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Meta thread for discussion of the board itself Vampyr Board owner 07/11/2021 (Sun) 06:59:49 No. 4 [Reply] [Last]
In this thread we talk about the board itself. We ask questions like >vol me fag >why this board suck pp? >banners? >why yo momma ghey And get answers like <k <cause you make shit threads <I don't know how to make those <Fuck you pavement ape! Also people call each other faggots. There is drama. And somehow a journo blames this all on David Duke.
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Reading is for nerds and gay people.

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What are you currently reading? Scribe 08/01/2021 (Sun) 02:26:58 No. 276 [Reply] [Last]
Or what have you recently read? Talk about it ITT.
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>>528 Interesting. I like the cover.
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The Widow's Son. It's this alternate universe wild west where there's tech on the level of batons powered by backpack carried hand cranked faraday cages, mecha and there are supernatural elements like monsters. The main character, Two Crows, is a federal marshal in the occult research division which is a fancy way of saying Abe Lincoln made his own monster hunter division. It's neat but there are a few eyebrow raising aspects about it. Mostly the "representation" aspect. The female lead, the titular Widow, starts off somewhat tomboyish and driven because her son was kidnapped by an occult witch. She slightly devolves into a marvel quipster with shit like "See, this me fretting!" and more or less slutting it up because she was unhappy in her marriage(it also turned out her kidnapped son was a result of an affair with a literal indian/native god of fertility, but he may or may not have put a spell on her for that) with the main character. There's also a 'reasonable' all-negro mechanized infantry that go on with "woe is we, we fight for the country but piypo are rayciss against us" Besides that I suppose it's minor enough that it's not much of an issue. It's so far a fun read.
>>533 Sounds fascinating. Some pozz which sucks but sounds mostly ignorable. Will grab. Thanks anon.

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Horus Rising - Horus Heresy #1 - Warhammer 40k Anonymous 07/11/2021 (Sun) 06:37:22 No. 1 [Reply]
The first book in what will become a very long series. Dan Abnett. What the Black Library call their best. Hes an okay author, and by the end of all this we are going to look back fondly on this novel anyway. The introduction of Horus himself of course, but also Garviel Loken, and a score of "remembrancers" who will become more important later but here mostly just get drunk, and abused by locals and demons. Well it's pretty good, and short so there isn't much I can say that you wouldn't read shortly anyway.
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>>344 Honor guard. Yeah it's not bad. Sometimes called the first in the saint saga. The bullshit is minimal. But yeah it's there. Still an enjoyable jaunt. The next one is the guns of Tanith. Should be good.
>>348 Okay finished like ten more of these. Damn things are addictive. Yeah, I recommend the series as a whole. It's good.
>>351 The are fucking good right?

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The Flight of the Eisenstein - James Swallow - Horus Heresy 4 Scribe 07/17/2021 (Sat) 03:15:38 No. 129 [Reply]
We start at the mayhem of the betrayal of Istvaan 3. We end in the airless vacuum of the moon's surface. In both there is blood. In both there is Only War In the first chapter we meet the true cast. The warships of Horus. And slowly the mere immortal Astartes, and lower still human crew. Anons we gonna see some gut ripping action. A ship making for earth with no Gellar field. Pursued by the might of Horus, hounded by daemons. Oh yeah action galore.
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A good book
>>129 Sooo. Are you just not gonna do the Fulgrim books? Because those are next.
>>131 So we have the last loyalist group of Deathguard marines led by Nathaniel Garro. Who is indeed cool as shit.

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Memorable quotes and passages Scribe 12/11/2021 (Sat) 13:48:04 No. 374 [Reply]
Post here every time you come by a quote you'd like to share. "I swear this to you by the love I hold for you, a love I will still hold even after I leave you dead on this floor." - Paul Muad'Dib
>>374 "Before marching out to war take a damn good look at your allies. Otherwise you'll be left wondering why you stepped out to fight alone." Commisar Colonel Gaunt.

