57-The modern HQ briefing can also serve…as an ambush!

Dammit!  It's been too nice for too long!  Time for another briefing! Colonel Dobson gathered his notes and reviewed the briefing he was about to present to the CDS and the defence minister. Operational briefings were now scheduled for every twelve hours in the Ops Centre, with extra situational briefings whenever significant events and the … Continue reading 57-The modern HQ briefing can also serve…as an ambush!

56-Jack & Al Have a Meeting(6): Let’s end with some gaslighting!

[Counts remaining pages in Chapter]...fuck. So a personal note before we begin.  This chapter has been one of the longest ones in Uprising, and not just in terms of sheer page count.  I mentioned in the last post that I would have expected some kind of scene like this in a novel like this?  Under … Continue reading 56-Jack & Al Have a Meeting(6): Let’s end with some gaslighting!

56-Jack & Al have a meeting(5): “We’ve tried nothing and we’re all out of ideas!”

Wow. Okay. Took a while to get this blog back on track. Okay, so where were we? Oh yes! First Nations Federation Grand Chief Al Onanole is having a sit down meeting with Prime Minister Jack Hemp of the Progressive Party of Canada. Their goal is to avert a Canadian civil war between the government … Continue reading 56-Jack & Al have a meeting(5): “We’ve tried nothing and we’re all out of ideas!”

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

56-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 56-Jack & Al’s Meeting (2): A matter of perspective…