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"Epic" denotes narrative pieces concerned with heroic characters acting on the scene of grand scale events such as wars, revolutions, and the like. Authors wishing to use this genre for satirical purposes must avoid straight denigration and bad taste. They should just keep in mind that the most powerful pieces of satire were often written in a way that let everybody get the message without providing any angle for prosecuting the authors even in the context of total censorship and authoritarian regimes.

This is a very unlikely story. And yet, it has happened. It is about the final stages of the war between the "New West Indian Company" and the "Old East Indian Company". And the war was about the domination of the market for some rejuvenating creams and healthy foods that were all the rage among the upcoming middle classes of India and[...]

The manuscript of "An unlikely Ulysses"...

The story of "An unlikely Ulysses" is about Odi Uliss, a senior manager who stranded in Tokyo during the eruption of the Eyjafjallajökull Icelandic volcano. Differently from what happened in 2010 Odi could not return to Europe. Instead he had to settle in Japan for a while. There he soon got acquainted with the local business[...]