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Mass Effect/AEC-ANN News: Battle of New Bristol Continues

Tweet of the Day: A Story About That Guy #4 ——- ANN News Desk On location in Chav January 27, 2197 Battle of New Bristol Continues by Lionel Storm NEW BRISTOL, CHAV– Alliance units and allied local militias continue to battle rebel forces backed by Cerberus in and around the colonial capital of New Bristol. […]

Wizards’ World War (s.4)- Dispatch 3: Santa Ana

  Tweet of the Day: Humanoid Aliens – How Much Likeness is Plausible ——- Season 1, 2, 3 – Season 4 Premiere – Dispatch 2 – Dispatch 4 ——- Along Interstate 110, City of Los Angeles, California, United States of America, December 15, 07:04 -8 GMT Lieutenant Colonel Samuel Steel, U.S. Army retired, watched the […]

TV Tropes Monday: Operation “Blank”

Tweet of the Day: More on the Hugos from a Dark, Dark Place ——- This is something of a world building trope, in as much as it lends color to a setting. Most military actions carry a name of sorts hence the Operation Blank, where in depending on the setting the blank can be filled […]

Mass Effect: Mess

Tweet of the Day: SF OBSCURE: ANDROMEDA ——- The patter of heavy rain pelted the camp. Rodan ducked inside the mess tent a second before lightning split open the sky. “Boss, grab a tray before food gets cold,” yelled Kas, the chief cook from behind the service line. He pointed at a self serve section […]

Mass Effect/AEC- ANN News: Sheryl Stone Kicks Off Tour

Tweet of the Day: Wondercon 2015: Clogged up with Nostalgia ——- Alliance News Entertainment Desk January 20, 2197 Sheryl Stone Kicks Off Tour By Joan Calder MILGROM, BEKENSTIEN –The new Synth-Pop sensation Sheryl Stone is kicking her new Citadel Space tour next month. The young singer-songwriter born in the Skyllian Verge colony of Arborea (Arvandor […]

TV Tropes Monday: Mama Bear/Papa Wolf

    Tweet of the Day: Writing Excuses 10.5: Worldbuiding Wilderness with Wes Chu ——- We know these tropes by heart. Threaten a child and expect either their mother or father to come after you with the intention to destroy you and then spit on whatever little pieces are left. A reliable trope if you […]

Weekend Writing Warriors/#8/04-19-2015: Old Flame

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 and […]

Weekend Roundup: April 12-18

  Tweet of the Day: Tumblr Fandom Doesn’t Owe You Sales ——- Haven’t done one of these in awhile but now that I put enough content down to justify this roundup, let us see what this week brought us as far as posting: Mon: TV Tropes- Enemy Chatter Wed: Mass Effect/AEC- Quisling Thu: Mass Effect/AEC- […]

Space for Rent: No Gurlz Allowed!

  Tweet of the Day: The Hugo Awards Were Always Political. But Now They’re Only Political. ——- You know, I was ready to dig into the whole Puppy Gate/Hugo Award mess. But here is the thing, I have written extensively about in the past, from other “gates” to sci-fi ghettos, and diversity in general. I […]

Mass Effect/AEC- ANN News: D-Day on Chav

Tweet of the Day: Freeping the Hugo Awards ——- ANN News Desk On location in Chav January 16, 2197 D-Day on Chav by Lionel Storm NEW BRISTOL, CHAV– Fighting continues in the city of New Bristol as a combined force of Systems Alliance Marines and local militias loyal to President Lee battle rebel forces aided […]