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Oh Susano, Don’t You Cry for Me

Neil Gaiman’s Sandman series includes several deities from classical mythology. Some of them, like Odin, Thor, Loki, and Bast, are pretty well-known, and I’ve already covered them in other posts. Another former god, Pharamond, is presented as if a traditional … Continue reading

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The Ghostly Romance of Errol and Olivia

An interesting thing about Dragon Quest III (originally released as Dragon Warrior III here in the States, and that’s how I played it) is that its world is modeled on our own Earth. Yes, there are some significant differences, but … Continue reading

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