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Sunday’s Wisdom #348: Adversity, Blood, and Choice

“Whether or not you had parents, or a home, or any creature comforts, you had the blood of Zeus running through your veins. You could have done anything with your lives. Adversity is a tool. Push against it. Rise above … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #345: Make It Up

“Here’s what we’ve seen people make up: Skyscrapers. Countries. Cures. Ships that fly to the moon. It took a dream to make the first house. The first language. Made-up things make the world.” – The cloud shepherd, The Memory Thief … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #344: My Father’s Influence

“Daddies have more influence over their children than they’ll ever know.” – Julie Shackleford-Pitt, Monster Hunter Guardian Monster Hunters series, by Larry Correia When Julie says this, she is ruminating on how her own father influenced her, and how the … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #343: Forgetting Responsibility

“Sometimes it’s easier to forget what we are responsible for and what we are supposed to do. Remembering means choosing.” – The Moon Goddess, The Memory Thief Thirteen Witches, by Jodi Lynn Anderson As this quote comes near the end … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #340: The Meaning of Friendship

“Friends don’t let friends ride towards dragons alone.” – Douglon, Siege of Shadows The Keeper Chronicles, by JA Andrews Douglon is a dwarf and he is speaking quite literally in this instance. He made some unusual friends a few years … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #339: The Cost of Wrath

“Grand ideas of peace evaporate very quickly in the face of a chance to make your enemy pay.” – Killien, Pursuit of Shadows The Keeper Chronicles, by JA Andrews This is one of those quotes which is given extra weight … Continue reading

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War of Mortal Gods… NEEDS EDITING!!!

I am just going to get this part out of the way: It’s “refrain,” not “reframe,” as in “please refrain from doing that.” And it’s “lest,” not “less,” as in “don’t irritate me lest I smite you.” And it’s “cosmivore,” … Continue reading

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The Honor Harrington Series, by David Weber

Oh, how little did I know about what I was getting into when I read On Basilisk Station, the beginning of the Honor Harrington series by David Weber. I have, thus far, read only the main series of the Honor-verse, … Continue reading

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The Roots of Isekai

It can be really inconvenient at times, when one’s thoughts just build on each other forever. When one has a blog to update, however, it can be a pretty decent blessing. 🙂 I recently made a few posts which were … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #326: True Love

“Only a very special type of man can love one woman to the exclusion of everyone else. To the exclusion of everything else. To carry her memory across half the world and back again because of it, knowing that death … Continue reading

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