They say, that war is death’s best friend, but I must offer you a different point of view on that one. To me, war is like the new boss who expects the impossible. He stands over your shoulder repeating one thing, incessantly. ‚Get it done, get it done.‘ So you work harder. You get the job done. The boss, however, does not thank you. He asks for more.
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