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This Beautiful Future

This Beautiful Future

by Rita Kalnejais

Elodie is 17. She’s French. She washes her legs before going to church. She believes in God.

Otto is 15. He’s a German soldier. Bulletproof skin. Eyes that could pierce tanks. He was part of a firing squad today.

It’s 1944. Outside, the world around them is exploding. Inside, the room shakes.

Elodie and Otto’s naked bodies touch.

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