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Tolkien's Legendarium Scribe 05/26/2022 (Thu) 23:59:06 No. 525 [Reply]
I just finished reading The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings, and The Silmarillion. I know there are tons of other books related to this series, but I'm having a hard time figuring out which ones are actually worth reading as narratives, and which are mostly made for their value of their analysis. I understand how some people might care about analyzing the development of the texts, but I really just want to read stories. But it's hard to figure out which publications are actually made for the sake of telling stories. For example, The History of Middle Earth seems mostly to exist for its analytical value, but its first two volumes are called The Book of Lost Tales, and seem to feature some narratives not told elsewhere, among others that are just earlier versions of narratives in The Silmarillion. Is The Book of Lost Tales (or any other book of The History of Middle Earth) actually worth reading for its narrative value, or only for seeing the literary development of The Silmarillion? Related to the same question, there is Unfinished Tales. As these are unfinished, I'm less interested in them, but would anyone say they are actually worth reading for their narrative value, either on their own or as they add to the greater narrative of the world? Or are they more just interesting for seeing the ideas Tolkien toyed with in the development of his work? What about the "Great Tales?" The Children of Hurin, Beren and Luthien, and The Fall of Gondolin. They were published as standalone books in the last 15 years, and they seemed like interesting stories in The Silmarillion, so I'd be interested in reading more fleshed out versions. Is that what these publications are? From what I've gleaned from the internet, Children of Hurin and Fall of Gondolin sound like they're novels, but Beren and Luthien is apparently a publication of two versions of the same story, to show the development of it. I'd be less interested in that than I would in just a full book of a much more fleshed out story, especially since that chapter of The Silmarillion interested me much more than the other two Great Tales. Of course, I'd also be interested in your thoughts and questions about the main three books. Now that I've finally read them, I finally understand them. I tried to read The Silmarillion when I was like 12, after Jackson's Fellowship of the Ring movie came out, and I read The Hobbit, so I figured reading the thing that takes place first would be fine, I wouldn't need to know the end of Lord of the Rings since it takes place later. I was sorely mistaken. I finished it, but retained almost nothing. Now, 20 years later, I finally understand it. Except for one thing. Who is Tom Bombadil? I'm pretty sure he's the embodiment of the forest. I mean his wife is very blatantly the spirit of the river, and that would match the forest well enough. But I'd be interested in hearing/arguing about other ideas.
>>525 Man idk. Good books though. Well lotr anyway.

Gaunts Ghosts Scribe 05/15/2022 (Sun) 22:57:29 No. 523 [Reply]
The first omnibus.

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/lounge/ where anons have a chat Scribe 07/11/2021 (Sun) 06:46:52 No. 3 [Reply]
On occasion when you aren't calling each other faggots, and declaiming the poor taste in other anons. Well it can be good to have a friendly aimless chat.
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>>424 Audio book bay
How do you find the time to read?
>>519 By not being Chai

Mein Kampf -Adolf Hitler Anonymous 04/12/2022 (Tue) 03:40:34 No. 407 [Reply]
Part autobiography, historical treatise, dissertation on goverment and its role in the life of men. And then there's the man's solution to the various issues of the world. His solution is political. This is party platform as much as it is anything. And it is many things. Taken orally while hitler languished in prison, there is a strong stream of consciousness to the chapters. A very good read and highly recommended.
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Nazism (ANTI-socialism) is Khazarian false-flag for Goblins (naive europeans)
User banned for being Jewish
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>>418 >>419 Begone jew
The triumph of the will

