Saturday, February 10, 2007
"You ever have the feeling you're fighting battles that've already been lost?"
---"Like a Civil War reenactor?"
"You mean like a War of Secession reenactor?
"There is a difference. ... I sometimes picture myself as one of those Japanese soldiers on a South Pacific island after World War II who remaining loyal to the emperor and to the cause doesn't surrender because he's not been told the war's over."
---"I read some of those soldiers were discovered and finally 'demobilized' fifteen years after the war had ended."
"Imagine what he feels when they tell him they've lost?"