Marissa Lingen (mrissa) wrote,
Marissa Lingen
mrissa

It's not like the Highlander: example 804.

Dear people writing books that have anything to do with war, fiction or nonfiction:

You do not absolutely have to have epigraphs from Sun Tzu. Truly, you do not. In the history of humanity, other people have written about war. As you seem to hope to be among them, this should be clear to you. Please read more broadly in future, or at least make your friends read more broadly so that you don't blend in with quite such a huge crowd. I know he's pithy. Other people are pithy too.

Sternly,
mrissa

PS Switching to the "all Tacitus, all the time" channel is not a solution to this problem.
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