Word Count: 730
Characters: Alex Armstrong, Philip Armstrong
Author's Notes 1: This story is partly inspired by the peace song Le Deserteur, written by BorisVian and sung by different people, inculding Joan Baez. If you are interested in reading the lyrics, there are plenty of translations available on the Internet.
Author's Notes 2: Written for the prompt "Heart" at fma_fic_contest. X-posted.
Summary: Amidst the horrors of Ishbal, Major Alex Armstrong makes a decision.
This is no war, Father.