I have always loved the fourth of July; the mid-summer holiday, the nostalgic look back at the victories of the Continental Soldiers, the American revolutionaries throwing off the yoke of tyranny and the oppression of kings. I loved it I loved it uncritically as a child. I loved it without thought or question. A part […]Read more "Independence Day"
Editorial, The Week in Review – Analysis, Commentary, Opinion 06.02.2018 Our culture is filled with violence. We are surrounded by it, entertained by it, given a steady diet of it, as if violence were like water, the universal solvent, apply it to any issue. Violence will wash it away. We are confused about this, […]Read more "Fear, Anger, Hate, and Violence – Part IV"
43 Division, 44 Loyalties, 45 Possession, 46 Conflict, 47 Tactics, 48 Strategy, 49 Battle Emergence 2.0: Section Seven, War Part Forty-three, Division Collected Chapters 01 The Apathetic 02 The Nihilists 03 The Atheists 04 The Traditionalists 05 The Believers 06 God Fearers 07 Martyrs #Emergence #SuperShortFiction #365SciFi #55Words Like it, Follow […]Read more "Emergence: Section Seven, War; Collected Parts, XLIII – XLIX"
Emergence 2.0 A Novel – In 55 Words a Day Day 351, December 17th, 2017 Chapter One: Evasion When the energy weapons on the Central Planet powered up, it was instantly detected by the fleet commanders, and they separated from one another in predictable patterns. However, they could not see the […]Read more "Emergence, In Fifty-five Words – Section Seven, War; Part Forty-nine, Battle, Collected Chapters"
Emergence 2.0 A Novel – In 55 Words a Day Day 344, December 10th, 2017 Chapter One: Objective Jim watched the drama unfold, gathering data from a million instruments. The battle was spectacular, the movements of the fleet, the surprise, the gallantry, and the courage, it was a […]Read more "Emergence, In Fifty-five Words – Section Seven, War; Part Forty-eight, Strategy, Collected Chapters"
Emergence 2.0 A Novel – In 55 Words a Day Day 337, December 3rd, 2017 Chapter One: Ground In war, the ground you occupy, the ground you move into, that ground determines everything. In space, ground is a euphemism for the matrix of complex actions occurring in multiple vectors. In […]Read more "Emergence, In Fifty-five Words – Section Seven, War; Part Forty-seven, Tactics, Collected Chapters"
Emergence 2.0 A Novel – In 55 Words a Day Day 330, November 26th, 2017 Chapter One: Threat There were millions of Observers living on every one of the million worlds in the Empire, occupying every class, and every station. The Observers were the first to sense the impending collapse of […]Read more "Emergence, In Fifty-five – Words Section Seven, War; Part Forty-six, Conflict, Collected Chapters"