓得床上直哭,你只有八岁,握剑彻夜守在我的床前——我还记得,从被窝里面偷偷看出去,你的身影好威武哦!”紫川秀摸摸脑袋说:“别提了,看到第一个走进你房间的人,我就“啊”的一剑劈过去,结果给人一脚踢得葫芦似的滚了出去——原来是你爸爸回来了,我足足躺了一个星期。”紫川宁格格笑说:“可是我觉得你滚的姿势也很帅啊!”回想起那段往事,两人都一阵感慨。紫川秀微笑说:“一转眼,当年那个挂着鼻涕的小姑娘已经这么大了。我总算也是不负远星大人的重托。——阿宁,就让我们做一辈子的好兄妹,好吗?”“紫川宁睁大了眼睛:“我们一直是好兄妹啊!”紫川宁没理解他的意思,紫川秀只得叹了口气,换个角度说:“阿宁,过两天我就要去远东了,可能要去很久。”紫川宁平静的说:“不管去多久,我等你。”紫川秀硬着头皮说:“也有可能回不来了。”少女的双眸明亮如星,注视着紫川秀英俊的面庞:“不会的,我等你。”紫川秀绝望得几乎要自杀:她怎么这么迟钝!他支支吾吾说:“恩,我们是好兄妹,你当然等我啦!只是,在等人的时候,还可以做点别的事情,比如,比如……”紫川宁不明所以地看在着他,印象中这个潇洒自如的大哥从没有过这样的失态。紫川秀鼓足了勇气:“比如说,多出去走走,认识些同龄的男孩子。我发现,你好象都没有异性的朋友的,对个十七八岁的女孩子来说,这样不怎么正常。”紫川宁诧异说:“我有很多异性的朋友啊?象斯特林大哥、罗杰、长川他们,都跟我玩得很好的。”紫川秀哭笑不得:“我不是说凡是异性的就算是朋友……哦,不对,我的意思是说不是异性的朋友都算是那种“朋友”。”他绞尽脑汁下终于想到一个很好的例子:“比如,那种“朋友”就象是卡丹和斯特林那对狗男女那样了。”紫川宁睁圆了眼睛:“那种“朋友”?”紫川秀肯定:“那种“朋友”!”“你让我去找个那种“朋友”?!!”紫川秀低下了头,沉默。卡丹定定的看着他,一言不发,目光中渐渐波光流动,难以形容的表情,就象快要哭出来似的,纤细的身躯开始发颤。紫川秀铁石心肠的装做看不见,他忽然对花园里的玫瑰花产生了浓厚的兴趣,转身低头细细研究。僵持的沉默仿佛可以一直延续到宇宙的尽头。就在紫川秀快要忍不住转过身来的时候,身后脚步声响起,渐渐远去。远去的还有他和紫川宁的初恋。他转过身来,黑暗中,白色裙子在渐渐远去,他突然想起一个词语可以形容少女临走的表情:凄婉。他自嘲地一笑:紫川秀,你是个恶棍,该下地狱。抬头望天,远方的明亮的星光中,仿佛有一双眼神在注视着他。一双威严的眼神,时光的流逝丝毫没能减弱这双眼神对紫川秀的威力,他的耳边仿佛又响起了雷霆巨吼:“林河,清楚自己的身份!镀金始终不是真金!”紫川秀的嘴角抽动:是的,我很清楚。这等的高门望族,岂是一个没来历没父亲的孤儿所能般配?我也清楚,紫川这个姓氏,不过是镀在自己身上的一层金子,稍微一碰,就看到里面寒孱的黄铜。再怎么说“视同己出”,对于紫川这个姓氏来说,我始终是外人。否则,为什么,看到我与紫川宁的感情好,您马上就把才年仅九岁的我远远的发配到远东军校去?如果自己真的具有家族血统的,当年杨明华敢不请命就悍然抓我吗?以自己的才干,家族总长这个位置,又怎么轮得到紫川参星占据?镀金始终不是真金啊!远星大人,这样的结果,是否就是您乐意看到的呢?星光忽然又变得象少女泪光的双眸:对不起了,阿宁。今天是你的十八岁生日,你将开始女人一生中最美丽的青春时光,女人一辈子漂亮能有几年?我不想你把这么珍贵的年华浪费在无谓的等待中。再见了,阿宁,原谅我的铁石心肠。当你的视线不再被我的身影局限,你会发现世间原来有更优秀的男子,值得你去爱;当有那么一天,你真的继任总长,你会明白我的苦心;当有那么一天,你与你心爱的人步入婚礼殿堂,我将在遥远的地方为你们祝福,那时侯,你心里是否还会惦记着曾经第48章丛林。

776年5月7日,远东军校“各位学员,现在开始上课!大家坐好了。”五十多名来自各军团参加军官进修班的新任旗本军官学员临襟正座,聆听16岁的副旗本教官紫川秀的讲课。“今天我给大家讲解兵法:‘其疾如风,其徐如林,侵掠如火,不动如山!’是什么意思呢?很简单,就是说:夹起尾巴逃跑的时候要快得象风一样,看到树林就往里面躲。万一敌人要是放火烧树林呢,那你就‘不动如山’死翘算了。大家明白了吧?好,下句。”“‘兵者,国之大事,死生之地,存亡之道。’意思说呢,打仗这玩意啊,是各位的命根子啊——没仗打了各位就得下岗,下个月薪水领四成——我们的总长大人是仁君,不忍心看着大家失业,所以才经常跟对面流风家的闹着玩的,以后大家可不要误会他的好意了,谁一不小心错手把流风家给灭了,那大家的饭碗都玩完,我跟他没完!”“另外一篇文章的‘内无法家弼士,外无敌国外患,国恒忘。’——大家明白了吧?要想保持国家不亡呢,就是多惹麻烦,找多点‘敌国外患’回来,国就‘恒存’了!”“打不过怎么办?打不过就跟敌人讲道理!——这位学员,你可真是苯了,是不是走后门当的旗本啊?