A 50-Word Story a Day Keeps the Boredom Away #54

Painting of battlefield

When the victorious general entered the conquered castle, he noticed a soldier with his back to him, who was smashing with a mighty club the corpse of an archer, turning it into pulp.

‘Enough!’ the general said.

The soldier turned – a long arrow was stuck in his left eye-socket.

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15 thoughts on “A 50-Word Story a Day Keeps the Boredom Away #54

  1. When is enough enough? In this case, I think never. Nice turn of events and extremely abrupt reversal of sympathies. Jars the mind to visualize it. In simpler words, nice story 🙂

      1. You’d be keepin’ your hat on that bet, my friend. Never had the unpleasant experience that a battlefield provides, but I’ve known a few well that have and I could see the difference in their eyes afterwords.

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