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Monthly Archives: January 2018

The Legions of Fire by David Drake

The Legions of Fire is sort of an alternate history, fantasy novel that is set in ancient Rome except that magic and all sorts of monsters exist.  The basic premise of the story is that there is a wizard who is an advisor to a senator in Carce, a Roman city, who is trying to Read More…

Morgawr by Terry Brooks

After having thoroughly enjoyed the first two novels in the Jerle Shannara series, my expectations were quite high for this novel.  Perhaps it was those high expectations that I had that led to this novel being somewhat of a disappointment.  There wasn’t any one specific thing that I can point to that led me to Read More…

Movie Review: Jumanji

I didn’t have particularly high expectations when I went to see Jumanji.  I was expecting to watch a fun, mindless movie but what I got was so much more than that.  I never saw the original Robin Williams version, so all I knew about the movie was what I had seen in the previews.  Four Read More…