MIRANDA DEVINE: Donald Trump’s lesson for Mitt Romney   

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Ancient Blades by Merlin   

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Ancient Blades is a collection of classical swords through out the ages. The Falcata was a formidable single edged Iberian sword used by Celtic mercenaries around the 4th Century B.C. Because of the strength and quality of the blade it was greatly feared by the Roman Legions who had to change the design of their weapons and armour to combat the threat the falcata posed. The Mycenaean sword is a bronze age blade dating from around 1500 B.C. during the time of the great hero's of Greek Mythology. Includes parents for the right and left hands of M4 and V4, a choice of three difference textures per sword and Daz Studio Mats.

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Combat Man Mix And Match Expressions For Vladimir 8 And Genesis 8 Male(s)   

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Combat Man is a must have expression pack for Vladimir 8 and Genesis 8 Male(s), that consists in expressions organized in three folders (Full Face, Upper Face, and Lower Face), and you also have pose control ERC dials to apply each full face expression. So you can add expressiveness in three ways:

USING FULL AND PARTIAL EXPRESSIONS: Using the partial expressions, you can move all the face, or just the upper and lower parts of the face, mixing both as you like, creating your own original expression for your renders.

USING POSE CONTROL DIALS: Using the pose control dials, you can apply a full face expression as much as you like, and also mix it with another expression dial. It is great to create transitions between expressions in animations or series of renders.

USING BOTH: In many cases you can also mix the partial expressions with the dials.

"Combat Man" adds the degree of realism in expressions that you need for the new generation of Iray renders. Every detail in the face has been adjusted to make your characters look alive. Natural expressions for real faces, with subtle asymmetries to enhance realism. Good taste expressions, no grimaces

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TEC2 CAT for Genesis 2 Female(s)   

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Technology Enhancement Coordinator Level 2 Combat Aid Team - TEC2 CAT - rely on these 3D model girls to be sure that your Humongous Mecha is ready for battle and will actually hit the target before running out of power tomorrow!

Always in the background, never in the spotlight - finally it's time to let these girls get the appreciation they deserve!

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Why the EU is rejecting Boris Johnson's latest Brexit plan   

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Why the EU is rejecting Boris Johnson's latest Brexit planIt was no secret that the European Union wasn't prepared to accept U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson's latest Brexit proposal, but The Guardian obtained leaked documents with the EU's point-by-point reasoning for its rejection.Johnson's plan included Northern Ireland remaining in an all-Ireland regulatory zone within the EU's single market for goods and electricity, but with a catch that the EU reportedly couldn't come to terms with. Northern Ireland's parliament would hang on to veto powers to block the arrangement every four years, which was cause for concern for the EU.Beyond that, The Guardian reports that the EU believes Johnson's plan could eventually result in abuses within the trading market. For example, they argue Johnson and his team provided no details about how to combat smuggling and that they removed assurances made by previous Prime Minister Theresa May that Northern Ireland would not enjoy a competitive advantage when it comes to trade. The EU also noted that the U.K. would have access to EU databases which would allow it to police the Irish customs border and the U.K.-Northern Ireland regulatory border even if the proposal was vetoed.EU sources denied that Brussels would present a counteroffer to Downing Street. "It is the U.K. that wants to replace the backstop -- and that is our solution," one senior EU diplomat said. Read more at The Guardian.



          

Army Reserve Infantry Officer - Canadian Armed Forces Army Reserve - Windsor, ON   

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As commissioned members of Canada’s Infantry regiments, which belong to the Combat Arms, Infantry Officers are capable of operating anywhere in the world, in… $115 a day
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Gov. Whitmer orders flags lowered to honor fallen soldier   

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Staff Sgt. Richards resided in Grayling, MI and served as a health care specialist with the third Armored Bridgade Combat Team, 4th Infantry at Fort Carson in Colorado.
          

What Playstation 5 is Doing to Combat Climate Change   

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Both the PlayStation 4 and the Xbox One have come to the end of their respective life cycles. As a result, both Sony and Microsoft have been preparing their successors, spurred on by each other as well as the other competitors that can be found out there. For Sony, this successor will be the PlayStation 5. Currently there hasn’t been much information released about the PlayStation 5. However, that hasn’t stopped interested parties from speculating on the matter. One excellent example would be the speculation of the console’s release in 2020, which was based on the fact that Sony was

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Part of this time is spent in a classroom and part in the field under simulated combat conditions. Federal and State tuition assistance.
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BU environmental organizations step up to combat climate change   

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ComicList: Dark Horse Comics New Releases for 10/09/2019   

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ComicList: Dark Horse Comics New Releases for Wednesday, October 9, 2019, by Charles LePage.

Baltimore Omnibus Volume 1 HC, $34.99
Black Hammer '45 From The World Of Black Hammer Volume 1 TP, $17.99
Black Hammer Justice League Hammer Of Justice #4 (Of 5)(Cover A Michael Walsh, $3.99
Black Hammer Justice League Hammer Of Justice #4 (Of 5)(Cover B Andrew Robinson), $3.99
Black Hammer Justice League Hammer Of Justice #4 (Of 5)(Cover C Francesco Francavilla), $3.99
Black Hammer Justice League Hammer Of Justice #4 (Of 5)(Cover D Gabriel Hernandez Walta), $3.99
Black Hammer Justice League Hammer Of Justice #4 (Of 5)(Cover E Tyler Crook), $3.99
Disney Zootopia School Days Volume 1 HC, $7.99
EC Archives Frontline Combat Volume 2 HC, $49.99
Plants Vs Zombies Volume 14 A Little Problem HC, $9.99
Rain Volume 1 HC, $24.99
Triage #2 (Of 5)(Cover A Phillip Sevy), $3.99
Triage #2 (Of 5)(Cover B Jorge Corona), $3.99
Trout The Hollowest Knock #4 (Of 4), $3.99

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ComicList: New Comic Book Releases List for 10/09/2019   

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ComicList: New Comic Book Releases List for Wednesday, October 9, 2019, a list of the comic books, graphic novels, and other products that should be available at your local or online comic book shop this week.

This work is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 United States License, and is © 1995-2019 Charles S. LePage.

