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Sunday’s Wisdom #357: Class Between Classes

“Such idleness, mingled with such insipidity! I should far rather face a volley of rifle-fire than endure many more nights of like company.” – Captain Elizabeth Bennet, Dragons and Decorum from Golden Age and Other Stories, by Naomi Novik To … Continue reading

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The Stranger Things Book Tag

So, this tag is really old. I was tagged many moons ago, but the obligations of life really took a toll last year. My apologies for the great delay. Better late than never, eh? I, like both Moya and The … Continue reading

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After Game of Thrones: Ideas for HBO

It is no secret that HBO’s Game of Thrones, based on George R.R. Martin’s epic fantasy series, A Song of Ice and Fire, is coming to its final conclusion this year. While the last novel or two is taking its sweet time … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #95: Difficulty is No Excuse

“Just because the business will be difficult is no excuse for not making the attempt.” – Lung Tien Ning, The League of Dragons Temeraire, by Naomi Novik The dragons Temeraire and Iskierka are among the most headstrong and stubborn of … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #94: Our Worth

“If a dragon is taught to value nothing but gold, and think of its own worth as equal to that of its hoard, it will naturally disdain both discipline and law in the pursuit of treasure.” – William Laurence, League … Continue reading

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Book Review: Blood of Tyrants

Spoiler Warning! When I first heard about Naomi Novik’s Temeraire series, having it recommended to me, I was a bit skeptical. Granted, this was partially because I questioned the source of that recommendation, particularly in how well they understood my … Continue reading

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