By Cliff Graham
Day of conflict, writer Cliff Graham's first novel, has earned him a movie choice for the complete publication series―Lion of War―from director David L. Cunningham (Path to Sept. 11) and manufacturer supply Curtis (Spider-Man films). In old Israel, on the crossroads of the good buying and selling routes, a guy named Benaiah is looking for a clean begin in lifestyles. He has joined a band of infantrymen led by way of a warlord named David, looking to bury the earlier that refuses to depart him. Their ragged military is disgruntled and whole of reckless males. a few are dependable to David, yet others are just with him for the promise of captured wealth. whereas the ruthless and more and more mad King Saul marches hopelessly opposed to the robust Philistines, dependable son Jonathan in tow, the land of the Hebrew tribes hasn't ever been extra despondent―and extra wanting rescue. Over the process ten days, from snowy mountain passes to sword-wracked battlefields, Benaiah and his fellow mercenaries needs to name upon each ability they need to continue to exist and determine the throne for David―if they don’t kill one another first.
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Just one stone will be in his hand whilst it got here out. would it not be the black one? The white one? every thing relied on it. Abiathar shuffled the contents, then got here out with a black stone. Urim. definite. David held himself as nonetheless and as reverently as attainable. Yahweh used to be talking, and he didn't want to anger him. He desired to understand information, yet he used to be afraid to invite. He pondered at the which means of it. together with his eyes closed, he prayed silently that Yahweh may show anything else to him. Then, in his spirit: move after them. you are going to recuperate every thing that used to be taken from you. repeatedly in his lifestyles David had questioned while it used to be rather Yahweh conversing. there has been no doubt now. “Thank you, nice Father. Your identify is especially others,” he stated aloud. The cloud in his brain dissipated instantly. He had heard. not more sulking and ready. David stood, as did Abiathar, who smiled at him. “Follow Yahweh, my destiny king, and we'll stick to you. ” whilst the priest had left, David walked to a nook of his room and observed the boys within the streets lower than collected with their guns, watching for him. they'd been able to butcher him prior within the day and can nonetheless be. His personal males. It used to be the blackest day of his lifestyles. His better halves have been lacking, his city destroyed, and his personal battle brothers have been plotting opposed to him. He had informed them he may ask Yahweh approximately their state of affairs, and while his phrases have been bolstered through the threats of his so much unswerving troops, they'd conceded. yet now it was once time to stand them back. He felt older than he was once. see you later in the past have been the times of tending sheep. the lads acted like sheep occasionally, and best them used to be no longer so varied, yet he was once coming to gain how a lot he have been behaving like a silly sheep himself. He picked up the large iron sword captured that day within the Elah Valley, the single he had used to behead the vanquished titanic. It too may were taken, if the raiding Amalekites had came upon the key compartment in his bedchamber. there has been no sensible goal for this sword: too huge to move for fast blows among the ranks and too heavy to exploit in open strive against. with no the masking, he wouldn't have the capacity to use it. yet David didn't depend on useful goal. Joab grabbed the fellow by way of his vest. “Say it back and you may die. My vow. ” The foreigner glared at him yet stated not anything extra. the remainder of the crowd used to be crowded round the front to David’s domestic. the 3, besides Benaiah, Joab, and Keth, stood shoulder to shoulder on the front. Stone partitions twelve cubits excessive have been wrapped round the residing, however the gate was once lacking. David had entered quickly once they arrived on the ruined urban and had now not been noticeable considering. the boys have been plotting to kill him out of grief, and the single factor that had spared him was once their worry of his 3. It have been hours because their arrival at Ziklag, to discover their worst fears proven. All order and self-discipline used to be misplaced after they reached town, every one guy wandering off to his domestic to undergo on my own. the lads had wept and shouted, tearing at their garments in grief.