Randall Patnode | The Sun Magazine

Randall Patnode

Randall Patnode is an itinerant journalist whose short stories have appeared in Innisfree and Descant. He lives in Gainesville, Florida.

— From December 1995

Crimson Tide

We’re standing in the drizzle — me and Uncle Oscar and Daddy and the chaplain and two soldiers who look like they’ve marched right out of the toy box. I half expect their feet to be welded to plastic platforms wedged into piles of sand.

December 1995
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