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Anna Hortic

Category: Rated G

This is by Charlotte Herzele” [herzele@mail.utexas.edu], a source of endless puns and friendship. Any changes from the original should be blamed on me.


In the Great Battle, Star Commander Nextal’s clever assistant was a woman. In typical Chauvinistic fashion, we at first were told neither that she was a woman, nor that her name was Anna Hortic.

Among the planets served by Starfleet, any clever war or battle negotiation became known as a “combatism” or “ism”, a kind of school of thinking governing the way planets achieved their military goals. In fact, the above-described battle became so well-known and the participants so famous that whenever anyone managed to use her strategy to win, they were congratulated thusly:

YOU HAVE ANNA HORTIC IN YOUR ISM

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