I try to make things up, then write them down. I am aperiodically successful.
Economics, History, Law, Occult, Politics, Strategy
Brother ("Brat" in Russian), Citizen Four, Hot Fuzz, The Hunt for Red October, Interview with the Vampire, Iron Man, The Last Samurai, Love Actually, The Man in the Iron Mask, Matrix, Mulan, Onmyoji, Other People's Money, Pirates of the Caribbean, Raiders of the Lost Ark, Spider-Man: Homecoming, Star Wars (All 8 of them - we can argue about it, if you want), Superman the Movie, Sin City, Thief ("Vor" in Russian), Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, Tombstone, Waking Ned Devine, Watchmen
Brian Azzarello, Lord Dunsany, Warren Ellis, Niall Ferguson, Neil Gaiman, Christie Golden, Tracy Hickman, Robert E. Howard, H.P. Lovecraft, George R.R. Martin, Grant Morrison, J.R.R. Tolkien, Terry Pratchett, Margaret Weis
Amber, Dungeons & Dragons, Exalted, Legend of the Five Rings, Mage: The Ascension, Night's Black Agents, Marvel Super Heroes (SAGA), Pathfinder, Scion, Trail of Cthulhu, Vampire: The Masquerade