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Dinah, Won’t You Blow Your Horn?

I remember thinking when I was a kid that, in the song “I’ve Been Working on the Railroad,” Dinah was actually the train. I’m don’t know that I was entirely sure about it even then, as how could a train … Continue reading

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Hyrule Tech

For the most part, the Zelda series is set in a quasi-medieval world, the traditional setting of sword-and-sorcery fantasy. There are kings and princesses living in stone castles, and Link fights with swords and rides a horse. There are some … Continue reading

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All Aboard the Afterlife Express

One of the more interesting episodes in Final Fantasy VI, and incidentally an appropriate one for this time of year, is the Phantom Train. Sabin and Cyan (and maybe Shadow, if you recruited him and he hasn’t left yet) board … 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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