Tag Archive | war

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 19a: The Big Picture


Tweet of the Day: It’s the little gods ——— Season 1 & 2 – Season 3 Premiere – Dispatch 18 – Dispatch 19b ——— ——— Canadian Broadcasting Centre, 250 Front Street West, Ontario, Canada,  28 July, 16:01 hrs GMT -4 Camera pans over a dimly lit TV  applauding studio audience an unto the stage with […]

Wizards’ World War (s.3) Dispatch 17: R&R


Tweet of the Day: Marauder Shields- Episode 48: “Into the Abyss” ——- Seasons 1 & 2 – Season 3 Premiere – Dispatch 16 –  Dispatch 18 ——- Ozoir-la-Ferrière, Île-de-France, French Republic, 19 July, 23:15 hrs, +1 GMT Max leaned against the back garden’s wall. Two dozen patients sat on lawn chairs, eyes transfixed on the […]

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 […]

TV Tropes Monday: Combat Pragmatist


Tweet of the Day: Writing Excuses 8.21: What the Avengers Did Right ——– The Combat Pragmatist knows there is not place for second place, when second place is death. He will shoot the man welding a gun, push somebody under a truck or kick them in the nuts. He fights dirty because he doesn’t believe […]

Wizard’s World War (s.3) Dispatch 14: Homefront 2


Tweet of the Day: There are girl cooties on my spaceship- on women writing hard sci-fi ——– Seasons 1 & 2 – Season 3 Premiere – Dispatch 13 – Dispatch 15 ——– ——– Goesnou, Department of  Finistère, Brittany Region, French Republic, 10 May, 9:35 hrs +2 GMT When their fellow Gendarme heard the nickname they […]

Wizards’ World War (s.3) Dispatch 13: Homefront


Tweet of the Day: How to Use Stream of Consciousness ——– Season 1 & 2 – Season 3 Premiere –  Dispatch 12 – 14 ——- Caldicot, Sir Fynwyn, Domain of  Wales, 9 May, 00:08 hrs GMT Eight minutes after midnight. Tomorrow was already here. Tomorrow meant pomp, pageantry and the hope of entire nations. Tomorrow […]

Wizards’ World War (s.3) Dispatch 12: Hat in Hand


Tweet of the Day: Strings of Retaliation – 16a – Lamb ——- ——- Season 1 & 2 – Season 3 Premiere – Dispatch 11 –  Dispatch 13 ——- Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation, Arbatskaya Square, Moscow, 8 May, 9:01hrs +4 GMT The former Director of the DSGE, now Director of Military Affairs entered […]

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