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Sick Kids of an Unholy Union

Picture by Matias Cabezas Montoya When looking up different types of fairies, I came across the Keshalyi (sometimes spelled without the Y), which I don’t think I’d heard of before. From the mythology of the Romani (i.e., gypsies, although I understand … Continue reading

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Gypsies, Tramps, and Thieves

As I mentioned last week, deportation from Oz doesn’t appear to be too common, and new arrivals can usually stay. The general exception to this rule is invading populations like the pirates and Octagon Islanders in Pirates in Oz and … Continue reading

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Everybody Walk the Dinosaur

The Land Before Oz, by Marin Xiques and Chris Dulabone – Like some of their other books, this one kind of suffers from too many subplots and too little actual development. It picks up where The Green Goblins of Oz … Continue reading

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