Latest Forum Posts:



Tags: early, dawn, march, duty

They knew it was coming. Duty called them.....



They stood like five sentinels around the fire.


They knew it was coming.


The band started to play.


“First Call!”


The rest of the company stirred.


Each man knowing his duty.


Accouterments donned.


Backpacks slung.


“Company Fall In!”


The men lined up.


“Right face! Forward March!”


The companies formed into a Regiment.


Then a Battalion.


Brigade next.


Finally a Corps.


The march began.


Each man alone in his own thoughts.


Cannons were firing in the distance.


A small town came into view.


“Double Quick Lads!”


They saw the signpost as they rushed past it.










This story is protected by International Copyright Law, by the author, all rights reserved. If found posted anywhere other than storiesspace.com with this note attached, it has been posted without my permission.

Copyright © Copyright(c) 2013 / 2018 by James W

All rights reserved, except for those permitted under the U.S. Copyright Act of 1976, no part of James W's publication may be reproduced , distributed, or transmitted in any form or by any means, or stored in a database or retrieval system, without prior written consent of

To link to this story from your site - please use the following code:

<a href="https://www.storiesspace.com/stories/micro-fiction/dawn.aspx">Dawn</a>

Comments (13)

Tell us why

Please tell us why you think this story should be removed.