“We are Forerunners. Guardians of all that exists. The roots of the Galaxy have grown deep under our careful tending. Where there is life, the wisdom of our countless generations has saturated the soil. Our strength is a luminous sun, towards which all intelligence blossoms… And the impervious shelter, beneath which it has prospered.”

The mad genius of the great Prophet Ringo

The mad genius of the great Prophet Ringo

About 5 years ago, i wrote a post about John Ringo’s superb standalone novel, The Last Centurion, which is a book that quite thoroughly defies easy categorisation. Here is the actual post: In the words of the Prophet Ringo… (WordPress embedding don’t...
Didact’s Book List 2020

Didact’s Book List 2020

Mere Christianity by Clive Staples Lewis (3.8/5)MAUS by Art Spiegelmann (4.0/5)Gideon Ira in Castle Bloodghast: Deus Vult Wastelanders Book 4 by Adam Smith (3.5/5)Days of Burning, Days of Wrath (Carrera Series Book 8) by Tom Kratman (4.4/5)The...
The Didact’s Best Books of 2020

The Didact’s Best Books of 2020

Once again, it’s time to go over the best fiction and non-fiction books that I read this year. Sadly, my ability to read as much as I would have liked declined significantly throughout the year, for various reasons. So I managed only about 34 books, which is...

The boundless imagination of Gary L. M. Martin

I try to read as often as I can, which is strangely more of a challenge when I’m not working than it is when I was, for various reasons – mostly due to the lack of personal autonomy. As a result, my ability to read outside of a select few...

Didact’s Book List 2019

Stryker’s War: A Galaxy’s Edge Standalone Novel (Order of the Centurion Book 3) by Josh Hayes with Anspach + Cole (3.7/5) SNAFU: Future Warfare by Various Authors (3.4/5) Gideon Ira and the Winter Valkyrie (Deus Vult Wastelanders Book 2) by Adam Smith...

The Didact’s Best Books of 2019

It’s time to go through my reading list for 2019 and pick the best books of the year in both the Fiction and Non-Fiction categories. After all, it’s time for the traditional festivities around here, and tradition dictates that I go through the books that I...

Corporate chemotherapy

Our beloved and dreaded Supreme Dark Lord (PBUH), Voxemort the Malevolent, is not someone that you want to piss off. You would think that, after being defeated and humiliated in epic and repeated fashion by the SDL and his legions, his enemies would learn from...

Atheism is boring

Apparently the small-screen adaptation of famous atheist Philip Pullman’s His Dark Materials series is pretty unwatchable, because absolutely nothing happens of any consequence to anybody: HBO’s latest fantasy offering is an adaptation of Phillip Pullman’s...

Didact’s Book List 2018

In descending order (i.e. latest book read is first): STARSHIP TROOPERS by Robert A. Heinlein (5.0/5) Ups and Downs by Ruth Minshull (2.8/5) Jordanetics: A Journey into the Mind of Humanity’s Greatest Thinker by Vox Day (3.8/5) Pop Kult...
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