Ideabird 9/25/13

The Ruling Party could admit no mistakes, no errors in judgement. The elites ruled, and the poor struggled to get by. When the rebels attacked The elites’ cloister, killing hundreds, it made world news. The government branded them insane agents of a foreign country, but could not admit to the deaths without seeming weak. They left it to a junior officer to make all the bodies disappear from both the world press and the families of the elite. His dilemma was both moral, and physical. Would the government turn on him if the scheme was discovered?

© Tony Jonick 2013