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TV Tropes Monday: New Neo City

TV Tropes Monday: New Neo City


  Tweet of the Day:  A Spell for You   Your colony ship lands in a virgin world and your crew is ready to create the first settlement upon it. But what should you call it? Do you name it after the leader of your star nation? Perhaps use the name of your significant other? […]

Space for Rent: The Past is Prologue


  These words were not uttered by Steven Bannon, but the fact that the American media and public cowered in fear while they were uttered led to our current situation. We were warned that trading liberty for security was a dangerous precedent. We were told that the machine of State engorged itself on the life’s […]

TV Tropes Monday: A Nazi by Any Other Name


  Tweet of the Day: Hype and its Consequences  Yeah, you saw this one coming a mile away, oh gentle reader. Or maybe you didn’t which makes the horror you feel right now that much more tangible. Alas, we shall proceed with the Troping none the less by presenting A Nazi by Any Other Name. You […]

TV Tropes: Balance of Power


    Tweet of the Day: Short Fiction News   This trope posits a situation were two or more powerful institutions or groups keep in other in check but that the acts of a third party could unbalance the systems and lead to open conflict (see page link for a common example).  However, the parties […]

TV Tropes Monday: Awakening the Sleeping Giant


  Tweet of the Day: Russia’s Open Book  ——- There is a war going on. It might be a deadlock or one side is steamrolling the other. But there is a third party that remains neutral. They might send humanitarian aide. They might admonish the warring to resolve their differences through diplomacy. Then something happens. […]

Space for Rent: Skin Deep


“Race is not real, it is a social construct.” Or…. “There is no such thing as race.” True, from a purely scientific point of view. The differences between the “races” of humanity is literally skin deep, a mixture of melanin and dietary adaptations. You can not find any significant markers at the genetic level, except […]

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 […]