Every Friday authors from around the world gather here to share their 100-words and offer constructive crit and encouragement to each other. This creates a wonderful opportunity for free reading of very fresh fiction! Readers are encouraged to comment as well.
“Peace! Are you mad? We don’t want peace.”
“But surely, as military, we’re in the firing line, should we go to war.”
“Well yes but we don’t let it get that far. We threaten them; they threaten us. A bit of sabre-rattling never did any harm.”
“That’s a chain-reaction that could escalate. What’s the point?”
“The point is, young man, that we need to grind as much revenue from the public purse as possible to line our pockets. The more the public feel threatened by the hoards at their borders, the more they give to us: it’s very simple.”