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I Will Hug Him and Pet Him and Squeeze Him...

“Excalibur!” Thomas raised the shiny sword into the sky. “It is a fitting name!”

“Sure,” said Patrick, “if you want to renowned for being unoriginal, and a plagiarist to boot.” 419 more words

The Daily Prompt

Fullmetal Alchemist Brotherhood: An Anime Review

Fullmetal Alchemist makes no sense. This might be a bold claim in a genre where enormous multicoloured explosions and spiritual laser beam fights happen almost every episode, but it’s true. 1,343 more words


Skeptic heroes

I’ve been spending the last two hours trying to find my way around the various reprints and repackagings of Michael Moorcock’s Elric series. I read the books out of order, part in English and part in Italian translation, back when I was in high school. 387 more words


The Elric Saga, Part 2

The first of Moorcock’s Elric stories was published in 1961. Like many series of that era, it was not planned to be such. The stories were simply popular enough that editors asked for more, and Moorcock obliged. 293 more words

Fantasy Author

What's YOUR favorite fictional sword?

Sure, this Fantasy Faction article on swords in fantasy¬†dates back to 2011, but that doesn’t bother me. Not when I still listen to classic Black Sabbath albums like¬† 507 more words

The Elric Saga of Michael Moorcock

This summer I’ve been revisiting some of the books I read when I was in high school. Works that blew me away and made an indelible mark on the whole genre. 579 more words