Monthly Archives: January 2019

1) Hopepunk 2) A Warning

Hopepunk Literary and artistic movements often arise spontaneously, out of specific moments — as a response to great cultural change, to geopolitical shifts, and/or to specific ebbs and flows within subcultures. In the modern world, we find most of our … Continue reading

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The Strangest Star In The Universe

The Imperium is a big place: Mira may or may not be within her borders… Mira/ˈmaɪrə/, alternatively designated Omicron Ceti (ο Ceti, abbreviated Omicron Cet, ο Cet) is a red giantstar estimated to be 200–400 light years from the Sun … Continue reading

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Cicero Dies

In my Imperium, formal visits by an Imperial Executioner are quite rare: some Emperors never used them at all. But… they do exist. And they are not to be interfered with, while on duty.

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1) Famine Days 2) Skin for Skin!

Famine Days The people curse him who holds back grain, but a blessing is on the head of him who sells it. — Proverbs 11:26. Most worlds within the Third Imperium are capitalistic, with industrial-level technology, so as a rule … Continue reading

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Issac Arthur: Making Stars, Prison Planets, and Living Underground

A very Travelleresque episode, although I don’t actually think it will be a reality. Countries are of course heavily influenced by their founders and by their relations with their motherlands, if they have them, but it is worth remembering that … Continue reading

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Roman Patronage System

Something for any Roman Referee to chew on. If you could bring something like this to life in your Imperium, the gameworld is going to get a lot more lively!

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A Properly Alien Race

I just discovered the cinematic ending for the Riftborn. Now, that’s what I call alien. Couple this with their time manipulation technology, and you have a nice challenge for the Third Imperium.

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More Pics from DeviantArt

Just the links to the images, and not the image itself… except for the first shot. This image is titled Mass Effect Commision by Moonarc. I was able to use it here due to its Creative Commons license. I am … Continue reading

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A Gutsy Little Girl

“Her father is Iranian, her mother is half Japanese, half German. She was born in Japan.” So this small little Japanese-Iranian girl went to the Islamic Republic of Iran to visit her grandfather. Admirable and gutsy. And she had a … Continue reading

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Imperial Barbarians

Because conservatives are compromised on social practice and bankrupt on social theory, the left can easily manipulate society incrementally toward greater compromise. The left proposes, the pulpits keep silent. The left disposes, the right cries, squirms, then compromises again. Today’s … Continue reading

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