Move to Saluzzo with all possible speed. 1st Army will join you there. Repulse any French assaults, but do not engage in any offensives.
I am returning one of Habsburg's followers, Klaus Treuberg, with my answer.
I did this one myself, Gottfried. It has been so long since Gotteszorn drank blood that I was concerned it would break. You will be pleased to know that it did not. When you can take it from my cold dead hands, I will accept French dominion.