Category Archives: fantasy

The Musical Clue

A clue. Lenin was seen weeping upon listening to one of Beethoven’s quartets – and yet he was as ruthless and detached a despot as any we’ve seen. A clue – to what? That no man is free of emotion, … Continue reading

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HOWARD AGAIN

Found an inexpensive copy of Conquering Sword of Conan – third book of the tales, as published by Ballantine/Del Rey. Took it up at bed last night, chose to re-read “Black Stranger”. I feel a little clunkiness in the writing, … Continue reading

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OUTBURST

I know, I know. I’m relatively feeble; I’m too sensitive, and not too sharp. AND – worst of all! – I’m spoiled; I’ve “had it too easy”. That is all I ever hear from Right-wingers, Left-wingers, hot-shots, malcontents, as well … Continue reading

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"The Muse: Love Profaned…" [Very good blog-entry by Mike Hoffman, March 28, 2013]

Mike Hoffman, March 28, 2013: The Muse: Love Profaned…:   There are dangers inherent in living in the Technosphere.  Right now, the Technosphere involves three things: people (you), Money and Machin…

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Dancing with Tragedy

Salvete, qui legant – I don’t read much fiction. What fiction I do read is usually something I missed a long time back but want to experience, or further stories by authors I relish. But a while back I came … Continue reading

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