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I'm a person with diverse interests who loves to read. If you want to know something about me, just ask.

Villain Arc Incoming

One of the ways one can tell that we are in an evil age is that we glorify villain arcs and sympathize far more with villains than with heroes because we can identify with the fallen and wicked but not … Continue reading

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Some First Thoughts On The 2022 Billboard Year-End List

I spend a fair amount of my time talking about and thinking and listening to songs and commentary about the Billboard Hot 100 Chart, so it makes sense to talk about it. 2022 was by no means a bad year … Continue reading

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Don’t Stop Thinking About Tomorrow

One of the unfortunate realities when it comes to women in the music industry is that people–and it is unclear exactly who is responsible for this–are keen on pitting these women against each other, as if there is only room … Continue reading

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Clarissa: Epilogue Two

The Marquis de Villebois sat, as was his custom, at the Anti-Jacobin club to enjoy his lunch. Admittedly, times were much better for him now than they were when he was first in London. With his sons well-provided for and … Continue reading

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Clarissa: Epilogue One

A few years after marriage, Clarissa had finally figured out what she wanted. She had a wonderful marriage with a brave soldier, and had traveled from Gibraltar to Northern England again when the regiment did work as marines on various … Continue reading

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Clarissa: Chapter Twenty-Seven

The morning after the wedding, Roland and Clarissa made sure their trunks were packed and ready and then headed down to the marina along with Richard, as they were all boarded on the same ship as far as Malta. During … Continue reading

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Clarissa: Chapter Twenty-Six

The morning of their wedding, as they were standing and talking together near the wharf, Clarissa and Roland, to their surprise, saw Roland’s brother stepping off of a boat. The two of them greeted Richard with a great deal of … Continue reading

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Clarissa: Chapter Twenty-Five

Before too long, Richard made his way with an armed guard to the border between the Emepror’s Austrian regions and his Hungarian regions. When they reached the Hungarian regions, there was a change of armed guards and there was a … Continue reading

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Clarissa: Chapter Twenty-Four

A flurry of letters started from Gibraltar and then other areas to deal with the logistics of the wedding and its communication and invitations and the repercussions of it. At first, a notable stream of those letters went between Gibraltar … Continue reading

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Clarissa: Chapter Twenty-Three

After Clarissa and Roland finished their dinner, there was still time in the day, and a fair amount to do. First, the two of them took a short walk to the barrister’s firm, where the attorneys there were almost expecting … Continue reading

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