By T. J. English
In the course of the past due eighties and nineties, a gang of younger Asian refugees minimize a bloody swath via New York's Chinatown. They have been the misplaced young ones of the Vietnam battle, severed from their households via violence and forged adrift in a wierd land.
Banding jointly lower than the management of a megalomaniacal younger psychopath, David Thai, they took their identify from a slogan that they had noticeable on helicopters and the helmets of U.S. infantrymen: "Born to Kill."
For a decade their empire used to be unassailable, outfitted on a origin of worry, ruthlessness, and unbelievable brutality—until one brave gang brother helped convey it down from the inside.
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I still have a tremendous thirst. We walk a short distance to an assembly point. The Malaysian hostages are also there but not the other Europeans, so Marc is not there either. I can hear the soft splashing of a small river down in the valley. At my request, I am allowed to go the 100 metres down into the valley with a bodyguard. The stream is the purest drinking water. I 38 drink one and a half litres without stopping. River water has never tasted better. I then have time to wash my whole body thoroughly.
Today I receive post from my school. A letter, signed by all my fellow teachers, gives me heart. It feels good to see those familiar signatures. An emotional link is created with the world outside, where the Earth continues to rotate and life takes its course, whereas for us it appears almost to stand still. And then there is also a letter from my English class. The fact that this class, which is seen by many of my colleagues as rather difﬁcult, writes to me, the fact that they pray for me, moves me to tears.
So I ask him to be with us in the picture, which will be taken by another ﬁghter. May 22 brings once again that wearing seesaw of feelings, the mixture of happy moments, great hope, complete dejection, anxiety and panic. The day begins just as we would wish: I am allowed to snap Commander Robot and his band of ﬁghters. Then Robot and Mujib move off to take part in discussions. ” The ﬁghters are breaking camp, and we pack up again. Renate collapses under the stress. ” Robot is back. He says the military have moved again.