This information is compiled from a variety of sources including Diamond Distribution and our friends at Things From Another World and GoCollect. Visit GoCollect and use their next-generation, near real-time comic book price guide. To find a local comic book shop, please browse The Master List of Comic Book & Trading Card Stores. Join us on Facebook and Twitter for discussions about your favorite comics.

PLEASE NOTE- Not all of these titles will arrive in all stores. Let me know if any of the names or numbers are wrong. Items with release dates not verified by Diamond Distribution are individually noted.

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PUBLISHER
TITLE, ISSUE NUMBER, PRICE IN U.S. DOLLARS ("AR" means "ask your retailer for the price")

A WAVE BLUE WORLD
Dead Legends Premier Edition #1 (Cover A Leonardo Colapietro), $3.99
Dead Legends Premier Edition #1 (Cover B Leonardo Colapietro Virgin Variant), AR

ABLAZE
Vampire State Building #1 (Cover E Guilherme Balbi Glow In The Dark Variant), $3.99

ABRAMS COMICARTS
Art Of Nothing 25 Years Mutts And The Art Of Patrick McDonnell HC, $40.00

AFTERSHOCK COMICS
Animosity #24, $3.99
Shoplifters Will Be Liquidated #1 (Cover A Stefano Simeone), $3.99
Shoplifters Will Be Liquidated #1 (Cover B Antonio Fuso), AR
Walk Through Hell Volume 2 TP, $19.99

AHOY COMICS
Edgar Allan Poe's Snifter of Terror Season 2 #1, $3.99

ALBATROSS FUNNYBOOKS
Pug Davis TP, $17.99

AMERICAN MYTHOLOGY PRODUCTIONS
Mark Of Zorro 100 Years Of The Masked Avenger Art Book HC, $39.99
Mark Of Zorro 100 Years Of The Masked Avenger Art Book HC (Deluxe Edition), $69.99
Victor Crowley's Hatchet Halloween Tales #1 (Cover A Roy Allen Martinez), $3.99
Victor Crowley's Hatchet Halloween Tales #1 (Cover B Rich Bonk Parody Variant), $4.99
Victor Crowley's Hatchet Halloween Tales #1 (Cover C Roy Allen Martinez Bloody Variant), $9.99
Victor Crowley's Hatchet Halloween Tales #1 (Cover D Cyrus Mesarcia Trick Or Treat Variant), $4.99
Zorro Rise Of The Old Gods #2 (Cover A Puis Calzada), $3.99
Zorro Rise Of The Old Gods #2 (Cover B Puis Calzada Pulp Variant), $9.99

AMP! COMICS FOR KIDS
Phoebe And Her Unicorn Volume 10 The Unicorn Whisperer GN, $9.99
Shimmering Box Of Unicorn Sparkles Boxed Set, $39.00

ANDREWS MCMEEL
Sherman's Lagoon Volume 24 If You Cant Beat 'Em Eat 'Em TP, $14.99

ANTARCTIC PRESS
Gold Digger #267, $3.99

ARCHIE COMIC PUBLICATIONS
Archie Jumbo Comics Digest #303, $7.99
Blossoms 666 TP, $17.99
Jughead The Hunger Vs Vampironica #5 (Cover A Pat Kennedy & Tim Kennedy), $3.99
Jughead The Hunger Vs Vampironica #5 (Cover B David Mack), $3.99
Jughead The Hunger Vs Vampironica #5 (Cover C Dan Panosian), $3.99
World Of Archie Volume 1 TP, $10.99

ATRIA BOOKS
Unofficial Guide To Game Of Thrones SC, $19.99

ATTA BOY
Hi-Fructose Magazine Quarterly #53, $8.95

AVATAR PRESS
Crossed Badlands #1 (Jacen Burrows Calgary VIP Cover), $19.99
Crossed Badlands #1 (Jacen Burrows Emerald City Comic Con VIP Cover), $19.99
Crossed Badlands #1 (Jacen Burrows Phoenix VIP Cover), $5.99
Crossed Badlands #11 (Gianluca Paligrini Fan Expo VIP Cover), $19.99
Crossed Badlands #14 (Raulo Caceres New York Comic Con VIP Cover), $19.99
Crossed Badlands #25 (Jacen Burrows Collector Set VIP Cover), $19.99
Crossed Badlands #25 (Matt Martin Phoenix VIP Cover), $19.99
Crossed Badlands #75 (Juan Jose Ryp Femme Fatale VIP Cover), $19.99
Crossed Badlands #75 (Raulo Caceres Ritual VIP Cover), $19.99
Stitched Terror Horrified Original Art Box Set, $169.00

BANTAM/SPECTRA
George R.R. Martin's A Clash Of Kings Volume 2 GN, $28.00

BLIZZARD ENTERTAINMENT
Art Of Hearthstone Volume 2 The Year Of The Kraken HC, $30.00
Cinematic Art Of World Of Warcraft Volume 1 HC, $45.00
World Of Warcraft Ashbringer HC, $14.99
World Of Warcraft Blizzard Legends Death Knight TP, $12.95

BOOM! STUDIOS
Cartoon Network Trade Paperback Gift Set, $29.99
Ghosted In L.A. #4 (Cover A Siobhan Keenan), $3.99
Ghosted In L.A. #4 (Cover B Sina Grace), $3.99
Hellmouth #1 (Cover A Jenny Frison), $3.99
Hellmouth #1 (Cover B Kyle Lambert), $3.99
Hellmouth #1 (Cover C Kelly Matthews & Nichole Matthews Hellmouth Connecting Variant), $3.99
Hellmouth #1 (Cover D Blank Variant), $3.99
Hellmouth #1 (Cover E Kyle Lambert Foil Variant), $4.99
Hellmouth #1 (Cover F Jenny Frison Black & White Variant), AR
Ronin Island #7 (Cover A Giannis Milonogiannis), $3.99
Ronin Island #7 (Cover B Ethan Young), $3.99
Ronin Island #7 (Cover C Takeshi Miyazawa), $3.99
Saban's Go Go Power Rangers #24 (Cover A Ivan Shavrin), $3.99
Saban's Go Go Power Rangers #24 (Cover B Miguel Mercado), $3.99
Saban's Go Go Power Rangers #24 (Cover C Amelia Vidal Album Variant), AR
Saban's Go Go Power Rangers #24 (Cover D Johanna The Mad Social Variant), $3.99
Saban's Power Rangers The Psycho Path GN, $19.99
Wizard Beach TP, $19.99

