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Catapults – Beware Castles and Cars

In my latest novel, Betrayal of the Covenant, the catapult plays an important role in an attack on Tierran’s Wall, an impregnable barrier between the north and south. A wall that is the key to winning back the entire island country of Taran.

Some folks have wondered how a catapult, also called a trebuchet or mangonel, could possibly damage stone walls a 120-feet high and 25-feet thick, that have stood for over a thousand years.…

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