- Feb 10, 2012
The Red Army got some new gear and managed not to crash it into a tree or get it stuck in a ditch? Surely glorious times are ahead for the Motherland.
The realm rejoices as Paradox Interactive announces the launch of Crusader Kings III, the latest entry in the publisher’s grand strategy role-playing game franchise. Advisors may now jockey for positions of influence and adversaries should save their schemes for another day, because on this day Crusader Kings III can be purchased on Steam, the Paradox Store, and other major online retailers.
The Red Star is neither the main paper of NARKOMDEF nor a NARKOMDEF publication at all. As far as I know, Colonel Grossman is a STAVKA member, and both he and the printing is payed by STAVKA.As the Commisar of Ideological Purity, I worry when the main paper of the Commissariat of Defence is publicising our failures. As a person, I find it amusing that we keep screwing up every new thing we get.
Comrade Yagoda doth protest too much methinks.What is this about a defector? There will be no scurrilous lies about the NKVD permitted comrade. I suggest a retraction before I must bring you to the Lubyanka for "questioning".
Just roll with it. I don't know where the story came from, but it is a welcome respite from the boring parts we have been dealing with. I do wish that such things would be run by the appropriate people before they end up in print though. That way we could prepare some real role play instead of shooting from the hip.IC does not happen in this thread IIRC
I am role playing a psychotic sociopath who has no qualms about killing anybody who looks at him wrong. Now add that personality archetype to the 1930s USSR and put him under Stalin. Paranoid is an understatement and a survival trait. Then consider that I have been playing werewolf lately. LOL.Historically, Lyushov was a protege of Yagoda and probably the trigger for his defection to the Japanese was the order to return to Moskva for questioning just after the arrest and execution of Yagoda. He tied in neatly to the storyline I am developing in the Far East although it would appear that some people are reading in more than was intended. Paranoid much?
swakvienna, austria, nazi germany
anastasia petrova drew her blinds shut and turned on the lamp beside her desk. As soviet foreign minister, the hitler had graciously allowed her to stay in vienna for a few days during the length of their negotiations for whatever comrade stalin wanted. She glanced down at the papers below. Her assistant had sent the latest minutes from the politburo and the latest news from the capital. The nkvd was growing terribly unruly as far as she could see.
Anastasia drew two sheets of paper, and wrote on both of them. She slipped them both into envelopes. One was addressed to the chairman at the kremlin, the other was addressed to the politburo.
Anastasia drew her mouth into a smile. Genrikh yagoda would have to be a loyal soviet if he wanted to survive anymore. She sat back and treated herself to some vodka, eager to hear the response from the politburo.