On the Road to Sibiu by Raymund Eich
Approx. 6,610 words.
Published on January 1, 2012 by
Romania. August 1944. The Red Army pursues the retreating Germans. Captain Khavanov's orders: occupy an old fortress on the road to Sibiu, to secure the Red Army's supply line.
In the fortress lived a frail old man. What about him drew the interest of a commissar from division headquarters? And why did Khavanov's men disappear one by one?