Open Wounds by David Massengill

From The New York Times:  In response to protests in various states, the Secretary of Defense announced that the government has withdrawn all chemical soldiers from Iran. “Our post-operation teams are completing their inspections of the conflict sites,” he told the public yesterday, “and we expect their involvement to be brief and non-violent.”

“I know two members of my team are missing,” Abe spoke into his radio.  “But we’ve searched every room of this palace and now we’re doing a double-check.  The Marines are going door-to-door in the village.  I’ll radio as soon as I’m done with my check and then you can start the fireworks.  This building’s going down today, Ben.  That’s an order.  I want us back in Tehran by 1700 hours so we can finish all our inspections on schedule.” Continue reading Open Wounds by David Massengill

Heckfire and Darnation: a Cautionary Fable by Heath Lowrance

Mrs. Grait got religion one Sunday morning in spring while watching a television evangelist. She caught it like a sudden chill on a hot day, and within moments it had consumed her so thoroughly she could only weep bitterly at all the long years she’d wasted not in service to Continue reading Heckfire and Darnation: a Cautionary Fable by Heath Lowrance

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