The last time this author listened to an audiobook, it was on CD. While quite interesting, it required more attention than reading a novel. This means she had to be engaged in some kind of mindless activity that allowed her to focus on what is being read aloud rather than on what is before her … Continue reading Review – The Last Straw: A Critical Autopsy of a Galaxy Far, Far Away by John C. Wright
This is the best – and only – way to view the sequel trilogy’s X-Wing fighters, in this author’s opinion. I never understood why they had to give the new X-Wings the same black and red color scheme. What was wrong with the white/grey base paint and red racing stripes? It’s not really shown in … Continue reading Tribute to the Spirit of the X-Wing
Alex over at Amatopia published a very interesting article a month or so ago. In it, he made mention of a topic that has occupied my mind on and off for several years: the modern conception of happy endings in fiction. In his piece, Alex rightly points out how finales where the heroes and heroines … Continue reading In Defense of Happy Endings – Are They Unreal, or Are They the Ultimate Reality?