|- THE CITADEL||OF NAMUR -|
Vauban started with the town of Muhka then strongly developed thanks to the significant node of communication that it represented. With the great astonishment of the inhabitants, Vauban harnessed accesses mainly with the port, arguing that the enemy could come from the sea. This completed work, it made profitable the hillock known as the "Grognon" to arrange an imposing citadel which made the pride of the city lasting of many years. According to Emma, Vauban would have taken as a starting point its achievements to the wearing of Rochefort and the town of Namur in our world to build the various fortifications of Muhka. "Without any doubt", she says to us, "Vauban, which liked to travel, would have liked to multiply the places of transfer between your world and ours. This is why he would have tried to dissimulate passages in a great number as of the its achievements". We foresaw the possibility then that undergrounds of the citadel of Namur can still lead us to the town of Muhka.
A bridge a little bit anachronic down to the wall of the "mediane".
| After the town of
Muhka, Vauban dealt with Sodrovni, the most septentrional city of the empire and
especially nearest to Mylos. His last work military on the continent obscure was again the
fortification of a port, that of Cernovada.
If the military work of Vauban remain today the more known (because owing to the fact that they exist always, in any case partially), Vauban construct also some civil building which have survive to time such as the Palace of the Source in Sodrovni and the hospital of Muhka which would have inspired Ernest Dersenval to build his one in Brüsel.
From 585, one lose the trace of Vauban on the obscure continent, which lead almost to its lapse of memory. It was sometimes confused with the marshal Versinac d'Imécourt, but it seems that this confusion is exclusively due to the title which shared the two characters (Vauban would appear into 571 whereas Versinac d'Imécourt causes the revolution into 671). Unless than the character strongly concerned of Vauban about the fate of its contemporaries, in any case in our world (and which was worth to him the disgrace of King Louis XIV) was given to the national hero of Sodrovno-Voldachie. And this so as to glorifier this last to the detriment of the memory of Vauban.
However, many evidence in our historical literature enable us more or less to confirm the statements of Emma. In particular the proper words of Vauban when with his will to travel and his great knowledge of the various "people" which he had been able to meet: "the wandering life that I have carried out for forty years and more, having given me the occasion to see and visit, several times and in several ways, most of this kingdom, I often had the occasion to examine the state and the situation of the people whose poverty has often excited my compassion".
Many questions came to our mind following the reading from this text and in the light of what we learned from Emma. Which are the various "ways" which he had had to travel if it is not by means of a "passage"? Which are these various "people if they are not those of the obscure cities?