Lamentations of a General

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John Blackham

This is one of my favourites...not one of my best, but it tells a story--There was a general who was cold, heartless, and not very popular among his soldiers...he fought this battle with every scrap of energy he could muster, sending every last one of his men to a quick and painful death. He wandered aimlessly when the enemy believed they had destroyed the attackers, and found among the many slain soldiers one man--his brother. The black...thing...um...ya...is his brother's spirit clasping his arm, letting him know that never, in all of his life, would he truly be rid of the memory. It was done with a heavy ink pen and took about 2 hours.


Published More than a year ago

Category Horror



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