Tag Archive | ships

TV Tropes Monday: Boarding Party


Tweet of the Day: It’s a Caturday Snippet!(Fluctuations Expert) ——- Space is an Ocean so at some point brave heroes or villainous raiders will want to board your ship, space station or asteroid. Enter the Boarding Party. And enter they will…wait that was a very bad pun…shame on me. But this trope is one of […]

Lessons from the Aether: Tumblr and the Fan/Character Trap


Tweet of the Day: A World Without Science Fiction ——— Social media allows fans to congregate, share their passion and clamor for more of the stuff they like. Tumblr is such a place, but due to the nature of the social media site, most expression from different fandoms are reduce to pithy paragraphs and gifs […]

TV Tropes Monday: Ship-to-Ship Combat


Tweet of the Day: Start in the Action- The Trouble with In Media Res ——- People get really attached to fictional characters.  They really, really do. To the point that they start imagining or wishing certain characters hooked up with some other characters. But fans being fans and the internet being what it is, you […]

World Building Wednesdays: Coin of the Realm-Trade


Tweet of the Day: When Your Backstory Becomes Your Story ——- The Trader. The Middleman. The Banker. The Ship’s Captain. The Railway Tycoon. The engine of commerce. Welcome to the realm of trade, the engine of commerce. The trader, whatever his title maybe is the person that brings goods to market, sets up the market […]

BSG was not the best show on television.


And if it was, then American television sucks! “What are you talking about?” “Battlestar Galactica was the best show on….” No it was not. I say this as a disgruntled fan. I abandoned the show when the humans decended to Hell, or should I say New Caprica. Until that moment I defended the show every […]