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Aaron Jones

Aaron Jones

Aaron S. Jones is the author of Flames of Rebellion, the first part of The Broken Gods trilogy. He is Head of English at a school in Kent, UK and when he is not tearing his hair out at students struggling with their, they're and there, he is tearing his hair out as he dies for the thousandth time on Demon's Souls. You can find him on Twitter @HereticASjones where he is most likely procrastinating for hours at a time instead of focusing on his Orc murder mystery.

REVIEW: Castlevania S2

Following up the brief but brilliant first season, Castlevania S2 builds on the excellent foundation and brings an exciting, well-made adult anime to our screens for fans of the game and newbies alike. It...

REVIEW: Game of Thrones S3

The immensely popular adaptation of George RR Martin’s epic fantasy A Song of Ice and Fire continues with Game of Thrones S3.  Following on from the strong opening two seasons, Game of Thrones S3...

REVIEW: Castlevania S1

Based on the popular videogame series, Castlevania S1 is an anime that follows the efforts of a motley group of monster hunters as they attempt to put a stop to Vlad Dracula Tepes’ reign...

REVIEW: Game of Thrones S2

Game of Thrones S2 continues the intriguing, bloody epic telling of George RR Martin’s hugely popular A Song of Ice and Fire. With the honourable Ned Stark’s death allowing the Lannisters to tighten their...

REVIEW: Game of Thrones S1

Released ten years ago, Game of Thrones S1 was a game-changer for grimdark on TV. Based on George RR Martin’s award winning 1996 start to A Song of Ice and Fire, Game of Thrones...

REVIEW: The Witcher: Nightmare of the Wolf

The Witcher: Nightmare of the Wolf is the first attempt from Netflix to flesh out the world of the Continent introduced in the Henry Cavill led series from 2019. The anime prequel follows the...

REVIEW: For Lord and Land by Matthew Harffy

Book eight of The Bernicia Chronicles continues author Matthew Harffy’s thrilling historical fiction tale set in Anglo-Saxon Britain. For Lord and Land has Beobrand travelling south to help a friend and ending up adding...

REVIEW: Dredd (2012)

Dredd is a 2012 sci-fi action film written by Alex Garland (The Beach, 28 Days Later, Ex Machina, Annihilation) and stars the always amazing Karl Urban (Lord of the Rings, The Boys, Thor: Ragnarök)...

REVIEW: The Pariah by Anthony Ryan

The Pariah is Anthony Ryan’s latest novel and the first in the new The Covenant of Steel series. This fantasy trilogy opener kicks the series off in style and leaves readers begging for the...

Grimdark in Dark Times

How can reading or watching grim, dark and often violent stories help people confront the chaos of life? The last eighteen months have been unpleasant on a global scale. Life in a pandemic is...