The Painter : The RedThe Painter: The Red by L. VeraThe Painter : The Red5 years ago in Short Stories More Like This
In a different world and in a different time there was a war. The citizens that survived called it The War of Colors and as the Red Queen took town after town she sent her painter to claim her new land. Her painter was an outcast from her army. He was once a decorated soldier but was no longer any use to the Queen. He now served only one purpose, painting.
"Kids, stay inside," a mother calls to her children.
"Mom, what kind of car is "
"Get inside," she screams as she grabs her little boy.
All the doors in the town slam shut and the town slowly settles to silence. The old army truck drives down the hill and into the town. On the door of the truck was the symbol of the Queen, a large red heart. The painter drives down to the center o