Through experience, Marc had learned that paying for the occasional round of drinks went a long way to maintaining morale. Tonight his choice to buy a couple of bottles met several objectives…
Earlier that day, Sergeant Séez had run into trouble. The man looked every bit like the Spanish, including that suave machismo they were known for.
This morning he had to break up a fight between two soldiers. They had both fallen for the same girl and were willing to kill the other to prove themselves the better suitor. I don’t miss mothering the soldiers.
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