BOUNDLESS COMICS
Belladonna #1 (Christian Zanier Kickstarter Costume Change Cover A), $8.99
Belladonna #1 (Christian Zanier Kickstarter Costume Change Cover B), $8.99
Belladonna #1 (Christian Zanier Kickstarter Costume Change Cover C), $8.99
Hellina #1 (Of 3)(Clint Hilinski Royal Blue Leather Cover), $29.99
Jungle Fantasy Annual 2019 (Renato Camilo Century Airborne Cover), $19.99
Jungle Fantasy Annual 2019 (Renato Camilo Century Chomp Cover), $19.99
Jungle Fantasy Annual 2019 (Renato Camilo Century Faster Cover), $19.99
Jungle Fantasy Annual 2019 (Renato Camilo Century Nymph Cover), $19.99
Jungle Fantasy Annual 2019 (Renato Camilo Century Riders Cover), $19.99
Jungle Fantasy Annual 2019 (Renato Camilo Century Sea Life Cover), $19.99
Jungle Fantasy Annual 2019 (Renato Camilo Century Sensual Cover), $19.99
Jungle Fantasy Annual 2019 (Renato Camilo Century Stoic Cover), $19.99
Jungle Fantasy Annual 2019 (Renato Camilo Century Tasty Cover), $19.99
Jungle Fantasy Annual 2019 (Renato Camilo Century Tense Cover), $19.99
Jungle Fantasy Ivory #1 (Christian Zanier Kickstarter Costume Change Cover A), $8.99
Jungle Fantasy Ivory #1 (Christian Zanier Kickstarter Costume Change Cover B), $8.99
Jungle Fantasy Ivory #1 (Christian Zanier Kickstarter Costume Change Cover C), $8.99
Jungle Fantasy Ivory #1 (Christian Zanier Kickstarter Costume Change Cover D), $8.99
Jungle Fantasy Secrets #0 (Juan Jose Ryp Royal Blue Leather Cover), $29.99
Jungle Fantasy Survivors #1 (Christian Zanier Jurassic Fetish Cover A), $8.99
Jungle Fantasy Survivors #1 (Christian Zanier Jurassic Fetish Cover B), $8.99
Jungle Fantasy Survivors #1 (Christian Zanier Jurassic Fetish Cover C), $8.99
Threshold Allure #1 (Ron Adrian Demigod Cover), $7.99
Threshold Allure #2 (Christian Zanier Greek Goddess Praxi Cover), $7.99

BROADSWORD COMICS
Tarot Witch Of The Black Rose #112 (Studio Deluxe Edition), $19.99

CHRONICLE BOOKS
Star Wars Smuggler's Guide HC, $21.95

COMIC SHOP NEWS
Comic Shop News #1686, AR

COMICMIX
Deadbeats Omnibus Volume 2 TP, $25.00
Soulsearchers And Company Omnibus Volume 2 TP, $25.00

CONUNDRUM PRESS
Plummet GN, $20.00

DARK HORSE COMICS
Baltimore Omnibus Volume 1 HC, $34.99
Black Hammer '45 From The World Of Black Hammer Volume 1 TP, $17.99
Black Hammer Justice League Hammer Of Justice #4 (Of 5)(Cover A Michael Walsh, $3.99
Black Hammer Justice League Hammer Of Justice #4 (Of 5)(Cover B Andrew Robinson), $3.99
Black Hammer Justice League Hammer Of Justice #4 (Of 5)(Cover C Francesco Francavilla), $3.99
Black Hammer Justice League Hammer Of Justice #4 (Of 5)(Cover D Gabriel Hernandez Walta), $3.99
Black Hammer Justice League Hammer Of Justice #4 (Of 5)(Cover E Tyler Crook), $3.99
Disney Zootopia School Days Volume 1 HC, $7.99
EC Archives Frontline Combat Volume 2 HC, $49.99
Plants Vs Zombies Volume 14 A Little Problem HC, $9.99
Rain Volume 1 HC, $24.99
Triage #2 (Of 5)(Cover A Phillip Sevy), $3.99
Triage #2 (Of 5)(Cover B Jorge Corona), $3.99
Trout The Hollowest Knock #4 (Of 4), $3.99

