Queens of the Mild

June of last year I published a review of Nicholas Eames' Kings of the Wyld (see Expendable Fantasy Edition) and I loved it. It was everything I loved about DnD, humor, and fantasy in one package. The pacing was perfect for the story. The POV character colored the world in shades of dry, sarcasm. Most... Continue Reading →

Meat Pies

You might be wondering "What the fuck is this?" At least people would be wondering that if I had anything resembling a fanbase rather than a random assortment of lunatics that accidentally hit a link to my blog. Well... I have spent the last couple of months sick and extraordinarily unproductive. The whys are spectacularly... Continue Reading →

Hype Deserved

Hello? Is anyone here? Anyone seen my health issues? This is usually the point in my work where they mercilessly work me over like I owe them money and leave me pissing jagged hellrocks. Seriously. Anyone seen them? No? Holy shit. I might actually be able to get some work done. To celebrate my temporary lack... Continue Reading →

Over Hyped Indie Garbage: Part 1

As a lifelong rpg fan and lover all things story based imagine my excitement when I heard the buzz from everyone about a new crpg that was already being talked about as one of the all time greats. Nothing but glowing praise for this game. From combat to graphics to characters and story it was... Continue Reading →

A Mad Love Story

This blog started with Michael R. Fletcher's Manifest Delusions and now it returns to it in the third offering - Swarm and Steel. I had looked forward to this for months and it did not disappoint. I devoured almost all of it in one sitting and I needed a fucking cigarette after. I took a day... Continue Reading →

Fear The Old Blood

By all the gods fear it, Laurence. Those words still send a thrill through me every time I hear them. Now I know I said that I was going to restrict myself to more literary reviews but I came to a realization over the last week or two of playing this game. It is literature... Continue Reading →

Here There Be Dragons

In an idle moment today - perhaps out of some misguided attempt to put off reading the next John Ringo "book" - I picked up an anthology that I read many years ago but recently picked up again thanks to a Humble Bundle sale. The Ultimate Dragon published by Bryon Preiss. Like many fantasy fans I... Continue Reading →

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