Internal Struggle- FranceFrance's P.O.V.Internal Struggle- France3 years ago in Short Stories More Like This
October 16th, 1793
Je souffre; I am suffering. I haven't been in this much pain since Jeanne d'Arc was killed. Lately, there has been so much rebellion and murder that it makes my head spin. I wouldn't call this a war anymore; it's more of a revolution.
This revolution began when my late boss, Louis XVI, was in power. He was only 15 years old when he became king; then he married Marie Antoinette of Austria. This marriage was a political decision between the Bourbon family and the Hapsburgs of Austria. Marie was the daughter of Maria Theresa, so you would think that they would teach her how to run a country. The problem was that she and Louis were so young and unprepared. The couple loved to spend money, and my boss loved to get into wars. I think he inherited that from his grandfather, King Louis XV. He caused me lose the Seven Years; not to mention I was already in debt from building the palace of Versailles in 1682. I have had a cold for more than twenty years
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"Doc. Could I just get cleaned up, please?" I asked. I mean, it was a monkey in a coat. A monkey with a really long, white mustache. A monkey who was the doctor. A monkey who insisted on being called "Doc". A monkey who was way too interested in anatomy and asking weird questions. A monkey who- you know what, screw it. I was out of there.
I jumped off the table and started to walk toward the door. Then I remembered I still had the yellow pendant. It felt wrong to keep it. I didn't even remember how I got it, exactly. Something about a paintball gun and a wire cutter.
"Alright, alright! I'll get a bucket of water and a washcloth for you. Stay inside the tent," Dr. Jacobin said impatiently. He disappeared somewhere behind a white curtain, and I was left alone with the still unconscious Uniquex. The medical tent wasn't anything special. Th