——讲什么道理不可以啊,讲国际公法,讲国际公约,讲全人类友爱,讲我们热爱和平不跟你一般见识——都可以嘛!——但是流风家的听不听你那又是另外回事了。”※※※下面的旗本军官们窃窃私语:“哪来这么个白痴给我们讲课?”“是哥应星大人特批进远东军校当的教官,听说他们有亲戚关系——明知道是白痴你还选他的‘战术理论课’啊?”“还不是冲着他的学分给得高来的:考试的给九十八分,不考试的给八十九分,交白卷不要紧,名字写错扣三分;上课从不点到,每节课只上半截,不留课堂作业——这么好的教官哪找啊!”※※※“教官,请问书上所说的:通形、挂形、支形、隘形、险形、远形六种地形有什么含义?在作战时候又有什么具体要求呢?”“好!这位学员的问题提得好,提得有意义,提得很及时,提得很有水平,提得有见地,提得……”“教官,请回答啊!”“不要急嘛,这么简单的问题教官我怎么会不懂?这个,这个,问题的问题就是这个问题啦,我的意思是,哈,一说你就明白了,很简单的——现在你明白了吧?”“没有!”“哎呀,没想到你理解力那么差劲,没办法了,只好找个苯点的的人给你讲解了——斯特林,快醒醒,别打瞌睡了,帮教官回答下问题啦!”紫川秀赶紧去摇醒斯特林。“秀川老师,我很苯的,这个问题我不懂。”小声说说:“一个星期晚餐,上金台吃!”“斯特林同学,不要着急,慢慢想一下嘛!”紫川秀小声说:“混蛋,你不如改行抢!今晚请你地摊吃炒面!”“老师,我忽然发现自己还是不会耶!”斯特林小声说:“跳楼价优惠:五顿晚餐,金台酒店吃!”“斯特林同学,我知道你一定行的!”紫川秀小声说:“你敲诈啊!三顿炒面,多一顿都没门!”“老师,我忽然有点头晕,想不起东西了……”斯特林毫不妥协:“我就是敲诈!——谁叫你上次耍赖!四顿晚餐,还得酒水!”“斯特林同学,你是太紧张了,放松下。”紫川秀小声:“三顿,可以考虑上金台酒楼,酒水自备!”“啊,我要昏倒了,老师!”斯特林白眼一翻,就要躺下。紫川秀慌忙扶住,大力摇晃:“醒醒,醒醒,坚持住!斯特林同学!”小声说:“算你狠!金台就金台!”“啊,老师我想起来了!”刚才还奄奄一息的斯特林瞬间变得神采奕奕,朗声回答:“所谓通形就是敌我都可以自由进出的地形,在这种地形呢,要抢先占领高处和向阳面,保护好补给路线;所谓挂形是指易进难出的地形,在这种地形呢,对突击没有准备的敌人是有利的,但是如果敌人严阵以待就很危险了;对敌我都不利出击的地形叫支形,在这种地形,最好是坚守,不要理会敌人的挑衅……”“恩,说得也勉强可以了,要点基本上都答对了——那位同学,你明白了吧?”紫川秀转向斯特林,声色俱严:“斯特林同学,我对你很失望!答这么简单的问题都要考虑这么久,日后在战场上,你掌握数万家族士兵姓命,生死决于一瞬,难道你也希望敌人给你这么长的时间吗考虑吗?”于是斯特林惭愧地低下了头,对辜负紫川秀老师的期望表示无比的歉意。紫川秀越说越气:“天才是什么?天才就是九十八分的汗水加两分的灵感!你啊,仗着有点小聪明,不思勤学,玩物丧志——那本《PLAYBOY》到底打算什么时候还我?——这样是永远成不了大器的!来,你跟我来教导处好好反省下!其他同学,自由自习!”※※※两人出了教室。“我说阿秀,你也太狠了吧?一节课只上了十分钟就逃了。还有啊,这个逃课理由好象上次已经用过了吧?我都不知道跟你进多少次教导处去反省了。”“哪里啊,你记错了!上次是说你痔疮发作了,我得送你去卫生室——这课再上下去我不得破产啊!——帝林哪里去了,今天他没来上课啊?”“他收保护费去了。”※※※在死巷子里,几个远东军校的低年级学员缩成一堆,畏惧的看着容貌秀美的帝林微笑地逼近:“各位,下午好啊!喝过午茶没有?”一个壮着胆子说:“帝老大,我们上个星期已经交过钱了……”话没说完,帝林的大头军靴已经一脚揣到了他脸上。帝林递过去张餐巾纸给他擦鼻血,和蔼悦色的说:“上个星期拉过屎了你这个星期要不要再拉啊?上次收钱是为了悼念雅里梅殿下忌辰一百二十五周年,这次是为了庆贺伟大的紫川云大人诞辰两百五十三周年,性质根本不同麻!——你身为家族士官生,难道就不为这个伟大的日子感到无比欢欣吗?各位难道就一点爱国激情都没有吗?这样的话,就让我太失望了……”帝林把拳头捏得“咯咯”作响——充分地表达了帝林旗本是多么的“爱国”,而他对几个“不爱国人士”又是多么的“失望”。这个时候斯特林与紫川秀出现在巷子拐角。几个军校生如见救星赶紧大叫:“救命啊,秀川教官!帝林要收保护费!”“帝林同学,你又在欺负新同学了!看来我非得对你动真格的的!”紫川秀义愤填膺:“各位同学,不要怕,如果帝林再敢欺负你们的话,去教务处告诉我,我剥他的皮!记得啊,一定要报告啊!”——一边说紫川秀一边拉着斯特林走了,走得还很快!帝林看着几个失望的士官生,“嘿嘿”作笑:“告诉你们个秘密:我的皮给阿秀老师剥过不下一百次了!——好了,废话少说,现在是拿实际行动表现你们爱国热情的时候了!我是最痛恨那些不爱国的人!”