8FOLD/META: Recap For My Sweetie

Scott Eiler seiler at eilertech.com
Thu May 21 21:17:04 PDT 2020

When I saw the title, I immediately knew who it was for, and I 
identified with that audience.  So I knew I had to read the recap.

On 2020-05-20 08:26, Tom Russell wrote:
> Folks may be aware that Mary - the titular sweetie - reads my 8fold
> stuff aloud as part of the proofing process. I'm actually sitting on
> 20+ installments of various series, waiting for her to have time to
> read them. We have finally started making a dent in them, but it
> having been awhile, Mary was having some difficulty remembering some
> of the various threads, particularly in the Daylighters series, so I
> wrote something I titled "Recap For My Sweetie" and plopped it into
> the dropbox.
> Mary suggested I post it on RACC.
> "Well, okay, I'll just change the title..."
> "No. You need to call it 'Recap For My Sweetie'. That's really cute."
> "Yeah, but I'm not trying to be cute per se."
> At this point, Mary gives me "the look", and I realize it is useless
> to argue. And so, here we are. Spoilers, of course, for Daylighters #
> 1-6, Journey Into #24-25, and the Darkhorse miniseries.

-- (signed) Scott Eiler  8{D> ------ http://www.eilertech.com/ -------

The soldiers presented a pathetic but inspiring spectacle. The
hospitals were crowded with sick and wounded; the walls were
gradually crumbling under incessant shell fire, yet that garrison
of heroes remained undaunted.

It was as Buck said, "just as if they had been Americans."

- from "The Airship Boys in the Great War", De Lysle F. Cass, 1915.
Coming soon to Project Gutenberg.  gutenberg.org

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