Tag Archive | conflict

TV Tropes Monday: A Storm is Coming


  Tweet of the Day: On sexism, sexual assault and the threat of the ‘non-bro’ ——- A Storm is Coming…. A trope used so often that it also a cliche. But why is this trope so popular? What is it about the image of a storm on the horizon that conveys doom and gloom like […]

Space for Rent: By Any Other Name


    There is a lot of hand wringing about the current situation in Iraq: who is at fault, who lied, who said the truth, and what if anything will the U.S. government will do about it. But even among the most savvy observers of the situation, the most liberal of minds, the root cause […]

Wizard’s World War(s.3) Dispatch 26: The End of the Beginning (P.1)


  Tweet of the Day: Science in Fantasy Novels Is More Accurate Than in Science Fiction ——- Season 1 & 2 – Season 3 Premiere – Dispatch 25 – Dispatch 27 ——- Catania, Pruvincia di Catania, Regione Siciliana, Rebupplica italiana, 12 October, 21:26 hrs +1 GMT The principals crowded around the rickety table in the […]

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 – Dispatch 25 ——- Paris, République française, 5 October, 21:13 hrs + 2 GMT The pair ran pell-mell down the narrow Parisian streets. The wind howled […]

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 […]

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