Tag Archives: Industrial Fantasy

If I Wrote Book 4 of The Legend of Korra

(Fair warning before we begin: this is going to be an intensely nerdy post talking about The Legend of Korra, so if you haven’t watched the show, not much of it is going to make a lick of sense.) Today’s … Continue reading

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The Bard in Jackboots: Richard III (1995)

Like everyone in the English-speaking world, I had to read my share of Shakespeare during my formative years. I spent three years in high school with the Bard, making my way through Romeo and Juliet, Julius Caesar, and Macbeth. I … Continue reading

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Rereading The War in the Air (1908)

One summer morning, sometime in the 1910s, the good men and women of New York City awaken to the sound of engines thrumming in the morning air. Craning their heads, they peek out of their windows to see the sky … Continue reading

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Hard to Be A (Fictional) God

After a long absence, I’ve made a return to reviewing for Strange Horizons with my latest piece, a discussion of City of Blades, the second book in what has become Robert Jackson Bennett’s The Divine Cities trilogy. Longtime readers of … Continue reading

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The Parts, But Not the Whole: Thoughts on Dishonored 2

Over the years, I’ve found that when I fall in love with some new show or movie or game, my passion burns like Icarus, a brief all-consuming flash followed by oblivion. Every once and a while, however, I find something … Continue reading

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The Kuvira Letters: Fanfiction Adventure Time

If you’re like most people, you discovered this blog by reading this extended review I wrote of The Legend of Korra over a year ago, most likely through a link Abigail Nussbaum graciously provided in the comments to her first-season … Continue reading

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Even Lady Space Nazis Get The Blues: Jaegir: Beasts Within

So here’s a little something out of the ordinary for me. I’m not a big reader of 2000AD, the long-running British sci-fi comic magazine where Jaegir first ran, by any stretch of the imagination. However, I have sampled bits and … Continue reading

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