He whipped out the vamp-killing hand cannons and shot the first two of Jilian's men.
"Got it," Dusty said, reloading before his hand cannons began roaring again.
Cannons were fired at the two stations at intervals of five minutes.
One desperate, frightened yell from the first French soldier who saw the Cossacks, and all who were in the camp, undressed and only just waking up, ran off in all directions, abandoning cannons, muskets, and horses.
His grandfather had obtained from Venice an " artist " who undertook " to build churches and palaces, to cast big bells and cannons, to fire off the said cannons and to make every sort of castings very cunningly "; and with the aid of that clever Venetian he had become the proud possessor of a " cannon-house," subsequently dignified with the name of " arsenal."