What Is Zoroastrianism?

The Orinthal Deception cover

I’ll be the first to admit that the most far-flung bit of speculation I indulge in in The Kabrakan Ascendency (aka The Antithesis Progression)is the Persian Empire having Zoroastrianism as its state religion, rather than Islam. I had to imagine a pretty convoluted scenario (and a nuclear war) to pull… Continue reading

Blogging Kabrakan/Antithesis, Day 246

Technically, this one should have gone up late last night, but I don’t like posting two posts too close together. So, here’s some afternoon’s entertainment for you at my expense. A few years ago, I suddenly stopped being able to read like I used to. My eyes would slide off… Continue reading

Some Might Call it Infringement

So. copyright infringement has been a a hot topic over the last year, as numerous high-profile and/or much-blogged about cases have been circulating in the news. Whether it’s Star Trek fan films or shadow hunting urban fantasy heroines, a lot of people are in a hell of a lather about… Continue reading

Blogging Kabrakan/Antithesis, Day 245

A gorgeous day here on the coast. The last days of summer are making for great agate hunting and super-low tides, so it was a day full of physical work–walking the dog, hiking the hills, checking out the beach, reorganizing parts of the house (you wouldn’t believe how quickly a… Continue reading

Cover Reveals: The Kabrakan Ascendancy

It’s been clear to me for a few years now that The Antithesis Progression has branding issues. For those of us who’ve lived with it as a podcast, it feels familiar and recognizable, and there’s a certain music to the title–and who couldn’t like the mythic covers with naked people… Continue reading