Category Archives: Military History

The Universe Wonders

Midway through The Wrong Side of Space, Lombardi laments one of her ship captains breaking his ship’s position in the formation with the words: “Where is Vaettir heading? The universe wonders.” This is an homage to WW II’s 24 Oct … Continue reading

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I Have Not Yet Begun To Fight

I presume that nearly everyone who read This Corner of the Universe made the connection of Lieutenant Mike Riedel’s conversation with Heskan about a “wet navy” ship fighting a victorious, insurmountable battle to John Paul Jones’ Bonhomme Richard.  Later, Heskan … Continue reading

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