John Marsden Writing Topic #173

World War VIII**

Surrender

I arrived at our meeting early, hoping to gather my thoughts and prepare my speech. I revised my arguments over and over and re-examined my wounds. We had fought for a long time, plenty of shots were fired, one attack after another.

He walked in without saying a word or showing emotion and approached the table with a look of apprehension. I motioned to him to take a seat.

We had been together for three years, loved hard and fought hard, but we knew we had to surrender.

It was time for us part ways.

We had finally found peace.

 

 

**Reference: Marsden J 1998, Everything I Know About Writing, Pan Macmillan, Australia.

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