DC COMICS
All-Star Comics Only Legends Live Forever TP, $49.99
Batman And The Outsiders #6 (Cover A Tyler Kirkham), $3.99
Batman And The Outsiders #6 (Cover B Stephen Segovia), AR
Batman Giant #1, $4.99
Batman Last Knight On Earth #1 (Of 3)(Greg Capullo 3rd Printing Variant Cover)
, $5.99
Batman Universe #4 (Of 6), $4.99
Batman Vs Ra's al Ghul #2 (Of 6), $3.99
Batman's Grave #1 (Of 12)(Cover A Bryan Hitch), $3.99
Batman's Grave #1 (Of 12)(Cover B Jee-Hyung Lee Card Stock Variant), AR
Batman's Grave #1 (Of 12)(Cover C Blank Variant), AR
Catwoman #16 (Cover A Joelle Jones), $3.99
Catwoman #16 (Cover B Viktor Kalvachev), AR
Collapser #4 (Of 6), $3.99
Crisis On Infinite Earths Companion Deluxe Edition Volume 3 HC, $75.00
DC Super Hero Girls At Metropolis High TP, $9.99
DC Villains Giant #1, $4.99
Detective Comics #1013 (Cover A Doug Mahnke), $3.99
Detective Comics #1013 (Cover B Tyler Kirkham), AR
Dollar Comics Watchmen #1, $1.00
Event Leviathan #5 (Of 6)(Cover A Alex Maleev), $3.99
Event Leviathan #5 (Of 6)(Cover B David Mack), AR
Flash #80 (Cover A Rafael Sandoval), $3.99
Flash #80 (Cover B Howard Porter Card Stock Variant), AR
Gotham City Monsters #2 (Of 6), $3.99
Harley Quinn And Poison Ivy #2 (Of 6)(Cover A Mikel Janin), $3.99
Harley Quinn And Poison Ivy #2 (Of 6)(Cover B Warren Louw Harley Card Stock Variant), AR
Harley Quinn And Poison Ivy #2 (Of 6)(Cover C Warren Louw Poison Ivy Card Stock Variant), AR
Harley Quinn Volume 3 The Trials Of Harley Quinn TP, $19.99
Hawkman #17 (Cover A Pat Olliffe & Tom Palmer), $3.99
Hawkman #17 (Cover B James Harren), AR
Heroes In Crisis The Price And Other Tales HC, $29.99
House Of Whispers #14, $3.99
Joker Harley Criminal Sanity #1 (Of 9)(Cover A Francesco Mattina), $5.99
Joker Harley Criminal Sanity #1 (Of 9)(Cover B Mike Mayhew), AR
Joker Harley Criminal Sanity #1 (Of 9)(Cover C Mico Suayan), AR
Joker Year Of The Villain #1 (Cover A Philip Tan & Marc Deering), $4.99
Joker Year Of The Villain #1 (Cover B Blank Variant), AR
Joker Year Of The Villain #1 (Cover C Brian Bolland Retailer Gift Variant), AR
Justice League Odyssey #14 (Cover A Will Conrad), $3.99
Justice League Odyssey #14 (Cover B Lucio Parrillo), AR
RWBY #1 (Of 7)(Cover A Sarah Stone), $3.99
RWBY #1 (Of 7)(Cover B Jim Lee Card Stock Variant), AR
Sandman Overture 30th Anniversary Edition TP, $19.99
Secrets Of Sinister House #1, $9.99
Silencer Volume 3 Up In Smoke TP, $16.99
Supergirl #35 (Cover A Jesus Merino), $3.99
Supergirl #35 (Cover B Drew Johnson), AR
Superman #16 (Cover A Ivan Reis & Joe Prado), $3.99
Superman #16 (Cover B Jason Masters), AR
Wonder Twins #8 (Of 12), $3.99
Wonder Woman #80 (Cover A Yanick Paquette), $3.99
Wonder Woman #80 (Cover B Neil Googe), AR

DEAD RECKONING
Smedley GN, $26.95

DK PUBLISHING
Disney Frozen 2 The Magical Guide HC, $12.99
Ultimate Star Wars The Definitive Guide To The Star Wars Universe HC (New Edition), $40.00

DRAWN AND QUARTERLY
Handbook To Lazy Parenting GN, $12.95
Hard Tomorrow HC, $24.95

DYNAMIC FORCES
Amazing Spider-Man #19 (Lucio Parrillo ComicXposure Variant Cover), AR
Amazing Spider-Man #20 (Lucio Parrillo ComicXposure Variant Cover), AR
Batman Who Laughs #1 (Of 6)(Greg Horn ComicXposure Variant Cover), AR
DCeased #1 (Of 6)(Ken Haeser Signed & Remarked Batman Sketch Cover), AR
DCeased #1 (Of 6)(Ken Haeser Signed & Remarked Joker Sketch Cover), AR
Detective Comics #1000 (Brian Bolland Jetpack Comics Forbidden Planet Inked Variant Cover), AR
Detective Comics #1000 (Brian Bolland Jetpack Comics Forbidden Planet Variant Cover), AR
Detective Comics #1000 (Dan Jurgens & Kevin Nowlan Variant Cover)(Tom King Gold Signature Edition), AR
History Of The Marvel Universe #1 (Of 6)(Mark Waid Signed Edition), AR
Immortal Hulk #16 (Mike Deodato Jr. Variant Cover), AR
Invisible Woman #1 (Of 5)(Adam Hughes Gold Signature Edition), AR
Silver Surfer Black #1 (Of 5)(Donny Cates Signed Edition Plus 1), AR
Silver Surfer Black #1 (Of 5)(Donny Cates Signed Edition), AR

DYNAMITE ENTERTAINMENT
Battlestar Galactica Classic Counterstrike TP, $19.99
Battlestar Galactica Twilight Command TP, $19.99
Dejah Thoris And The Green Men Of Mars Omnibus TP, $29.99
Hack Slash Vs Chaos TP, $19.99
Red Sonja #8 (Cover P Amanda Conner Virgin Variant), AR
Red Sonja #8 (Cover Q Joseph Michael Linsner Virgin Variant), AR
Red Sonja And Vampirella Meet Betty And Veronica #5 (Of 12)(Cover L Fay Dalton Virgin Variant), AR
Red Sonja And Vampirella Meet Betty And Veronica #5 (Of 12)(Cover M Cat Staggs Virgin Variant), AR
Red Sonja Birth Of The She-Devil #4 (Of 4)(Cover I Lucio Parillo Virgin Variant), AR
Vampirella #1 (Joseph Michael Linsner Exclusive Variant Cover), AR
Vampirella #3 (Cover P J. Scott Campbell Virgin Variant), AR
Vampirella #3 (Cover Q Fay Dalton Virgin Variant), AR
Vampirella #3 (Cover R Sanjulian), AR
Vampirella #3 (Cover S J. Scott Campbell Crimson Blood Line Art Variant), AR
Vampirella Red Sonja #2 (Cover A Tula Lotay), $3.99
Vampirella Red Sonja #2 (Cover B David Mack), $3.99
Vampirella Red Sonja #2 (Cover C Babs Tarr), $3.99
Vampirella Red Sonja #2 (Cover D Leonardo Romero & Jordie Bellaire), $3.99
Vampirella Red Sonja #2 (Cover E Drew Moss Then And Now Variant), $3.99
Vampirella Red Sonja #2 (Cover F Drew Moss Black & White Variant), AR
Vampirella Red Sonja #2 (Cover G Leonardo Romero & Jordie Bellaire Black & White Tint Virgin Variant), AR
Vampirella Red Sonja #2 (Cover H Frank Cho Sneak Peek Variant), AR
Vampirella Red Sonja #2 (Cover I Leonardo Romero & Jordie Bellaire Virgin Variant), AR
Vampirella Red Sonja #2 (Cover J Leonardo Romero & Jordie Bellaire Black & White Virgin Variant), AR
Vampirella Red Sonja #2 (Cover K Frank Cho Sneak Peek Virgin Variant), AR
Vampirella Red Sonja #2 (Cover L Drew Moss Virgin Variant), AR
Vampirella Red Sonja #2 (Cover M Leonardo Romero & Jordie Bellaire Black & White Variant), AR
Vampirella Red Sonja #2 (Cover N Tula Lotay Virgin Variant), AR

