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RubyDubious


Eyy, I'm writin 'ere!

Jun
2nd
2021

Coming Soon! · 6:59pm Jun 2nd, 2021

Oh shit, how do I work these things again? I think I just type in them and people read that, hopefully.

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Feb
10th
2021

The Big One, or, A Mishmashed Treatise and Updates to my Idleness · 6:29pm Feb 10th, 2021

Woah! Is that Ruby with a blog? It's been like forever since she's done anything on the site, I thought she forgot about it and stopped reading. That was my impression of you, how'd I do? Anyway, bad jokes aside, to answer the burning question likely none of you had, yes I still remain, and indeed I do still read. In fact, since my last blog, I've read 4 books, and I'm halfway through number 5. So, let's get into it then, I've got no time to waste and there's a lot to cover!

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Nov
2nd
2020

A Blog From Beyond The Social Grave · 4:30am Nov 2nd, 2020

Yes! It is I! Ruby the Great and Soon-To-Be-Well-Read, and also Not Dead. It's been far too long since we've last spoken, but it's also been far too busy and stressful lately to be able to tack anything down here, as I'd have next to nothing to report. But for now, I do have something to report: A completed book, and a soon to be completed book. That is, Rosseau's The Social Contract (complete) and Martin Van Creveld's A History of Strategy: From Sun Tzu to William S. Lind

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Aug
18th
2020

Three Books, And General Updatery · 1:31am Aug 18th, 2020

So I've been gone for a while, huh? Seems par for the course that I should be completely radio silent and then come back all at once. Well, I tell you that you shouldn't expect that for much longer. That stick bug story was the start of a few stories I want to post weekly, that I've made a backlog of to post weekly. This is to be more regular, of course. Though, before you get up in arms, they will not be porn. None of them will, in fact. There's a romance, but that's as close as it

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Jul
18th
2020

On War: The Big One · 9:03pm Jul 18th, 2020

Greetings small ponies! It is I, Ziltoid the Omniscient and writer of War Against the Sun, broadcasting telepathically into your minds once again about an update as to my readings from the mile-long list of books. This time, it was Clausewitz's On War, a very solid book, if but very long and very dense in its language. Apologies for the radio silence, I've been very busy and also trying to read this 200-year-old book. I recently got a job at a local factory and will continue to work there for

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Jun
27th
2020

Update: More Readings · 3:51pm Jun 27th, 2020

So the reading list marches on, left, 2, 3. Left, 2, 3. And this time it's the ever classic Sun Tzu's Art of War, a very short book that amounted to 6 pages of military theory notes from the oldest treatise. And the other was From Aristocracy, to Monarchy, to Democracy by Hans Hermann-Hoppe. I quit reading this book about 30 pages in because it was drivel.

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May
27th
2020

Updates: On WAtS, Readings, Event Horizon, and Stories. · 9:55pm May 27th, 2020

So as of today, I've finished The Prince by Niccolò Machiavelli, and The Dictator's Handbook: Why Good Behavior is Almost Always Good Politics. I've been taking careful notes of the three books I've read total (of which there is 61 pages and almost 20k words of), and of future events in War Against the Sun as well. Rest assured, it will come, but probably not as soon as you expect.

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Apr
20th
2020

Readings for War Against The Sun · 10:32pm Apr 20th, 2020

Lovely readers, followers, and fans of every stripe, I come to you today to report that I have finished one of the many books that I assigned myself to read before starting my next big project. One of the most influential books in the Monarchist and Authoritarian genre: The Leviathan by Thomas Hobbes, written in 1651.

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Mar
4th
2020

A Short Break · 8:03pm Mar 4th, 2020

So folks, the next chapter of Event Horizon will be coming next week in light of my life getting increasingly busy. The usual schedule should apply after this delay, but hold onto that hype and be sure to spread the word in the meantime!

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Jan
26th
2020

About Cap-Apple Syndome · 9:51pm Jan 26th, 2020

Hello folks! What a weird fic that was, huh? I didn't cry while writing it or anything.
But before I get a bunch of comments about it, the title of the story is based quite literally on the real-life disorder with identical symptoms: Capgras Syndrome.
I hope it wasn't too grim though, I may have gone over the edge with this story, but I hope you can forgive me!
Thanks again, dear readers!

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