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Teenage Gunfight with ISIS

Basil is your normal, everyday 16 year old boy.  He likes to scroll through his Facebook newsfeed, hang out and laugh with friends, and kick around the soccer ball.  2,644 more words


Lindt Café Inquest, Part 11: “Holy Fuck; It’s Turned Real”

by Mary W Maxwell, PhD, LLB

Might as well use colorful language in the title, as there was plenty of it in the courtroom today. During the 2014 siege of the Lindt Café, cops waiting outside had their own way of referring to Man Haron Monis — not as “the terrorist” or “the person of interest” (as the lawyers have been saying) — but simply as “the cunt.” 1,583 more words


The Siege - Sunday Photo Fiction

Sunday Photo Fiction is a weekly challenge presented by my old friend Al Forbes.
The idea is to write a short story (200 word max) inspired by what you see in his picture (below). 234 more words

Sound Bite Fiction

Lindt Café Inquest, Part 10: The Lead-up to the Siege

by Mary W Maxwell

Part 1 of this series summarized an article entitled “Cui bono,” written by N Wahid Azal. It said Monis caused trouble for all Muslims in Australia. 1,845 more words


Wrath of the Righteous #5: Taking the Citadel

The crusaders make further progress in this week’s chapter of the battle for Drezen. Deathwish narrates. –GM

27th day of Sarenith, 4716 AR

After our annihilation of the bridge guards, we decided to fortify our camp. 488 more words


Fantasia Fest 2016 - REVIEW - Tank 432 (2016)

As is often the case here at NRD, it all started with a trailer. I saw the trailer for the Ben Wheatley-produced Tank 432 (aka: Belly of the Bulldog) way back in May. 669 more words


Lindt Café Inquest, Part 9: Ballistics Expert Evidence

Shotgun carried by Monis in a blue Woolworth’s bag

by Mary W Maxwell

Lucas Van der Walt was in the witness box on June 30, 2016. 1,901 more words