Having failed in his first attempt at invading the Albionian colony, the King of Uqbalistan sent another army to the border. The force comprised of Regular Army, conscripts and hill/desert tribesmen.
|Albionian Police patrolling the border discover the assembling enemy army|
A column of Albionian troops rushed to the border. The force was smaller than that of the invaders but was of higher quality. General Algernon McTavish commanded.
A reporter from The Uqbalii Bugle recorded the battle for posterity.
|The tyranny of the blank page|
General McTavish placed all his cavalry on his left facing the lower quality tribesmen intending to outflank the enemy. Regular Infantry, Naval brigade and The Guards were in the centre, with the elite Hibernian battalion on the right.
|Desert Starling's eye view of the initial disposition|
|Uqbalistan Cavalry/camelry charge the centre|
|Artillery duel - General McTavish encourages the gunners|
|Albionia's Cavalry in action|
|The situation after 3 turns|
|Conclusion of the artillery action|
|The hilltribes hold the cavalry at bay|
|The Hibernians take long distance shots at their adversaries|
|The tribesmen begin to give ground|
|Uqbalistan reached EP by turn 7, Albionia on turn 10|
A victory for Albionia as the invading army was halted and reduced to below 50% of its' original size. The King of Uqbalistan will be forced to ask for peace terms, though it is rumoured that he has already had talks with the Consul of Swarzlandia regarding some sort of pact...