BSG: Blood and Chrome (Review)

Battlestar Galactica: Blood & Chrome is a prequel to the reimagined Battlestar Galactica series. It stars Luke Pasqualino, Ben Cotton, and Lili Bordán. Michael Taylor wrote the teleplay from a story by Taylor, David Eick, Bradley Thompson and David Weddle with Jonas Pate as director. Distribution of Blood & Chrome began as a 10-episode online series in conjunction with on November 9, 2012 and also aired as a televised movie on February 10, 2013 on Syfy. DvD and BluRay was released on February 19, 2013.

The show is set in the tenth year of the First Cylon War and follows Lt. William Adama, a young pilot just graduated from the Academy, assigned to one of the most powerful battlestars in the Colonial fleet: the Galactica. The series provides a very brief frame of reference to the events that ensued in the time between the prequel series Caprica, and the basis series Battlestar Galactica.

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NaNoWriMo Update: Day 24 – Winner! Winner badge 180x180

Yeap, I finished my novel in 24 days out of the allocated 30. When I first heard about NaNoWriMo, I was unsure if it was something that I wanted to do, it seemed silly to try to pump out that much work in such a short amount of time. I had recently finished my first novel which clocked in at roughly 113,000 words over a nine month period (which I did twice, a first and a second draft) and considering the amount of work that went into writing that novel, I didn’t think I had it in me to do 50,000 words in a month. Then my wife told me she wanted to do it. Well crap, now I have to do it too. I can say that looking back at it now, I’m sure glad I did.

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