Death is the easiest of all things after it, and the hardest of all things before it
- Caliph Abu Bakr
The other Ottoman defenders, seeing there are neither an escape route nor any possible chance of pushing the invaders out of the fortress, willingly surrendered throwing their weapons on the ground after Yuri showed them the tied up Ulema. They are lined up together in teams of tens with their hands tied up using ropes standing by the sea side sited on the sands, staring blankly into the direction of their home land, the mountainous lands of Anatolia.
It is a fortunate thing that the old Ulema of the Island did not live long enough to see this, to see his one year of effort building these three fortresses fall to the foes in only less than four days' time. Not every one can accept the results of months of hard work crumbling done being proved to be completely useless, especially for an old man.
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