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Tendrils of Darkness — Chapter 40: In Search of a King

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Tendrils of Darkness — Chapter 39: The Onyx Stone

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Tendrils of Darkness — Chapter 38: The Many Eyes of the Ilpith

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Month: June 2017

Tendrils of Darkness — Chapter 26: Late-Night Encounters

by Will Spero

Late-Night Encounters   Zeph risked a furtive poke around the corner. Queen Pandare and the man in gray were gone. So strange. Only hours ago, she had told him she was opposed to an alliance with Azren. But in light of what he just overheard, he wasn’t so sure. He dismissed any notion of following […]

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5 Books To Read If You Loved Logan

by David Castro

Hugh Jackman as the Wolverine has been one of the highlights of Sony’s X-Men franchise. Even has the main films were not particularly well recieved, his performance has always be on this side of goodness. He’s the best at what he does, and commonly, what he does isn’t pretty. This year’s blockbuster hit Logan,  the last […]

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10 Things To Look Into If You Loved Watching Lord Of The Rings

by David Castro

Let’s be clear, modern fantasy, high fantasy in particular,  is what it is today because of one man, John Ronald Reuel Tolkien. J.R.R. and his Middle-earth has been the thing upon which much of what has come since had been inspired. There had been fantasy before The Lord of the Rings was published, of course, but […]

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Tendrils of Darkness — Chapter 25: City in Mourning

by Will Spero

City in Mourning   Selgrin couldn’t help wondering if Camere had been struck by the plague. Black flags hung upon its massive outer walls, and a zombie-like procession of city folk shuffled though the streets in dark colors with darker faces. Even the guards displayed an outward somberness, when they weren’t scowling at Sel as […]

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10 Books You Would Enjoy If You Love Game Of Thrones

by David Castro

Game of Thrones has taken over the world, and has lead to a renascence in fantasy in pop culture generally in the last six years. It’s sort of amazing, as it is one of the first American television shows to outpace the source material from which it is based, if it isn’t the first. This […]

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7 Books To Read If You Loved Supernatural

by David Castro

The longest running American fantasy show, Supernatural combines urban fantasy with the feeling of life on the road and small town americana. Borrowing from the mythologies of multiple cultures,and then in a more recent shift, a focus on Judeo-Christian came to rule the series. Regardless of if they are monster of the week or fighting with/against […]

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Tendrils of Darkness — Chapter 24: A Discussion About Death

by Will Spero

A Discussion About Death   Zeph found the Great Hall not nearly as grand as its name. It was more of a mezzanine, with doors on each side and a single long table set near the wall. He had the feeling a Greater Hall lie somewhere in the castle, but given the limited number of […]

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7 Things To Read If You Loved The Hunger Games

by David Castro

Dystopian young adult novels have become all the rage, the most popular of which has been Suzanne Collins’ The Hunger Games series of books, and later, films. A dystopian future former America where the rich and power rule over an disenfranchised populace from afar, enforcing their will with jackbooted thugs and a spectacle called the hunger […]

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Tendrils of Darkness — Chapter 23: The King of Broken Stones

by Will Spero

The King of Broken Stones   The sun was drooping toward the horizon when the crumbling spires of Einor, the City of the Gods which once epitomized the wealth of all of Embia, came into view. Zeph brought his horse to a standstill and gazed upon a city he found far from awe-inspiring. The others […]

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Five Things to Read or Watch If You Loved Westworld

by David Castro

Last year’s HBO Westworld, an adaptation of a film by novelist Michael Crichton (The Andromeda Strain, Jurassic Park) from the 70’s, hit the ground running, drawing in many into its sci-fi western world. Many have even said that it might do for science fiction media what Game of Thrones has done for fantasy. A strong […]

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