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  • Commented on The light at the end of the tunnel (is not necessarily an oncoming train)
    To be precise, guy with a knife stabbed a cop (who has since died) outside Parliament, was shot. A SUV also ran over a number of people on Westminster Bridge heading towards Parliament, thus far it is unknown if the...
  • Commented on The Day After
    All in all, I'm just glad neither myself nor my sister (who lives in the US) have children....
  • Commented on An Apology
    The south west of England on the other hand... Get a couple of cm in Bristol or London and it's absolute carnage, and people will be talking about it for days. I remember February 200...9, I want to say, when...
  • Commented on Inverted realities
    Re: the Egan thing, there was a conspiracy theory like that in ... Quarantine, I think. Nothing proven within the book....
  • Commented on Not a Manifesto
    Turtledove's The Case of the Toxic Spell Dump (and, in some senses, his Between the Rivers, even though that one's set in a Bronze Age setting) could fit into this area: it's not just that everyone knows about magic, it's...
  • Commented on Not a Manifesto
    I believe you're thinking of CyberGeneration....
  • Commented on Not a Manifesto
    Palantirs are also vulnerable to exploits by dark lords, with deleterious consequences (whereas smartphones are vulnerable to everyone and their dog, but with less disastrous effects to the users)....
  • Commented on The morning after
    Re: Danish Royals -- Queen Margrethe II apparently illustrated Tolkien's Lord of the Rings, and met his approval (a gallery)....
  • Commented on Martial arts and the cycle of bullshit
    I went to a presentation a while back by a British classical fencing master named Guy Windsor (he teaches fencing and Medieval Martial Arts in Helsinki these days), and he made some very salient points: Martial arts are precisely that,...
  • Commented on Apology
    Twilight of the Merchant Princes?...
  • Commented on Service update
    Yeah, my understanding is that both sides considered the area the Reivers operated from as "the other side's jurisdiction" and thus the Reivers as "their problem"; not unlike Bi'r Tawīl would be (briefly) if it were the base of a...
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