When Gisborne betrays a friend to obtain Greek Powder for the Sheriff, Robin scrambles to find the recipe and stash of powder before the Sheriff turns it against him. Elsewhere, Much is unexpectedly promoted, and Marian puts her trust in the wrong man. Written by
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Gunpowder is referred to as Greek Fire, and Djaq complains about name, claiming it as a Muslim invention. However, this is wrong on three levels. First, it would be another fifty years or so before gunpowder was known in Europe. Second, Greek Fire and gunpowder are wholly separate: gunpowder is a charcoal, sulphur and saltpetre-based explosive powder; Greek Fire is the petroleum-based liquid fuel for a type of medieval flamethrower. Finally, Greek Fire was indeed an invention of the Byzantine Greeks; gunpowder was a Chinese invention exported to the Islamic world. See more
Robin will thank you from his heart for what you have done.
I did not do this for Robin Hood.
I did it for you.