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Nibbles of Nibelungs

Although I’ve been interested in classical mythology for most of my life, it was really Final Fantasy VI that made me want to check out the Teutonic hero Siegfried, a mysterious character in the game possibly intended to be the … Continue reading

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Let’s Be Fair to Fairies

Fairies in the Zelda series are largely of the English variety of tiny people with wings and magical powers, but there are exceptions. The Great Fairies in Ocarina of Time can fly without wings and look kind of like drag … Continue reading

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Excuse Me, Princess!

I’ve written a bit about DiC’s Legend of Zelda cartoon before, but now I’ve finished watching the DVD set, so I suppose it’s time to return to it. It was actually part of the Super Mario Bros. Super Show, with … Continue reading

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Elvis and Oberon

Armageddon: The Musical, by Robert Rankin – The third Rankin book I’ve read and the fifth he wrote has yet another plot with apocalyptic themes. The intentionally and comically complicated story involves the planet Phnaargos, where the events on Earth … Continue reading

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