58-Jack & Al have a meeting: 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 58-Jack & Al have a meeting: Reject the past

57-Jack & Al’s Meeting (2): A matter of perspective…

So last time, we looked at the idea of the Prime Minister of Canada having a secret meeting with the Grand Chief of the Assembly of First Nations, here represented by the fictional First Nations Federation (FNF)'s leader Al Onanole. Such a meeting would not be totally unprecedented, although in the past such meeting were … Continue reading 57-Jack & Al’s Meeting (2): A matter of perspective…

55-Lepine has a Plan (2) – Speaking of Ass…

And the dissection of Lepine's planning session continues! This next post is going to cover various situational and threat assessments that are informing Gen Lepine's hard-assed plan.  It's a bit scatter-shot for a deconstruction, but then again, it's a pretty scatter-shot for a planning process too.  Last time we discussed how Gen Lepine was basically … Continue reading 55-Lepine has a Plan (2) – Speaking of Ass…

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!