Updated on December 7, 2005, 8:42 PM - Written by Tim Buttner
The hot sun beat down hard on the battle-worn army, making their oncoming task unbearable. Their enemy lay ahead of them, rows upon rows of miniature Grim Reapers. Those fierce opponents wanted one thing, and only that one thing alone: to destroy the resistance that had formed under the fearless leader Deag SaTith.
Deag was not someone to be taken into consideration lightly. He was calm and peaceful, and loved life as much as he loved nature and beauty. This, of course, was not to be seen as a weakness. No, it was to be viewed in the light of strength and power. It was these things that he fought so strongly for. He fought for the liberty of all creatures, the preservation of life, and the sanction of culture. He felt a passion that was unacquainted to others at that time. He fought with this passion and it made him a fierce warrior. He was a force to be reckoned with.
There are some who would see his passion as a weakness. Those who think so, believe that his passion makes him impulsive. Oh, how wrong they are. There is a fine line between being passionate and having impulsivity. As a matter of fact, the two aren't even in the same category. There are plenty of differences between one who feels passion and one who feels impulsive.
Deag was passionate about his cause, but he certainly was not rash when it came to the important decisions. He spent hours studying maps, statistics reports, and information on the opposing leaders. He made sure to know where the battle would take place long before our spies knew. There was never a shortage of supplies because he always kept on top of it. He got to know all his subordinate officers and made sure that they were right for the job and the troops they commanded. He personally would sit among his troops and converse with them and make them feel comfortable about the forthcoming battle.
He cared for every soldier that was under his command. He made sure that if he could preven...