In much fantasy, authors opt to use either galleys, sailing ships, or even both, without understanding how these two configurations interact. This post looks at that question.
It is a common belief (or at least that is my impression) that Aegon VI Targaryen / Young Griff will not be a good ruler because he lacks experience, while Daenerys will be a good ruler because she will have experienced Mereen. But that is a far more complex question, and it might be possible... Continue Reading →
There is not much detail regarding military structure and organization of Gondor in Lord of the Rings, as Tolkien set out to write an epic, not a history book. Yet a lot can be gleamed about it from careful reading and comparison with Tolkien's historical sources. Almost all we know of military organization of Gondor... Continue Reading →