mads1915

United States

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mads1915 (United States) published:

Lost and Found

PROMPT: Historical Fiction Competition 2020

I met J. at the garden party for my brother’s class when they graduated from Uppingham. They were part of the Officers Training Corps, and once the Speech Day service had ended, the boys paraded around in their uniforms.

I saw only joy, and an immense pride, that day. Much later, I would see the irony.

It was July 1914. The Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife Sophie had been shot only days before. 

My mother had mourned for their...

Seeking Peer Reviews

9 months ago

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mads1915 (United States) published:

Lost and Found

PROMPT: Historical Fiction Competition 2020

I met J. at the garden party for my brother’s class when they graduated from Uppingham. They were part of the Officers Training Corps, and once the Speech Day service had ended, the boys paraded around in their uniforms.

I saw only joy, and an immense pride, that day. Much later, I would see the irony.

It was July 1914. The Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife Sophie had been shot only days before. 

My mother had mourned for their...

Seeking Peer Reviews

9 months ago