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My Friend The Sea: Growing Up and Travelling the World by Sea By Douglas Model
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A story about the author growing up at sea, set against the ever present background of ships and the beauty of the oceans; a tale of ambition, adversity and dealing with prejudice. Ten years of... More > adventure starting with two years on a Spartan training ship, and eight years travelling the world on ships, visiting far off lands, and meeting all manner of people, including eccentric distant relatives in Australia, a drunken captain, another who was a tyrant, and primitive natives in Fiji, plus shipboard romances, a mutiny, and a growing need for the author to change the way he lives.< Less
The Captain's Playbook: A Year of Elite Obstacle Course Racing By Jeremy Kaufmann
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I know firsthand that coming up with workouts week after week can sometimes be difficult, and many people stall out and get bored after doing the same thing for too long. With The Captain's Playbook,... More > you now have 52 workout options to choose from. Each entry contains a single workout, possibly a tip on how to perform it, what was going through my head during it, or what was coming in the next weeks that I was working toward. There are also race recaps of my experiences throughout the year, running Spartan and other Obstacle Course Races. The goal I have set is to qualify for the OCR World Championships, an independent championship that athletes from around the world must qualify for, via other obstacle races. I am sharing with you what I believe will get me there, as you work your way through my first year of elite OCR.< Less
Alpha Hunter (Neurian Scriptures 1) By GS Luckett
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In Medieval Europe, the people fear vampires. What do vampires fear? Alexander Damascus is the last Neuri, a Spartan-like tribe bred as vampire hunters, with a hunger to destroy the undead. With... More > his partner Demitra, they track Queen Adrielle. She has organized the vampire warriors into an army for expanding her empire. Learning that Adrielle's enforcer, Verucious, has acquired fragments of an ancient map, the Vatican dispatches its own monster hunter mercenaries to reinforce Alexander against Verucious and his Dark Riders. Alexander fights alongside the mercenaries while keeping his secret from them. Alexander's kind was the seed of all vampire blood. The Neuri sworn to hunt those spawned from the civil war they waged. Find the origin of the undead.< Less
Anabasis: The Persian Expedition By Xenophon
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Anabasis is the most famous work of Xenophon. The journey it narrates is his best known accomplishment and one of the great adventures in human history. Stranded deep in enemy territory, the Spartan... More > general Clearchus and the other Greek senior officers were subsequently killed or captured by treachery on the part of the Persian satrap Tissaphernes. Xenophon, one of three remaining leaders elected by the soldiers, played an instrumental role in encouraging the Greek army of 10,000 to march north across foodless deserts and snow-filled mountain passes towards the Black Sea and the comparative security of its Greek shoreline cities. Now abandoned in northern Mesopotamia, without supplies other than what they could obtain by force or diplomacy, the 10,000 had to fight their way northwards through Corduene and Armenia, making ad hoc decisions about their leadership, tactics, provender and destiny, while the King's army and hostile natives constantly barred their way and attacked their flanks.< Less
Cripples & Creeps: stories and a poem By Jude Davison
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Among these energetic and highly entertaining stories: a suicide victim sits in a Spartan window-less waiting room eager to share his rage with God; a transgendered spy must remain in hiding and... More > navigate the constrictions of a mental institute; a spurned lover has an unexpected liaison with his sexy voiced Satnav; and two old men discover an unlikely friendship as each faces their imminent demise on a hospital palliative ward. Throughout these ten highly imaginative stories Cripples & Creeps reflects the struggles, epiphanies, desperation, loathing and simple joys of the everyday lives and not-so-everyday lives of people around us, ultimately revealing the layers of humanity in us all. The final story, Luck, ties the entire collection together in an unexpected and original way and reminds us of the fragility, serendipity and sometimes seemingly random nature of the world we live in.< Less
MyD20 Lite Bestiary: Common Creatures By Jason Kemp
