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09 December 2017

Yet Another Opening For Shattered Guardian

This is yet another beginning for Shattered Guardian that I originally wrote on Reddit a couple weeks ago.

28 February 2017

Carol Berg’s Transformation: Two Emotional Journeys in One

Never mind the cover. If you haven’t read Transformation, Carol Berg’s debut and the first Rai-Kirah novel, you’re missing out.

04 March 2016

P. F. Davids’ *Lesser Evil*: a solid freebie

Lesser Evil by P. F. Davids is a solid debut novel, with a few issues that prove the importance of a good editor.

29 February 2016

Catherine Lucille Moore: Queen of the Pulps

Women in speculative fiction don’t get much respect, and one of the great originals is all but forgotten. Catherine Lucille Moore deserves better.

28 February 2016

I Played *The Legend of Legacy*. Avoid My Mistake.

I recently played the demo for a 3DS JRPG with a charmingly generic title, The Legend of Legacy. I won’t be buying it, and I don’t recommend that you buy it either unless you can get it for at least a 50% discount off its usual forty-dollar retail …