He could still feel the deathly frost through the multiple layers of padding and armor. Worst of all was that his feet sunk in deep after every step, only to shovel out a compressed layer as he lifted them back out.
“Curse this damned frost,” the man muttered to himself. His body continued to shiver in an attempt at warmth, but it too, was taking its toll. It had been over a day since he last ate, and despite his rationing, it was just a bit of bread. Not even enough for a young child, much less a man. Continue reading