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It Is Not War #3: Helm’s Deep, Part One

We’re in the big time now. Before I start, I’d like to say that I’m quite pleased with the reaction to my first two posts, and thanks to all commentators and well-wishers. Right then. Troy was based off source material … Continue reading

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It Is Not War #1: Troy

The title of this post comes from a famous quotation of French General Pierre Bosquet. Observing the ill-fated charge of the Light Brigade at the Battle of Balaclava in 1854, he remarked “C’est magnifique, mais ce n’est pas la guerre: c’est … Continue reading

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