January 08, 2005
The Red Arrow
They sent the Red Arrow. We did not come to their aid. We could not come to their aid.
Fell deeds awake: fire and slaughter!
Spear shall be shaken, shield be splintered,
A sword-day, a red day, ere the sun rises!
Ride now, ride now! Ride to Gondor!
- J.R.R. Tolkien, "Théoden's Battle Cry"
Posted by Ghost of a flea at January 8, 2005 07:05 AM
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Tracked on April 8, 2005 08:35 PM
We did not come to their aid. We could not come to their aid.
We could, however, rent privately-owned Soviet-era transports and arrive long after the Indian Army has already done the job we wanted to do.
Posted by: Damian at January 11, 2005 04:04 PM