|Author||Herbert A. Beas II|
|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.
|“||Trent Hasseldorf: The would-be Baron Hasseldorf, would-be soldier, would-be mercenary officer.||”|
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.