But For The Grace Of God

I saw the movie "Battle Cry", a film about the Marines in the Pacific during the Second World War. The next Monday, I skipped classes and going the Marine Corps Reserve.Read the whole story....

The Flag

The first to go was McGonagle from snake bite. Talmadge and Cross tried cutting the wound to bleed out the poison, but it spread so rapidly through his body that their efforts were in vain. The young officer died in agony.

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El Gringo

This gringo observes. He sees us. Maybe he is not so stupid.

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January First

A terrible burning sensation seared my shoulder. I opened my eyes. The angel was still there and his hand was on me.

“This is not a dream,” he declared.

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Stille Nacht

The words caressed Jerry’s spirit, enveloped him. Two voices, in harmony, a duet, voices like two angels: his daughter bidding him Farewell and her mother welcoming him home.

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Home Is the Warrior

When the chopper came for Seichii, the Japanese-American saluted, but the colonel offered his hand and said simply, “Remember us.”

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Plata o Plomo

Tomás is to beat Esmeralda to death. Be kind to her; give her drugs to dull the pain.


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A Labyrinth of Shadows

They had dropped him and Julie into Warsaw on short notice and with little preparation.


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Ad Larem

But he felt light-headed; a sense of detachment from reality. No longer the master of his impulses, he walked out the door and around to the side of the…


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Any Damn Thing But Surrender

November 11th, 1942 would be the last day of his life. The tale of his fate would spread across the island; a warning to those who….





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A Dark Prince of Colombia

His eyes were brooding in a narrow, scowling face with harshly etched lines. He patrolled his domain…





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QUATSCH

I decided right there at the railhead, that I would survive. . . . I would return to Rikki and Ursula, no matter what I had to do.




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