Battle without Honor or Humanity #5

This is the fifth installment in the serialization of my unfinished story, "Battle without Honor or Humanity." It is also the first mircochapter that will appear in the completed story.

Exposé

The exhaust fumes of tubas and coroners drift across an empty playing field. Buoys waver on the sandbar. Spectators are reminded by the Tall Commissar that every word is an artifact of destruction.

Segue to a placid, happy mise-en-scene depicted with violent academic techné.