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The Villain Checklist: Defeat

All good things must come to an end, and so must all bad things, and bad guys. Having gone through a wide variety of the things that make a villain, we must now turn to the end of the story, … Continue reading

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Football 10/11: vs Barcelona (CPL Final)

We will never beat Barcelona. They can be beaten. But not by us. Teams like Mourinho’s Inter and his Real Madrid (if they had been a bit luckier in some departments) are capable of it. They are not invincible. But … Continue reading

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NFB’s Decisive Battles Of The World: Zama

Yes, decisive battles have returned. Going right back to the ancient world and the beginning of the end for Rome’s great rival. Name: The Battle of Zama The War: The Second Punic War When: 19 October 202 BC Where: Zama Regia, … Continue reading

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NFBs Decisive Battles Of The World: Ain Jalut

It’s small and largely unknown in the wider circles of historical study. But, boy oh boy, was it important. Name: The Battle of Ain Jalut, sometimes spelled “Ayn Jalut”, Arabic for “Springs of Goliath” The War: The Mamluk-Mongol War in … Continue reading

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