Book Recommendation: The Time of The Dark

Some time ago, I wrote about an appreciation thread on reddit; it was about author Barbara Hambly and her many works, which include but are not limited to vampiric noir, dark fantasy, world-jumping fun with wizards and much more! The Time of the Dark was the first amongst these recommendations, and the favourite of the... Continue Reading →

Fantasy Quote of the Day 25/08/2017

This one is from the Black Company--the very first novel in the series, in fact. You can find reasons to read it here. It's a pretty lengthy quote; beware! The legate said, “Welcome to the service of the Lady, physician.” His voice was distracting. IT did not fit expectations, ever. This time it was musical,... Continue Reading →

Quote of the Day (23/08/2017)

On days like these, when I read a couple of hundreds pages in order to take an exam I don't much care about, in a university I find boring, at best, I think of futility. Thus, this quote: ‘Tell me, Tool, what dominates your thoughts?’ The Imass shrugged before replying. ‘I think of futility, Adjunct.’ ‘Do... Continue Reading →

Saturday Night Gaming: The Shrouded Isle

Have you ever dreamt of being the head cultist and spiritual leader of a small post-apocalyptic village, working to awaken your great patron-god, Chernobog? Was your dream colored in Lovecraftian greens? Did it look something like that? No? You've no clue what I'm talking about? Well, I can't say I blame you. This is the... Continue Reading →

Thursday Recommendation: Half a King

Joe Abercrombie is a master of subverting expectations. I have yet to touch Abercrombie's most well-known work, the First Law trilogy, although I have only heard good -- Nay, great -- things about it. Now that I've read the first book in the Shattered Sea trilogy, I am more than looking forward to that experience.... Continue Reading →

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