Tag Archive | war

TV Tropes Monday: Booby Trap


  Tweet of the Day: The Other Magna Carta Monument ——- Depending on the setting, a Booby Trap can either be a sign of how low a dastardly villain will go or one of many survival techniques used by the combat pragmatist (anti)hero. This is a broad category of devices and setups that include such […]

TV Tropes Monday: N.G.O. Superpower


  Tweet of the Day: The Stars Seem So Far Away ——- An N.G.O. Superpower is a private entity, be it a corporation, individual or terrorist organization that while it is not a nation state it has the power to rival one. They are the perfect villains (and sometime heroes) in James Bond style action […]

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 […]

TV Tropes Monday: The Quisling


Tweet of the Day: The Carpenter ——- The Quisling is not just a traitor to the cause (whatever cause that may be), he does not merely collaborate with the enemy, but serves as their puppet in ruling the nation. The Quisling is usual the local “face” of the occupation, someone of authority among the locals, […]

Wizards’ World War (s.4)- Dispatch 2: Trenches


Tweet of the Day: Does my selfpublished book need an ISBN? ——- Seasons 1, 2,  3 – Season 4 Premiere – Dispatch 3 ——- Outskirts of Brie-Comte-Robert, Seine-et-Marne Department, Île-de-France, France, 1 December, 14:16 +1 GMT A glittering white blanket of pristine snow covered the ruins of the town. Max sat a top a massive […]

Space for Rent: A Torrent of Fear


  Yes, once again, I waded into the deep waters of internet comment and found…Fear. Loads of it. Fear of the black man walking in the middle of the street. Fear of the brown skin foreigner with the funny name. Fear of the Muslim horde crashing against the shore. In the name of Fear some […]

Space for Rent: The Truth about Israel


I wrote and posted this piece in another blog, in another time, but the world turns and what is old is new again. This is an opinion piece backed by some relevant facts. Like any opinion about the current Israeli-Palestinian conflict it will not be popular. However, I will not play the game of false […]

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