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From 'Mockingjay' to Narnia: Fantasy Series Conclusions, Ranked

In preparation for Mockingjay-mania, here’s a look back at seven popular fantasy and trilogy series and an evaluation of their endings, from “perfect” to “meh” to “garbage.” Doubtless, you won’t agree on all of these (or any of them, maybe) but I think we can all come together and acknowledge that it is an incredibly difficult feat of world-building, writing, and pacing to wrap up an entire series in a satisfying way, paying tribute to the moral stakes, the characters, and our desire for a happy ending at the same time. 1,376 more words


How Silence and Solitude Renewed My Disrupted Soul

The most meaningful moments in life have not been those which I have seized. Rather, they have been moments that have seized me.  Or, moments that have swallowed me whole… 588 more words

The Price

The path steeps up and crooked, my back down and twisted.

My hand once supple upon the downy head of my son,

Is spotted and curled under, gripping the staff, feeling nothing. 198 more words

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