An Offer He Can't Refuse
Jun 20, 2020, 9:43am
Michael Corleone: Well, when Johnny was first starting out, he was signed to a personal services contract with this big-band leader. And as his career got better and better, he wanted to get ...
The Vimes Boots Theory of Socioeconomic Unfairness
Jun 20, 2020, 9:42am
"Take boots, for example. He earned thirty-eight dollars a month plus allowances. A really good pair of leather boots cost fifty dollars. But an affordable pair of boots, which were sort of ...
The Lumberjack Song
Jun 20, 2020, 9:39am
I'm a lumberjack and I'm OK
I sleep all night and I work all day
He's a lumberjack and he's OK
He sleeps all night and he works all day
I cut down trees, I eat my lunch
I go to the ...
An Inspiring Speech
Jun 20, 2020, 9:38am
The alien mother-ship is in orbit here. If we can hit that bulls-eye, the rest of the dominoes will fall like a house of cards. Checkmate.
- Zapp Brannigan ...
War - Hedd Wyn
Jun 20, 2020, 9:35am
Why must I live in this grim age
When, to a far horizon, God
Has ebbed away, and man, with rage
Now wields the sceptre and the rod?
Man raised his sword, once God had gone,
To slay hi ...
Hen Wlad Fy Nhadau
Jun 20, 2020, 9:33am
Mae hen wlad fy nhadau yn annwyl i mi,
Gwlad beirdd a chantorion, enwogion o fri;
Ei gwrol ryfelwyr, gwladgarwyr tra mad,
Dros ryddid collasant eu gwaed.
Gwlad!, GWLAD!, pleidiol wyf i ...
I've played enough D&D to know better...
May 13, 2020, 11:00am
Patrick's foot had just touched the top of the ramp taking in the surroundings outside as he heard the suit starting to relay orders.
"I need your team to set up perimeter security,"[ ...
One, two, check, check
May 11, 2020, 2:50pm
Now that she was awake and refreshed Reagan had work to do again. Apparently they had arrived safe and sound. Next phase, getting everyone loaded on the new ride. Dr. Turner and her crew ...
C-130 Suite - Deference in Duty
May 10, 2020, 8:11pm
She was surprised at first that he needed her for support. Even injured, Patterson had seemed strong enough to stand on his own with ease, but as he whispered in her ear before trading himse ...
Digging Up Old Dirt
May 10, 2020, 5:13pm
"Hey, wake up mate, hey!" A voice called, piercing through the comforting veil of sleep. Ignoring the voice, Perkins tried to drift back off. He found this difficult however as he seemed to ...
Passing The Torch
May 10, 2020, 5:03am
"Fuckin suits..." Mike groaned as he pushed himself up off the fold out seat. He leaned on Sharon as if for support. "Get my pack, main pouch, deconflict code is Blue answered by Ridge." He ...
Getting ready for the next phase
May 9, 2020, 3:54pm
Reagan's eyes fluttered open as Patrick sat next to her. The older woman did look a little worn out. Still the smile she gave him was warm enough and she gave a soft laugh at his humor, thou ...
First Things First
May 9, 2020, 3:17pm
"I need your team to set up perimeter security," he said, talking past Ingrid and to Davenport. "We set up some sensors when we first arrived and we're picking up movement over there," he po ...
May 9, 2020, 1:45pm
Ingrid had been in and out of military life for 30 odd years. She had learned to sleep on command by year 2. As such, she had fallen asleep as soon as deciding to while the plane left the ta ...
May 8, 2020, 4:55am
Sharon slept through most of the ride. She eventually had settled on a pair of wood furniture AK74s still rocking their factory settings, with the receivers clearly cared for by well taught ...