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From Board Gaming to Lovecraft and Beyond, Pt. 2

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“But I called, as we came near, to one who stood beside the water’s edge, asking him what men did in Astahahn and what their merchandise was, and with whom they traded. He said, ‘Here we have fettered and manacled Time, who would otherwise slay the gods.’ I asked him what gods they worshipped in that city, and he said, ‘All those gods whom Time has not yet slain.'” — “Idle Days on the River Yann,” Lord Dunsany

In case you missed it, click here for Pt. 1 in which I trace the path I followed through board games to Lovecraft fandom. This week, we’re going to follow that rabbit hole a little deeper. Continue reading

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[REVIEW] ‘The King Raven Trilogy’ by Stephen Lawhead

King Raven AudioStephen Lawhead just might have been my favorite author during my teen years. I found his unique blend of mythic fantasy and historical fiction enthralling. Probably best known for his Pendragon Cycle, an original presentation of the Arthurian mythos, much of his writing is grounded in the history and mythology of the British isles that he moved to Oxford to study. Continue reading

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