Drafts | In The Epic (V)

The battle for Los Angeles; the battle for São Paulo; the battles of Cairo and Caracas; the sieges of Astana, and East Jerusalem; the battle for Islamabad; the stand at Mosul; the battles for the bankers’ cities (Hong Kong, London, New York, Zürich); 

the battle for Paris mirroring the battle of Beirut, the falls of Damascus, of Kabul, Kyoto, Mumbai; by the time you read this, o men of Athens, in your Age of Reason, being at best a no-fly zone, the battles of Jakarta, Tehran, will have had become the epic.