Monthly Archives: November 2020

The Lost One: Part Three

By far, the easier assignment of the two squads of Multipians was the one that was sent to Gorman 3 in a heavily armed cruiser. This is not to say that the task was a pleasant one, but it was … Continue reading

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Book Review: Stuff Every Tea Lover Should Know

Stuff Every Tea Lover Should Know, by Candace Rose Rardon In reading a book it is striking to see how exactly people read a book, and for whom a book like this is written. Before I read this book, someone … Continue reading

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The Lost One: Part Two

Eva’s family had lived on Gorman 3 for a long time. They had not meant to. In the beginning, of course, it was simply supposed to be a way station between the horrors of old earth and the possibilities of … Continue reading

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Book Review: Desert Shield To Desert Storm

Desert Shield to Desert Storm: The Second Gulf War, by Dilip Hiro One of the more intriguing aspects of this book is the fact that the actual military conflict in Desert Storm takes up a surprisingly little amount of the … Continue reading

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Book Review: Crusade: The Untold Story Of The Persian Gulf War

Crusade: The Untold Story Of The Persian Gulf War, by Rick Atkinson One of the foremost aspects of contemporary historiography is the matter of untold stories. There seems to be an obsession among many who are historians or are interested … Continue reading

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Book Review: Second Front

Second Front: Censorship And Propaganda in The Gulf War, by John R. Macarthur One of the oddest aspects of the Gulf War has been the extent to which journalists have complained about the treatment that they received from the government, … Continue reading

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The Lost One: Part One

Dr. Lisbeth Zambrano awoke with a start in the night. Something was crying. Something small and scared and a long way away was sending a cry out into the ether, hoping that someone would hear it it and pay attention … Continue reading

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Book Review: Greek Warriors

Greek Warriors: Hoplites and Heroes, by Carolyn Willekes This book was not what I expected at all. The book’s title promises a strong interest in hoplite warfare, but the end result of the book is more a narrative history of … Continue reading

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Book Review: Great Battles Of The Hellenistic World

Great Battles of the Hellenistic World, by Joseph Pietrykowski One of the more consistent aspects of the Hellenistic World was the continual fighting that took place between the various successor states to Alexander the Great. Some empires bring periods of … Continue reading

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Book Review: Into The Land Of Bones

Into The Land Of Bones: Alexander The Great In Afghanistan, by Frank L. Holt This is a book I would have liked the chance to have reviewed academically, because I looked at a later book of his that dealt with … Continue reading

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