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First Chapter, First Paragraph Vigilance by Robert Jackson Bennett

First Chapter, First Paragraph Vigilance First Chapter, First Paragraph “Alone in the elevator, John McDean shuts his eyes, listens to the hum of the machinery, and mentally recites his research. His Ideal Person is between sixty-four to eighty-one years old. Their average net worth is $202,900, and they are male, Caucasian, and increasingly burdened with medical debt. Living conditions, he …

Review of “The Tale of the Three Beautiful Raptor Sisters, and the Prince Who Was Made of Meat”

“Once upon a time, long, long, long, long, long, long, ago, there were three raptor sisters, hatched beneath a lucky star. They lived in a wood together, they stole sheep and cattle together, and all in all, there was no tighter-knit hunting pride of matriarchal dromaeosauridae between the mountains and the sea.”

Blossoms in Autumn: Script by Zidrou / Art by Aimée de Jongh

About Ulysses, a middle-aged widower, is forced into early retirement from his moving job. At a loss for what to do next, the course of his life is changed by a chance encounter with a fellow lonely soul at, of all places, his son’s OB/GYN office. Mediterranea, who recently lost her mother, runs a cheese shop that she took over …

Review of Autobiography of a Traitor and Half Savage by Alix E. Harrow

The Word for Mapmaker is Also the Word for Traitor “Without us, the land won’t lie still. It writhes and twists beneath their compasses, so that a crew of surveyors might make the most meticulous measurements imaginable, plotting out each hill and bluff and bend in the river, and when they return the next day everything is a mirror image …

The Smell of the Gods. Black Phoenix Alchemy and Their Line of American God’s Scents

Scent and The Power of The Written Word Smell and Emotion It seems like in our world; smell is the downplayed sense. Our senses of Sight, hearing, and tactile stimulation are on high alert. The radio blares, media images flash on our screens, enticing us to buy the next thing. We see pictures of a mouth-wateringly juicy hamburger of unctuous …

I am Here to Kill Dragons and Chew Bubble Gum… A Review of Smoke Eaters by Sean Grigsby

I Am Here to Kill Dragons and Chew Bubble Gum.. And I am All Out of Bubble Gum When dragons rise from the earth, firefighters are humanity’s last line of defence, in this wild near-future fantasy. Book Synopsis Firefighter Cole Brannigan is on the verge of retirement after 30 years on the job, and a decade fighting dragons. But during …