Tag Archive | conflict

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 […]

Wizards’ World War (s.3) Dispatch 18: Song of Ages


Tweet of the Day: Ten easy ways to confuse The Spirit Of Place ——- ——- Seasons 1 & 2 – Season 3 Premiere – Dispatch 17 – Dispatch 19a ——- Island of Aeaea, Ionian Sea, 27 July, 06:22 hrs +3 GMT Circe watched from the island’s highest hilltop over a vast fog bank that merged […]

Wizard’s World War (s.3) Dispatch 16: Fog of War


Tweet of the Day: Female Warriors in Fantasy ——– Season 1& 2 –  Season 3 Premiere – Dispatch 15 –  Dispatch 17 ——– ——– Pruvincia do Sarausa, Regione Siciliana, Repubblica italiana, 14 July, 02:00 hrs +2 GMT A fog rolled in through the narrow streets of Syracuse. A mind fog. A fog of war. A […]

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