Cold War

A story from a wonderful story-teller… Enjoy!

Trent's World (the Blog)

fantasy-by stefan keller-pixabay via Pixabay by Stefan Keller

“I tell you, the world is different.  There was a major cosmic shift on or around September 29, 1959, as if the very atoms were scrambled.  We are not in the same place as we were, and we’re not where we are supposed to be.  It’s like we phased into a different Universe, one where we don’t belong.”

Our elite polar unit was taking a short break on our trek.  I was with Stan Petrosky, as always, and he was spouting his oddball philosophy, as always.

Stan had started at some fancy university as a philosophy major, but his parents had died in an accident, so he joined the army to make ends meet and to take advantage of the GI Bill.  I guess he never figured we’d be at war so soon.  But nobody had.

“You say the world changed on September 29 last…

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15 thoughts on “Cold War

  1. trentpmcd says:

    Thanks for the reblog, Diana.

    Liked by 1 person

  2. Good one. It’s amazing how different each is from the other, based on the photo.

    Liked by 2 people

  3. michnavs says:

    Thanks for sharing this …this is beauttiful…a well written story.

    Liked by 3 people

  4. Violet Lentz says:

    This is one of my favorites. I read through a link in the comments
    Keep up the good work D. 😊

    Liked by 3 people

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