The Forgotten Ones

50 word story contest with the keyword trial

The field looked deserted. How he longed to feel again, the warmth of a hug; the strength in a kiss!

He heard footsteps in distance. The trial was over.

It was nearly dawn. His country would wake up to a beautiful morning – traded with the blood of his young platoon.

Dí­a De Juicio

A story of justice and revenge…

The tile means “Day of Judgment”… I wanted 2 keep it as the same and leave it at that; but somehow, according to my mood the other day, I decided I needed a name in some other language. So I got this word & translated it in Spanish.

Also a few thanks to MS Words Synonyms feature without which I couldn’t have got so many out of ordinary words!

Plus thanks to Wiki & of course Google & a few other obscure sites for all the info & tidbits.

Justice has a strange way of implementing itself. No matter how fast or how far the wrong doer runs away from his misdoings, law catches up and rebukes the guilty. It is not always the law established by men for this is perhaps the weakest of laws when it comes to castigating the sinner; many a men do get away from law made by men equally wrong! But there are certain forces in nature which help those in distress, those who have been wronged to avenge the injustice that was done onto them. Death is not always the ultimate punishment, but probably not in this case.

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