Tag Archive | sci-fi

TV Tropes Monday: Butterfly of Doom


  Tweet of the Day: How to Create an Enduring Book Brand As a plot device, time travel can be…tricky. It opens up a whole universe of ideas and also opens up a bin full of plot derailments. It is no surprise then that many a time travel plot includes the following caveat, “Don’t touch […]

TV Tropes Monday: Earth That Used to Be Better


  Tweet of the Day: Reconsider the Party?  There is one question that always comes to my mind when I’m reading sci-fi set on distant worlds and centuries in the future? Where on Earth is, well, Earth? Why? Because Earth, our beautiful blue/green jewel in the eternal night of space is our home and where […]

Mass Effect/AEC: Alliance Military Doctrine (2)


  Tweet of the Day:  The Activities of Mortals Weekend Writing Warriors  ——- 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). Systems Alliance Marine […]

Holidays….


Tweet of the Day: Technology Will Save Our Future ——– She gave her pulse rifle the once over. It was one of those things a soldier did during “dead” time, the space between shooting and being shot at. Interment lights flashed though the bunker firing slits. It wasn’t the fireworks of her youth spent underfoot […]

This is my rifle….


  Tweet of the Day: History Teaches Those Willing to Listen ——- ARI-44 Assault Rifle Infantry dash four point forty-four millimeter. It is a good rifle, my rifle. It has no name, just a designation. I like it like that; no fancy decals, no pet nicknames, no odes to foes or friends alike. Just a […]

TV Tropes Monday: Street Samurai


    Tweet of the Day: The Church Under the Sands ——- So, you are in the middle of a near future, high-tech, corporate dystopia infused with every vice known to man and multiple-variations dreamed up by legions of speculative writers. What do you do? Well you jack up your meat body with as many […]

TV Tropes Monday: War of Earthly Aggression


Tweet of the Day: Bad Life Decisions: Prologue, Chapters 1 & 2 ——- History repeats itself, no because people don’t learn from it, but because they learn the wrong lessons. How many times have colonist left their homes for distant shores in the hope of finding a lot of wealth, a plot of land to […]