“FROM THE OTHER SIDE”
A TALE OF ANGER
HARRISONBURG, Virginia -- Yesterday morning in Harrisonburg began the same way most Mondays begin across the country. After a sleepy three-day weekend the streets were coming alive with morning traffic as employees drove in to work, shops began to open, and parents drove their children to school. It was a clear, otherwise normal day.
But that tranquility was fleeting.
Before the morning's classes could even begin at James Madison Elementary School on Harrisonburg's west side, an E.U. stealth drone fired a missile into the building. Three teachers and twelve students were killed, bringing th
“IN THE END”
A TALE OF DESPAIR
Like virtually everyone else on the planet, Nicole had watched it unfold. She'd stayed up until three in the morning, unable to sleep until the outcome was certain. She could still remember it like she was there. She had been sitting on the couch in the living room, her little brother on one side, her mother on the other side, her father on the edge of his seat in the reclining chair nearby, all eight eyes glued to the monochrome images flashing on the television set. They were hazy and hard to make out, shot from the makeshift reconnaissance satellite that had been put into orbit around the inbound