2016 August 25
"She has claimed that the bear followed her to Iraq and to the military hospital after she was injured on her second tour. Sometimes she saw it smoking a cigarette under the desert moon glowing just outside the rubble and the loops of razor wire. Once, she saw it hand out rounds of ammunition after a man walked too close to the perimeter. The bear was on watch that night, positioned on a rooftop fortified with sandbags and protective glass. It shot the shit with her fellow troops, many of the jokes making her blush." Read more >
Sequestrum has published “Confluence,” a short story in which a brother tries reconciling his relationship with his sister after she returns from deployment in Iraq. Many thanks to all those involved!
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