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“Science fiction is an existential metaphor, that allows us to tell stories about the human condition.”

- Stargate SG-1, Episode ‘200’

Let’s be honest, The Book of Boba Fett, as legendary and as interesting as the character may be, is merely the latest entry in a long-running media franchise Disney…

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I’ve loathed the idea of New Years Resolutions for many, many years. In fact, I can’t recall a time in my adult life when I ever took the idea seriously. Based on what I had observed in my younger years before the emergence of my NYRs discontent, to declare a…

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Humans are social animals. We are born seeking external validation. As we grow, that need for external validation becomes a sense of self and we gain the ability to self-validate…if we’re conditioned properly…by people with good instincts.

Some of us aren’t so lucky. If we aren’t born with special needs…

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As I woke to the day, I prepared breakfast and listened the news. By accident, I heard a loudmouthed, obstructionist, intellectually devoid talking-head piss and moan about how freedom was over and how we came to it because we tried too hard to legislate morality, tried to intrude too far…

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That’s a made-up word.

All Words are made-up words.

-Avengers: Infinity War

Coming up with interesting names to flavor your fiction is not the easiest of tasks, but it’s not as difficult as one might imagine. At some point we’ve all come across those quaint little internet memes that help…

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Pissing and Moaning about Medium

I’ve noticed of late that some tags I’ve used in the past aren’t coming up in the suggestions when I type them for a story. I don’t want to cry foul on anything here, because I have no proof, but I have to wonder if Medium isn’t deliberately eliminating certain…

Darht Bjehl

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