This role is not yours to be had.
If it were, you would challenge the direction of your country.
College isn’t beyond the summer.
Draft cards don’t burn easily.
Enlistment is the only choice; at least you get a choice.
All, because your country called so loudly.
Soon, you will be on a boat halfway around the world.
To get there, you will travel the path of least resistance.
Any attempt to object would be futile.
Sailors do as they are told.
Pain, both mental and physical, are in store for you.
But, for now, you are nervous and excited.
This torment will last you a lifetime.
It will only be known to a select few.
I am proud to be in that group.
How did you get here?
A boy from Frederick…
A life defined by a cell.
These moments are meant to crush normal men.
You aren’t a normal man.
No, you’re a caged bird meant to fly.
And soon you’ll make your greatest escape.
As you do, lives will be forever changed.
Each decision will alter the timeline.
Space and time will bend.
Men will be left on the battlefield.
Lives will be saved.
Boots and blood; blood all around.
Crimson shines brightest in the moonlight.
Years from this moment, you’ll blame yourself.
The night will be filled with terror.
Please remember though, all you could do was run.
You still had wars to fight.
could never catch mine
we see him
all the time
he tells me this
he loves my
he caught me in an corner
his grip on my neck forced me back
fans felt blood start to streak
he forces his self in me
my my my
my thumbs find his eyes
force his eyeballs
his violent screams
— The End —