Rochelle set us a one hundred word flash fiction theme, prompted by a photo, each week. Why not give it a try?
……….and then the truth hit her. They were weeping over America’s fallen heroes. But there were five million orphans in Iraq. Five million! What sense did that war, or indeed any war, make? They were supposed to be the good guys; making sacrifices for the greater good; spreading freedom and democracy throughout the world. How did that fit with five million orphans? Five fucking million! (65)