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Westworld and the Struggle Towards Self-Conscious Criticism

“You know why this beats the real world?” asks the Man in Black. “The real world is just chaos. It’s an accident. But in here, every detail adds up to something.” –  2,645 more words


Fantasy Genre as the Cartography of the Imagination

When one opens a fantasy fiction novel and is immersed in the text of the world presented by the narrator, one feels transported to an entirely… 2,321 more words


Price of Awareness

My haven is in liquor,

My security is in substance.

Because my world is too heavy sober.


Day #343: A Fistful of Gun

For some reason that I don’t quite understand, I actually watched the Game Awards this year.  It didn’t take long for me to figure out why I stopped doing so in previous years.   422 more words

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Dear Earthlings

Dear Earthlings:

I need some space. I’d say, “it’s not you, it’s me.” But it’s definitely you. I’ll be writing Cobalt Blue on another planet. One that I create. 18 more words

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The Calvin Zone: Chapter 2: Here comes Isaac and Johnnie True!

The skies darkened, and the rain increased, as Johnnie True pulled his motorcycle upon the black gates of Calvin’s Mansion. Isaac had his arms wrapped around his brother, as the vehicle came to a stop. 621 more words


When Our Heroes Go Astray

The dawn of the fifth day has come and passed. I looked to the east, but Gandalf never came.

Commander Shepard, I suspect, is still endorsing stores on the Citadel. 425 more words