Inspired By Random - Post 1

By Fatima K - May 03, 2015

Inspired By Random: Book Titles 

Hello! So this is my first post in the link up I talked about here. This post is in no way related to the book and is not a book review. :) Have you done yours? Link your post so we can all read it! 

Before I start, the title I'm using next week is 'Ugly Bus' by Mike Thomas. :) 

Alrighty, so here goes...

Dear Soldier,

How are you? What's like to fight a war and know that you are a part of something so great and of such significance? You'll be in the history books.  

They will probably sugarcoat it in the books a bit to make it all seem worthwhile. I wonder, did they tell you it would be easy? What made you go and fight? What's it like? I hope no one has to go through it again and that you live to tell your tale. You deserve that after all you have done for us. Us. That's who it's for.  I just wish there wasn't so much bloodshed and the loss of life. It's not like a video game where you have countless lives and the option to start and quit the game as you want. If only. 

I want to tell you that the war you are fighting will teach us all, humanity, a great lesson. It did, it does,  but obviously not great enough because there are still wars in the world. People still fight, kill, die, and we are losing count of why. Why are they fighting? So much fighting. 

Keep going, you are doing well and although my letter to you isn't as jolly as it could be, I would like to say thank you. Thank you from all of us. Thank you for fighting our war. I'm sorry for all that you have seen and that we have lost so many loved ones, but know that we have not forgotten you and your efforts. 

When all this wretched business is over we shall go for tea. 

Oh, I'm Fatima. What's your name?

Keep reading, F x
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  1. It's a shame most of the soldiers aren't even mentioned in the history books.This is an amazing letter :)

    1. Hey! It is. A lot of what happens is forgetten so quickly as are the sacrifices people made. Thank you!

  2. salaam alaikum from the Philippines :) Just discovered your blog through a Pakistani blogger. Where do you live, sister in Islam? :)

    1. W.salaam! I'm from the UK! Thank you for stopping by! :)

  3. Hi Sophia!

    That sounds like a good idea :) thanks for reading!



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