deserving.

it sounded old— “deserve.” (old-and-tired-and-beaten-to-death). deserve. —now: it seemed to him that  he-was-always-saying-or-thinking   that  he-didn’t-deserve-some-bad-luck-or-some-bad-treatment   from others. (he’d told Guitar that he didn’t-deserve-his-family’s “dependence,” “hatred,” —or …

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men into blocks

if you take a flat map and move wooden blocks upon it strategically, the thing looks well, the blocks behave as they should. the science of war is moving live men like blocks. and getting the blocks into place at a fixed moment. but it takes time to mold your men into blocks and flat […]

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