Monthly Archives: August 2014

The King and the Ringbearer

One of my favorite scenes in Peter Jackson’s The Lord of the Rings film trilogy comes near the finale of The Fellowship of the Ring (this favorite scene of mine can be viewed via the video at the top of … Continue reading

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Knights in Shining Armor

Despereaux sat and stared at him in dismay. What should he do now? He put a nervous paw up to his neck and pulled at the red thread, and suddenly his dream came flooding back to him…the dark and the … Continue reading

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Book Review: A Natural History of Dragons

A Natural History of Dragons, by Marie Brennan, is the first book in a series set in what I would call an alternate world. Based on our earth, undeniably, History of Dragons sees a world of cultures reminiscent of our … Continue reading

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Legacy

Sometime ago I did something very, very stupid. I went to check up on a favorite Marvel character and then remembered that I had not looked up the ‘mainstream’ Scarlet Witch of late; I had no idea where her story … Continue reading

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Nettles and Lilies

Love is like dew that falls on both nettles and lilies. – Swedish proverb Most everyone is familiar with story plots that have an Old West gunman, a mobster, a murderer, or some other bad guy fall in love.  Several … Continue reading

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Prognostications for Marvel’s Avengers: Age of Ultron, Part 2

Day two of speculating on what will happen in Avengers: Age of Ultron is here, my readers! If you read my post the other day, then you know some of my thoughts about what may happen in the upcoming Avengers … Continue reading

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Prognostications for Marvel’s Avengers: Age of Ultron, Part 1

If you, like me, had the pleasure of watching Marvel’s The Avengers when it came out in theaters in 2012 then you are probably as eager as I am to see the upcoming sequel to the film. Scheduled to hit … Continue reading

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