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TV Tropes Monday: Booby Trap


  Tweet of the Day: The Other Magna Carta Monument ——- Depending on the setting, a Booby Trap can either be a sign of how low a dastardly villain will go or one of many survival techniques used by the combat pragmatist (anti)hero. This is a broad category of devices and setups that include such […]

Weekend Writing Warriors/#8sunday/03-29-2015/Questions


  Welcome to another entry into the Weekend Writing Warriors blog chain. This snippet is taken from my WiP, Lessons of War. Three hundred years after the death of the last Emperor of the Third Dynasty, the Throne of Stars, the seat of the galactic empire sits empty. But the recent death of the Duke […]

Mass Efect/AEC-ANN News: Troop Deployment Approved


Tweet of the Day: Protecting What You Love: On the Difference Between Criticism, Rage and Vilification ——- ANN News Desk From Alliance News Desk on the Citadel January 8, 2197 Troop Deployment Approved By Jill Scarlett NEW ARCTURUS STATION- The Alliance Parliament authorized the deployment of forces to Chav by a 3-2 margin in a […]

Mass Effect: Foxtrot


Tweet of the Day: Gaming Interlude: The Long Dark ——- ——- The water hummed with the soft whirl of a dozen propellers. A constellation of lights illuminated the crystal clear water. Some came from the divers helmets, others from their vehicles, two large underwater sleds and a slew of diver propulsion vehicles. A pair of […]

TV Tropes Monday: Intelligent Gerbil


  Tweet of the Day: A Solution for Long-Term Living on Low-Gravity Planets ——- In the sliding scale of “How Alien are your Aliens?” the Intelligent Gerbil falls next to Rubber-Forehead Aliens (you know the ones from Star Trek with extra ridges on their forehead or a few spots on their necks). The Intelligent Gerbil […]

Weekend Writing Warriors/ #8sunday/3-22-2015: Familiarity


  This is another entry into the Weekend Writing Warriors blog chain. This snippet is taken from my WiP, Lessons of War. Three hundred years after the death of the last Emperor of the Third Dynasty, the Throne of Stars, the seat of the galactic empire sits empty. But recent events may change that.  In […]

Weekend Roundup: March 15-21


  Tweet of the Day: Episode 19 – Man in the Pod Castle ——- Well what do you know, I managed to scrape enough content to justify another Weekend Roundup. Mostly shorts but hey, this is a writing blog after all. You may wonder why I list a post that went up on Saturday as […]