Tag Archive | Xmas


Karla stretched her legs. Every step she took sent small spasms of pain through her joints. She felt every cramp through out her body as tense muscles sought release from hours spent withing the confines of power armor.  The constant threat of attack just made it worse. Endless days on the perimeter watching a tidal […]

Who Are You?

You are a Goddess. The power to weave worlds rests within you. Every time your fingers press down on keys or put pen to paper you strike the anvil at the foot of the Forge of Creation. There will be many scattered pieces, broken worlds, shattered kingdoms, still born characters, but in the end you […]

Home Just in Time for Xmas Eve

  Tweet of the Day: Bad Life Decisions: Mary Robinette Kowal Reads Theodore Beale. Sexily. ——- They weaved through the throng of last minute Christmas shoppers their hands tightly clasp. Tina talked non-stop, about the weather, holidays parties,  and gifts. She listened to every word, hung on every sigh and laugh. The only thing that […]

TV Tropes Monday: Home by Christmas

  Tweet of the Day: Writing Kick@$$ Action Scenes ——- “Don’t you worry boys, the enemy are a bunch of chumps, we shall give them a good thrashing and be Home by Christmas!” Unless you don’t. And when you don’t because the enemy got into their heads to fight back, or the weather turns bad, […]

Holiday Short- Enough

Tweet of the Day: A Gnomey Christmas ——- Oh no! – Jam ——- We had an unexpected full house. The in-laws on one side, my brother’s family on the other. The kids with Terry the corgi int ow, ran up and down the house, my brother had his nose glued to his laptop talking to […]

Weekend Roundup: December 14-20 + Lessons Learned

Tweet of the Day: I Which Three Adults Discuss Dune Seriously and in Depth ——- This has been…a difficult week. I finally recorded the video I wanted to make for a very long time. Not without problems, and the audio is not optimal but I made it. Along the way I received some troubling news […]

TV Tropes Monday: Military Moonshiner

  Tweet of the Day: The Bone ——- Today is Epiphany and officially the last day of Xmas in my corner of the universe. Part of the traditions around these parts involve loud early morning parties, fireworks on New Years and lots and lots of alcohol. And where you have alcohol you have that one […]

Weekend Roundup: December 22-28

  Tweet of the Day: Making Excuses for Science Fiction ——– Xmas, how fast you came and went. Still the holidays though, around here we celebrate all the way to January 6th (Epiphany and it involves more gift giving). Some long time readers might have noticed a distinct lack of holiday theme stories around here, […]

Xmas Came Early

Tweet of the Day: Why I Hate Love Triangles ——– It literally arrived on the mail! Don’t believe me, here I’ll show you. First we have two books by the most excellent Jim Butcher: Most fitting for a cool, rainy, “I think this is still the tropics,” kind of Christmas Eve. Followed by: Apologies for […]

TV Tropes Monday: You Mean Xmas

  Tweet of the Day: Visions and Battle Cries ——– Christmas is such a powerful tradition that even people in other planets, times or planes of existence celebrate it. Welcome to this trope. Regardless of the ear, time period, location or any other vagary associated with the setting, you have to have a proper Christmas, […]