※※※在校园后面的桃林里面,帝林找到紫川秀与斯特林,给他们一人一根冰淇凌。紫川秀不满的说:“就这些?”帝林:“没办法,经济不景气,做流氓也不行。保护费收不上来。”斯特林一边吃得飞快,一边含糊不清说:“我觉得你们这样不是很好啊,欺负学弟是不对的……”帝林横他一眼:“觉得不好你可以不吃啊——每次吃得最快不就是你!”斯特林马上闭嘴,飞快的把剩下的吃完。※※※金台餐馆是远东军校附近最高档的(也是最宰人的餐馆)。斯特林与帝林大模大样地抢先踱进去,吩咐说:“今天我们要铁公鸡拔毛!尽管上好菜!”紫川秀愁眉苦恼跟在后面,一张脸上清清楚楚写着“苦大仇深”四个字,整个一副被压迫了三千年民族的嘴脸。三人吃饱喝足。帝林摸着肚皮满意的笑:“好久没这么爽了!——我觉得吃阿秀的饭特别有成就感觉,吃得特别香!”紫川秀把手插进口袋里面又伸出来,脸上露出难以形容的表情,问帝林:“请问流氓帝林,吃霸王饭通常有几种方法?”帝林想了一下回答说:“方法一:蟑螂苍蝇法;方法二:脚上抹油法;方法三:食物中毒法;方法四:凶神恶煞法——不过你问这个干什么,该不会你要跟我说没带钱包吧?”“谁说没带,但口袋里除了钱包以外还有样东西……”紫川秀把裤子口袋翻出来,露出个很大的洞——大小刚刚好可以掉出个钱包。斯特林惊奇:“上次付钱时候,你的钱包不是已经掉过了吗!你的钱包还真是掉之不绝啊—而且每次都掉得恰是时候!”紫川秀分辨说:“这怎么一样呢?上次是假装的,这次可是真的掉了!”三人对视一眼,异口同声:“方法四!”帝林长身而去,一把把盘糖醋鱼打翻在地,再狠狠地把酒瓶一摔:“这是给人吃的还是给猪吃的!老子还没吃过这么难吃的菜!把厨师给我叫出来!”紫川秀在一旁捂着肚子叫痛:“啊,我事物中毒发作了!”斯特林若无其事地闪开,免得给碎玻璃砸到。跑堂的伙计赶紧上来,一副明白什么回事的样子:“明白了明白了!几位大爷,稍安勿燥,有不满意的地方,厨师马上就来给各位道歉。”就在这一刻,紫川三杰命运中最大的转折产生了。※※※779年9月16日,帝林府宅。监察长帝林微笑着说:“我还记得林秀佳穿着厨师围裙出来的时候,你都看得呆了,口水流得比吃糖醋鱼时候还多。”紫川秀抗议:“当时口水流得最多的绝对不是我!你不也是,刚刚才摔了人家碟子,马上就装出副温柔的样子:“小姐,这味菜是你煮的吗?味道真是不同凡响啊!好得没话说!小姐,我想一辈子都吃你煮的菜,你愿意吗?”——刚见面就这样,你还真是把肉麻当有趣啊!”帝林大笑:“你懂什么!女孩子就是第47章临别。

第七节临别“哎呀,这话你们是哪里听来的?”紫川秀大惊失色,一副秘密被揭穿的惊惶样子。“大人您就别装了,我们跟紫川宁小姐打听得很清楚了:您是人类第一高手左加明王阁下的的关门第五弟子,已经得到了他的十足真传,精通波纹神功、闪电刀、霹雳脚、铁头功、独孤九剑、如来神掌、葵花宝典、神龟冲击波、超级塞亚人三代——总之厉害的没得说就是了!”“唉,我不是已经叮嘱过阿宁,叫她不要到外面乱说了嘛……”——紫川秀深知道女人跟孩子一样,如果想她帮你广为传播某消息,最好的方法就是多叮嘱几次:“千万不要说啊!”——果然,效果是立竿见影的:不到第二天罗杰三人就带着一脸贼兮兮的笑容来了。——而且谣言在传播过程中还会自动的繁殖,越来越活灵活现,最后定型成为成为了:“紫川秀是左加明王的亲传弟子!”“唉,事到如今,我只好承认了:没错!我就是左加明王的第五弟子!”“大人,您就放心了,我们会替您守口如瓶的啦!只是,我们有个小小的要求……”“哦,是这样:你们三个想跟我学武功!”紫川秀恍然大悟。三人点头如鸡吃米。“你们知道,这事情很难办的…”白川拿出了一大叠票子,罗杰搬出了大堆的色情杂志——紫川秀叹口气说:“你们老是这样,我有什么办法呢?”“好,既然你们这样有诚意,我就把我们左加门派最深奥秘的武功传授给你们!”※※※两天后,秀字营驻地里面,三位旗本在进行学习体会交流。白川先行念诵内功心法,一字一字大声:“埯叭呢咪轰!”罗杰:“这是什么?俺把你来哄?”长川:“你笨啊!这是佛家的五字真言!”白川接着读:“临兵斗者皆阵列于前!”罗杰:“这是?”长川:“这是道家的九字真言。”赞叹道:“阿秀长官真是学问渊博啊,把佛道二家之长都结合在一起了!”白川唱:“左三圈、右三圈脖子扭扭,屁股扭扭,早上起来做运动!”罗杰把头扭向长川:“这又是什么?”长川:“不要问我!”白川唱:“阿里,阿里巴巴,阿里巴巴是个快乐的青年!”罗杰:“………”长川:“………”“你就象那,一把火!……沉渊卧海,爱是一种信仰,把你带回我的身旁……丹田如炉……年轻的人们消失在白桦林……气走八脉,劲发四肢……青龙沉渊,白虎聚顶……无不自在,唯大觉悟……我爱拉芳!……安尔乐,无微不至的体贴……似动还静,察微见至,身无所在……真诚到永远,我们一直在努力……因为爱所以爱,谢谢你的爱,爱你一万年……至阳至刚,邪魔消退!哈!”念到最后,白川一掌击出,“哗”一声,墙壁上出现了个大洞。罗杰看得口瞪目呆:“居然有用耶!