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Blood of Empire by Brian McClellan

Blood of Empire wraps up what was really an enjoyable, entertaining, and compelling trilogy.  Even though the novel was quite long, there wasn’t much fluff to it.   There was a strong buildup, both in this third entry and the series as a whole.  For the first time,...

Movie Review: The Tomorrow War

  The Tomorrow War first intrigued me because of its premise—that time travelers come from the future to recruit people to fight in a future war against aliens.  I’m not entirely sure that the movie lived up to my expectations.  It had some good things going for...

Movie Review: Black Widow

I had such high hopes for Black Widow but in retrospect, I should have known that it would be disappointing, after the disaster that has been Falcon and the Winter Soldier and Loki.  It is very clear to me that the Marvel franchise in steep decline and is working its...

Wrath of Empire by Brian McClellan

In the sequel to Sins of Empire, the novel opens up with the Dynize Empire invading Fatrasta in a full scale war.  I had the impression that the entire novel was going to be one battle after another.  Fortunately, that was not the case.  What made the first novel so...

Movie Review: A Quiet Place Part II

It’s rare to see a sequel in the horror genre that is as good if not better than the first movie in the series.  As much as I enjoyed A Quiet Place, the sequel is just as good.  It’s also unusual to see a horror movie that can be provide scares and chills without the...

Sins of Empire by Brian McClellan

The opening novel in the Gods of Blood and Power trilogy was a very enjoyable read.  If you are into epic fantasy, this is a novel you will want to check out.  What I enjoyed the most was the world building.  Although the genre is epic fantasy, to me it’s really Civil...