Category Archives: Jumpspace Transmission

Leadership and Empire

Who Leads… and Why On failed leadership, and successful leadership, in early Revolutionary America: Pastors want to avoid controversy. Leadership almost always involves having to make controversy. There is no way of avoiding controversy. Pastors hate controversy like the plague. … Continue reading

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A Sense of Mission

A long excerpt, but a good one, regarding the ethos of Empire. Liddell and Abrahams pursued excellence. The representatives of the British establishment could not deal with either man. The establishment no longer journeyed to the mountain of the God … Continue reading

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Walking Among Gods and Goddesses

“It is a serious thing to live in a society of possible gods and goddesses, to remember that the dullest and most uninteresting person you can talk to may one day be a creature which, if you saw it now, … Continue reading

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A Day Late and a Dollar Short

I’m sorry I missed the connection to July 4 on a Saturday. It’s going to be a little while before it comes around again — AD 2026, to be exact. Well… at least I can imagine how Holiday would be … Continue reading

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Live as a Brain in a Jar

I have decided that there are very few Nobles who rule from a floating jar in a lab. Mainly because — eager heirs being eager heirs — unfortunate and extremely fatal incidents just keep on happening to these helpless and … Continue reading

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Imperial Marines

OLD SCHOOL Imperial Marines. [From Days of Vengeance, page 398-400. Minor editing by yours truly.] While the primary significance of this plague [Rev. 16:3] is symbolic, referring to the uncleanness of contact with blood and death […], there are close … Continue reading

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Power, Explicit & Implicit

“We must keep in mind that the pagan is primarily interested in power. This means that the maintenance of force (the draft) and the seizure of money (excessive taxation) are of absolute primary interest to him. If we think these … Continue reading

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Cold Patrol

Note: The Goblin has been renamed Leleākūhonua Most times, these kind of distant frozen worlds are catalogued and forgotten by all, excepting four groups: Curious scouts and scientific expeditions (harmless) Super-paranoid isolationists (usually well-hidden, harmless unless poked with a stick) … Continue reading

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Low-tech Market Minorities

There are always been free traders and small merchants who hook up with various market minorities: Jews, Chinese, Armenians, Vilani or Bwap (in Solomani-dominated areas), even certain Vargr ethnic groups. Typically, these traders are tied to the market minority by … Continue reading

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Peeking at Saturn With Your Cellphone

Quora: Can I see Saturn’s rings with a smartphone’s camera capable of a 100x zoom? Dave Haynie, Been shooting since I was a kid…. before digital, before computers… I don’t have a 100x smartphone camera, or the planet Saturn visible … Continue reading

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