真的功力大增了!”白川愤愤的说:“那个白痴!每出一掌都要把口诀念一遍,麻烦死了!没有比这更作弄人的武功了!”“谁说没有!”罗杰和长川异口同声的反驳,样子快哭出来了似的:“比起我们的来,你这还算好的了!”※※※统领处内务官员李清红衣旗本踏进秀字营的驻地的第一眼就看到了罗杰旗本:他蹲着象只蛤蟆似的,面对初升的太阳张大了嘴巴,,喃喃细语象是在念什么口诀:“我是蠢驴…我是蠢驴……我是蠢驴……”“罗杰旗本,你在干什么?”“……我是蠢驴,你别干扰我:我正在练功,吸收太阳的元气……我是蠢驴…练成了就可以无敌于天下了!”李清吐吐舌头:“那请问下,你们秀川长官在哪里呢?”“……我是蠢驴…大门进去右拐,我是蠢驴……门口贴着张裸体女人照片的就是了!”“谢了。”李清谢过,往里面走,只听到背后罗杰扬声开气,一声暴喝声传九里:“我是蠢驴!”“知道了!不用说那么多遍!”李清头也不回。※※※“长川旗本,你这又是在干什么?四肢着地趴地上,舌头吐出来老长,大口喘气,一只脚还翘起来搭在电线杠子上,看起来很象一条…一条……那种哺乳类动物啊!”长川斯文的脸上一红,赶紧从地上爬起来:“哦,这是目前最流行的自然疗法!”这时候白川走过,目不斜视,口中念念有词:“吃葡萄不吐葡萄皮,不吃葡萄反吐葡萄皮…一是一,十是十,十四是十四,四十是四十!不要把一说成十,也不要把十说成一……”两人傻傻的看着白川的一边说一边走远,长川尴尬的笑笑:“白川最近打算改行说相声去。”※※※紫川秀看到李清进来,热情地起身迎接。因为李清是紫川宁的手帕交,大家的交情一直不错。一见面李清就说:“阿秀,“秀字营”什么时候改做精神病院了?”紫川秀:“哪里有这样的事情啊?——起码我就很正常啦!”李清的表情似笑非笑:“一大早就拿着本色情杂志在那看的人敢说自己很正常!?”紫川秀赶紧把《藏春阁》塞屁股下面,干咳一声:“李红衣旗本大驾光临,有何指教?”李清收起笑容:“紫川秀阁下,我奉统领处命令而来,请集合部下,让我宣读统领处命令……哎,你怎么把我的命令抢过去了,不要拆,不要拆……唉!”她埋怨说:“我是钦差大臣,你这样让我很没有面子啊!”“‘秀字营’马上出发赴哥伦要塞,听候方劲统领指挥。’奇怪了,不是说新征集的民军都有一个月的时间训练吗?我们才两个星期啊!而且装备什么的都没有发齐给我们,有几个中队甚至连越冬的帐篷都没有齐备。”“这是总统领阁下的意思,表面上的理由是说远东战事吃紧,要赶紧支持斯特林,实际上的理由是帝都治部少长官揭副统领的意思,他哭哭啼啼的跑到罗明海那里说:““秀字营”一日不除,帝都一日不宁。’快把那群畜生赶走!——阿秀,你知道帝都民众是怎么评价你的部队的吗?”紫川秀一本正经说:“帝都民众看着秀字营威武的大军经过,一个个发出衷心的感叹:“威武雄壮,正义之师——真不愧是秀川阁下带的兵,纪律严明,风纪无双!!”李清微笑:“你还真能瞎掰!你明知道现在大家说的是:‘帝都三害:苍蝇、老鼠、秀字营!’”李清起身告辞:“好了,就这件事情了。有什么事情没办妥当的,赶紧处理下。装备没齐的部分,可以来找我——你可知道,为了能把你们尽快打发走,后勤处是不惜代价的,你可以趁这个时候多敲诈他们点油水。”“还有件事情:我有封信要给斯特林的,你要去远东了,帮我带下吧。”紫川秀心头一震,一直以来他都知道斯特林爱的人是卡丹公主,不提的话,他都忘了在名分上李清才是斯特林的未婚妻。“记得哦,要亲手交给他哦!”他默默的接过信:“好的。”心里却在感叹:女人真是没见识,以为去远东就象是去自家的后院似的。却不知道远东战场方圆近百万公里,斯特林部队又漂浮不定,如此广阔的区域如何能一定保证自己可以见到斯特林?他送她到驻地门口。李清掉过头来,深深凝视着他意味深长说:“为了阿宁,好好保重自己。”紫川秀心头震撼,却不露声色:“对,为了家族的下代总长,确实应该保重自己。”李清秀眉微簇,似是不满意他的说话,却没说什么,转身离去。※※※“哥,你回来了?”紫川宁对他的突然出现有种特别的欢喜,“你买了花回来……哇,哥,你好棒哦!我还以为你不记得人家的十八岁生日了呢!”今天是紫川宁的生日!紫川秀吓了跳:他买花只是纯粹为了准备与紫川宁的谈话做衬托,却没有想到歪打正着,今天正还是紫川宁的生日。看着紫川宁抱着束花欢喜得不得了的样子,他说不出话来:难道要在这个时候跟紫川宁进行那种谈话吗?卡丹从房间里面出来:“让我看看……怎么还有人拿*花当成生日礼物送人的?”“啊,真的呀!我哥老是糊里糊涂的,真是的!”紫川宁虽然在抱怨,但表情却很陶醉:只要紫川秀能够记得她的生日,哪怕在路边摘把草回来她也幸福得不得了。罗杰、白川、长川都也来参加今天的生日聚会——他们嘴巴上说:“我们为了友谊和祝福而来!”紫川秀却一眼看穿他们是为了不要钱的美食而来。白川送了一个音乐盒子,罗杰和长川两个“一到月底就穷得叮当响的臭男人”合伙送了一包瓜子。紫川宁的心情很好,无论收到什么她都真诚的道谢。