I hope it's germane, but seeing as we are political junkies, I figured posting my comic about the father of political science wouldn't be a breach of etiquette. Hope you like it.
That's the end of the prologue. There will be more to come, for those interested. The full GN will run about 170 pp.
Footnotes: Almost all of the text in the prologue to Machiavelli are quotations from Niccolo's Florentine Histories (Istorie Fiorentine), although I have taken some liberties with the translation in places.
To see the pages posted so far, it's probably easiest to go to my profile page.
Chapter One starts tomorrow, and will be a 3 page mega-post to get me caught up, see you then.