It’s very hard to write violence, for the same reason it’s very hard to write sex. No, wait, there is one difference, most people have experienced sex, but most people have never been in a knife or fist fight.
Even those of us who’ve been in fights have a tendency to blur them in our minds. In my case perhaps more so, as I think I’m a berserker, because one minute I get the cold realization I’m going to fight, the next second — seems like — I’m trying to squish someone with a heavy oak desk, and five of my classmates are holding me back. Considering at the time that desk probably massed half of my body weight, I’d say there was altered consciousness there.
Be that as it may, even if you’re fully conscious through a fight, it’s hard to remember it. The thing is that everything happens…
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