[ONC 2020 Ambassador's Picks] Days before the first Battle of the Somme, John Wilson, a young soldier stuck in his brother's shadow, meets the enigmatic Charlie Robinson. Cast out from the friendships of their fellow soldiers for unpopular views, they form a close bond straightaway; one that they vow the war will never destroy. But their personal beliefs are put on the line when the reality of war comes crashing down around them. In the trenches, survival is the only option, and that may mean losing pieces of yourself along the way. *** 'Fighting for You' is an epistolary WWI novella following Prompt 15 in the Open Novella Contest 2020 Rated Mature for violence and darker explorations of mental health.