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War! Homecomings! Stabbings! Nude Grey Worm!
The Game of Thrones Season 7 trailer contained so many delights, that of course I must put pen to papyrus and recap the seven hells out of it.
But there was one thing in that 1 minute 35 seconds of glorious GoT bounty that thrilled me more than any other.
“Oh, yes, here she goes again, ranting about Jon Snow like a sad obsessed cat fancier,” I hear you say.
Looks great. Makes me think that if they can get a strong multiseries story arc out of first contact with the Klingon Empire (I assume that's what's happening here) it could provide a platform to do something very Game of Thronesy.
From ASB. Probably not the sort of thing I can do at Fairfax:
Here in the Faculty of Caring About Everything we understand how important it is that students be taught in a way that never, ever upsets or challenges them because as our school motto reminds us, “That"s Not Cool.”
Friend of the Burger, Mr Lambright has released the final volume of his military sci fi trilogy, The Valley. Best cover so far, I reckon.
You can check it out here (universal link), and read the extract below.
December 2345 Earth Standard, planet H-476, 49.4 days after landfall
Sons of the mothers who gave youHonor and gift of birthStrike with the knife till blood and lifeRun out upon the earth.
-Robert Leckie, “The Battle of the Tenaru, August 21, 1942”
Today's aliensideboob is free. Partly cos I'm not filing a Blunty for tomorrow, due to the Fairfax strike. Mostly cos giving one away every now and then pays off with a subscription bump. Today's came from wondering what a ridiculously upbeat life hack blog post might look like after the end of the world.
I tried twice to get into this series of books. Oddly, for the King, they just didn't do it for me. But having seen this excellent trailer I might go back for a third attempt. Thanks to Warren for the heads up.
From today's ASB:
Hard to believe we're still alive, really: