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Better to Give AND ReceiveNote from the author: This originally started as an idea for a comic on my deviantart page. However after much thought I decided instead to shape it into a one shot story in time for the holidays.
Before I start, just a little reassurance to anyone reading and curious to its status, Quality Time it is still ongoing. The past few months have been busy for me. And while I have been planning and writing scenes and dialogue for the next chapter on paper, I've had no time to devote to start typing it up.
Thank you and seasons greetings to everyone.
Better To Give AND Receive
It was a cold night. Quiet and serene as the darkness encased the backdrop of the city with the stars twinkling brightly above. A chill in the air helped the thin layer of new fallen snow to thrive another day. The eve of Christmas time was now at an end as the holiday was now coming full circle with every passing moment. In a few short hours the sun would rise and the stillness of the night would soon give way to the b
Poetic PsychosisIn thirty seconds, the next shell would fall. Every night was the same, but every night Lorenzo experienced it as if it were the first time. His throat felt swollen; breathing was hard. He glanced around at the others; young men like him who had been shipped out in the name of honour and freedom. There was no honour in this, no freedom. Only death behind your eyelids, and a fear so gutting, that it carved out your innards and left you a hollow husk. Lorenzo tried to breathe, tried to assure himself that he was still whole, still made of flesh. They had lied when they told him he was ready.
Matteo ran towards him, arms out, rifle swinging uselessly at his side. He shouted for him to run, but Lorenzo remained motionless, unable to move as his friend’s warning was lost in the constant blare of gunfire. None of them were ready.
“The cycle is repeating. It is not safe.” The voice was soft and weak, yet it carried over the gunfire and battle cries without impediment.
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