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Running a game of MyD20 Lite just got a lot easier! The MyD20 Lite Bestiary: Common Creatures is intended to provide the Referee with a basic list of more than sixty different monsters that are... More > common to many fantasy campaigns, some of which have multiple stat blocks for variant monsters, leading to almost seventy-five different unique monsters ready to populate your adventures! In addition, you'll also find rules on how to create your own monsters in the MyD20 Lite system! MyD20 Lite's small, spartan rule-set frees up your creativity to create a fantasy role-playing experience without the hassles found with larger, more complex gaming systems. Please check out the MyD20 Lite Player’s Guide as well!< Less
MyD20 Lite Bestiary: Common Creatures By Jason Kemp
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Running a game of MyD20 Lite just got a lot easier! The MyD20 Lite Bestiary: Common Creatures is intended to provide the Referee with a basic list of more than sixty different monsters that are... More > common to many fantasy campaigns, some of which have multiple stat blocks for variant monsters, leading to almost seventy-five different unique monsters ready to populate your adventures! In addition, you'll also find rules on how to create your own monsters in the MyD20 Lite system! MyD20 Lite's small, spartan rule-set frees up your creativity to create a fantasy role-playing experience without the hassles found with larger, more complex gaming systems. Please check out the MyD20 Lite Player’s Guide as well!< Less
[WOIN] Space By Russ Morrissey
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This sourcebook for the What’s O.L.D. is N.E.W. roleplaying game system contains information on space and starship operations. Astronomical information - scale, stars, spectral... More > classifications, unusual stars, black holes, rogue planets, nebulae, anomalies, astroengineering. Random space phenomena - from funnel clouds to quantum singularities; magnetars to wormholes. Space travel - distance & time, setting assumptions, inner system travel, time dilation, types of FTL travel. Starship combat - tactical (hex-based) and theatreof- the-mind space combat, Newtonian movement, two sample ships (the Murphy, and a Spartan Talon Class VI Scout). Starship operations - ship classes and types, roles aboard a starship, using sensors, sickbays, tractor beams, transporters, and recreational facilities. This book requires the use of a What’s O.L.D. is N.E.W. core rulebook.< Less
Anabasis, The March Up Country: The Epic Story of Cyrus and the Ancient Greek Military’s Quest to Regain the Persian Empire’s Throne (Hardcover) By Xenophon & Henry Graham Dakyns
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All seven books of Xenophon's chronicles, detailing his time as a Greek mercenary who famously relieves the Spartan army, are presented here complete with informative notes. Through this book, we... More > learn much of the life of an everyday soldier in one of the ancient world's most iconic armies. A member of the Ten Thousand - a company of Greek soldiers led by the heroic general and leader Cyrus, Xenophon witnessed first-hand the campaign to seize Persia by force from Cyrus's own brother: Artaxerxes II. It is soon discovered that Sparta's army is stranded deep behind enemy lines, and must be rescued. Xenophon, as one of three commanders, leads the effort to make contact with Clearchus of Sparta and escort his isolated forces to friendlier ground where essential supplies of food are present. The great route of Cyrus and much of this history is enhanced by Xenophon’s accessible and evocative style, informed by his excellent education as a contemporary of Plato and Socrates.< Less
Anabasis, The March Up Country: The Epic Story of Cyrus and the Ancient Greek Military’s Quest to Regain the Persian Empire’s Throne By Xenophon & Henry Graham Dakyns
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All seven books of Xenophon's chronicles, detailing his time as a Greek mercenary who famously relieves the Spartan army, are presented here complete with informative notes. Through this book, we... More > learn much of the life of an everyday soldier in one of the ancient world's most iconic armies. A member of the Ten Thousand - a company of Greek soldiers led by the heroic general and leader Cyrus, Xenophon witnessed first-hand the campaign to seize Persia by force from Cyrus's own brother: Artaxerxes II. It is soon discovered that Sparta's army is stranded deep behind enemy lines, and must be rescued. Xenophon, as one of three commanders, leads the effort to make contact with Clearchus of Sparta and escort his isolated forces to friendlier ground where essential supplies of food are present. The great route of Cyrus and much of this history is enhanced by Xenophon’s accessible and evocative style, informed by his excellent education as a contemporary of Plato and Socrates.< Less

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Our World Our World By Deleah Payne
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