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Throwing the Books at You

The Last Adventure of Constance Verity, by A. Lee Martinez – I haven’t read all of Martinez’ books, but I believe each one takes place in a different universe, at least as far as we know. He definitely has a … Continue reading

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The Other Leading Bran

Today I’d like to take a look at one of the mythical Kings of Britain, the giant Bran Fendigaid, or Bran the Blessed. His name can mean “raven” or “crow,” and he was large enough to wade through seas. Exactly … Continue reading

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Cauldron Born? More Like Cauldron BORING!

The Black Cauldron – Disney’s twenty-fifth animated feature film holds the dubious honor of being the first one I saw during its first run in theaters. It’s also a first in some less personal ways, including being the first to … Continue reading

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