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The Power of the Good

I’m in the middle of reading The Goblin Emperor by Katherine Addison. Not quite done with it yet, but I will be soon, and I’d like to talk about it. 595 more words

Critiques, Theories, And Random Thoughts

Being Good or Living Well?

“What do you mean ‘OR?!’”   This was the response I got when I mentioned the title of this essay to a friend of mine.    My response:  When you are old and nearing the end of your days, would you prefer to look back on your life and say: 1,108 more words

Character Development

The Inspiration of Comic Book Heroism

The night is impenetrably dark, police lights hovering over the city skyline. Two suspicious characters hover outside a bank, their eyes shifting left and right for any witnesses. 689 more words


A Kiss to Build a Series On

A Kiss Before the Apocalypse by Thomas Sniegoski, Roc trade paperback 2008.

Many detective stories open with the PI involved with surveillance on a possibly straying husband, and Remy is hanging out watching a seedy motel while his target goes in with his persaonal secretary. 613 more words


Who Watches the Watchmen? (The Unwarranted Worship of Military and Police in America)

I’m tired of hearing about American lives and I’m tired of hearing about how police officers and military are heroes. Americans are not the only human beings on this planet and American constabulary and soldiers are rarely heroic, if ever. 928 more words