Tag: fantasy

Images & Words: Surprise Party

Images & Words: Surprise Party


The Necro laughed maniacally and mechanically as he swiveled his masked head back to the balcony on which sat a now despondent boy. Serves the sniveling rat right for being outdoors during Soulstice.

Under the Green Sun

Retro Review: Under the Green Star by Lin Carter


Under the Green Star by Lin Carter is not a ripoff, it’s a deliberately derivative fanboy love letter to Edgar Rice Burroughs and the sword and planet genre he created. It’s …

Shiva by Thom Tenery

Shiva by Thom Tenery


The stream of indoctrination slaves never ends.  They arrive on Shiva from all corners of the galaxy, most of them human . . . for humans were the only galactic […]

Dragondoom by Dennis L. McKiernan

Review: Dragondoom by Dennis L. McKiernan


Dragondoom by Dennis L. McKiernan may just be the best fantasy novel you’ve never read. Over the years Dennis L. McKiernan has been accused of borrowing, if not stealing, the […]

Review: The Children of Húrin by J.R.R. Tolkien


The Children of Húrin by J.R.R. Tolkien is a work of fantasy that will not be, and perhaps is not capable of being, appreciated by all who read it.  In a […]

Forsaken Catacombs

Images & Words: Jump


The dark catacombs of the archaeological dig were deathly silent, punctuated only by the labored breathing of the two scientists. Robert Stone held his soiled and sweaty hand out into the darkness, the flashlight in his other hand casting flickering light against the glossy cavern walls as he steadied his balance on the narrow ledge.