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Into The Darkness

It was in the early nineties that I had joined the military. One night, during a training exercise, our platoon decided to stop and rest after hours of walking. Everyone was glad to be able to take a break. Carrying the heavy equipment wears on the body over time. While we began to unwind a fellow soldier pulled out a cigarette – it was his way of relaxing. As he began to light it, a Sargent came up and stopped him. “So what’s wrong with taking a smoke?” the soldier asked. “Did you know that the light of a cigarette can be seen from two klicks* away?” explained the Sargent. “No”, the soldier replied. “We’ll now you know, so you ...