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    Drawing in the Enemy

    Most learn the art of manipulation as children. Children learn quickly what a parent’s weaknesses are. They may plead, beg, give a look, or pester a parent until they get what they want. In my case, I don’t believe I ever manipulated my parents but I did manipulate a bully in school. It’s an interesting […] More

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    Falling an Emperor

    Deception, treachery and mischief, these are the weapons to fall an emperor. The work is hazardous and often not worth the effort. One must have the proper motivation, as well as a keen focus to see it through. A steady hand that holds the proverbial blade is necessary, lest one lose fortitude and become the […] More

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    The Creature in the Cage

    In order to wield Force and Power, one must keep their emotions in check. There is a power in not reacting. Reaction should be handled under one’s will, so that no one ever gains a foothold. To loose control into an emotional state, is a great weakness. Yet it’s hard, very hard to sit and […] More

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    The Master’s Ear

    I want to express real practical philosophy. We should be willing to use techniques taught by various sources, no matter how unconventional it might seem. By being open to techniques from cults, religions, miscreants and the like, we may find an obscure technique or talent that garners the desired result. This story is one of […] More

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    Strategy of War

    War and conflict are aspects of our daily lives. Each of us is going into a battle every day we engage with others. There’s a conflict, a difference in views. Political inroads are made for or against us at our jobs, in our families and even in our social organizations (churches, schools and so forth). […] More