FANTAGRAPHICS BOOKS
Peanuts Every Sunday Volume 7 1981-1985 HC, $59.99
Walt Disney's Donald Duck Christmas In Duckburg Volume 14 HC, $29.99

FIRST SECOND
Maker Comics Draw A Comic GN, $12.99
Maker Comics Draw A Comic HC, $19.99
Truckus Maximus GN, $16.99
Truckus Maximus HC, $23.99

FLOATING WORLD COMICS
Things To Do Instead Of Killing Yourself GN, $15.00

FULL MOON FEATURES
Deadly Ten Presents Halloweed Night Meet The Weedjies (Cover A Sergio Rios), $3.99
Deadly Ten Presents Halloweed Night Meet The Weedjies (Cover B Dan Fowler), $3.99

GOLDEN BOOKS
Disney Frozen 2 Big Golden Book HC, $10.99
Disney Frozen 2 Little Golden Book HC, $4.99
Star Wars We Are The Resistance Little Golden Book HC, $4.99

GRAPHIX
Wings Of Fire Volume 3 The Hidden Kingdom GN, $12.99
Wings Of Fire Volume 3 The Hidden Kingdom HC, $24.99

HARPER PERENNIAL
Why Comics From Underground To Everywhere SC, $24.99

HEAVY METAL MAGAZINE
Iron Maiden Legacy Of The Beast Expanded Edition Volume 1 TP, $16.66

HERO TOMORROW COMICS
Tap Dance Killer #5 (Cover A Donny Hadiwidjaja), $3.99
Tap Dance Killer #5 (Cover B Marcelo Basile), $3.99

HUMANOIDS
Twilight Man Rod Serling And The Birth Of Television SC, $22.95

IDW PUBLISHING
Children Of Aramar TP, $9.99
Cobra Kai The Karate Kid Saga Continues #1 (Of 4)(Cover A Kagan McLeod), $3.99
Cobra Kai The Karate Kid Saga Continues #1 (Of 4)(Cover B Photo), $3.99
Cobra Kai The Karate Kid Saga Continues #1 (Of 4)(Cover C Cobra Kai Dojo Logo Variant), AR
Cobra Kai The Karate Kid Saga Continues #1 (Of 4)(Cover D Kagan McLeod Kai Cobra Kai Skeleton Costume Halloween Variant), AR
Disney Comics And Stories #7 (Cover A Andrea Freccero), $5.99
G.I. Joe A Real American Hero #267 (Cover A Robert Atkins), $3.99
G.I. Joe A Real American Hero #267 (Cover B Jamie Sullivan), $3.99
G.I. Joe A Real American Hero #267 (Cover C John Royle & Jagdish Kumar), AR
Ghosts Classic Monsters Of Pre-Code Horror Comics TP, $24.99
John Byrne's Marvel Classics Artifact Edition HC, $75.00
Marvel Action Spider-Man #9 (Cover A Fico Ossio), $3.99
Marvel Action Spider-Man #9 (Cover B Nicoletta Baldari), AR
Star Wars Adventures Return To Vader's Castle #2 (Cover A Francesco Francavilla), $3.99
Star Wars Adventures Return To Vader's Castle #2 (Cover B Kelley Jones), $3.99
Star Wars Adventures Return To Vader's Castle #2 (Cover C Francesco Francavilla Black & White Variant), AR
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Urban Legends #17 (Cover A Frank Fosco), $3.99
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Urban Legends #17 (Cover B Frank Fosco & Erik Larsen), $3.99
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Urban Legends #17 (Cover C Kevin Eastman), AR
Usagi Yojimbo #5 (Cover A Stan Sakai), $3.99

IMAGE COMICS
Battlepug #2 (Cover A Mike Norton & Allen Passalaqua), $3.99
Battlepug #2 (Cover B Tony Fleecs), $3.99
Camp Midnight Volume 2 Camp Midnight Vs Camp Daybright GN, $16.99
Coffin Bound #3, $3.99
East Of West #43, $3.99
Ice Cream Man #15 (Cover A Martin Morazzo & Chris O'Halloran), $3.99
Ice Cream Man #15 (Cover B Patrick Horvath), $3.99
Oblivion Song By Kirkman And De Felici #20, $3.99
Oliver #4, $3.99
Outer Darkness #11, $3.99
Postal Deliverance #4, $3.99
Pretty Deadly The Rat #2 (Of 5), $3.99
Reaver #4, $3.99
Red Hook Volume 2 War Cry TP, $17.99
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Everyone needs to read Greta Thunberg's responses to the rumors and lies about her   

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Unless you've been living under a rock for the past year, you know who Greta Thunberg is. But depending on your chosen media and information outlets, what think you know about her might be totally false.

I've perused comments on articles about Thunberg's climate change activism and have seen the same false statements about her over and over again. Here are some actual cut-and-pasted comments (misspellings included) from just one article in the past week:


"She is one hell of an actress."

"Greta has mental issues and the adults around her are manipulating her for their own gain."

"This is nothing more than a kid being coached fir a acting career! Lol such a democrat trick!"

"I feel sorry for this girl who is really a victim of child abuse. Who scares their children with all this propaganda?"

"Her parents got 18million for being on TV to say what she said."

"It's not real. That little girl is corporate sponsored."

You get the gist.

Thunberg took to Twitter recently to briefly address her critics, saying they "come up with every thinkable lie and conspiracy theory" and that they "will cross every possible line to avert the focus, since they are so desperate not to talk about the climate and ecological crisis."

"Being different is not an illness and the current, best available science is not opinions," she aded, "it's facts."

