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Why Rules of Engagement WorkedThe fan’s response to Rules of Engagement has been irking me since the episode was released. Here’s my response to JamesRolfeII, and why I believe Rules of Engagement worked just fine.
“1. He didn’t explain how he got involved with Looma, or the fact he’s didn’t want her. Looma got engaged to Ben because of Kevin and Tetramandian customs. The female is engaged to the male who defeats her in battle. Ben didn’t tell Julie that. He even didn’t tell Looma that he wasn’t interested (but that could be messy). And it was confirmed in an upcoming episode “Catfight” that Looma and Attea are going to be fighting over Ben’s marriage. Just go Way Big, put your foot down, and say NO!”
Does it look like there was time to explain? Could he just have said, “stop destroying the town for a second Looma, I’ve got to explain this long story to my ex”? No. And even if h
The Parlour IncidentOne day in July, I believe it was, I found myself sitting with several acquaintances in Christopher's parlour. It was one of those deliciously lazy afternoons which only the summer in her full glory can bring. The room had a wan, listless light to it, relaxing the other guests and myself as we languidly chatted over tea and crumpets. The air was also sluggishly heavy, dulling the senses to a slowly-blended calm engendered by the heat of St. Othniel's southerly climate.
At length, after much stimulating conversation, Christopher stood, producing a book of sheet music.
"What do you all say to a bit of music?" he asked.
"Certainly," I answered.
"Oh yes, please do darling!" Tabitha exclaimed, "he's quite the maestro."
Christopher laughed, shaking his head.
"Now, now love, I'd not go that far."
He strode over to the piano as the other guests urged him on. Ida entered the room bearing a merrily steaming teapot and more crumpets.
"More tea sirs?" she inquired, shooting sideways glances at her
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Lilyas has dedicated herself to making our community a brighter place with her vibrant artwork and infectious enthusiasm for interacting with others in our community. It has certainly paid off, as many deviants flock to her page on a daily basis to let her know how much of an inspiration she is. We absolutely agree, and couldn't let all that hard work go without recognition, so it's with great pride that we bestow the Deviousness Award for March 2014, to ... Read More