Why do horses never side with the peasants?

As a lover of horses and of history, I could not help noticing a long time ago that horses¬†have often been used successfully to suppress peasants’ revolts. (The most recent example in England was at Orgreave Colliery.) I used to often wonder about this. After...

Do you like your heroes to be proactive or reactive?

One criticism I have received, concerning Highwaypersons, Debts and Duties, is that the main character, Billy, is not very proactive. In other words, things happen to him. He does not make things happen. I would love to know what you think. Is that true? Is it fair?...