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She Who Must be Obeyed

I wanted to channel my inner Frank Frazetta by doodling a seductive Queen with a fearsome feline at her side. Of course, you could say that there’s a little bit of a H. 16 more words


11 quotes from H. Rider Haggard

Today is the anniversary of the death of Sir Henry Rider Haggard (b.22 June 1856 – d.14 May 1925). He was an English writer famous for his adventure stories – but also wrote non fiction. 324 more words


Evil Queens, from H. Rider Haggard to Disney's Snow White; Surely We All Know Elizabeth Bathory?

Evil queens, you can’t live with them, you can’t live without them.  In any event, there’s rarely a dull moment when they’re around.  So at the movies, sort of, with this from TOR.COM, “Ayesha, White as Snow:  H. 201 more words


The Lion's Teeth

One of my favorite quotes of all time is from the pages of King Solomon’s Mines. The story itself is riveting, outrageous, funny, gory, fascinating, perilous, heart rending . 97 more words


Read Recently -- December 2015 -- Adventures on the edge of fantasy

The Shadow Throne: book two of the Shadow Campaigns by Django Wexler

This sequel to The Thousand Names (here) takes us back to Vordan. The King is dying and many forces are scrambling to seize control in the wake of his passing; Colonel Janus bet Vhalnich needs to be there. 754 more words

Beauty of Death Takes Gold, Contract Received; "Tears" 25 Percent Off this Weekend Only in PMMP Sale

Independent Legions Publishing is seeking original horror stories in English language for the new eBook Anthology THE BEAUTY OF DEATH, edited by Alessandro Manzetti, to be published in April, … 402 more words


"She" by H. Rider Haggard

I so enjoyed Michael Dirda’s review of this in his book Classics for Pleasure that I thought I would love the story. I didn’t.

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