– II – Looking out my backdoor
Everyone has a choice. Men forge their own destinies. I did choose and I will never know, if it was the right choice. Yes, everyone has a choice, but there is no escape from this war.
One of my first engagement was at Brightfort. Commander Bolg got the order to capture the city. It had strong and high walls, so my task was to get ladders as fast as possible. But such high ladders just did not exist. I had to find someone who would build them. Time and material was short and we worked all night. Eventually we finished eight ladders, each 50 feet high. As it turned out, they were not enough.
But still our march began…