Kaboom is written by a young platoon leader who goes by the moniker Lt. G. His entire bio reads, "Embracing the Suck. Happiness is diggity. Thus."

Rules of Engagement March 23rd, 2008

"Light 'em up. A quick burst or two of 50-caliber rounds should suffice. I've never tasted blood-lust before, not the lethal brew anyhow, but it seeped into my soul this night. As I've written before, I didn't come here to kill, and never felt to impulse or desire to truly end a man's life. But here it was, arriving as quickly as the crawling terrorists had. Kill or be killed. Never has this war been so clear, so pure, so obvious, so clean. And yet...

The platoon leader in me knew we couldn't shoot yet... "