Richard Baker served with the Army Band in Vietnam and was wounded twice. He has received several writing awards including the Ernest Hemingway Award for short fiction.
Field of Agincourtby Richard Baker
The trouble is, Clifton
"Field of Agincourt" is a trip into madness. How does a soldier retain his morality in a war he feels is unjust? Pete, a simple trumpet player with the Army Band, turns to his friend Clifton, a street-savy thug with no qualms about killing the just or the unjust. To him, everyone is the enemy. Clifton tells Pete that he must kill to survive.
The trouble is, Clifton and Pete are both equal parts of the same person. Throughout the story, Pete remains in constant conflict with Clifton as he attempts to retain both his sanity and his morality. The other soldiers in the unit learn to accept his changes in behavior knowing him to be kind one minute, brutal the next. As a soldier he is dependable. Nothing else matters.
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