the case of the toxic mutants
Winter comes and I used our wood stove for the first few months but then like every winter we were headed out for vacation in February and a few days before I went to turn on the furnace so the Cats would be nice and warm while we were gone. But then I remembered. Crawl my ass back under the house in the frigid temps and open back up the furnace and realize, holy fuck I forgot what wires I disconnected and where they go back.
Where armies once had baggage trains and camp followers, our camp followers now help plant our military in foreign soil, build its housing and defenses, and then supply it with vast quantities of food, water, fuel, and god knows what else. In this way, our troops carry not just packs on their backs, but a total, transplantable society right down to the PXs, massage parlors, food courts, and miniature golf courses. At Kandahar Air Base in Afghanistan, there was until recently a “boardwalk ” that typically included a “Burger King, a Subway sandwich shop, three cafes, several general stores, a Cold Mountain Creamery, [and an] Oakley sunglasses outlet.
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