I finished Star King by Jack Vance yesterday. It is the fourth Vance novel that I have read and it is the first in his Demon Princes series of novels. 869 more words
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It’s interesting to watch the trends come and go. Elves give way to South American mythology, to Vampires, to Angels and Daemons, to dystopian fiction and back to elves. 792 more words
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A human being should be able to change a diaper, plan an invasion, butcher a hog, steer a ship, design a building, write a sonnet, balance accounts, build a wall, set a bone, comfort the dying, take orders, give orders, cooperate, act alone, solve equations, analyze a new problem, pitch manure, program a computer, cook a tasty meal, fight efficiently, and die gallantly.