I'd rather my own son see me die on my feet as a free man, than watch him go, broken, into slavery.
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Originally Posted by Chainfire
There was way too much finger on the triggers then I would tolerate, and the sweeping! Ohhhhh my!!!
Yeah, more so than we could tolerate these days. The accidents of that era are what led to the safety precautions of this era!!
My grandad used to tell me stories about how it was normal for them to sometimes fire while people were downrange checking their targets.
Just freaking amazing... He said his drill sergeants would tell them not to worry about it, they needed to get used to getting shot at anyway.
Come if you must, but only if you must. For the day you find yourself upon my step, will surely be the night you find peace along Jordan's edge.
I firmly believe that any man's finest hour, the greatest fulfillement of all that he holds dear, is that moment when he has worked his heart out in a good cause, and lies exhausted on the field of battle... Victorious.
Every normal man must be tempted, at times, to spit on his hands, hoist the black flag, and begin slitting throats.