RELATED: Greta Thunberg's Greatest Hits: 10 times the teen activist unflinchingly spoke truth to power


Facts appear to elude many, however. I am constantly baffled by how people will repeat things they hear, or state what they think is probably true, without putting forth any effort to discover the truth. This is especially the case for what people think they know about Greta Thunberg.

It's not that hard to research her. Thunberg made the news in Sweden long before she became a globally recognized activist. There are many news articles about her school strike and how she ended up where she is now.

What's extra maddening is that Thunberg herself addressed all of the rumors about her and explained her history way back in February on Facebook, and yet people continue to spew the same falsehoods. The fact that a 16-year-old has to correct adults who should know how to research is sad, but here we are.

First, she explained the origins of how her school strike came about, starting with how she'd won a writing contest about the environment and then had some phone conversations with other activists. They were focusing on other efforts, and Thunberg decided to do her school strike alone. Her parents weren't happy about it and told her at that time that they weren't supportive.

"On the 20 of August I sat down outside the Swedish Parliament," she wrote. "I handed out fliers with a long list of facts about the climate crisis and explanations on why I was striking. The first thing I did was to post on Twitter and Instagram what I was doing and it soon went viral. Then journalists and newspapers started to come. A Swedish entrepreneur and business man active in the climate movement, Ingmar Rentzhog, was among the first to arrive. He spoke with me and took pictures that he posted on Facebook. That was the first time I had ever met or spoken with him. I had not communicated or encountered with him ever before."

She then addressed the rumors about who is "behind" her outspoken activism:

"Many people love to spread rumors saying that I have people 'behind me' or that I'm being 'paid' or 'used' to do what I'm doing. But there is no one 'behind' me except for myself. My parents were as far from climate activists as possible before I made them aware of the situation.

I am not part of any organization. I sometimes support and cooperate with several NGOs that work with the climate and environment. But I am absolutely independent and I only represent myself. And I do what I do completely for free, I have not received any money or any promise of future payments in any form at all. And nor has anyone linked to me or my family done so.

And of course it will stay this way. I have not met one single climate activist who is fighting for the climate for money. That idea is completely absurd.

Furthermore I only travel with permission from my school and my parents pay for tickets and accommodations.

Thunberg went on to explain how she wants people to treat climate change as a crisis because it is a crisis, and that she's really not saying anything new. This is what scientists have been telling us for decades.

"There is one other argument that I can't do anything about," she wrote, "And that is the fact that I'm 'just a child and we shouldn't be listening to children.' But that is easily fixed—just start to listen to the rock solid science instead. Because if everyone listened to the scientists and the facts that I constantly refer to—then no one would have to listen to me or any of the other hundreds of thousands of school children on strike for the climate across the world. Then we could all go back to school."

Welp.

Thunberg also pointed people to her TED Talk in which she explains how her interest in the climate began:

Her own school principal, Sirkka Persson, commented on her Facebook post, writing:

"Greta, being your Principal at school I do not doubt you are writing your own speeches.

All the things you write about in this poster I also get questions about. People often judge others out of their own behavior. So many rumors and so many people who do not know you or your family who think they know how things are and what is best for you. Embarrassing...

Each day I see you at school you give hope and strength to others. You affect people and have an impact on their way of thinking and behaviour. You have definately [sic] got me thinking new thoughts. That is admirable."

RELATED: Greta Thunberg urges people to turn to nature to combat climate change

If people want to argue with the solutions that Thunberg puts forth, that's fine. She's chosen to speak publicly, and her ideas are up for debate. What is not up for debate are the verifiable facts about her history. What's not up for debate is the fact that being on the autism spectrum is not a mental illness. What is not up for debate is the fact that the vast majority of scientists and the world's most renowned professional scientific organizations have all said that climate change is happening, that humans are contributing to faster-than-normal global warming, and that if we don't act to mitigate it, we will face disastrous consequences.

And obviously, the personal attacks need to stop. It's unacceptable for anyone at any age, but to disparage the looks or


          

Des milices chiites proches de Téhéran se tiennent prêtes à intervenir pour mater les manifestations en Irak   

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Ayant entretenu de très bons rapports avec la coalition anti-jihadiste dirigée par les États-Unis tout en maintenant à distance les Unités de mobilisation populaire [Hachd al-Chaabi], une alliance de groupes armés chiites, pour la plupart stipendiés par l’Iran, le général Abdul-Wahab al-Saadi a été à la pointe du combat contre l’État islamique [EI ou Daesh]...

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Baker-Polito Administration Urges Passage of Impaired Driving Legislation   

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BOSTON – Governor Charlie Baker and Lt. Governor Karyn Polito today joined state officials, road safety advocates, law enforcement officials and leaders of the cannabis industry to urge passage of the Administration’s impaired driving legislation. Following the Cannabis Control Commission’s approval last month of regulations for social consumption of marijuana, the group assembled at the State House today underscored the need to pass legislation that would implement recommendations made by the Special Commission on Operating Under the Influence and Impaired Driving. 

The Governor and Lt. Governor were joined by Helen Witty, National President of Mothers Against Drunk Driving, David Torrisi, Executive Director of the Commonwealth Dispensary Association, Cannabis Control Commissioner Britte McBride and Walpole Police Chief John Carmichael. 

“As Massachusetts continues to implement adult use of marijuana, including potential social consumption sites, it’s vital that we update our impaired driving laws to ensure the safety of everyone who uses the Commonwealth’s roads,” said Governor Charlie Baker. “This legislation which draws on thoughtful recommendations from a commission of a broad cross-section of stakeholders, gives public safety officials the tools they need to combat impaired driving and keep our roads safe.” 

“Our Administration is committed to working with law enforcement officials and advocates in the public and private sector to combat impaired driving and ensure the safety of our residents and communities,” said Lt. Governor Karyn Polito. “We are grateful for these leaders’ support of this important legislation which will update our impaired driving laws as we confront new public safety challenges.”

