Ramblings

Work in Progress Update

Hope all of you readers are doing well. Just wanted to post a quick couple of updates regarding upcoming projects that I'm currently working on. First, I'm unveiling the cover art for my second novel, The Crone and The Curse. This will be the second book in my series called The Atalante Chronicles. The Crone … Continue reading Work in Progress Update

The Dead Are Living and The Living Are Dead – Review of “Wandavision” Episode 6, “All-New Halloween Spooktacular”

Halloween. The one time of the year where it’s perfectly acceptable (and encouraged) to think about the dead and the living. Or the living dead. Or in the case of Westview, the “dead” living. Some deeply troubling visions of what is happening in the Anomaly are brought to the forefront in this episode. And more … Continue reading The Dead Are Living and The Living Are Dead – Review of “Wandavision” Episode 6, “All-New Halloween Spooktacular”

Giving Up the Ghost – Review of Jim Butcher’s “Ghost Story”

Source. When you’ve taken the titanic leap of killing your main character off at the end of your previous novel, what more can you do? If you’re Jim Butcher, you have the wizard detective try to solve his own death as a ghost. Perhaps the strangest of the novels in The Dresden Files series, Ghost … Continue reading Giving Up the Ghost – Review of Jim Butcher’s “Ghost Story”

The Cracks Begin to Show – Review of “WandaVision” Episode 5 “On A Very Special Episode”

And just when I thought things couldn’t get any weirder in Westview. Episode 5 “On A Very Special Episode” had some wonderful weird moments but the curveball at the very end still has me wondering what exactly Kevin Feige and the creative minds at Marvel Studios are cooking up. It could either turn out to … Continue reading The Cracks Begin to Show – Review of “WandaVision” Episode 5 “On A Very Special Episode”

Vigilance – A Poem

The tiger prowls in the reeds, slow, deliberate steps. It waits for me, on the periphery never venturing into my eyeline except for brief moments when my concentration wavers when my faith falters when my mind gives way to fatigue. It is always there, always waiting, always hungry. Amazon's Best Books of the Year

“War Without End (Part Two)” – Season Three of “Babylon 5”

Two-parter episodes are often a mixed bag, mainly because the promise of the first half doesn’t get fulfilled in the second half. Thankfully, “War Without End (Part II)” does not live up to that standard. It surpasses it, becoming one of the pivotal moments in the series history and answering one of the background mysteries … Continue reading “War Without End (Part Two)” – Season Three of “Babylon 5”

“War Without End (Part One) – Season Three of “Babylon 5”

After the last essay on Season 3 of Babylon 5, I decided to skip the intervening episodes between the Earth Alliance Civil War arc and the next big arc of Season Three, War Without End. The episodes in between I’ll be covering in another essay after this. As it stands, I’ll end up with two … Continue reading “War Without End (Part One) – Season Three of “Babylon 5”

Mysteries Revealed and Deepen – Episode 4 of “WandaVision”

Someone please sit J.J. Abrams down to watch the first four episodes of “WandaVision”. Because this is how you build a mystery and then provide some answers while providing new questions for the audience to chew on. “We Interrupt This Program” provides some of the answers to the mysterious goings of the first three episodes, … Continue reading Mysteries Revealed and Deepen – Episode 4 of “WandaVision”