“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.”

ALMOST worth the wait

ALMOST worth the wait

Most of you probably have no idea what Midnight’s War is, unless you have been following the efforts of Our Beloved And Dreaded Supreme Dark Lord (PBUH) Voxemort the Most Malevolent and Terrible to upend the apple-cart of the comic books industry. The first major...
The Didact’s Best Books of 2023

The Didact’s Best Books of 2023

This year was another quite slow one for me in terms of reading. I think I managed to finish off 11 books in all – which is not a particularly impressive achievement, given what I used to manage. It is clear to me that my ability to concentrate for long periods...
Didact’s Book List 2022

Didact’s Book List 2022

The Real Anthony Fauci: Bill Gates, Big Pharma, and the Global War on Democracy and Public Health by Robert F. Kennedy Jr. (3.5/5) Pandemia: How Coronavirus Hysteria Took Over Our Government, Rights, and Lives by Alex Berenson (3.4/5) Remains (Galaxy’s Edge...
The Didact’s Best Books of 2023

The Didact’s Best Books of 2022

My reading definitely collapsed quite badly in the past year as well – I actually spend much more of my time these days reading blog posts, articles, and various alternative news aggregator sites, rather than actual books. I also spent an inordinate amount of...
On behalf of our resident Badger

On behalf of our resident Badger

LRFotS Dire Badger is a chap with whom many of us are familiar. He’s been a regular at both this site and its predecessor, the old Didact’s Reach blog, for many years. Though he rarely comments nowadays, he always has something interesting to say. He wrote...
Didact’s Book List 2022

Didact’s Book List 2021

Convergence (Galaxy’s Edge Book 13) by Jason Anspach & Nick Cole (3.8/5)How to Deal With Narcissists: Why they Became Evil, How They Think, And Strategies and Techniques to Take Control by Michael Trust (3.5/5)The Pentagon Wars: Reformers Challenge the...
The Didact’s Best Books of 2023

The Didact’s Best Books of 2021

My usual breakneck reading pace actually fell off a cliff this year, for a number of reasons. I was extremely busy with courses and work all the way from January through to October, and that really dented my ability to read and process information through books, much...
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 2022

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...