The Printer

By R. Shlesinger Berlin 1814 “You don’t do anything.” Bella’s voice hissed. “I do a lot of things.” “You sit at home and stare at the street.” “That can be dangerous as well.” “You’re nothing but a printer.” She spat the accusation out. “Men have been shot for that.” “You’re nothing. Who’d want to marry … Continue reading The Printer

Colonel Bauer’s Choice

By Lucas Zhou Fresh from the military academy, Colonel Bauer was a quiet young man whose bright, seafoam- green eyes captured the hearts of the high society ladies of Vienna. In normal times he spoke with a soft voice. When a flustered young servant ran into the parlor waving a telegram from Linz in his … Continue reading Colonel Bauer’s Choice