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Lessons from the Aether: A Clueless Wizard Keeps the Mystery Alive Until the End

Tweet of the Day: Gestation 1.01 ——— Harry Dresden, Chicago’s only Wizard Detective, says so right there on the phone book, is the protagonist of The Dresden Files, a long running Urban Fantasy series staring the above mentioned detective. The mix of occult elements and detective noir with a snarky edge gives this book series […]

TV Tropes Monday: All Hail The Great God Mickey

Tweet of the Day: Slightly Dark Hero on Aisle One! ——— The world has gone to hell in a hand basket, but man kind, in some form, survives. Sadly, none in is around to carry out the knowledge of the Old World, except for a few fragmented memories or mementos. Thus when it comes to […]

Ambrosious the Warlord 12: Blinding Rage, Eternal Sorrow

    Tweet of the Day: Damaged and Weak Characters ——— Severus the Rogue – 1 – 11 – 13 ——— Guinevere beamed with delight, “Sister,” she said as we embraced. “I take it is official then,” I said. “Yes, yes it is. We are family now, Morgan, not that we were not before, but […]

Weekend Roundup: August 18-24

Tweet of the Day: Queen Bess and the Pirate Village ——— Another week worth of stories.  I’m trying to catch up on my Wizards’ World War storyline before wrapping up Season 3. Finding a way to do that has been a bit of a problem but one that should have a ready made solution the […]

Wizards’ World War (s.3)- Dispatch 19(d): The Big Picture

Tweet of the Day: Happy Birthday, Ray Bradbury ——— ——— Season 1 & 2 – Season 3 Premiere – Dispatch 19c– Dispatch 20 ——— Canadian Broadcasting Centre, 250 Front Street West, Ontario, Canada,  28 July, 16:51 hrs GMT -4 The camera faded from commercial back to the studio. Again, it frame McAdam face against the […]

Lessons from the Aether: Tumblr and the Fan/Character Trap

Tweet of the Day: A World Without Science Fiction ——— Social media allows fans to congregate, share their passion and clamor for more of the stuff they like. Tumblr is such a place, but due to the nature of the social media site, most expression from different fandoms are reduce to pithy paragraphs and gifs […]

Mass Effect/AEC Chapter 2 (c.2): Absence

Tweet of the Day: Vampiric Pirates ——— Boquerón, Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico, Caribbean League, Earth, Sol System, Local Group, September 5, 2196 The moment the front door swung open a little blue ball of asari happiness raced down the hallway, “Tio, bendición!” I kissed my little cousin Naera on the cheek, “Dios te bendiga, chiquita. […]