Bradley Warner poked his head up above the barricade, just enough so that it allowed his eyes to peer over the wreckage that had once been a Rayo Motors’ electric sedan. The flakes of paint over his leather-feeling thermal insulating jacket told him that it had once been gold but days of being used as a barrier and countless pulse rifle shots fired into it had left most of the body silver, the kind that comes from buffing metal to a high shine.
“What’dya see, major?” Lieutenant Solov asked.
“A whole lot of nothing.”
The First 'Republican' Defensive was a series of military actions fought by the then independent worlds of the Colonial Star Cluster and the Universal United Human Authority in 2172 following the release of the Article of Independence by the First Independent Congress. It is often mis-labeled the First 'Republican' Defensive but was not Republican in any sense since there was no Republic at the time.
The New Age of Morality Act is now law. But people are still doing everything they had been just a lot more were now in jail. How well do you think the people of the Republic are going to react to this?
November 6, 2015
Atomic Blonde was a fine film. Until you realize that nothing was ever at stake because the filmmakers cheated the audience of real tension thanks to a lazy storytelling device.
April 17, 2018