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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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In Memoriam: Terry Pratchett

One of my favorite writers died today at the age of sixty-six. I can’t recall exactly how I got interested in Pratchett’s work, but I think part of it was due to the fact that he occasionally referenced my favorite … Continue reading

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Mission: Imp Ossible

Growing up with various fantasy universes in books, video games, and other media, I frequently came across names of magical beings that weren’t always consistently defined. I’ve already discussed many of these, but as of yet I haven’t said a … 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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We’re More Popular Than Cheeses

Soul Music – I’d watched the animated version of Terry Pratchett’s Wyrd Sisters some years ago, but for some reason Netflix didn’t get this one in stock until more recently. It was a pretty good adaptation, and while I thought … Continue reading

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Musings on Muses

I wasn’t sure what mythological topic to cover today, so I turned to the Muses for inspiration. Fame whores that those girls are, they suggested that I write a post on them. So, here are the nine Muses, dwellers on … Continue reading

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