1. You know a man's busy when he's a proud monarchist and finds himself at the office on Victoria Day rather than at home with his family, a cigar, and a libation to celebrate the occasion. I've got a big "guns and gangs" case in Toronto the next two weeks, then after that I'll be preparing for a preliminary inquiry on my first murder case as a defence lawyer in July -- so I'm afraid the posting here at Swords and Space may continue to be a little more sparse than I'd like. So please be patient and hopefully by the fall we'll be back to a four-per week posting cycle.
2. I was listening to the soundtrack to the HBO television adaptation of
3. My very good friend Stephen Heiner recently bought the for me the first issue of the re-release of X-O Manowar. Never heard of it before he told me he'd purchased this for me while he was getting his own copy, but after he told me about it, it sounds right up my alley. A Visigoth in a suit of living armour (sounds like a cross between T-1000 and Spider Man's black suit) fighting against spider aliens? Sign me up. Gave me some ideas of my own to tinker with, too (I know, I know, I've got enough projects that I'm making little progress on without adding more).