A mysterious stranger happens upon the town of Burlton, Arkansas and is greeted with hostility by local law enforcement, because the community has shut its borders to outsiders, for public safety.
The man is apprehended and embodies some strange contradictions. He dresses as a British aristocrat, talks with a southern accent, exhibits keen gun skills, and outsmarts the local powers-that-be at every... [click here for more]
Sons of Fate: A lost chapter in the history of ancient Japan and the code of the Samurai via an unlikely warrior from the most foreign of lands.
It is the Tokugawa era. The Shogunate having suppressed the constant rebellions of the nation now sets its sights on expanding their dominance throughout the world. In doing so, General Daiki Jinjaku is commissioned to lead a small fleet seaward in order... [click here for more]
Originally written in 1913 by one of the greatest science fiction authors, this is a reprint of the book that gained H.G. Wells the title "Father of Modern Wargaming." Little Wars will appeal to science fiction fans, history buffs, students of politics and international affairs, wargamers, RPGers, and anyone else interested in the works of this great writer.
Skirmisher’s edition of Little Wars... [click here for more]
When the American Civil War broke out in 1861, it sparked an arms race between the Union and the Confederacy, some of the most dramatic episodes of which involved the development of heavily armed and armored ironclad warships. Two of the first and most famous of such vessels were the USS Monitor and CSS Virginia, which engaged in a brutal hull-to-hull battle off the coast of Virginia... [click here for more]
Famous as the author of such great works of literature as Treasure Island, Kidnapped, and Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, Robert Louis Stevenson was also a dedicated war gamer. Stevenson at Play, one of the lesser-known works of this “Grandfather of Modern Wargaming,” describes a complex strategic wargame that the author and his stepson, Samuel Lloyd Osbourne,... [click here for more]
SUNSET by Ian F White.A Novella
Victor, the latest generation in a family of soldiers, is unwittingly burdened by the personal issues of everyone around him as he struggles to come to terms with the loss of his comrade and closest friend.
Note: Contains a little graphic violence and bad language throughout. ... [click here for more]
Ethan is a Doughboy wounded in the battle for Belleau Wood. Davy is a reviled British conscientious objector serving in a military hospital. Two young men drawn to each other in the midst of the horrors of the Great War. Neither has a family, for the soldier's has all died and the CO's has cast him off in disgust for refusing to take up arms. The bond of love that grows between Ethan and Davy takes... [click here for more]