Wibble Wednesday: Never be the same (2 Samuel 19–21)

Really trying to keep on schedule. It’s summer, so I’ve got no excuse.

Short snarky summary: David may have won the last civil war, but he alienated most of his friends and unrest is the order of the day thenceforth.

Eventually it all falls apart

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Wibble Wednesday: A House Divided (2 Samuel 17–18)

Damn, apparently I’ve flaked for upwards of 2 months. Yargh. It’s been one of those years.

Short snarky summary: Absalom takes bad advice and ends up routed and killed. In a flourish of dramatic irony, it’s his good looks that get him in trouble.

In war, you only get to be wrong once.