Tag Archives: Last Measure of Devotion

The Lesser Magellanic Arm

Although the focus in Hero of the Republic is squarely on Caden Twist and his part in the Brevic-Hollaran War and the opening shots of the Parasite Conflict, I especially enjoyed writing Part III of the novel. I knew that I wanted … Continue reading

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Oh Captain, My Captain

In Last Measure of Devotion, there’s a scene with Heskan and his officers enjoying a dinner together when they first arrive on Nessus. Stacey Vernay orders Hollaran bourbon and by the end of the evening she and Heskan have finished … Continue reading

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The Casus Bellum and the Art of Corporate War

Casus Belli: Latin expression meaning “An act or event that provokes or is used to justify war.” When I was outlining the story arc for the TCOTU series, I knew that Heskan and crew would be leaving the Republic. The … Continue reading

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