紫川秀知道,她出身豪门,平时品味很高的,也少有什么东西看得上眼的。酒菜很丰盛,远东来的几个土包子大开眼界。卡丹微笑说:“都赶得上我们以前的宫廷宴席了。”吃饭的时候紫川宁给紫川秀敬酒,祝福阿秀哥哥“旗开得胜,平安归来”——紫川秀这才知道,原来李清早把他要出征的事情通知了紫川宁——紫川秀默不作声的把酒一干而尽,众人陪同,就连平时不沾酒的卡丹和白川都喝得两张俏脸红扑扑的。大家兴致很好。罗杰专门挑那些漂亮的女士敬酒,一回提议为在远东的斯特林干杯,一回又提议为家族早日平息叛乱干杯,隔不到三分钟又提议为出征人员平安归来干杯,殷勤得让紫川秀怀疑他的动机:他是不是想把女士们都灌倒了好混水摸鱼干些什么勾当……随后又释然:不可能,罗杰太蠢了,还想不到这个办法,如果是长川的话就很可疑了。议论的话题老是离不开远东战事,紫川宁因为有李清这个朋友,得以知道许多有关远东的新闻。比如说统领处有意向成立远东战区统一司令部啊,只是关于最高指挥的人选一直无法确定。从战绩来看,统领处和总长都很属意斯特林,只是斯特林当统领的资格太浅,他当总指挥的话,恐怕难以驾御那个与他同级别的老油条明辉,如果要找个在斯特林与明辉二人级别之上的人的话,也只有总统领罗明海合适了。说到这里,几个家族军官都笑了:罗明海不懂军事是出了名的。长川给大家说了个关于罗明海的笑话:一次他去指挥作战,眼看流风家的骑兵就要冲进司令部来了,罗明海依旧端坐不动,一言不发。眼看指挥官如此镇定自若胸有成竹,部下们勇气倍增,一口气打退了敌人的进攻。大家欢呼“万岁”时候,罗明海才偷偷扯过一个勤务兵来问:“我们到底赢了还是输了?”笑话并不是很好笑,大家却笑得不行。※※※卡丹偷偷的扯他下袖子,紫川秀会意的走到外面走廊来。卡丹递给紫川秀封信:“请帮我交给他……”这个“他”就是指斯特林了。紫川秀木然点头接过,心头叹息,却下定了决心:“帮我把阿宁叫出来好吗?”卡丹暧mei的看着他,打趣说:“啊,要说悄悄话了!好,我帮你叫。”不一会紫川宁出来:“哥,什么事情这么神秘啊?”不知道是喝了酒还是别的什么原因,她的脸红扑扑的。紫川秀笑而不答:“等一下。”反手抽出军刀往走廊大门一掷,刀子毫不费力的穿透了门板,门后传来罗杰和长川的惊叫。紫川宁这才意识到他们在偷听,笑得弯了腰。※※※紫川秀再用内息查看了下周围,确定真的没有人偷听了。深呼吸了口气,接下来的谈话是需要勇气的。夜空晴朗,天上繁星点点,仿佛无数好奇的眼光在窥视着人世间。清爽的夜风吹来,让醉意的人感到一阵清醒。“哥,我觉得你今晚好象不怎么开心似的,都不怎么说话。”紫川宁语气清醒了很多。紫川秀慢慢开口说:“阿宁,我还记得,你小时侯怕黑,又爱哭,眼泪老是流个不停,你爸爸远星大人临去的时候,吩咐我说要照顾你,可是你哥哥是个没出息的,倒好几次反而要你照顾了。”“哥,咱们自己人,怎么说这种话呢?你一直在暗地里保护我,我怎么会不知道呢?那一年,帝都暴乱,我爸爸不在家,凶神恶煞的乱民冲进总长府,侍卫都吓跑了,我吓得床上直哭,你只有八岁,握剑彻夜守在我的床前——我还记得,从被窝里面偷偷看出去,你的身影好威武哦!”紫川秀摸摸脑袋说:“别提了,看到第一个走进你房间的人,我就“啊”的一剑劈过去,结果给人一脚踢得葫芦似的滚了出去——原来是你爸爸回来了,我足足躺了一个星期。”紫川宁格格笑说:“可是我觉得你滚的姿势也很帅啊!”回想起那段往事,两人都一阵感慨。紫川秀微笑说:“一转眼,当年那个挂着鼻涕的小姑娘已经这么大了。我总算也是不负远星大人的重托。——阿宁,就让我们做一辈子的好兄妹,好吗?”“紫川宁睁大了眼睛:“我们一直是好兄妹啊!”紫川宁没理解他的意思,紫川秀只得叹了口气,换个角度说:“阿宁,过两天我就要去远东了,可能要去很久。”紫川宁平静的说:“不管去多久,我等你。”紫川秀硬着头皮说:“也有可能回不来了。”少女的双眸明亮如星,注视着紫川秀英俊的面庞:“不会的,我等你。”紫川秀绝望得几乎要自杀:她怎么这么迟钝!他支支吾吾说:“恩,我们是好兄妹,你当然等我啦!只是,在等人的时候,还可以做点别的事情,比如,比如……”紫川宁不明所以地看在着他,印象中这个潇洒自如的大哥从没有过这样的失态。紫川秀鼓足了勇气:“比如说,多出去走走,认识些同龄的男孩子。我发现,你好象都没有异性的朋友的,对个十七八岁的女孩子来说,这样不怎么正常。”紫川宁诧异说:“我有很多异性的朋友啊?象斯特林大哥、罗杰、长川他们,都跟我玩得很好的。”紫川秀哭笑不得:“我不是说凡是异性的就算是朋友……哦,不对,我的意思是说不是异性的朋友都算是那种“朋友”。”他绞尽脑汁下终于想到一个很好的例子:“比如,那种“朋友”就象是卡丹和斯特林那对狗男女那样了。”紫川宁睁圆了眼睛:“那种“朋友”?”紫川秀肯定:“那种“朋友”!”“你让我去找个那种“朋友”?!!”紫川秀低下了头,沉默。卡丹定定的看着他,一言不发,目光中渐渐波光流动,难以形容的表情,就象快要哭出来似的,纤细的身躯开始发颤。