Two for free? WAAAAAAAAAGGGGGGHHHHHHH!! 04/22/2022 (Fri) 01:06:53 No. 426 [Reply]
Todays books are two extremely fun reads. We take you amongst the xenos ranks on this excursion to literary delight. The first is an ork vs mechanicus slobberknocker that truly entertains with sheer absurdity. The coldly rational mechanicum cannot comprehend the madness of the orkish Waaaagh. Second we have Necrons vs. Necrons vs. Everyone else. Where two giant robot nerds prank each other across millennia. If you don't have a good time with tonight's selection then your a fag or something idk. Never read warhammer? Start here! As one of the highpoints in the black library these are a sure fire funtime with all the info needed also presented. Have fun and remember. THE EMPEROR PROTECTS
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For blind niggers. A sample of the audiobook. If people like it I may zip and post the rest to catbox.
>>428 Fine. No audio book then. Blind bitches can suck it.
>>430 U mad

Forge of mars: the omnibus by Graham McNeill Scribe 11/21/2021 (Sun) 22:05:54 No. 365 [Reply]
Collecting all three of Mcneills mars books in one we have a grand adventure spanning the entire mechanicus. A good one guys. The Martian Mechancius's thirst for knowledge is insatiable, and when Archmagos Lexell Kotov learns of an ancient expedition that went in search of the very source of life in the universe itself, he immediately assembles a powerful Explorator fleet to follow in its footsteps. Not only does Kotov have the powerful engines and warriors of the Adeptus Mechanicus to call upon, even the troops of the Imperial Guard and the vaunted Space Marines join his crusade. The way, however, is treacherous and fraught with perils both within and without the fleet. There are marvels and wonders at the edge of known space, discoveries beyond price, but there are those who believe the secrets of the universe should stay hidden and beings there who pose a danger not only to the fleet but to the Imperium itself.
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>>365 C'mon anon at least post the cover art.
>>365 Which 40k books are plagiarized again?
>>396 I wasn't aware any were.

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Daemon - Daniel Suarez - Daemon 1 Scribe 08/20/2021 (Fri) 02:17:21 No. 311 [Reply]
An interesting near future scifi book. I believe the author is a practicing medical doctor. At the very least he finished med school. Theres a strange horror he brings to the part with his knowledge of anatomy. And then he starts having fun. Ai controlled motorcycles with chainsaw arms, a video game nazi gains AI sentience and begins saving the world from jews. It is bizarre and quite a bit of fun. Theres some sjw shit at the end of book two where it gets all preachy about revenge being pointless, but other than that you got the burned man. Ripped off bot from fallout online, but from the idea of a swat guy going through anons killhouse. So the story is a brilliant game designer dies, and his last gift is a program that turns on that destroys all society, and rebuilds it into a better form. Book one mainly deals with that. And it gets fucking messy. So much cool action in this. I spent the last month wanting to reread this but couldn't find the title. A duckduckgo search for near future scfi written by a doctor about nazi video games returned nothing obviously. But today I found it. So anyway I'm starting this again now. It's good I recall.
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Part one is okay. I like it, part 2 has issues that bug me. But it also has the oberstleutenant. A video game nazi given the power to act in the real world through robots. Robots with a thousand knives. And what does this AI do? It tortures feds to death. In fairly graphic detail. Easily my favorite parts.
>>311 How is being opposed to revenge "SJW"?
>>397 Well it's been 7 months, but I think there was some boohoo poor indians stuff. Lots of muscle chicks what don't need no man. That kinda eye rolling silliness. But ignore those bits, cause they suck and add nothing to the story, and its enjoyable enough. I guess having badass robodude break down crying because he gets massively downvoted by sjw types at the end of book three still pisses me off.