According to Massachusetts crash statistics from 2013-2017, marijuana was the most prevalent drug (aside from alcohol) found in drivers involved in fatal crashes. In Colorado, where marijuana has been sold for adult use since 2014, traffic deaths involving drivers who tested positive for marijuana increased 109 percent while traffic deaths increased 31 percent, according to a report prepared by the Rocky Mountain High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area. Colorado also saw a marked increase in traffic deaths involving drivers who tested positive for marijuana which more than doubled from 55 in 2013 to 115 people killed in 2018. Since recreational marijuana was legalized, the percentage of all Colorado traffic deaths that were marijuana related increased from 15 percent in 2013 to 23 percent in 2018.

“While we trust that the overwhelming majority of adults who use cannabis will do so responsibly, our research shows that some marijuana users believe the myth that they drive better when high,” said Thomas Turco, Secretary of the Executive Office of Public Safety and Security (EOPSS). “It’s important that we state unequivocally that that is, in fact, a myth and that driving under the influence of cannabis is dangerous and potentially fatal.”

The Baker-Polito Administration’s bill is based on recommendations made by the Special Commission on Operating Under the Influence and Impaired Driving. The Special Commission is composed of a diverse set of stakeholders and experts, including police, prosecutors, medical and toxicological professionals, and representatives of the criminal defense bar and civil liberties community. 

The proposed legislative changes in the bill include: 

  • Adopting implied consent laws to suspend the driver’s licenses of arrested motorists who refuse to cooperate in chemical testing for drugs, as existing law has long required for arrested motorists who refuse breath testing for alcohol.
  • Adopting a statute authorizing courts to take judicial notice that ingesting THC, the active chemical in marijuana, can and does impair motorists.
  • Directing the Municipal Police Training Committee (MPTC) to expand the training of drug recognition experts and allowing them to testify as expert witnesses in civil and criminal cases.
  • Prohibiting drivers from having loose or unsealed packages of marijuana in the driver’s compartment of a vehicle, under the same provision of the motor vehicle code that has long prohibited driving with open containers of alcohol.
  • Permitting judicial notice of the scientific validity and reliability of the horizontal gaze nystagmus test, which would make it easier for the Commonwealth to introduce the results of that test at trial to demonstrate a driver’s intoxication.
  • Empowering police officers to seek electronic search warrants for evidence of chemical intoxication, as is the practice in over thirty other states.  Any blood draw would have to be authorized by a neutral magistrate after a showing of probable cause and would be performed by a doctor, nurse, or other appropriate medical staff at a health care facility.
  • Developing educational materials and programming on drug impairment to share with trial court judges.

The Baker-Polito Administration recently kicked off an impaired driving educational campaign designed to reach men age 18 to 34, who are the most likely to be behind the wheel in impaired driving crashes. The campaign, titled “Wisdom,” was informed by focus groups made up of cannabis and alcohol users and conducted by the Executive Office of Public Safety and Security’s (EOPSS) Office of Grants and Research (OGR). The feedback was used to create TV spots featuring interviews of real people who were willing to share their perceptions about driving after consuming cannabis, alcohol, or other drugs.

“Our family – and the thousands we represent – know all too well the life-altering consequences of drunk and drugged driving,” said Helen Witty, National President of Mothers Against Drunk Driving. “My 16-year-old daughter, Helen Marie, was out rollerblading on a bike path near our Miami home in 2000 when she was run over and killed by a teenage driver impaired on alcohol and marijuana. I landed shattered in MADD’s lap, and determined to make sure this violent, preventable crime never happened to anyone else. MADD is grateful to the Baker-Polito Administration for doing everything they can to keep people from being needlessly injured or killed by impaired drivers.”

“An important goal of the commission’s work is to protect the health and safety of the people in our state as we navigate the new reality of legal adult use of cannabis. I am pleased to be here today to support the Baker-Polito Administration and their partners in promoting the safe use of marijuana and cannabis products,” said Britte McBride, Commissioner of the Cannabis Control Commission.

“We have made educating adults about the importance of responsible use of cannabis products a priority – and we hope the Legislature takes action on this bill,” said David Torrisi, Executive Director, Commonwealth Dispensary Association. “We welcome the opportunity to join the Baker-Polito administration in stressing the importance of safe driving habits, including planning for alternate transportation if using marijuana.” 

Massachusetts Data (2013-2017) from the EOPSS Office of Grants and Research:

  • Marijuana was the most prevalent drug found in drivers involved in fatal crashes.
  • 11 percent of drivers involved in fatal crashes were found with both alcohol and drugs in their system.
  • 78 percent of impaired drivers in fatal crashes were men.
  • 35 percent of drunk drivers involved in a fatal crash were 21-29 years old. 
  • The number of drivers involved in a fatal crash who were alcohol-impaired (BAC .08+) and had drugs in their system increased by 63 percent (35 to 57).
  • From 2016 to 2017, alcohol-impaired driving fatalities decreased by 19 percent (148 to 120).

          

Championne, poids plumes, Brésil : voici Zarah Fairn, la première Française en UFC   

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"MMA - Samedi, Zarah Fairn est devenu la première Française à disputer un combat de l\u0027UFC. Née au Brésil il y a 32 ans, celle qui est arrivée en France à 14 ans nourrit beaucoup d\u0027ambition et veut s\u0027installer durablement dans l\u0027octogone."
          

Lead Generation Marketing: The Only Lead Gen Guide You Need to Succeed in 2019 (And Beyond)   

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SWN- Kobayashi Maru Maneuver!   

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I am terribly behind on my Stars Without Number Cabal Sigma Campaign updates.  Things are going great! It has been all I can do to keep up with the players wild and crazy moves, and great tactics! The players are having a ball and so am I! It is great to be running Sci Fi Space Opera after years of D&D.  Last night I did something crazy! Before the game my wife commented that it was William Shatner's Birthday! Happy 88th!  and I thought you know I need to somehow celebrate that in game tonite so I came up with this idea on the way to the game!
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The players had acquired (stolen) a starship last session, and we had not tried out SWN space combat yet! I knew they were about to "Spike in" to a system with known pirate activity! I told the players that since it was William Shatner's Birthday that for tonite and tonite only! The player acting as the Captain of their new ship could pull a one time Kobayashi Maru Maneuver! What this meant was the starship captain could elect to instead of rolling the required dice for an action (d20 or a 2d6) he could roll my d60 for that one roll for this session only!  Woo Hoo 


