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A Bloody Scoundrel

May 18, 2022 8:32 am Published by Leave your thoughts

by Tom Clavin

 As so often happens, recently I was researching one thing and found another—in this case, a reputed pirate’s real story. In 1671, a man known to history as “Captain Blood” tried to steal the crown jewels of … Read the article


Faulkner the Pilot

April 22, 2022 3:09 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

by Taylor Brown

“This was 1915 and ‘16. I had seen an aeroplane and my mind was filled with names: Ball, and Immelman and Boelcke, and Guynemer and Bishop, and I was waiting, biding, until I would be old enough … Read the article


Bomber Down

April 20, 2022 2:07 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

by Kevin Maurer

Writing Damn Lucky was an amazing experience, but one of the frustrations was all the great stuff I left out because it didn’t fit into the narrative. This story is about a crash, a fisherman, and a … Read the article


How to Find a Lost City

April 5, 2022 2:12 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

by Edmund Richardson

So you want to find a lost city? Congratulations: you’ve joined an exclusive and perilous club. For hundreds of years, explorers, dreamers, scholars, and fantasists have fanned out across the world, in search of humanity’s lost cities. … Read the article


The Winter War

April 1, 2022 12:00 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

by Tom Clavin

Oops, Russia did it again. While that country’s historians might not be able to say so out loud, they must be appalled at the invasion of Ukraine and its thus-far unsuccessful outcome. Ignorance or defiance of history … Read the article