Tag Archives: Brian McClellan

Sunday’s Wisdom #175: Expect Victory

“Expecting defeat will surely bring it.” – Field Marshall Tamas, The Crimson Campaign By Brian McClellan I seem to be getting a lot of quotes from McClellan’s Powder Mage trilogy. 🙂 Field Marshall Tamas is not exactly a stranger to … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #173: Honorable Honesty

“You’ll follow through on your word.” “Or what?” “Or no one will ever respect you.” – Tamas & Taniel, The Autumn Republic By Brian McClellan Skipping all of the spoiler-filled details this late in McClellan’s Powder Mage trilogy, I will … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #172: Practice Makes Powerful

“I’ve always hated practicing. But that’s how you get to be better. That’s how you become smarter and tougher than the people who will want to harm you.” – Borbador, The Autumn Republic By Brian McClellan I’m not sure there’s … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #137: Government and the Common Man

“People do not exist to serve their governments or their kings. Governments exist to serve the people, so the people should have a say in those governments.” – Field Marshall Tamas, Promise of Blood The Powder Mage series, by Brian … Continue reading

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Book Review: Promise of Blood

When the series is entitled, “Powder Mage,” you know you’re in for something unique. 🙂 Promise of Blood, by Brian McClellan, is the first in his Powder Mage trilogy, and it seems to be a fairly well-titled series. I’m not … Continue reading

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