Monthly Archives: June 2016

Orphan Black, and the Art of the Likable yet Deeply Flawed Anti-Heroine

Genre: Sci-fi/thriller Synopsis: S1: Grifter Sarah Manning happens to meet a woman who looks exactly like her in a train station, right before the woman commits suicide. Naturally, Sarah uses the opportunity to steal all her stuff. But while pretending … Continue reading

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Roundup: Twelve Kings in Sharakhai and The Coldest Girl in Coldtown

Twelve Kings in Sharakhai Genre: Fantasy Synopsis: Ceda despises the immortal kings ruling her home. Their authority stems from indoctrinated loyalty and a reign of terror, fueled by power no one else can match. No one has ever successfully challenged … Continue reading

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Dragon Age’s Cole: Human or Spirit?

This post will probably reveal a lot about my notions of morality and making decisions for other people, through the lens of a choice given to players in Dragon Age: Inquisition. I’ve already brought up my love of the characters … Continue reading

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TV Roundup: Cleverman, Preacher, and The Man in the High Castle

This week, I look at the beginnings of three new(ish) shows, talking about them in order of best to worst. Cleverman Genre: Dystopia/Sci-fi/Supernatural Synopsis: A superhero take on Australian Aboriginal culture, the story follows two brothers as one of them … Continue reading

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Agents of SHIELD, and Its Willingness to Torment Skye/Ward Shippers

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 Coulson, … Continue reading

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