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Inferno! -Chris Claremont Scribe 01/12/2022 (Wed) 19:18:45 No. 377 [Reply]
Strike the match…fan the flames…and light the Inferno! Limbo’s demon lords corrupt two of the X-Men’s nearest and dearest — Colossus’ sister, Illyana Rasputin, and Cyclops’ wife Madelyne Pryor — and use them to bring a horde of demons raining down on New York City! But as Illyana battles to regain her soul, Madelyne threatens to cast a spell that will merge Earth and limbo permanently — with the sacrifice being her own innocent son! And when Mister Sinister brings his own agenda into the mix, secrets are revealed that rock Cyclops to the core! The X-Men, X-Factor and New Mutants face their most harrowing ordeal ever — with the fate of the world in the balance! https://getcomics.info/marvel/x-men-milestones-inferno-tpb-2019/
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/writ/ Scribe 07/17/2021 (Sat) 21:24:07 No. 132 [Reply] [Last]
Are you writing? Do you want to? Dreams of writing for anything in particular? Share, chat, and critique. Let's suffer together.
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>>349 Yes, Anyone wanting to write more kiddy fucking fanfics please use his board for God's sake.
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>>352 >>rules >2. Romance > Smut >/s/ is a SFW board. Romance is allowed and even encouraged if you’re capable of writing it, but this is not the place for smut. If you can't tell the difference between the two, don't try to write it at all. And posts by the BO saying explicitly that smut isn't allowed. Is writing smut allowed on this board? I think this one allows it
>>375 That's actually a good point. Yeah smuts allowed here.

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50 shades of Führer Anonymous 11/27/2021 (Sat) 02:59:25 Id: 000000 No. 510 [Reply]
I had an idea for a steamy taboo romance. Making something in the likes of 50 shades of gray but with a nazi male protagonist. Like for example she is a regular girl who believes in BLM and almost gets raped by a pack of blacks. But them the hero appears and saves her. He behaves all mysterious and hard to get while showing he has a heart of gold in the process but then she discover his secret and start trying to convert him. He gives her a ultimatum and asks her to submit to his whims. Then the 50 shades shit starts and he teaches her to feel like a real submissive traditional woman. While all her friend reprimand her. We could make some and try to get the media reverse hyped about it. How its despicable and racist and all that and then take advantage of the forbidden fruit effect to make women want to read it. It would be just so easy marketing. The idea is precisely to exploit that taboo thing to arouse interest. There's psychological research on it that says people will show more interest for an article if the researcher mentioned previously it was banned or something. It could be such a success. But more for ego boost for the writer. Because selling this would be a nightmare. Anyone wants to do it?
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Okay meta notes. I like writing here because it brings notice to anons board and I like him, and I like drawing attention here, this is a much more sfw board than >>>/lit/ however and this book can't really be finished here, so I'm gonna do what we can here before eventually moving the whole thing to /lit/ Heads up for future notice, when it happens I will announce it and provide a link. Probably a month from that happening though. Anyway as always thanks to anon for keeping a clean, spamfree board to write in, and thanks for his help when it's needed on projects. Looking forward to finally finishing a story for once, let's hope this is the one that actually gets to those magic words. "The end."
The idea is silly as shit, but more power to you. That said, no steamy BDSM smut on muh precious ded board.
>>514 >I needed him violent off the bat, because I find that easier to write Just remember the target are regular white girls. Don't take it too far. I think being as violent as a marvel movie is a safe bet >>515 Godspeed anon >>516 kek

