Tag Archive | military

TV Tropes Monday: Just Plane Wrong


    Tweet of the Day: Emotional Wound Entry: Being Bullied War is a common themes in media. Afterall nothing else packs the conflict, high stakes and drama to fuel a successful franchise or intellectual property like war. However, there is a tendency for artists, even those with military backgrounds to, well, get things Just […]

TV Tropes Monday: Easy Logistics


    Tweet of the Day: SF Obscure: Galactica 1980   An Army walks on its stomach. Napoleon Bonaparte But people carrying jerry cans, fueling tanks, handing out ammunition, driving trucks or loading ships is not very sexy. Better to get on with the action, hence you go an deploy the trope of Easy Logistics. […]

TV Tropes Monday: Corporate Warfare


    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 […]

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 […]

TV Tropes Monday: Frontline General


Tweet of the Day: The Confidant ——– This trope applies to General or their equivalents (such as an Admiral or Grand Marshall) that spends more time among the troops in the front lines rather than back at HQ. The page accurately describes why this was so common back in the day and why this trope […]

Mass Effect/AEC:Krogan Military Doctrine (2)


Tweet of the Day: Hindenburg ——- Excerpt from Modern Galactic War by Paul Malthus, 3rd Edition , Made available for Extranet Scholastic Use by  The Institute of War and Diplomacy, Vancouver Metroplex, North American Union, Earth, 2190 (1st Edition published by Banabar Books in 2184). Krogan Weaknesses While the krogan proved instrumental in turning the […]

TV Tropes Monday: Decapitated Army


  Tweet of the Day: The Power of Partnership ——- “Cut the Head of the Snake, and the Body will Follow.” This is today’s trope in a nutshell. It is as true in fiction as in real life that if you take out the leadership of an army, it will inevitably collapse. And by true […]

Mass Effect/AEC: Salarian Military Doctrine (2)


  Tweet of the Day: Thoughts on a TV Show I Watched When I was 14 ——- Excerpt from Modern Galactic War by Paul Malthus, 3rd Edition , Made available for Extranet Scholastic Use by  The Institute of War and Diplomacy, Vancouver Metroplex, North American Union, Earth, 2190 (1st Edition published by Banabar Books in […]

Mass Effect/AEC: Salarian Military Doctrine


Tweet of the Day:  Saf of the River: Chaucer, Watling and the Russian Tsar  ——– Excerpt from Modern Galactic War by Paul Malthus, 3rd Edition , Made available for Extranet Scholastic Use by  The Institute of War and Diplomacy, Vancouver Metroplex, North American Union, Earth, 2190 (1st Edition published by Banabar Books in 2184). Salarian […]

Mass Effect/AEC:Asari Military Doctrine (3)


  Tweet of the Day: Is Patience a Real Virtue? ——– Excerpt from Modern Galactic War by Paul Malthus, 3rd Edition , Made available for Extranet Scholastic Use by  The Institute of War and Diplomacy, Vancouver Metroplex, North American Union, Earth, 2190 (1st Edition published by Banabar Books in 2184).  Strategic Weaknesses The Asari military […]