The “Grand” love

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This is my first attempt at 55 fiction. Thanks to Write Tribe for this wonderful opportunity.

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The army general was manhandled. The national hero, shown scant respect, had his hat seized , hairs pulled, chest kicked, uniform lubricated and medals tinkered. He welcomed the treatment, sporting brightest of smiles. Having won many a battle, he was happy to lose this one.

He had surrendered, wholeheartedly, to the innocent smile of his grandchild.

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Comments and feedbacks will be highly appreciated.

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21 thoughts on “The “Grand” love

  1. This is surely in my opinion, one of the most moving, touching and powerful stories that I have read on the topic of ‘love’. Really hard to believe that this is your first attempt at 55 fiction. I truly am hoping that there are more such attempts coz you seem to have a gift for this 🙂

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  3. This had an amazing twist. I began outraged for the disrespect showed and quickly evolved to pure happiness at the mention of the grandchildren. This was awesome.

  4. I must say I was a bit anxious about where this was going until the last sentence – made me chuckle – very nice.
    Dropping by from 55Fiction at write tribe.

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