REVIEW: Darkdawn by Jay Kristoff

The concluding volume of The Nevernight Chronicle has cemented the view in my mind that Jay Kristoff deserves to be placed among the great grimdark authors. Darkdawn is a brilliant...
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REVIEW: Darkdawn by Jay Kristoff

REVIEW: Angels of Death E9: Slaughter

When I saw the name of Angels of Death E9 I knew we were at the epic bloody climax of this season, and Slaughter did not disappoint. This episode was...
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REVIEW: Angels of Death E9: Slaughter

REVIEW: The Wheel of Time E5: Blood Calls Blood

The series may have started limply but by The Wheel of Time E5: Blood Calls Blood, this show is starting to become must see television. The adaptation of Robert Jordan’s...
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REVIEW: The Wheel of Time E5: Blood Calls Blood

An Interview With Ken Liu

Ken Liu is an author of both long and short-form speculative fiction; his short story collections The Paper Menagerie and Other Stories and The Hidden Girl and Other Stories each won...
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An Interview With Ken Liu

Horrific dark SciFi at Bad Space Comics

I was introduced to New Zealand based artist Scott Base's Bad Space Comics when I was mindlessly scrolling Facebook one night and saw the below image. Immediately hooked, I went...
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Horrific dark SciFi at Bad Space Comics

REVIEW: Game of Thrones S4

Returning for a fourth season, Game of Thrones S4 hits new heights that only dragons can reach as tight storytelling, amazing production values, and a cast fully deserving all the...
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REVIEW: Game of Thrones S4

REVIEW: We Break Immortals by Thomas Howard Riley

An exciting debut by a new fantasy author, We Break Immortals by Thomas Howard Riley held nothing back and left me eager for more. Everything is dialed up to eleven,...
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REVIEW: We Break Immortals by Thomas Howard Riley

REVIEW: Cowboy Bebop

Cowboy Bebop is one of the most beloved anime of all time. It was never one of the most popular or widely watched but it was unique and its fans...
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REVIEW: Cowboy Bebop

REVIEW: The Sun Casts No Shadow by Mark Richardson

The Sun Casts No Shadow by Mark Richardson follows Wellington Thorneycroft, a pickpocket doing his best to survive the soul-crushing urban dystopia of the City. Surrounded by unscalable walls, scorched...
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REVIEW: The Sun Casts No Shadow by Mark Richardson

REVIEW: The Wheel of Time E4: Dragon Reborn

The Wheel of Time E4: The Dragon Reborn is the best episode so far. Adapting Robert Jordan’s classic fantasy tome was always going to be a difficult task with fans...
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REVIEW: Darkdawn by Jay Kristoff REVIEW: Darkdawn by Jay Kristoff
REVIEW: Angels of Death E9: Slaughter REVIEW: Angels of Death E9: Slaughter
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An Interview With Ken Liu An Interview With Ken Liu
Horrific dark SciFi at Bad Space Comics Horrific dark SciFi at Bad Space...
REVIEW: Game of Thrones S4 REVIEW: Game of Thrones S4
REVIEW: We Break Immortals by Thomas Howard Riley REVIEW: We Break Immortals by Thomas...
REVIEW: Cowboy Bebop REVIEW: Cowboy Bebop
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REVIEW: The Wheel of Time E1: The Chosen Ones

Robert Jordan’s epic fantasy series begins its TV journey as The Wheel of Time follows the path of Game of Thrones and blast onto the small screen with high expectations and a big budget....

REVIEW: A Dowry of Blood by S.T. Gibson

At first glance, A Dowry of Blood by S.T. Gibson would appear to be, from a quick trip to ye olde search engine, a ‘lyrical and dreamy reimagining of Dracula’s brides’. Those who have...

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REVIEW: A House at the Bottom of a Lake by Josh Malerman

The House on the Bottom of the Lake by Josh Malerman is a lovely novella full of nostalgia and wonder with just a touch of horror that takes it from saccharin to sweet.  I remember...

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REVIEW: Daughter of the Moon Goddess by Sue Lynn Tan

Sue Lynn Tan’s debut Daughter of the Moon Goddess is inspired by the Chinese legend of Chang’e and Houyi, although it is set years after that story ends. Xingyin is the daughter of the...

REVIEW: Road of Bones by Christopher Golden

The Road of Bones is the nickname for the Kolyma Highway, or R504, in the eastern part of Russia. It contains sections that are some of the coldest places on earth, reaching below 50...

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An Interview with Neal Stephenson

Thirty-odd years ago, Neal Stephenson changed science fiction forever with his novel, Snow Crash. The language used in the story such as Avatar representing the human form used online, or Metaverse as an online virtual...

REVIEW: Empire of Blood and Sand by Alister Hodge

Empire of Blood and Sand by Alister Hodge is a riotous dark fantasy which satisfied my thirst for a grimdark fix with flavours befitting of the genre. Right from its well-hewn opening, Empire of...

REVIEW: Godsgrave by Jay Kristoff

Godsgrave is the second book in The Nevernight Chronicle by Jay Kristoff. It has enough similarities to its predecessor Nevernight that I think those who enjoyed that offering would also like this. There are...

REVIEW: Out for Blood

Out For Blood is the second Choice of Games text-based adventure for Vampire: The Masquerade. I really enjoyed Night Road and felt it was an exceptionally well-written game that managed to capture most things I...

Cavan Scott’s Top Ten Villains

Who comes to mind when I think of my favourite villains? Whoever asks me to come up with a definite top ten that’s who! These things are my ultimate nemesis as, come tomorrow, I...