Mongol Moon by Mark Sibley is a throwback to my youth, when Tom Clancy was one of the most popular authors in the world and you could see people toting massive tomes with Clancy's name emblazoned on the cover everywhere. Clancy got his start in technologically detailed spy
Savage Headhunters by J. Manfred Weichsel may be his most horrible book yet. Given that previous books have involved cross-breeding humans and chimpanzees, angels lusting after human women, and the sexual perversity of Hollywood, this is quite an accomplishment. The target of Weichsel's satire in Savage Headhunters is
George Weigel has himself experienced a firestorm of criticism for writing an article in First Things concluding that President Truman deciding to use nuclear weapons in an attempt to accelerate the end of the war was the least worst option. Both Weigel and those who have defended him stand accused
Begun, the Savage Wars have. Jason Anspach and Nick Cole take us back to the beginning of the Legion. To those desperate battles that rent the galaxy in twain, yet at the same time also called forth humanity’s greatest heroes. And it is very much humanity versus… something else.
Two of the links John J. Reilly put in this post are really good: A Culture Worth Dying For The fact is that if democracy meant nothing else than that blasphemy could be freely circulated, or that pornography was always available at the touch of a button, or that Michael
Turning Point: Galaxy's Edge #7 by Jason Anspach and Nick Cole Kindle Edition, 374 pages Published February 23th 2018 by Galaxy's Edge ASIN B079NGCX1T Turning Point is an ugly book. It is ugly, because war is ugly. And this is warre, war to the knife. Firebombs,
The Long ViewIf you have never clicked through the links to see John's archived site in all it's 1990s glory, you should. In this case, you are missing the topical links John embedded in the left sidebar. I'll excerpt one that is particularly relevant