"Stand Still, Stay Silent"
is the follow-up to Minna Sundberg's successful webcomic "A Redtail's Dream" (previously)
, but instead of a 550 page Finnish fantasy tale, it's a post-apocalyptic but still very Scandinavian story intended to run for years. After 10 months of almost-every-weekday pages, she has taken a short break for the end of 'Book One' and it's a good time to catch up. (SPOILERS INSIDE, but reading from the beginning is still strongly recommended) [more inside]
Scandanavia And The World:
A web comic of outrageous national stereotypes bluntly portrayed by cute little cartoon bobbleheads, that will nonetheless help outsiders learn to differentiate among the Nordic countries. With explanatory text.
The Thirty Years War
is a website covers that ginormous kerfuffle that consumed Europe in the first half of the 17th Century from the Second Defenestration of Prague
to the Peace of Westphalia
. It has a handy map with a place locator
which will help you tell your Schweidnitz from your Schweinfurt. Here are some other maps, The Religious Situation in Central Europe about 1618
, Principal Seats of War, 1618-1660
and Europe in 1648 - Peace of Westphalia
Red Bull cocktails giving wings, sending some to heaven.
The Swedish are more than a little upset and Norway, Denmark, and France won't sell it because of its caffiene content.