No matter who you are, no matter where you were, 9/11 was a devastating and soul shocking moment. The fact that the destruction was allowed to take place revealed just how vulnerable the West really is. The twin towers shattered and collapsed like our confidence and sense of security. Battered, bruised and with angered hearts, just about everyone demanded revenge. We sent our brave men … Continue reading Read for Free Week!
Back in May, Deadman’s Tome released a war focused horror anthology called Deadman’s Tome March to the Grave. This collection of short stories reflects the absolute horror of life on the frontline much like Metallica’s Disposable Heroes and One. But the horror that a soldier experiences in combat doesn’t go away when they survive long enough to get the ticket home. PTSD is very real. … Continue reading Veteran Loves March to the Grave
Growing up, I played a lot of video games, and one particular game was Command and Conquer. My friends and I waged countless skirmashes, and one thing that seemed to hold true is that NOD always wins. For those that don’t know, NOD is a faction in the game. There’s two armies to choose from: NOD and GDI. GDI consists of first-world nations with advanced … Continue reading NOD Always Wins
The Nation was in turmoil—felt simultaneously threatened and neglected, from within and from without. To some it seemed it had always been and always would be so. But for now the four young people allowed themselves pride in their accomplishment and hope for the future. They all came from the same poor rural District; had been friends since childhood. And now they were … Continue reading Over The Threshold by Jim Lee