From the bowyer of archaic bows to modern target shooting, and all the usages of the bow through history and modern time.

The Periphery War

The Periphery War was Humanity’s first interstellar war. It started because of a political movement on Earth and then spread out to many other star system. The idea was a desire for a greater political and economic unity between all the human settlements and nations...

Tales of the Elder Things, a summary

The first book planned for the Stars Arising setting is an anthology of novellas and novelettes centered around the Elder Things of H.P. Lovecraft's At the Mountains of Madness. i have taken the liberty of reinterpreting some aspects of the Elder Things culture,...

UnWelcome Neighbors: the Baiselu

The Baiselu are old friends with the Aracana from their earliest starship days. The Baiselu ships are large clusters of spheres approximately 1 kilometer in diameter. The settlement pattern of the Baiselu has cast them all across the galaxy. They are colonist who seek...

Review of Bova’s Dueling Machine

The Dueling Machine is a novel by Ben Bova from 1969. It is part of his loose Watchman quartet about a space opera future where Terra dominates the galaxy. This story is set around the use of a psychotronic device capable of two participants entering a virtual reality...

Lord of Light, short review

In 1967 Roger Zelazny’s Lord of Light was published. The book would go on to win the Hugo award for best novel in 1968, and be nominated for the Nebula award in the same category. And both are well deserved. Zelazny wrote a novel that is a wonderful blend of science...

Nature of the Crusades

The Crusades were not just a serious of military campaigns launched by Christian Europe on the strategic defensive against the perceived of Moslem raiding and expansion. The Crusades were also a major expression of religion and cultural vitality.

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