Category: The Master Race

Based upon a short story from the “Hawk & Fisher” book series by Simon Green.

The Master Race, Chapter 40

Epilogue

 

The Boy from Ipanema plays softly in the background …

Dame Chillingsworth and Sam are sunning themselves poolside. Jack is off in the distance consoling himself with Lady Glenda [who has been recently released from hospital]. Dwayne is doing laps in the pool.… Read Full Article

The Master Race, Chapter 39

A Happy Ending?

 

Of course, the end of a story is sometimes the beginning of another, one that details both the origin of a fixed point in time and a time paradox of sorts, one that begets a host of unanswerable questions.… Read Full Article

The Master Race, Chapter 38

Light, Camera, Action!

 

“Point-of-view, or simply p.o.v., camera angles record the scene from a particular player’s viewpoint. The point-of-view is an objective angle, but since it falls between the objective and subjective angle, it should be placed in a separate category and given special consideration.… Read Full Article

The Master Race, Chapter 37

Flash-forward, the flipside of looping—when the looper is gOd …

They’re someplace seedy. A flophouse. Populated by the expected assortment of social flotsam and jetsam—riff raff, all of them. Bums. Tramps. Bagladies. Winos. Gossipy, down-n-out, chit chats. Etc. Worse—it’s a two-bit sit-up.… Read Full Article

The Master Race, Chapter 36

Flash-forward, the flipside of looping—when the looper is gOd …

 

They’re someplace seedy. A flophouse. Populated by the expected assortment of social flotsam and jetsam—riff raff, all of them. Bums. Tramps. Bagladies. Winos. Gossipy, down-n-out, chit chats. Etc. Worse—it’s a two-bit sit-up.… Read Full Article

The Master Race, Chapter 35

gOd

 

Heaven hath no rage like love turned to hatred. Nor Hell a fury, like a woman scorned.—William Congreve (1697)

 

Once Heidi is outside of the hotel, free of the restrictions of a modern edifice, she can move as she wills and wishes.… Read Full Article

The Master Race, Chapter 34

Gonna Tan Your Hide

 

Honest politicians are like UFOs. Most people believe that there must be some out there somewhere, but nobody has yet been able to prove their existence.—Albert Einstein’s Nosferatu mistress, Dame Tress-Macneille Chillingsworth

 

Her name is Heidi Bobo, and this beefy plus-size madam is a Sphinx.… Read Full Article

The Master Race, Chapter 33

Tea for Two

 

Sam watches the security footage intently. There are numerous people in the room, including the hotel manager. Xi has made good on his promise. All is as she demanded. Although the Hilton family controls Hilton Inc., the mainland Chinese government owns 25% of Hilton and 100% of this hotel.… Read Full Article

The Master Race, Chapter 32

Downstairs in the lobby …

Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I’m not so sure about the former.—Albert Einstein

 

“Feel like a fifth wheel on Moonlighting? Don’t worry, you’ll get used to it.… Read Full Article

The Master Race, Chapter 31

Ronin Script – Dialogue Transcript

“You’re great in the locker room. And your reflexes might die hard. But you’re weak when you put your spikes on.”—Sam [Robert De Niro] to Gregor [Stellan Skarsgård], in a scene from the movie Ronin

 

Unlike Ruth, The Master does not overestimate its sway over the girl.… Read Full Article