Growing Up

Growing Up
Product information
Type Short story
Author Herbert A. Beas II
Pages 11
Illustrations Duane Loose
Publication information
Publisher BattleCorps
First published 22 April 2006
Era Succession Wars era
Timeline 22 January 3041

Growing Up is a short story by Herbert A. Beas II that was published online on BattleCorps on 22 April 2006. It was also published in print in the third BattleCorps print anthology, Weapons Free, in 2012.

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Trent Hasseldorf: The would-be Baron Hasseldorf, would-be soldier, would-be mercenary officer.

Plot summary[edit]

Fighting a duel on Galatea with downpowered weapons for a command position in Kirkpatrick's Bandit Killers, Trent Hasseldorf reminisces about his falling-out with his noble father Daniel Hasseldorf and how, after being admonished for losing a family-owned Zeus in an ambush, he finally stood up against his father and decided to earn his position in life. He wins the fight in the end, proving to himself that he is finally growing up.

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