Tag Archives: military

Bah! There’s Always a War!

In addition to Glinda’s army, there are a lot of armed forces that show up in minor Ozian countries. Many are simply palace guards, but there are some more specific military units as well. Utensia has the Spoon Brigade, made … Continue reading

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For Better or for War

One thing on which all the Republican presidential candidates seem to agree is that our military just isn’t big enough. You know, they could have fooled me, because I thought it was incredibly bloated already. Apparently we don’t have as … Continue reading

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President Kill Wants Killing Again

The Republican debate was, what, the twentieth this year or something? And why are they still doing the kids’ table debates? I like to use Twitter during the debates because it makes me feel like I’m part of something, a … Continue reading

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Military Maids

Oz is known for not having much in the way of a military. In Ozma of Oz, Ozma journeys to the Nome Kingdom with an army made up of twenty-seven officers and one private, then promotes the private to Captain-General … Continue reading

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