Unfinished novel from Aldert Geert.
Journal entry Edit
It is widely known that "historia magistra vitae est,” or in the Common Tongue, “history is life's teacher." Her students, however, have heretofore preferred to partake of her lectures from afar, namely amidst the quiet stacks of university libraries. They knew her teachings solely from the accounts of third parties, accounts inevitably colored by these individual prejudices or imperfect memories. I, by contrast, have decided the time has come to break with this convenient yet harmful practice and begin to draw knowledge from the source, writing history where it is made, on the front lines of conflict. Many will say this way madness lies, and that my venture will indubitably end in my untimely death. To them I say with pride, “audentes fortuna iuvat!" - or in the Commo (The writing ends abruptly.)