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Ape Shift: Allegory of the State

The relationship between the ape Shift and the donkey Puzzle in C.S. Lewis’s The Last Battle provides an instructive parable on the nature of the State. 443 more words

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The Last Battle (Chronicles of Narnia #7) - C. S. Lewis

The Rose Review

Treachery lurks at the edge of Caldron Pool beneath the great waterfall. A donkey swims after a skin, commanded by an old ape named Shift. 1,142 more words

Fantasy Novels

The Chronicles of Narnia and the Destruction of Chaos

It is often the folly of present generations to read into ancient texts a meaning and a narrative that was not intended by the original author. 2,426 more words


On the Bright Side: German and American Forces Joined Together

“Well, it was just the damnedest thing.” – 1st Lt. John C. “Jack” Lee Jr., 1973

May 1945, one of the last, and strangest, battles of World War II took place at Castle Itter in Austria. 358 more words


The Last Battle

“Oh Susan!” said Jill. “She’s interested in nothing nowadays except nylons and lipstick and invitations. She always was a jolly too keen on being grown-up.” 83 more words


May 4, 1945 The Strangest Battle of WWII

Itter Castle appeared in the land records of the Austrian Tyrol as early as 1240.  When Germany annexed Austria in 1938, Schloss Itter was first leased and later requisitioned outright by the German government, for unspecified “Official use”. 936 more words

The Prophecy

This could only be justified to divert the armies of the demi-urge devil  from Zusaya at peace, but their demon gets the better of them and they attack peaceful Bol Law Zusaya. 52 more words