We Have an Objective

Brain Harvest August 2009 Slipstream, 200 words

"On April 7, 2003, we took the Slip 'n Slide into Baghdad. I'm proud to say I led the way, sailing smooth and clean like a puck across a shuffleboard court. My buddies behind me whooped and screamed and crashed into each other, the hot sun and cold water in roiling chaos over their bodies, but they didn't care. As long as they got wet."

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