When we last saw our intrepid command staff, they had just concluded a briefing. The Prime Minister was to be notified! So was the Privy Council's Office and the RCMP. Things were moving far too slowly but they were moving and there was a real possibility of seeing something happen next time these characters appeared on … Continue reading 19-Meet General Bishop
***This next post is actually covering two short sections dealing with Will Boucanier as he conducts his Recce of the road leading into the James Bay region. Since they bracketed Bill Whitefish’s briefing and were relatively short, I’m dealing with them together right here.*** So we’re back in Radisson with Bill the Pirate as he … Continue reading 18-The devil’s not in the ‘big picture’
So! Alex Gabriel is the recently recruited prospect to the NPA who is about to be deployed to one of the crucial fronts of the coming war. He is a Real Soldier® who always leads from the front, and the front he’s about to be transferred to is expected to get extremely hot, so naturally … Continue reading 17-The Intersectional Molly Grace
***A quick note on historical sources before I begin. There is at least some confusion amongst the main sources I’m using (Harry Swain Oka: A Political Crisis and its Legacy, Geoffrey York & Loreen Pindera's People of the Pines: The Warriors and the Legacy of Oka, and Timothy Winegard's Oka: A Convergence of Cultures and … Continue reading Kanehsetake (2) – The .50-cal at Oka…
I know that Bill Whitefish is laying out the organization of the NPA using a white board and a hand drawn chart, but it really does feel like a Power Point presentation. The way we just move from one topic to another is too much like a clicking over to the next slide in the … Continue reading 15-Politics as Usual?
As I've said before, this deconstruction started originally as a project for National Novel Writing Month. NaNoWriMo is an online challenge where you sign up to write a novel (50,000 words or more) in one month. I’d completed the challenge before writing pure fiction, but a few years back, as I was battling a serious … Continue reading 14-“Quotation Marks”
By now Alex Gabriel has been walked from one end of the super-secret command post to the other, something we’re told the people who work here don’t get to do thanks to an army of security guards who themselves have the run of the compound. He has passed through several of the colour-coded work areas, … Continue reading 13-Has Douglas Bland even _seen_ the movie version?