THE HARDEST: THE GENERALS PUSHBACK

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Flash Fiction  |  House: dreamscape

Sequel to 'A lil discipline'. A dictator dangerously discovers control over the generals is not concrete.

Antithesis of popular belief a certain German Adolf, had savage, hours long arguments with his generals. Couldn’t always contort subordinates to one’s will.

 

Nowadays the dictator who sentenced their own son to a torturous flight aboard a fighter jet is about to prove times may change then again people don’t. 

 

Began regularly enough as a typical meeting, situated in a room. Generals sat ringing a table, at one end is their supposed to be leader, the state’s dictator. Greetings are gotten past and onto the agenda.  

 

The direction of military affairs are put forward nicely. The disparate direction between the dictator and military men begin small. The military men continue to push their approach, voices begin to raise as each side says why and why not.

 

Before anyone pulls back a full on shouting match. Debate no more.

 

Dictator roars this be insubordination.

 

A thing about Adolf during a meeting with the generals the bright idea of a bomb exploding at his feet was put in motion.

 

Should the leader imagine their son’s tryst aboard a jet scares, in pushback to the roar, pin not pulled, an F1 hand grenade rolls smoothly along the table surface, only ceasing its motion in front the dictator…

 


Submitted: April 14, 2019

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hullabaloo22

An excellent argument for letting the other side say their piece. The problem seems to be the higher up the ladder you get, the less willing to listen you become. Excellent short, dreamscriber.

Sun, April 14th, 2019 6:19pm

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Yes a plausible interpretation. I saved your review to 'Scientific Good' to my document and will remember this one.

Sun, April 14th, 2019 11:59am

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