Dear readers of 21 Days in May…

This is at the core a work of fiction, woven among very real current events, designed to paint as realistic a picture as possible. The main characters, while fictitious, are templates, amalgamations of friends and acquaintences and not at all true renderings of specific individuals. This was done to save time in creating new characters from whole cloth, often the most difficult aspect of story-telling. To maintain the integrity of the fictitious intent of of the plotline, and to prevent any potential confusion regarding that intent,  the names of two main characters will be changed. The posts have been re-edited. Please catch up before the third installment goes up later today.

We are two posts in to what will prove a wild rollercoaster in a daring work of realism, merging fiction and current events in a way not attempted before. Thank you for taking this ride to the stunning climax at and among the NATO summits here during the Chicago Spring.

W.C. Turck, Author

About 900poundgorilla

W.C. Turck is a Chicago playwright and the author of four widely acclaimed books.His latest is "The Last Man," a prophetic novel of a world ruled by a single corporation. His first novel, "Broken: One Soldier's Unexpected Journey Home," was reccommended by the National Association of Mental Health Institutes. His 2009 Memoir, "Everything for Love" chronicled the genocide in Bosnia and the siege of Sarajevo. His third book "Burn Down the Sky" is published exclusively on Amazon Kindle. It was in Sarajevo at the height of the siege where he met and married his wife, writer and Artist Ana Turck. FOX NEWS, ABC, CBS News, the Chicago Tribune and The Joliet Herald covered their reunion after the war. He helped organized relief into Rwanda during the 1994 genocide. Turck has been a guest on WMAQ-TV, WLS in Chicago, WCPT, WBBM radio, National Public Radio, Best Of the Left and the Thom Hartmann show. He has spoken frequently on Human Rights, Genocide and Nationalism. In 2011, his play in support of the Occupy Movement, "Occupy My Heart-a revolutionary Christmas Carol" recieved national media attention and filled theaters to capacity across Chicago. He remains an activist to the cause of human rights and international peace. View all posts by 900poundgorilla

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