He sees a glimpse of the crowd cheering him – but same faces of his countrymen, the good men, the bad men, the politicians of all sorts included, the rich, the poor; all extending their arms begging him for a life to be lived. Then he hears sounds resonating agreeably to the ears – pleasingly getting louder and louder. Then he sees the outlines of the Filipino people some 95 million of them, all over the world, praying and saying:
“We need your victory Manny, at least for this moment that we are one”…
The confrontation is still sneaking weeks away, but the brewing tension of a fierce combat smells irresistibly towards one hell of a war. There’ll be non-stop action. We will witness blood flowing – lots of them, and someone will fall down.