If You Could Stop a War


What about school? What about your mom?” She could hear him swallow over the phone. “What about us?

Her eyes stung with tears. She was trying not to think about the really hard parts of all this. “Jon, if you had a chance to stop a war, would you?”

The logical thing for him to do would be the reality check. To tell her that nothing she could do would stop a war. Not this one, not any. But he didn’t do that.

He said, “Yes, I would.”

Voices of Dragons by Carrie Vaughn

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