Title: Serve With Honor
Challenge: Short Challenge
Word Count: 100 per wordcounter.net
Rating & Warnings: G, No warnings
Summary: A soldier bids farewell to his lover as he reports for wartime duty.
Author’s/Artist’s Note: Fanfic, based on Day Zero.
Prompt used: (Setting) Train station
Optional Challenge: Don't use the word "and" Do you have any idea how hard that is?! I did it though!
He cupped her face in his hands, wiping her tears away with his thumbs as he kissed her softly. "You know I have to go. I don't want to leave you, but I have to. It's the right thing. I've been called up; I have to serve."
The train whistle sounded, shockingly loud as the conductor's voice announced, "All aboard! Fort Hamilton!"
With a last wave, a brave smile, Dixon boarded the train. He finally understood the meaning of the words "serve with honor."