Mythic West Background

A Quick Thought on Giant Economics

As I’ve been writing Sharpshooter, I’ve had to wrestle with a bunch of questions about how the Jotun giants run their society. Specifically, what resources do they have? Food and water are fairly straightforward. They basically eat the same stuff we humans do. So they just have to eat a lot more of it. So […]

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Army of the West organization

Sharpshooter starts with Billy joining the Army of the West. This forced me to do some background research on Civil War Era army organization. Fortunately, there’s a lot of material on the web about Civil War era armies. 😉 Major General Sanborn, Commander of the Army of the West -Two Corps –Two Divisions per Corps […]

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Mythic West Background

The Physics of Giants

The physics of the giants of the Mythic West came about from seeing a Tyrannosaurus Rex skeleton at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science and Natural History. While large invertebrates are physically impossible (gravity pulls the innards down too quickly), the skeleton showed that vertebrates could indeed grow to three or four times the […]

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