紫川秀铁石心肠的装做看不见,他忽然对花园里的玫瑰花产生了浓厚的兴趣,转身低头细细研究。僵持的沉默仿佛可以一直延续到宇宙的尽头。就在紫川秀快要忍不住转过身来的时候,身后脚步声响起,渐渐远去。远去的还有他和紫川宁的初恋。他转过身来,黑暗中,白色裙子在渐渐远去,他突然想起一个词语可以形容少女临走的表情:凄婉。他自嘲地一笑:紫川秀,你是个恶棍,该下地狱。抬头望天,远方的明亮的星光中,仿佛有一双眼神在注视着他。一双威严的眼神,时光的流逝丝毫没能减弱这双眼神对紫川秀的威力,他的耳边仿佛又响起了雷霆巨吼:“林河,清楚自己的身份!镀金始终不是真金!”紫川秀的嘴角抽动:是的,我很清楚。这等的高门望族,岂是一个没来历没父亲的孤儿所能般配?我也清楚,紫川这个姓氏,不过是镀在自己身上的一层金子,稍微一碰,就看到里面寒孱的黄铜。再怎么说“视同己出”,对于紫川这个姓氏来说,我始终是外人。否则,为什么,看到我与紫川宁的感情好,您马上就把才年仅九岁的我远远的发配到远东军校去?如果自己真的具有家族血统的,当年杨明华敢不请命就悍然抓我吗?以自己的才干,家族总长这个位置,又怎么轮得到紫川参星占据?镀金始终不是真金啊!远星大人,这样的结果,是否就是您乐意看到的呢?星光忽然又变得象少女泪光的双眸:对不起了,阿宁。今天是你的十八岁生日,你将开始女人一生中最美丽的青春时光,女人一辈子漂亮能有几年?我不想你把这么珍贵的年华浪费在无谓的等待中。再见了,阿宁,原谅我的铁石心肠。当你的视线不再被我的身影局限,你会发现世间原来有更优秀的男子,值得你去爱;当有那么一天,你真的继任总长,你会明白我的苦心;当有那么一天,你与你心爱的人步入婚礼殿堂,我将在遥远的地方为你们祝福,那时侯,你心里是否还会惦记着曾经第48章丛林按照家族军队正规编制来说,十人为一小队,五十人为一中队,五百人为一大队。一个骑兵师团有十个大队,一共五千人;而一个步兵师团有二十个大队,有一万人。“秀字营”有八千余骑兵,本来是只勉强够编两个骑兵师团的,但是罗杰、白川等人吵吵扬扬说他们的身份是旗本,任职应该起码是师团长;紫川秀没奈何,只得将秀字营编成了三个师团:第一师团三千人,由罗杰担任长官;第二师团也是三千人,由长川担任长官;最后是紫川秀的直属师团,由白川担任师团长。于是大家皆大欢喜,紫川秀却忽然发现他自己手下还是只有三个人,基本上没变。在秀字营的第一次军务会议上,紫川秀语惊四座。白川嘴都合不上来:“大人,您刚刚说了什么?那个…那个…什么的。”紫川秀很谅解的回答:“哦,我说我们要成立秀字营股份有限公司。”罗杰:“大人,什么叫做…那个那个,屁股有限公司?”长川:“‘屁股有限公司’?罗杰,你这个蠢货!大人明明说的是屁股有限公鸡!——不过大人,我还是不明白,我们干嘛要一个屁股有限的公鸡回来啊?”“所谓股份有限公司呢,是指现代企业的一种资本组织形式,是指将公司资产分为等额股份,公司以其资产为限对公司债务承担有限责任,股东以其所持有股票为限对公司债务承担有限责任,利润分配在扣除法定公积金、公益金后按照股东所持有的股票进行分配,一份股票获得一份红利——明白了?”三人异口同声说:“不明白!”紫川秀叹口气说:“那我只好简单点说了,就是说骗钱的!先起个好听的名字(比如说秀字营国际宇宙无限投资实业公司集团),想个吸引人的名目(我在远东发现了个大宝藏,就是缺点钱挖),找个凯子骗钱(‘你给我一块钱我一年还你十块’),然后就申请破产(钱到手赶紧跑路去吧)——这就叫股份有限公司!”师团长、大队长们一齐焕然大悟:“你早这样说不就明白了!你一向不就是这样的吗?”只有长川还有异议:“大人,这荒山野领的哪里找有钱的凯子去啊?这里有的只是难民,把他们剥光了也搜不出一个铜子。”紫川秀嘿嘿奸笑:“不要担心,凯子我早找好了!你没看到后面那长长的车队吗?我们还愁什么没有粮食?!”在秀字营行军过程中,每到一个城市,紫川秀马上去找当地的商会组织,跟他们宣扬一个真理:远东内战是个发家致富的好机会!大家想想,远东内战打了这么久,以往远东的食盐、粮食、医药、日用生活用品都是依靠家族中心腹地输入的,现在一定奇缺;同时远东又是金矿、钻石、魔法晶体、水晶石的出产地区,现在又由于内战而无法进行交易,囤积了老大老大一堆的晶光闪闪在那里——大家想想,如果你们第一批进入远东进行交易,那利润将是多么的……商人们的口水都流出来了,但他们很快清醒了下来:远东战区很不安宁,且不要说叛军控制的省份了,就是在家族军队占领的地区里,也是遍地盗贼多如牛毛,如果没有师团规模的军队保护过境,岂不是送羊入狼口?紫川秀就很爽朗的大笑:在下就是家族精锐部队“秀字营”的长官紫川秀大人啊!部下兵多将广,足有三个师团之多!足以保护各位那笔货物的安全了!(他没说一个师团多少人。)商人说:秀字营?没听过,卖什么的?该不会是刚刚组建的民军吧?那些家伙靠不住的……紫川秀生气说:怎么可能呢?