The Most Tragically Underused Character in Literature

Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus is a staple of modern literature, a prime example of Gothic Horror, the precursor to Science Fiction as a genre, and frequent assigned reading. Many know it by the horribly inaccurate movies. These people would be surprised by many aspects of the novel itself. Continue reading The Most Tragically Underused Character in Literature

Rules I Will Follow If I Ever Write High Fantasy

I am a writer. More or less. Probably less at this point. But for argument’s sake, I am a writer, primarily of Speculative Fiction. I have entertained ideas of Cyberpunk, Space Opera, Urban Fantasy, even the odd genre bender. And I have pondered High Fantasy. It can be a beautiful Continue reading Rules I Will Follow If I Ever Write High Fantasy

The Problem With Dwarves

The works of J.R.R. Tolkien have codified the nature of high fantasy ever since their inception. So iconic is the world on Middle Earth that fantasy authors often have to make a point of altering Tolkien’s mold. And in no aspect of the Tolkienian mythos is this fact more prominent, than Continue reading The Problem With Dwarves

I Was Right about Civil War: Ha ha

So, my dumb, pointless fan theory about Captain America: Civil War has been confirmed by the most recent trailer: A couple months ago, I posted a theory on here, that Spidey would, in the course of the film, receive a fancy high-tech super-suit from Iron Man (taking the place of Continue reading I Was Right about Civil War: Ha ha

A Temporal Ode to River Song

Last night the long-running and absolutely adored British sci-fi TV series Doctor Who aired its latest Christmas Special, The Husbands of River Song. A brilliant and moving episode in its own right, the christmas special by all accounts seemed to close off a recurring plotline in the series which has enthralled viewers since Continue reading A Temporal Ode to River Song

My Theory About Captain America: Civil War

Captain America: Civil War is the newest upcoming addition to the Marvel Cinematic Universe, coming in May, and the internet is abuzz with theories and speculation (damn, now I wish they were including the Wasp in that movie, if for no other reason than that “buzz” line would be a Continue reading My Theory About Captain America: Civil War