Shortz!Series - This is a novella in the Settlement of Australia Series.
When the ships arrived at Sydney in the early days of the settlement of Australia, they brought convicts, the military and free settlers. A combination of these groups were to form the beginning of a huge pastoral industry.
These groups would become involved in thefts, illegal use of land, plotting and planning but, above all, would found the wool industry on the back of the merino, covertly and cleverly acquired despite the efforts of Spain to protect their breed.
With powerful identities promoting the industry and scrupulous breeding practices the industry grew with strength.
There were disputes and strikes and wrongful acts but the survivors would live to benefit from the great fore-thought in the early days.