Author Archives: DilDev

Almost

[Son] James was Almost [Son] James had been planned right up until the moment of birth But names change; this son was destined for a different first one that made a laughable implication of [Son] James And so [Son] James … Continue reading

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Mama, Why Were All The Old Ships Called “She”? – SciFi FlashFiction

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The New Jim Crow – I want this taught in high schools

I am in such awe of Michelle Alexander. Her book The New Jim Crow – beloved and recommended across the board by civil rights activists – provides cutting research and insight into how mass incarceration and The War of Drugs targets … Continue reading

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“Won’t You Help Me?” – Horror FlashFiction and a SciFi FlashEssay

“Won’t you help me?” The voice quavered. It was as desperate as the trembling hand that was raised, palm-up, towards Jacob. “Of course I will,” he said softly, reaching down. The fingertips of the woman suddenly snatched themselves out of … Continue reading

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Contact Harvest – FROM THE ARCHIVES

ORIGINALLY POSTED ON THE OLD HALO ARCHIVE, JUNE 2015 Reposted without edits, save navigational issues. Review and analysis of Contact Harvest by Joseph Staten Through a misunderstanding of their scriptures, the Covenant discover humanity and view them with ill intent. A … Continue reading

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Deez Feels (Arbiter Watch) – FROM THE ARCHIVES

ORIGINALLY POSTED ON MY TUMBLR, JUNE 2015 Reposted without edits, save navigational issues. Partner piece to Contact Harvest review and analysis. You know what? This is not going to be the usual analytical Arbiter Watch. This is just me exploding … Continue reading

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On Your Left – Sam Wilson’s Legacy in Avengers Endgame.

Movie’s been out for a while now, but here’s your courtesy warning. Spoilers below the cut.

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Siege of Mandalore and Speculations of Maul

I’m not sure there’s been a Star Wars story to date that I’ve been anticipating as much (or for as long) as the Siege of Mandalore. I’ve certainly had my share of hype over the movies, and while “Twin Suns” … Continue reading

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Delicious Irony (Arbiter Watch) – FROM THE ARCHIVES

ORIGINALLY POSTED ON MY TUMBLR, MAY 2015 Reposted without edits, save navigational issues. Partner piece to Ghosts of Onyx review and analysis. Companion piece to my reading journals of the Halo novels. Here we have another outright mention of Thel in Ghosts of Onyx, … Continue reading

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The God and the Kaidon – FROM THE ARCHIVES

ORIGINALLY POSTED ON MY TUMBLR, AUGUST 2014 Reposted without edits, save navigational issues. Following the betrayal of the Prophets, the Sangheili found themselves without leadership.  Small portions of the former Covenant began following Shipmasters and commanders likes Rtas ‘Vadum and … Continue reading

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