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Return to Red Gross

Continuing along with my blatant theft of ideas and or casts, this one is just more of a conceit than an adaptation. It’s also much more of a scene with some attached ideas than a more fully fledged concept, however … Continue reading

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Return to Serenity Spec Ops

As mentioned elsewhere, other commitments are keeping me away from posting much, but I don’t want to leave you guys in a lurch. I did a bunch of posts with movie ideas based on existing properties or with the casts … Continue reading

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Fiction Friday: The Boltcutter – The Estate

The Boltcutter – the Estate Alor lived in a walled estate, like all the former rebel commanders. Most of the homes in the city had short walls, about chest high, to demarcate their extent. Many such places shared walls. The … Continue reading

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Fiction Friday: The Boltcutter – the Quarry

The Boltcutter: The Quarry Deng and Reno arrived at the Old Quarry a few hours before dawn. None of the itinerants and refugees who worked the rock with their dented and battered tools slept there, and no one worked through … Continue reading

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Fiction Friday: The Boltcutter – the Service

The Boltcutter: the Service At least three of the watchers Deng attributed to Alor remained within sight of the safehouse. The “merchant” had closed up shop and how sat in front of his store, conversing with the two “mechanics.” He … Continue reading

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Friday Fiction: The Boltcutter – Intrigue

The Boltcutter: Intrigue They had turned onto an exceptionally wide track – Reno had stopped calling them roads – and Deng pointed along their route. “I’ve got a place right there, next to the construction . . .” Deng’s voice … Continue reading

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Fiction Friday: The Boltcutter – Alor

The Boltcutter: Alor The “Arrivals” area at that East African airport consisted of one small room. After each flight, bodies packed it. One of the four ceiling fans turned slowly, uncertainly, a fair wobble as it rotated. The other three showed … Continue reading

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Africa Action Inspiration

I believe I’ve mentioned before that I’m writing more modern action than fantasy these days. I am betting it’s due to my viewing and playing habits. I’m still going through Strike Back, which is okay silly fun, but is really … Continue reading

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What Would Dumas Do?

Sometimes I don’t feel like writing for RPGs. This is happening less and less, but it still happens. The other night I went back to a story tentatively titled “Boltcutter” about mercenaries returning to an African country in which they … Continue reading

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Review: Spartan

I can’t believe I’ve never reviewed Spartan before. I’ve watched it at least four times, most recently during my trip. It stars Val Kilmer as a shadowy special operator – so shadowy it’s never clear what branch of the services … Continue reading

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