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Review: The Malice

First of all, apologies for being scarce on the reviews lately. I have actually been churning through a ton of books I want to talk about, but it’s been a fairly hectic month and in what little free time I have outside of reading, I’ve been prioritizing my writing. 754 more words

Books

3 Clever Cugel Campaign Ideas

Not too long ago I expressed my ambivalence regarding Jack Vance’s Cugel the Clever stories. The guy is a heel, and as such he’s not always fun to follow for me. 586 more words

Literature

Pulp Appeal: Clark Ashton Smith

Bow down: I am the emperor of dreams;
I crown me with the million-colored sun
Of secret worlds incredible, and take
Their trailing skies for vestment when I soar,

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Pulp Fiction

The Overworld and the Undertale

As I make my way through the Dying Earth stories, Jack Vance remains one of my newly discovered favorite authors. And yet, I didn’t enjoy  696 more words

Literature

Ratman Ransomware

Ratmen: We’ll let you go if you help us capture two others.

Popcorn Time: We’ll let your computer data go if you help us infect two others. 8 more words

Literature

Knowledge

Are rain drops blood tears
of mother nature
for a dying earth
Perhaps they are from
joyous sprinklers of life
on a baby’s birth
Humans have no clue… 8 more words

Photography

Into the Dying Earth

It’s been a long time coming – I’ve finally gotten underway on Jack Vance’s Tales of the Dying Earth.

Having sampled the first entry of his Demon Princes series… 524 more words

Literature