August 9th, 2011

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Give me a trail to blaze / For the rest of my days

Ace Drummond Chapter Eleven, ``The Dragon Commands'', opens with the discovery that Ace Drummond is not dead.

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I cannot here dispute the title; The Dragon certainly commands here, although he does some commanding in every other installment too.

Trivia: Major Ivan Gates of Rockford, Michigan, organized the Gates Flying Circus in the 1920s, drew crowds of thirty thousand spectators to see ``the greatest aviators in the world'', and sold rides to as many as 100,000 passengers a year by 1927. Source: Mastering The Sky: A History Of Aviation From Ancient Times To The Present, James P Harrison.

Currently Reading: Great Science Fiction Stories, Editor Cordelia Titcomb Smith.