"Harry Turtledove also wrote some historical fiction (without the alternate part) under the name H. N. Turteltaub. "Justinian" is a fictional "biography" of Justinian II of the Byzantine Empire. My understanding was that it was a…"
"You said you were fighting 5 guys. Along with your comments regarding religion being child abuse you reminded me of the Crusades. If you don't have a shield then perhaps a banner or flag? Something to rally your troops? All militant groups…"
"In the fictional world (all this is for the book series I'm writing), they are hunting for food and hides and whatever else the animal can offer. So that should help a bit. The elephants as being very sentient and emotional is very…"
"Okay, I'll drop it. I know everyone wants me to shut up, so I will. Let me just make few points of summation and then I'll leave this thread, quite happy with it and proud of my conduct, whatever comments may come…"
"That's very interesting about Roosevelt. I didn't know that. It's especially interesting because Roosevelt hunted with Frederick Selous who was one of the real-life people who inspired the character Quatermain."
"I could give you about 500 reasons off the top of my head.
But again, that's like asking me if I have proof that purple and blue giraffes don't exist. If you claim they exist, the burden of proof is on you. That there is no…"