3. Messengers


“Do you know the Red Shield?” De Montieux asked Caillou, who responded negatively. “We work for them. Everyone knows the Red Shield,” he insisted. “In German, Rot for red, and Schild for Shield. The Rothschild?”

“No, I do not know them.”

“Do you know why this battle is about to take place?” 


“Well, it’s about gold, my friend. Gold and power. French gold, European Gold and English Gold…”

From: Messengers – Chapter 1 of the Kings Have Won

Waterloo Image

On the morning of June 18th, 1815, as the sun rose over the battlefield of Waterloo the imminent sense of death fell upon the approximately 120.000 soldiers about to fight. Caillou the main character in this story join the three Messengers sent to observe the battle.

The rugged group, led by Rothworth, welcome the disfigured French cook who soon provided them tea and food.

With over 40.000 casualties in gruesome in a gruesome battle that lasted hours. 

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How it all began

Becoming an American citizen led Adrien Gold to study the America’s history. Fascinated by the many momentous but little-known events that he discovered along the way, Gold embarked on writing a series of 19 entertaining and informative short stories of historical fiction, compiled into “The Kings Have Won.” The book recounts America’s 200-year-long battle for the wealth of America.

1. The Pauper Made King

“Of the Founding Fathers, no dream was too grand to dismiss, and I salute them. However, I wish to dedicate all the honors to the builder of Nation, to the man who transformed ideas into realities, to the corruptible genius, to the man so blinded by honor it led him to his death, to the pauper made King; Alexander Hamilton, who helped us, in the words of Thomas Jefferson; “…form the most corrupt government on earth.”

Washington is burning

2. Washington is Burning

At precisely five o’clock, Nathan Mayer Rothschild retired to the grand living room of the impressive New Court on St Swithin’s Lane; a most deserved moment of peace. A few days earlier, the rain had begun to fall over London, and while it varied in intensity, it had never ceased.