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From: Brenda Sheng <brenda.rili.sheng@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, Sep 8, 2014 at 8:13 PM
Subject: Story
To: Jim Sheng <jim.sheng@gmail.com>


The Battlefield
I am Kyle, I had to join the war since I'm 19. Mother says that I will be okay if I believe in myself. I have brown hair, blue eyes and some weird ''X'' on my stomach. I don't know what this means... The first day of training seemed like hell, I was trained harshly and taught to hold a gun. It was scary, this was the first time I ever thought about war. I never thought war would come to our country... France. The person who trained me was called Captain Francis. I was the shakiest trooper and I got yelled at for not concentrating on aiming. I saw horses and some thoroughbreds, stallions and battle equipment. The training went on and on, the Field Marshal always ordered people around harshly. More about me... I was just a 19 year old boy, living peacefully in a farm with my Mother, Father and my little brother. I would include my sheepdog as my family since he is so close to me, he's called Patch. Captain Francis was a kind man, he was really nice to me and trained me properly. It was summertime and it was really hot. Every night i heard gunshots in the silent black sky. I never liked sleeping at the troopers' wooden hut, I felt like the wood would break and then I and all the troopers would fall to the ground.

 It was getting closer to the time when I go to battle. And I was trained hard by Captain Francis.

When I marched into the battlefield I saw grey, ashy grass and broken wood. You could tell that there was already another fight that was arranged here. The Germans lifted their guns and we charged at them while troopers rode on horses. I lifted my gun and aimed at a Corporal? Then shot.

The bangs and moans of pain lay in my ears and a feeling of fear rose in my mouth. I saw dead bodies laying around me. And a shell hit a tank which created an uncontrollable fire. BANG! A bullet brushed past me and I fired continuously until I had killed 10 people. I felt a sudden pain in my heart... I fell down and mumbled ''God, take me up to heaven'' I felt dizzy and I closed my eyes and that... that was the story of the experience I had, In the battlefield...

The end...

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