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TV Tropes Monday: Apocalypse Cult


  Tweet of the Day: From Dark to Dark: Yes, Women Have Always Written Space Opera  The world as we know it will end, it always does. Don’t believe me, just ask the civilizations of the Hindus river valley, the eastern Mediterranean bronze cultures, or the Western Roman Empire. Wait, you can’t, because they are […]

TV Tropes Monday: Mundane Dogmatic


  Tweet of the Day: Becoming Deviant How hard is your science fiction? That is a question that lurked in the shadows of the genre since the beginning. For some anything beyond 20 minutes into the future is sci-fi, even if it had elves, psychic magic, and teleportation. For the futurist, science fiction was a […]

TV Tropes Monday: Walking Tanks


  Tweet of the Day: Doggie Keepsake  When the giant robot craze started in Japan in the 1960s, the first robots were essentially gigantic robotic super heroes, a Japanese version of Superman but with missiles, photonic rays and piloted by teenagers with strange hairdos. In reaction to that, other animated shows, went the “real robot” […]

Writers: When Writing About Mythological Gender/Sex


    Tweet of the Day: The Complexities of Trans Gerudo Town Remember that in most traditions, the Deities/Gods are pansexual for a variety of reasons: 1. They were the first beings at or before the creation of the universe. In order for the creation to make sense, the deities need to be flexible in […]

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? […]

TV Tropes Monday: Hegemonic Empire


  Tweet of the Day: The Adult Appeal in Young Adult  The Hegemonic Empire is one that rules indirectly, through what many call, “Soft Power“. There are three reasons why an empire might chose to rule this way: Cultural/Historical: The empire rose from rebellion from another empire or has as guiding principles the ideas of […]

TV Tropes Monday: No Such Agency


    Tweet of the Day: On Writing- Editing   You don’t know us, You never heard of us, We were never here, For we don’t exist. There is No Such Agency. When a writer wants a super-double-secret government agency to operate behind the scenes, this is the trope the summon from the shadows. An […]