War is a gruesome reality that is often romanticized in literature while the truth is that war is just gruesome. Aside from the romanticized version of glorious battles won for patriotic purposes, war is sometimes necessary for the plot. The best stories are those that mirror our own lives and unfortunately, war is a bitter … Continue reading War! It’s Good for the Plot!
As y'all know, this month has had a bit of a spooky theme as I show you some of the darker aspects of fantasy and the horror found in the Dance of the Elements series. One way to utilize horror is the element of surprise and sometimes in fiction this can be utilized with the … Continue reading Adham’s “Pit of Despair”
Every story needs a secret group of assassin spies run by a sadistic evil queen, am I right? The Shadow Dancers were said to be a secret group of assassins, thieves and spies. There was no proof of their existence and many believed the guild was nothing but a story to frighten children. Ignited, Chapter … Continue reading Meet the Character: Shadow Dancers
Hello everyone! It's been a while since I posted the SIMs Let's Play! I hope by now that those of you who are interested have Liked and Subscribed to Melizzle's YouTube channel. If this is your first time learning about the SIMs Let's Play for DOTE then get excited because I am just in love … Continue reading SIMs Let’s Play DOTE: Kay’s Cinematic Adventure
Welcome back everyone for another segment into my world. The next bit of the map I would like to dissect is the chain of islands known by the Republic as Is'Le'Spar . While there is mention of both these islands and it's peoples in Ignited, it is not until Submerged that readers get to dive … Continue reading Meet the Character: Jangbahar Part Three