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Tweet of the Day: The Summer of Sausage ——- Why does the hero do what he does? Because he is the hero. And since he is the hero he must do what must be done. Therefore when a hero is required, the people turn to you and say, “But Thou Must!” This is […]
Tweet of the Day: The Hugo Awards 2015: Looking Back and Looking Forward ——- ANN News Desk on The Citadel May 15, 2197 Death Sentence Passed on Warring Corporations by By Iris Dunnigan CITADEL, THE PRESIDIUM- The Systems Alliance Court of Justice authorized the arrests warrants for the executive boards of Czerka Arms and Weyland-Yutani. […]
Tweet of the Day: Dear Pedants: Your Fave Grammar Rule Is Probably Fake ——– Apartment A-1245, Presidium, Citadel, Widow, Serpent Nebula, May 13, 2197 I looked around the room. Oriana and Pasha tucked in a corner, their arms linked. Jack pestered Vega to get out of the kitchen. Miranda and Brynn Taylor talked on the […]
Tweet of the Day: Hugo’s Postmortem: 2015 Edition ——- “Group Captain Rodan Quintus, Batarian Expeditionary Force,” said Rodan. The man kept the cold barrel of his gun pressed against the base of Rodan’s skull, “Gun.” Rodan slowly removed his machine pistol from its holster and handed it back. “Move,” said the other in a […]
Tweet of the Day: Who Won Science Fiction’s Hugo Awards, and Why It Matters ——- One of the defining characteristics of nation-states is their monopoly over the use of violence, either as a tool for policing or as a tool of statecraft. So, if you have corporations whose power rivals or exceed that […]
Tweet of the Day: Why It Might Actually Suck to Live in the Harry Potter Universe ——- This is the second trope I’ve discovered yet I could not find on the TV Tropes page: the Prisoner’s Plot Dilemma. So, what is the Prisoner’s Plot Dilemma? It is when a character is: When a […]