秀字营历史悠久,战斗力极强,纪律良好,忠诚度特别高,是家族的皇牌战斗部队之一!各位,你没有听过秀字营不要紧,但你总该听过斯特林大人率领的中央军“不死营”和帝林大人率领的“铁血宪兵团”吧?商人们交头接耳,纷纷同意:斯特林大人与帝林大人都是当代名将,他们的大名我们当然是如雷灌耳的了!但是紫川秀阁下你……这个时候紫川秀就拿出那张与斯特林和帝林的合影来:各位,看看!如果你们的狗眼没瞎的话,应该可以看出这两位是谁吧?良骏不与拙骑为伍,理所当然的,与名将合影的人当然也是名将了!将你们那几毛钱身家交给这么一个‘能与斯特林与帝林两位大人合影的当代名将’,他人品端庄,道德高尚,为人诚恳——你们还有什么放心不下的呢?就靠这套把戏,一路来紫川秀骗了无数的商人心甘情愿的掏钱投资或者亲自带着货物赶着车子过来(当然,要交纳保护费的)。到了这个时候,紫川秀觉得应该给商人们点交代了——或者说,给他们看到点似忽要盈利的希望……※※※于是在一片鞭炮声中,经过秀字营第一次军务会议的全体同意,秀字营国际宇宙无限股份投资实业公司集团正式成立了!公司章程规定:凡是秀字营的官兵,皆自动享有一股股份权,小队长享有两股,中队长享有五股,大队长享有十股份。年终凭股份参与利润分配。紫川秀对商人们说:“为了适应远东如此广大的市场以及市场变化的复杂性,满足多种市场细分要求,实现产业化、国际化,适应市场经济的要求,增强我们的抵抗风险能力、盈利能力、科技创新能力,实现产业布局合理化,资产结构科学化,我们要走多元化经营的道路!”商人们听得赞叹不以,夸奖秀川长官有商业头脑,有见识,有预见,高瞻远瞩,具有开拓市场的意识!罗杰听得头混脑涨,赶紧问紫川秀:“刚才你说的是什么啊?”紫川秀:“我的意思是说:一个骗局不够,我们要张多几个骗局!——何况鞭炮好贵的,烧一捆鞭炮只成立一个公司岂不是太亏了!”于是当天接着成立了罗杰粮油食品有限公司、白川化妆品股份有限公司、长川钻石收购股份有限公司、“罗杰的帽子”股份有限公司、“长川的长裤”发展投资银行、“白川裙子”科技咨询公司、“白川内裤”进出口贸易有限公司(后来因为当事人反对改成了“美女白川”进出口贸易有限公司)、“长川是个色狼”金融实业公司、“罗杰笨蛋”信托投资公司……一共五十六家公司!公司的牌子多得钉满了秀字营驻地的大门的门板和墙壁,最后没地方摆了,只得把“罗杰远东美食大世界”的牌子钉到了男厕所门口,把“白川芳香香水制造公司”钉到了女厕所门口。罗杰担任了二十一家公司的总经理、法人代表、董事长、执行董事……长川名下有十九家公司,而在白川名下有十六家公司。于是大家彼此都以总经理、董事长相互称呼,叫得好不快活的。紫川秀采用密封契约方式,每一家公司的股份他都zhan有份额,从100%到51%不等。半兽人们看得眼馋,派德伦过来交涉,要求也给他们一两家公司——结果紫川秀马上就满足了他们,当场成立了“阿里巴巴与四十大盗”股份有限公司、“佐伊天使”股份有限公司,还允许在他们家乡的瓦格省区他们享有“秀字营股份有限公司”的独家代理权——当然了,老规矩,紫川秀zhan有70%的股份!剩下30%股份是你们的!就这样半兽人们也觉得很满足了,如获重宝地抱着几块公司的招牌欢喜的走了:这下可有东西带回去炫耀了!整个村子谁见过这样的稀罕物啊,何况我还当了总经理,那更是光宗耀祖的勾当啊!——虽然他们也不怎么懂什么是“股份有限公司,什么是“董事长”——附近村的那些傻帽们还不嫉妒得眼珠子都喷出来了!※※※“大人,您刚才说的,能不能再重复一遍?”“哦,事情是很简单的,白川。我们的公司间的基本关系是这样的:罗杰贸易股份有限公司被“罗杰帽子”股份有限公司zhan有47%的股份,又被白川裙子科技咨询公司zhan有38%股份;“罗杰帽子”公司通过融资方式又吸纳10000股罗杰美食城的股票,但他们二者间都受一家叫做长川裤子投资发展银行进行控股,是通过股份交换形式的;但是长川裤子银行又有18%股份被“罗杰笨蛋”投资信托公司控制,但是“罗杰笨蛋”投资信托公司在财务是个空盒子——这主要是为了对付税务局的——它的主要财务依靠还是罗杰贸易股份有限公司,但是它的纳税却是在长川裤子银行的帐面上体现——是不是,很简单吧?我一说你就明白了吧?”白川听得发昏,终于明白了一件事:她一万年也不可能明白。罗杰进来:“大人,我名下的公司怎么只剩19家了?前天还有21家的的!”紫川秀若无其事说:“前天下午我撤消了5家。”罗杰:“哦,这就是大人你说的经济萧条了——不过21减5应该还有16家的啊!大人,你不要欺负我苯啊,数数我还是会的。”“那是因为我昨天又成立了三家。”长川气急败坏进来:“大人,不好了!我的两家公司和一家银行都给‘吞并’了!”“怎么会事?”长川喘了口气:“事情是这样的,刚才不知道哪里来了条野狗,把我的皮包给叼走了——于是我的公司就被它吞并了!”※※※十月二十日,秀字营开始向远东腹地移动。