In War Stories: New Military Science Fiction, editors Andrew Liptak and Jaym Gates collects short stories by science fiction and fantasy authors dealing with the effects of war prior, during, and after battle to soldiers and their families.
dClauzel: Des militaires enfoncés dans une sale situation bizarrement compliquée, avec des équipements lourds, dans un futur proche. Même rythme soutenu, sarcasme désabusé, et exposition de tripes en plein air.
To say that war has had a large part in the evolution of mankind is not only a vast understatement, it is also, misleading. It implies that war is just one of many factors shaping our past—a piece of a historical puzzle.
Merry Christmas, says the gun.
War that was as intimate as a friend sitting next to you, a friend that would protect you from all harm but would also kill you with a kiss if you let slip any hint of treason.
“Which end of this do you think the bullets come out of?” “Shit,” I advised, and rummaged through the rucksack for a beer.
1. The mission is more important than your suit. 2. Your suit is more important than your life. — Code of the Tactical Armored Infantry
He turned back down Queen Street, heading for the Union, the squaddies. He didn’t know what he was going to do, what he could find to say to them to convince them, but he had to get through. Had to try to persuade them that they were only beaten because they thought they were and that they might just still have a chance if they’d listen instead of just beating the crap out of the ranting gobshite of a Mick who was about to burst into their bar and start haranguing them.