An actual newly released product for the old Space Opera RPG Star Sector Atlas 6 - I will definitely be pulling material from this one for my current SWN Campaign. A modified version of The Invincible Realm of Hissss'Tah now has a place in my setting.   Sixteen Stars is another great product for SWN, tons of tables for the harried (hey that's me) GM to roll on to come up with adventure locations and ideas on the fly!
Well guess that is all for now, I need to be working on the next session for my group. What I thought would take them two sessions, they got through in one! Loving the tactics and teamwork they are showing. Combat is deadly, we almost lost one character last night to a laser rifle blast, but the player's fight smart and prevailed!
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SWN Sector Cabal Sigma Session One- The Wrong Side of Heaven (part 2)   

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The four began the Danger Room "exercise" cautiously, realizing stepping on any of the squares could trigger problems, Able using his "Fix" skill disabled the panel in front of him rendering it safe to step on. Bras Hombre tried to do the same, but he was no tech. Osric took a few tentative steps into the room, only to come face to face with a robot popping up from the floor in front of him and beginning to activate it's taser hands. Osric swung his melee weapon and beheaded the robot. Varlo stepped into the room and jumped back avoiding the pit trap that opened up beneath him. Soon more robots were triggered. Then the thing...the Hybrid Mergence MOVED! It scuttled across the room quickly, triggering traps as it moved, another robot popped up and then some form of thick vision obscuring fog, then the Hybrid Mergence triggered a pit trap and fell into the trap. 
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Able decided this was his chance and dashed across the room and dove into the pit after the thing. With each step he made a loud click occurred...multiple robots appeared, a Gatling gun popped up in the corner and whirred into life, barrels of some sort of flaming substance shot out of the wall and fire spilled out into the room approaching the edge of the pit containing Able and the thing.   
Then things went really wild, the robots that activated the prior round now moved towards the four. This trigged explosions, more robots, including a life-like robotic version of Stalin (who drew its pistol), a crevasse appeared dividing the room, and an Energy Cannon appeared. Varlo nearest to the Gatling gun, safely got to the Gatling gun (although a robot was now activated right beside Bras Hombre). Varlo hacked into the Gatling gun's system and was able to manually take control of it (he rolled so well with his skill check that he altered the things programmed damage output and rate of fire). Bras Hombre was locked in combat with a robot, while Osric used his psionic powers to telekinetically lift Able (now holding the Hybrid Mergence) out of the pit and towards the exit. Robot Stalin popped off a shot at the airborne Able hurting him but not "killing" him. Just as a flaming barrel emerged from the wall and melted robot Stalin into slag.  The Plasma gun activated, misfired and overheated blowing up. Bras Hombre had managed to pry up a floor panel giving him some cover from all the chaos. A blizzard of ice and snow(WTH?!!) activated in the middle of the room spilling over into the crevasse and mixing in with the flames from the burning barrels, steam made visibility even harder. As robots were taken out more appeared in their place. The words of the robot announcer at the start of this fiasco echoed in their heads...this was an "Introductory Scenario" to the danger room?!   
Unbeknownst to the party, their encounter was being broadcast on more channels across Riot, and even a few bars on the orbiting Outlaw Station.  Varlo then used the reprogrammed Gatling Gun to unleash a massive volley of "bullets" across the room, robots were taken out... along with Able and Bras Hombre!! In all this chaos it was friendly fire that took out half the party. The party couldn't hear it but bar patrons  cheered as Val (unintentionally?) took out two of his teammates. Osric knowing they were about to go down in flames (literally?) dashed to Able's fallen form, retrieved the Hybrid Mergence and was able to open the exit door. The program ended, the fires, fog and blizzard dispersed. The simulation was ended.  Bras Hombre and Able shook their heads, groggily waking up, bruised but alive and with bad headaches.   
The robot announcer instructed the four that the exercise was over, and directed them to the freshers and to return the Hybrid Mergence to the containment cube now appearing in the room.  Osric started in that direction, but then he sensed something. The Hybrid Mergence was a living thing! And it was projecting emotions to Osric...fear, sadness, most of all it wanted to escape this place! Osric realized it had some level of sentience and some level of psychic ability...at least some level of empathy. At the last minute Osric swapped out a small ration pack from his gear while stowing the creature in his clothing he dropped the ration pack into the containment cube, acting like he was returning the Hybrid Mergence, which now was secreted under his clothing and then excited the Danger Room. Varlo grinned from ear to ear, while Able gave him a menacing glare and Bras Hombre shook his head.



          

SWN Cabal Sigma Session One -The Wrong Side of Heaven (part 1)   

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Year: 01/01/3022 
Sector: Cabal Sigma 
Planet Riot, Royale System – The Thieves Worlds 

Bras Hombre – Human, Warrior Gunslinger- he had grown up amidst the streets and gangs of Riot (Ree-oht), he knew the various gangs, their territories, their combat rituals and how to handle himself. He also knew not to cross the Arena Council that kept the big coliseum fights running and profitable. He had recently returned to Riot, after doing some "special" work with a starship crew. 

Varlo Auten – Human Psychic – Pilot- another Riotian, his psionic healing abilities had earned him work healing up the gladiators injured in the arenas, then finding he had a knack for piloting, he spent some time flying the cargo vessels and other small spacecraft that connected the Thieves Worlds, under this strange "democratic" government run by the Thieves Guild.  

Osric – Human –Adventurer Warrior/Psychic, Barbarian – newly arrived to Riot, he was from the distant primitive world of Bohemond. Definitely not a Thieves Worlder, but a fish out of water, having been driven off his homeworld due to a dangerous Warlord and his own emerging powers, he had to find his way in this foreign land, with technologies and cultures he only vaguely understood. He knew he needed allies and the understanding of his powers, if he was ever going to be able to return to his forested world of Bohemond.  

Able- Uplifted Chimp Expert with a knack to fix most anything. He was from the nearby Thieves World known as Slough Feg, a failed terraform project, uplifted chimps were being used (forced) by the majority human population, to upkeep and maintain the life giving machines needed to keep everyone alive on the yellow mist shrouded world. Then there was the Ape Uprising a year ago...things turned ugly. The Chimps lost.  
 

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