Rade Galaal enrolls in the hardest military training known to man to become a member of the MOTHs, the most elite fighting unit in the galaxy. MOTHs are tacticians, corpsmen, snipers, astronauts, and commandos rolled into one. They also happen to pilot the atomic-powered ATLAS mechs, specialized military hardware that brings new meaning to the phrase "one-man-army".
"The golden age of piracy" generally refers to the era when history's most famous pirates roamed the seas of the West Indies from 1670-1720.
"Kind of a ripoff"
The Battle of Tippecanoe, fought on November 7, 1811 near present-day Lafayette, Indiana, involved forces of fewer than 2,000 Native American warriors and white soldiers, and only about 300 men were killed or wounded on both sides. Given those numbers, it's apparent that the battle was far from being a Saratoga or a Gettysburg in terms of its scale or significance as an historical turning point, yet it was one of the most important battles in shaping American history during the early 19th century.
Graduate School for Working Adults gives you the graduate school advice you need to have tough conversations and think about the things you never thought would matter as you make your decision to go back to school.
Donovan Kelly is an avid outdoorsman and survival enthusiast. When a routine camping trip to a forest preserve comes to an end, he emerges from the woods into a town overcome by Blight, a super virus that has turned the town's denizens into feverish, infected cannibals. With no escape from the town, Donovan must fight the infected as well as a group of survivors bent on controlling what remains of the empty town. And then Donovan discovers what survival really means.
"engrossing and action packed"
Near the end of the 20th century, the American Film Institute ranked the greatest actors and actresses who worked during the Golden Era of Hollywood and the first half of the 1900s, and Sidney Poitier was ranked 22nd among the men. Given the company he was surrounded by, such a distinction could be considered honor enough, but Poitier also happened to be the only minority on the list, an accomplishment made all the more incredible given the systematic discrimination he faced within the industry and the land where he grew up.
Pierre arrives in the Congo in 1902. Within the first month, he becomes sick and nearly dies; makes an enemy of Harou, Leopold's most powerful man in the Congo; and, on the way to his posting, must always keep his gun within reach. Of Rulers and Ruled is an historical novel of one man's heroic struggle against the greed, cruelty, and terror of a corrupt government in colonial Africa. Pierre d'Entremont went to Africa to seek his fortune, and stayed to fight an evil regime.
John Bird Ray discovers that writing a book is an absorbing journey - especially if you're part of the story. Swirls of ink take him on a fantasy linked with reality. A reflection of the world twisting and turning on the roller coaster of time, filled with memories that never die and dreams that never end! The words of souls flow through fingertips like water tumbling over rocks, down streams, out to oceans, and up to the atmosphere, transforming the spirit into ideas that rain down then melt into everyone's imagination as ExPRESSION.
The concept of a more perfect union remains a constant theme in the political rhetoric of Barack Obama. From his now historic race speech to his second victory speech delivered on November 7, 2012, that striving is evident.
The driver's focus is on the disappearing center line. Then the sun begins to rise, and it's like nothing he's seen before, he stops to admire it and takes a picture. He's tired, closes his eyes, rests, thinks, and dreams. Time, memories, love, places, people from the past. Who knows and makes the future? Do wishes come true? Where do they come from? Is life a coin toss? Does it happen by choice? Is it random, magic, or an illusion?