Raw Recruit (Welcome to the Hellhole) by Carter Rydyr
Approx. 3,580 words.
Published on May 15, 2011 by
Satirical and surreal story following a recruit in boot camp where he suffers bastardisation and sustains his first psychological war wounds. After undergoing incompetent training he is sent to the war zone and by the time he is discharged he has become a social outcast.