Tags: Fiction, Military, War, Rags To Riches, Violent,
Desc: Action/Adventure Story: 'Once a Marine, always a Marine.' was the code he lived by. His dictionary had no definition for 'impossible:' an exceptional man who wouldn't let his superiors stop him from doing what he saw as his duty, even if it's by himself after being retired. The story is told by his niece who's concerned about how the authorities are trying to rewrite his life for their own purposes.
All rights reserved 2008 by Ernest Bywater
The background image is Multicam Pattern by Chikumaya with CV9035 Assessment by U.S.Army and Australian SOTG Patrol Oct 2009 by ISAF Headquarters Public Affairs Office. The first two were placed in the public domain and the third is used under Creative Commons Attributions. The trimming, manipulation, and adding of text is by Ernest Bywater. All rights to the cover image are reserved by the copyright owners.