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For Glory

The king’s arm shoot skywards.

The sword encrusted in his hand glows a rusty red in the noon sun. Some from the line whisper it is on fire. Zeus commands the king’s destiny. The older warriors know better though. They shake their head. The truth is many will die today.

That’s the truth.

Lots of death.

The Gods don’t care which side wins, either way their paradise remains unchallenged and their entertainment is purely for sport.

They don’t pick sides often.

The sword glows red because it demands blood.

All too soon it will drink its full.  

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Published by Bryan

I am an army vet, husband, and father of twins, I am currently working on my next publication, a collection of military fiction, and next year will be publishing an apocalyptic science fiction novel. My urban noir novel, "Compounded Interest," can be purchased on Amazon. I host a podcast on creativity called Origin: Stories on Creativity and co-host the soon-to-be-released show on speculative fiction called Mirage with fantasy author R. Emma Hardcastle. My youtube channel is: https://www.youtube.com/user/frogger65 The Origin podcast feed is: http://bryanaiello.com/category/podcast/feed/ For updates on "Mirage" and future publications follow me on twitter: @bryaiello More of my short fiction can be found at: www.bryanaiello.com My amazon author page is: https://www.amazon.com/Bryan-Aiello/e/B06XX3HWCF/ref=sr_ntt_srch_lnk_1?qid=1494265791&sr=8-1

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