A toast in the spirit of tomorrow...

by Urban Werebear

Just thought I'd get in ahead of the crowd.

A novel I read once, a long time ago, about a planet whose primary export was mercenaries. They had a custom- Before a mission, everyone involved would gather and drink a toast.

"Everyone comes back!"

It was quite prominently noted that this toast was a wish that would never come true. Unfortunately, it never comes true in reality either. So, as someone who was deemed unfit to go himself, I offer this toast-

"To absent friends, in hopes of a safe return!"



Posted on May 27, 2012, 7:50 AM

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  1. Dorsai?!. Snowtroll, May 27, 2012
    1. Nope.... Urban Werebear, May 28, 2012
  2. "Just remember, chaverim... it's a toast, not a promise.". Anonymous Coward, May 28, 2012
    1. That's it! <nt>. Urban Werebear, May 28, 2012

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