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The Last Days of Discworld

It’s the Hogswatch season, and I just finished reading Terry Pratchett’s last Discworld book, The Shepherd’s Crown. While officially part of the young adult Tiffany Aching sub-series, there’s a lot in it that assures us Pratchett hadn’t forgotten about the … Continue reading

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I Don’t Want to Be First in Line to See Mrs. Train

Raising Steam, by Terry Pratchett – Pratchett’s output might be slower since his diagnosis with Alzheimer’s, but he’s still writing. While I read a few of his other recent books, it’s still Discworld that I feel the most attachment to, … Continue reading

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Magic Genes

I mentioned in my last post how the manifestation of the Force through midichlorians in Jedi blood, thereby giving a biological component to magical and spiritual power, was sort of elitist. That got me thinking about the connection between magic … Continue reading

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Whether Balrogs Have Wings

I thought the Balrogs from the works of J.R.R. Tolkien might be an interesting subject for a post, and I actually found out something kind of amusing when looking up the topic. People who have read or seen the movies … Continue reading

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