Posts Tagged ‘history’

New Flashfic: Trooper

Posted: 5th June 2017 by Bill Maxwell in Flash Fiction, Intersections
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How do you feel if you’re on the losing side of history? A trooper from a familiar franchise comes to the only conclusion he can. ∞ Petrichor. VX-2068 (Vex, to his squad mates) heard that term when he was off-duty, drinking at a bar off of Kessel. The Tarkin doctrine stated that it was the […]

Every culture on the planet has an origin story, a way they describe how things came from not-being to being. In this, they often have a mythic narrative that also discusses how the first man and woman came into existence. Equally as often these progenitors are presumed to be just like us. If you were […]

A little family history

Posted: 7th March 2017 by Bill Maxwell in Personal, Theology
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I am the son of Pol ap Finnis of the western shores. I serve at the feet of the mad Dreamer poet, the trickster who here is a Doctor and the Hunter. My mother’s mother was a Northman’s dottr. My family has traced that line all the way back to the travelers who came to […]

A Day in the Life of Midgard

Posted: 24th February 2017 by Bill Maxwell in Magick, Mythic Ecology, Philosophy, Theology
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I’m in one of those thoughtful moods this morning. Loki, son and heir to the line of Ymir, first power in the universe and the substance, was known as the god who shakes things up, the trickster. One of his children was an apology to Odin for messing things up (long story short: he impulsively […]

The Importance of Journalism

Posted: 11th February 2017 by Bill Maxwell in Los Angeles, Personal
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In order to destroy a system, you need to knock out people’s faith in it. The big two targets are justice and truth. Mock the judiciary and set up an alternative “safer” version. Sow enough misinformation among the media that no one feels they can trust it. Admittedly, the media walked into this situation before […]