Thank you all for some fantastic feedback!
Here's the interesting thing. I have a lot of leeway here because Russian has
Ah, I understand. No in fact, if you read the book, you would know that he is covered in blood from head to toe because he spent the day crawling through
Yeah, I hated that! Hated hated it
Glen Cook wrote a whole series of novels that do exactly this. The entire Black Company goes by nicknames that they usually get upon joining. I don't
I found the first two concise, I'm not sure how you justify saying some of the others use "a few words" by comparison to these! As StephenP