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Undefeated is a great piece of film. Charity at any level is important; as well as positive acts. But are you doing it to make yourself feel good and to look good on front of others? Or are you making … Continue reading
On this day in history 34 years ago, remember, remember the 4th of November; when militant Islamic students stormed the U.S. embassy, holding 52 Americans hostage for 444 days.
To commemorate that takeover, and to demonstrate opposition to the new president’s call to “tone down” the common, daily-expressed slogan, “Death to America” chants, “tens of thousands” of protesters gathered in Tehran outside the old U.S. embassy in their own “million Islamist march” (or, as they call it, “National Day to Fight Global Arrogance”):
The trappers north of the Peace River knew each other fairly well, even if we never met. You knew men by their reputations. The traplines were huge and you rarely saw anyone during the winter, except for neighboring trappers. A … Continue reading
Bish review: Who Monitors The Birds? is structurally the most ambitious episode of Space: Above and Beyond to date. The dialogue is limited to only a few lines in only about three key flashback scenes, with the rest of the … Continue reading
Nathan West is wheeled into an emergency room on the Saratoga, bleeding and clinging to life… and we learn from a nurse that the rest of the 58th Squadron, his friends, are dead.
Operation Roundhammer has begun and one of the first objectives is to retake the airstrip on the planet Demios. The 58th Squadron along with thousands of other troops are deployed to accomplish this mission.
When it’s learned that the majority of the Chig fleet is currently in the area to defend Demios, leaving the strategically important planet Ixion virtually defenseless, Earth Forces pull out. The Earth Forces troops, including the Wildcards, are left stranded without air support or ground reinforcements. Will they survive until McQueen and the Saratoga can return to rescue them?
— The Red Badge of Courage, Chapter nine
A bunch of new recruits arrive aboard the Saratoga. Unexpectedly, Nathan collars one of the young men and starts yelling at him. It turns out that the new soldier is none other than Nathan’s brother Neil. But Neil’s commanding officer turns out to be a gung-ho glory hound, and he may prove to be more dangerous to his unit than the Chigs.
“Come on you sons of b-! Do you want to live forever?”
-Semper badass, Dan Daly
On a planet overrun with Chigs, the 58th retreat with a tank driver of the US 7th Cavalry upon a tank named “Pearly”. They encounter the eccentric Major Cyril MacKendrick, sole survivor of a battalion of the British Coldstream Guards. Wang encounters a Silicate of the same model that previously tortured him.