Monthly Archives: December 2015

The Stormlight Archives Redux, As the Series is Two Books In

As we’re in the middle of the holiday season, this is a good time for a more rambling post. Earlier this year, I read Brandon Sanderson’s The Way of Kings and Words of Radiance, the first two installments in The … Continue reading

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Critical Role: Shaking Up the Status Quo and Internal Struggles

  Genre: Fantasy RPG Synopsis: A group of professional voice actors play Dungeons and Dragons, forming a party of adventurers. The party is currently embroiled in a conflict against an enemy from Percy’s past, a devious, cruel, and powerful couple … Continue reading

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The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2, the Less Powerful Though Still Good Closing of the Franchise

  Genre: Dystopian/Sci-fi Synopsis: Katniss Everdeen  is the face of the revolution against the Capitol, after the destruction of her district. And now it’s time for the final showdown. But complicating things is the rescue of Peeta, who’s been psychologically … Continue reading

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Agents of SHIELD: Twists of Character

  Genre: Action/Superhero Synopsis: S1: Agent Coulson is somehow mysteriously alive after dying during the Avengers crisis, and he’s putting together his own team now. It should be business as usual, but gradually the secrets within SHIELD catch up with … Continue reading

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Court of Fives, and an Obstacle Course Racing Protagonist Between Two Worlds

Genre: YA Fantasy Synopsis: Jes and her sisters have grown up between two worlds. Their Patron father is a lower member of the aristocracy, in a land which his people had conquered. Their Common mother comes from a world and … Continue reading

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