沿途的紫川王军大惊失色,纷纷发出警报:“数目惊人的叛军大队在向得亚行省前进!”、“发现大股叛军在向云省集结!”一座又一座的烽火台被点燃——等到他们战战兢兢前来拦截时候,紫川秀就很神气地出来说:“弟兄们辛苦了!我是秀字营长官紫川秀,他们是我的俘虏!”其他部队的士兵们眼看着浩浩荡荡的连武器都没有解除的叛军大队,惊讶得目瞪口呆。于是紫川秀趁机说:“各位,你们出来很久了吧?是不是很怀念故乡的食品?你们多久没有尝过美酒的滋味了?干面包一定很难以下咽吧?是不是感到在这里生活很不便利?生活很苦闷吧?…欢迎你来到秀字营!”士兵远征,生活本来就艰苦,在这个地方连牙膏都没个地方买。秀字营给他们带来了美食、美酒、新的衣服、鞋子、生活用品——当然,价格是稍微那个了点,但当兵的饷银还是不少的,就是怕在野地里没处花——一传十十传百,整个远东的家族王军都知道了:秀字营有全远东最好的伙食,最陈的美酒、最全的货物、最新奇刺激的玩乐…一时间,来客如潮水。特别是刚发薪水的日子。当然,也有秀字营不能满足的需求,象有其他部队的几个军官就偷偷扯住紫川秀问:“有没有…那个…那个花姑娘的干活啊?”紫川秀很遗憾的回答:“抱歉,鄙公司暂时还不开展这方面业务。”看到军官们失望的样子,他又同情的说:“不过,也不是没有办法……”——他把自己的一本《PLAYBOY》卖了个天价。但是光赚士兵和军官的钱还是不能让紫川秀满足,他还打发大批的叛军俘虏到各地村落进行宣传:“十月二十五、二十六两天在某某山坡上进行商品大展销!”如他所料的那样,整个行省都惊动了,成千上万的半兽人、蛇族、精灵怪、矮人纷纷拿着自家出产的钻石、金沙、晶体石来换取食盐、药品、食品、布匹等生活必需品,盛况空前。在各个矿产地,由于起义军队赶跑原来的主人,开采出来的钻石没人征收了,于是采矿的工人们就拿着一箩筐一箩筐的钻石拿来交换生活用品!商人高兴得不得了,他们积压的商品很快销售一空,紫川秀打发长川师团保护商人们回去继续进货再来,继续向东挺进,卖个不亦乐乎——秀字营就似一股旋风,从西往东,经过之处所有的财富都给刮得光溜溜的,无分敌我……※※※最后,远东战区的最高司令明辉知道了此事——部下的军官跟他哭丧着脸说三个月的薪水不到一个晚上就在某个“长川”娱乐大世界输了个精光。他极其愤怒,当即就义正词严的写信去痛骂紫川秀:“时势多艰,家族上下务求团结一心,以度国难!前线战士正在舍生忘死,浴血奋战;而紫川秀你,身受家族两代国恩,竟然在此危难时刻,一心只想到自己的蝇头小利,致家族大局于不顾,对自己同僚下黑手,私下用战略物资通敌!你,你,若不改悔,小心军法无情!”——信的结尾还有几滴颤抖的墨水,显示明辉大人在写信时候是多么的心情激愤!紫川秀的回信只有一行字:“给你4%股份!”明辉回信措辞更加愤怒:“紫川秀,你真的是无可救药了!枉我对你好生开导,你竟然还是不知改悔,竟然想用区区4%就想收买贿赂我,堂堂统领处委员,远东战区最高司令员明辉统领!这是对我人格的最大侮辱!”紫川秀回信:“5%!——不干拉倒。”明辉回信:“成交!”于是秀字营的生意越加的红火,向远东腹地纵深一步步推进,在各行省开设分公司,设立办事处。在远东进行战斗的各部队当中,惟有秀字营是最让其他部队羡慕的:在别的部队啃干面喝脏水时候,秀字营官兵吃的是牛排西餐喝的是白兰地;别的部队都是衣裳褴褛破旧不堪,惟有秀字营是衣服光鲜笔挺,气色红润——原因无他,就是因为秀字营的后面总是跟着几千辆补给的车子(受利润的吸引,参加的商人越来越多了),上面满载着新鲜食品美味,还有就是秀字营每个月都会发下大笔大笔的股票红利,士兵们腰包里塞满了钞票。全营上下象神一样崇拜紫川秀。※※※当然,也有亏损的时候。某天,在伦郎行省,一群蛇族打劫了“罗杰贸易股份有限公司”的运输车队。紫川秀勃然大怒,在帐本上“营业外开支部分”写上重重一笔,然后找来罗杰骂个狗血淋头。憋了一肚子气的罗杰召集部下,宣布:“这个月大家的红利被扣了!”罗杰师团的士兵们激怒得象狼一样“嗷嗷”直叫,然后在罗杰的带领下追杀那群蛇近千公里,哪怕直到深入叛军占领区域都不怕,经过一番恶战,用马刀将对方砍得尸横遍野,抢回了货物。蛇族的叛军总算见识了什么叫“流氓本色”,但事情还没有完——秀字营的另外一个股东明辉愤怒红利减少,派来大队步兵将他们的老窝给端了,一把火烧掉;好不容易逃生的最后残余几个蛇族不幸又碰上了一群怒气冲冲抗着标枪、狼牙棒的半兽人,自称是什么“阿里巴巴”公司的经理们,将蛇族残兵一个个全部剥了皮。消息传开了,整个远东的叛军和盗贼团伙都在相互告诫:“千万不要惹秀字营啊!”眼盯着白花花的银子、黄曾曾的金沙、明晃晃的钻石…潮水般涌进自己的口袋,紫川秀乐开了心,把它们全部塞床底下,觉得压着这么一堆财富睡觉起来特别的香……第52章豪门宴席。




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