and friendly fire would hurt just as bad as enemy fire.
How strange that he should feel trapped by plans he himself had set in motion.
Tradition is important,
Most things in here don’t react well to bullets.
if you don’t write it down-
We wait. No sense spooking him. We let him come in nice and close while we do our famous imitation of a hole in the water,
Poor people have poor options. Chavez found the Army almost by accident, and had found it a true open of security and opportunity and fellowship and respect.
Two questions form the foundation of all novels: “What if?” and “What next?” (A third question, “What now?”, is one the author asks himself every 10 minutes or so; but it’s more a cry than a question.) Every novel begins with the speculative question, What if “X” happened? That’s how you start.
Not every story started off big enough to notice.
IT WASN’T THAT Moore