Fiction / Action / Violent

His contacts were bothering him, so when he got home from work, he changed out of his Army uniform and took them out. Slipping on a pair of old gym shorts, he glanced around for his favorite shirt. Spotting the blue, wide-lapeled, polo-type covered with big, green swimming fish, he pulled it on over his head.

Going into the bathroom, he put on his military-issue glasses. Looking in the mirror, he couldn’t help chuckling at the picture. The glasses, shorts, and shirt combined with his high-and-tight haircut presented the appearance of the quintessential “nerd.” Only on closer inspection, one noticed…

Mark McMillion

Retired Army officer with two tours in Baghdad, taught at West Point, married with four kids. Proud West Virginian and West Point grad. Amazon pubs.

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