Tag Archive | conflict

Mass Effect/AEC:Asari Military Doctrine (3)


  Tweet of the Day: Is Patience a Real Virtue? ——– Excerpt from Modern Galactic War by Paul Malthus, 3rd Edition , Made available for Extranet Scholastic Use by  The Institute of War and Diplomacy, Vancouver Metroplex, North American Union, Earth, 2190 (1st Edition published by Banabar Books in 2184).  Strategic Weaknesses The Asari military […]

Wizard’s World War (s.3)- Dispatch 24: Firestorm


    Tweet of the Day: Fan Work: Labor, worth, and participation in fandom’s gift economy ——- ——- Seasons 1 & 2 – Season 3 Premiere – Dispatch 23 – 25 ——- Paris, République française, 5 October, 21:13 hrs + 2 GMT The pair ran pell-mell down the narrow Parisian streets. The wind howled down […]

TV Tropes Monday: Lady of War


  Tweet of the Day: Make Your Own Longbow; Or, What You Will ——– The Lady of War is not a woman with a gun or a gender-swapped character model in a video games. She is a Mistress of Conflict, refined, beautiful and deadly. She may carry a rapier instead of a broadsword. She is […]

Wizards’ World War (s.3)-Dispatch 23: Passions


Tweet of the Day: Love in the Margins: Talking About Feminism Issue in Mainstream Romance Novels ——- Season 1 & 2 – Season 3 Premiere – Dispatch 22 -  Dispatch 24 ——- ——- Montmartre, XVIIIe arrondissement, Paris, République française, 3 September, 07:22 hrs + 2 GMT Max sat at the little, rickety table in the […]

Wizard’s World War (s.3)- Dispatch 22: Waiting


Tweet of the Day:  Writing Excuses 9.6: The Experience of Time ——– ——– Season 1 & 2 – Season 3 Premiere – Dispatch 21 – Dispatch 23 ——— Chequers Court, Buckighamshire, England, Union of British States, 29 August, 08:56 hrs, GMT +1 John Knyvett satin  what had once been his favorite chair when he was […]

TV Tropes Monday: Warrior Prince


Tweet of the Day: Writing Excuses 8.47: Roguishness with Scott Lynch ——- The Warrior Prince is someone of royal blood (or its in-universe equivalent) who earns or maintains his privilege by taking to the field of battle. He proves his worth by commanding troops in combat and being at least within weapons range of the […]

Wizard’s World War (s.3)-Dispatch 20: Q Ships


Tweet of the Day: These Four Walls: The Next Chapter ——— ——— Season 1 & 2 – Season 3 Premiere – Dispatch 19d – Dispatch 21 ——— Aboard the Container Vessel Estrella de Mar, 50 kilometers south of O’ahu, State of Hawaii, U.S., August 21, 06:27 hrs, GMT -10 The captain hurried down the rope […]

World Building Wednesday: Mercenaries


Tweet of the Day: Meditations on Ray Bradbury ——— Mercenaries are extremely popular in speculative fiction. They make for both disposable cannon fodder for the baddies, despicable villains that do what they do for the money or roguish anti-heroes who  follow their own conscience.  Often the realities that create a need for and sustain mercenary […]

Wizards’ World War (s.3)-Dispatch 19c: The Big Picture


Tweet of the Day: The Phantom Tourists: A New York Story ——— ——— Season 1 & 2 – Season 3 Premiere – Dispatch 19b – Dispatch 19d ——— Canadian Broadcasting Centre, 250 Front Street West, Ontario, Canada,  28 July, 16:40 hrs GMT -4 The last commercial faded to black. The camera paned over the studio […]

Wizards’ World War (s.3) Dispatch 19b: The Big Picture


Tweet of the Day: The Convergence of Utopia and Science Fiction ——— ——— Seasons 1 & 2 – Season 3 Premiere – Dispatch 19a – Dispatch 19c ——— Canadian Broadcasting Centre, 250 Front Street West, Ontario, Canada,  28 July, 16:17 hrs GMT -4 The camera fades from commercial back to the studio and does a […]

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