Behind Enemy Lines
Behind Enemy Lines is a story written by Shinko Hisada (身固之妥). It ran in Issue 10 and can be read on LJ, and is mirrored at http://www.shousetsubangbang.com/mirror/behind-enemy-lines/.
"There were, Kale reflected, a few things the recruiting officers failed to mention when they were making their pitches to the young men of the towns and villages. They spoke a great deal of honour and glory, heroics and bravery, triumph and victory. Kale had been far from the only young man in his village to march to the capital with stars in his eyes and dreams in his heart."
This story is part of a larger arc, the complete order of which can be found here.