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Demon: The Fallen a white wolf RPG Anonymous 08/09/2021 (Mon) 06:30:32 Id: 1ffe9d No. 431 [Reply] [Last]
Okay so I wanna run a demon campaign. Whether we start with one guy and eventually gain more, or instead wind up with a one on one personal experience is whatever to me. Either way sounds good. I have done both, and White wolf makes single player experiences relatively fun and easy. Your character, should you choose to make one and join, will be a Demon, a fallen angel. One of Gods own who turned and rebelled. After an unfathomable time spent in hell you escape. And find yourself in the late nineties. Where God appears to have long left his creation, and there are no angels to be seen. Left with no means of answering the only questions you still had, you turn to a personal philosophy to make life meaningful, and continue on in the possessed body you have stolen. We shall, depending on the backstory of your character, have antagonists, and vices. The monster within is the usual pretext to pretty much every WW gameline. And this is no exception. Morality is tracked quite a bit more than say DnD. Anyway if you are interested drop a post here, and we will see about getting you a corebook, and then walking you through character creation. Afterwards we can have the first session here. This site supports die rolls, and miniatures and graph paper are never really seen during a WW rpg anyway. If for whatever reason we do find them necessary I have backups for that possibility as well.
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Within seconds Andy had the worm hooked and was casting back out into the river. "Should stick with the crickets" said the older man Andy shrugged and slowly worked the line a little hoping to entice a faster catch. "Never hurts to try," Andy remarked and turned to wink at Taz "So you just out here to give out free bait, friend?" Andy continued "Something like that" returned Taz "Shit!" Andys pole almost scythed out of his hands as a large weight came on the line "Damn, you got one!" The older fella declaimed as he dropped his pole and turned in excitement to clap Andy's back "Fuck but he's a fighter!" The line seemed in danger of snapping as it worked like a blade across the semi still water, sending water spraying back and forth as Andy struggled to reel it in. "Pete get the fucking net!" Pete, as that was the older man's name, turned to the small pile of equipment to his left and grabbed a large net. Taz looked up the bank behind them to see if Liz was watching, but there was no sign of her, and the glare of the sun blocked the interior of the stolen car from view. "Fuck!, help me Pete he's stronger than a bastard!" Yelled andy as his pole continued jerking to and fro. Taz stepped towards the younger man and helped grab the pole and steady it. "C'mon reel!" Cried Taz as his adrenaline started to let loose.

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Fishing. Liz can hear her stomach growl again for the third time in as many minutes, and her deadbeat dipshit boyfriend is fishing. Not bad enough that he's losing his mind, all that bologna about demons and angels, well that isn't exactly new she corrects herself, he was always talking about God to her for years, but now he's crazier since that last fight. Her stomach growls for the fourth time. She still can't believe he ripped off the only dealer still talking to them, and God only knows what happened to the muscle that came to collect at the apartment, the whole thing is still a blur in her mind, but hell do drugs long enough and that happens. For a minute she was starting to buy his shit. That was probably just the junk talking. Liz hates being ignored, her parents used to do that for years till she left when she was 15. And now here she is once again. In some shitty situation, hungry, thirsty, left in a hot car while someone else does whatever the fuck they want, but what about what she wants? What she wants is in her front right pocket, and she can't stop touching it. Just to make sure she tells herself, just to make sure she didn't just imagine that too, but there it is. A little plastic baggie, one of the hundreds from a backpack. She hears laughter from outside the car. Fucking men. "They always disappoint you" she murmurs to herself. Or maybe it's her mom talking. She said that once Liz thinks. Who knows though? Memory is such a blur. She looks at the clock on the dash, but the cars been off for more than ten minutes and the blank empty dial just stares back at her. "Fuck it," she says aloud as her hand comes out of the pocket with a plastic baggie tight in her grip.
Okay second hiatus time. I'm gonna work on the 50 shades thing through december probably. And im at a wall on this as well. I need to delete the past like three entries and rethink the direction. Otherwise I'm just gonna kill Liz out of annoyance. I think go back to the flight from Vegas even. I wanna finish that story there. With my planned other demon in control of a small organized crime outfit. Office in a casino, all about temptation, we deal with his mooks, finally have a big boss fight for true control of Liz soul (this other demon got there first and pushes H) and then start the cross country journey. Really I think we need to have a book set in Vegas, even if its a short novella, and then with a better grasp on liz characterization move into book two the cross country /pol/lack thing with better established core characters. I mean right now shes kinda a cardboard cutout. And I hate her. So yeah a break from this while I work on the other thing, come back to this with a clearer head, and just a better drive for the whole thing. There's just no tension here. Getting very paint by numbers, bland, boring. Yeah taking a break and when I come back massive rewrites.

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