56-Jack & Al have a meeting(4): Reject the past

Wow! After a long hiatus, we're back to the deconstruction! When we last left our two heroes...uh... ...huh... I'm not even sure how to describe Prime Minister Jack Hemp and Grand Chief Al Onanole.  They're not protagonists, even though they're both central to the story and the targets of the villainous Movement's designs. They're not … Continue reading 56-Jack & Al have a meeting(4): Reject the past

The ‘Headquarters Harem,’ or why we can’t have nice things.

***Quick note beforehand.  As I have mentioned in other posts about women in the CAF, I'm coming from the perspective of a straight, middle-aged male, and my writing is going to reflect that.  I'm not in any way trying to discount the perspectives of other genders and orientations, I'm just sticking to what I know … Continue reading The ‘Headquarters Harem,’ or why we can’t have nice things.

53-Lepine is loading Chekhov’s gun with blanks!

In case you were wondering what our token “good Indian”[1] with the western sounding name, we’re now back to Gen Lepine’s headquarters.... [Heavy sigh.  Time for a sidebar.] Okay, so, I'm still not sure what to make of the fact that René Lepine is native.  Because it feels like it should mean something, even though … Continue reading 53-Lepine is loading Chekhov’s gun with blanks!