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Centenary of the Russian Ocober Revolution and the 1917 Tarot

I have meant to write this post since the beginning of the project, but alas, something was always more urgent. But, you have time for what you make time for. 424 more words


LOVER'S DILEMMA : Chapter 14: Betrayal at a stag night

Song choice: Rasputin by Bonney M

“So…how are classes goin on? I can tell ya enjoy doin what ya do. Yer really talented.” David enquired, sitting up in bed with him while tucking a strand of loose hair behind Quentin’s ear and caressing his face. 1,174 more words

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Preston's Turns of Phrase


(lover of the traditional Canadian dish)

– Preston Carbonaro


Red October 1917: From Petrograd to Leningrad

The writing was on the wall for the Russian royal family prior to the 1917 revolutions when their trusted confidante, licentious mystic Rasputin, was elaborately murdered at the Yusupov Palace in late 1916 (poisoned, shot, beaten and drowned). 409 more words

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Rasputin: Can Creative License go too Far?

When adapting history into fiction, the use of creative license is expected. Reality doesn’t follow a narrative structure, so it’s natural for elements to be omitted, tweaked or even added for the sake of telling a good story within a limited amount of time. 960 more words


The Minister of Evil

The Minister of Evil, by William Tufnell Le Queux

The Secret History of Rasputin’s Betrayal of Russia
A Transcript

Published: 1918

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