3 Reasons You are Wrong About Sci-Fi Tropes

Science fiction is often measured by its tropes. Either the critics of the genre are hyper focused on the presence of them, or the absence of them. Hey, they have their reasons, I get it. You wanna see something new, so you bash on something when you see an old trope show up. But justContinue reading “3 Reasons You are Wrong About Sci-Fi Tropes”

Mr. Cubbage in The Vault

Mr. Arnold Cubbage had worked from the ground up to become the Chief Executive Officer of the Bank of Scotland, Edinburgh branch. He’d maintained the absolute semblance of the sober mind to do it, and was quite proud of the fact. He didn’t drink, despite the frequent participation in the act by his friends andContinue reading “Mr. Cubbage in The Vault”

4 Life Lessons From Wizard of Earthsea

When I was a young man I was introduced to LeGuin’s epic fantasy tale, A Wizard of Earthsea. From the sweeping vistas of the Archipelago, to the deep mysticism and authority of the magic in Earthsea, I loved everything I found in her amazing work. But one thing stood out to me above all theContinue reading “4 Life Lessons From Wizard of Earthsea”