The first word you must learn, is Agoraphobia. In it’s original context, it meant fear of markets, but latter came to mean “fear of open spaces.” before linguistic shifts on it’s planet of origin rendered it completely obsolete. If you wish to survive as I do, you must understand the true meaning of this word.
“I still don’t get it” “What specifically do you not get?” “I mean, I understand that my mother agreed to ‘license my brain patterns’ in exchange for fertility treatments and neural implants, and I understand those brain patterns are going to be used to create the battleMind of a brand new space battleship. But that’s […]Read more "Why the Sky king isn’t allowed to go anywhere without women."
A look at shamanic themes in the Touhou franchise through the lens of Speculative Realism.Read more "Postmodern Gensokyo"
A lot of dirtsider civilians think Transatmosphiric Assault Vehicles are re-usable like civilian SSTOs. This goes back to XXth century vidfics which treat space travel as an extension of air travel. The “drop-ship” is just a fancier version of the Helicopter gunships used by the Western English empire in the Sino-French conflict. Now it’s true, […]Read more "The Drop"
The once frightening cephalopod has become our friend and lover. How does this happen? Can anything really disgust us for very long?Read more "Man eating squid"
Once there was a little girl who was all alone.Read more "The Story of something, nothing, and everything else."
Libra’s mother was a merchant. She named her daughter after a scale because she hoped the girl would grow up to be balanced and well measured. The merchant clan Libra and her mother hailed from recorded accounts in clay tablets to prevent confusion and to ensure the proper amounts were paid. Originally these tablets were […]Read more "Libra of Babel, daughter of the merchant Queen, mother of all Words"