Monthly Archives: October 2010

Good to See

Jon Stewart, and the 215,000 ± 10% people who came with him, make me very happy for America. This clip was a desperately needed break from the political cycle that has been going on since the 2008 election season. These … Continue reading

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Fiction: Tareidos Beyond the Edge of the World-Ice

A legend of Zarmina As told by Posaredes the Storyteller, this account was discovered by the great archaeological expedition of 1217, among other famously well-preserved artifacts on display in the National Museum of Geshan.

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World-Building and the Real Universe

(Pardon me for the hiatus. Had to fly to Houston to do some flight testing at NASA.) I spent a pretty good weekend doing some world-building. Since discovering the maps in the first pages of The Lord of the Rings, … Continue reading

Posted in Concepts, Geology, Maps, Science, Science Fiction, Space, The Cathedral Galaxy | 10 Comments