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Movie Review: Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore (2022)

4 Jun 2022 4 minute read 2 comments peerynt

[Cross-posting - this review can also be read here. All the images in this post are from this website. Except where mentioned otherwise.] Thank god, we have Joanne Rowling as our coeval. I don’t know what the family friendly blockbuster space of spel...

The Ember in the Dark

3 Jun 2022 13 minute read 0 comments MamaLJ

Prologue - Queen of the Damned  There weren’t always dragons in the valley. The seven valleys became our home when our ancestors were cast out by sceptic mortal men who feared the way of human progress. We are the descendants of the old gods, and we...

Is it love or something else?

17 Apr 2022 3 minute read 0 comments RubySpinSpin

THE TOWN OF LAKELY PART 1   *This is not a love story it's more of a mystery*       Carmen Lee that's me, a stuck in a rut 27-year-old waitress that owns one thing in her life. Her house, but that is only because my parent's left it to me when they p...

Fragment 79

7 Mar 2022 1 minute read 0 comments Jay Lonnquist

Not altogether far now from the disciple’s encroaching approach, the martinets of the Burning Houses had begun their march, hours before the sun sank into its early winter cradle. They moved in modest groups of three or four with steady, ample warine...

Fragment 78

3 Mar 2022 1 minute read 0 comments Jay Lonnquist

Fleet as feathers in a squall. Through the night’s middle-dark the disciple flees her careless handiwork, deeper into the Opal Quarter’s warren of wending ways and lanes. Pausing after mere heartbeats in the narrow cleft of a rotten wall, breath bill...

Fragment 77

1 Mar 2022 1 minute read 0 comments Jay Lonnquist

The Above where Autumn now curls into Winter, like a leaf blown and beset by frostburn. The disciple, swaddled in voluminous ink-black work-robes of a common scoundrel of the Lower Houses. Buoyed by the haemal gift from her patron, floats with the ne...

Emberlight - Chapter 39

21 Nov 2021 9 minute read 1 comment Gryphonboy

You look like Shit  "Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing."  - Albert Schweitzer  Jordan opened his eyes, groaning loudly as feeling returned to his body.   The sensation was not pleasant. Far from it. His head t...

Ebb of the Archon: Book 1 - Chapter 0 | EotA.online

3 Nov 2021 1 minute read 0 comments cryptjockey

Warmth radiated from the center of the stone ark cradled in the palm Damien’s hand.  Its appearance was nothing more than a well-worn river rock, but inside it held a secret. Cupping the stone beneath his face, Damien closed his eyes and breathed in....

Emberlight - Chapter 38

31 Oct 2021 15 minute read 0 comments Gryphonboy

It's a Long Story  "Loss is nothing else but change, and change is Nature's delight."  - Marcus Aurelius  "You don't have to hold on so tightly!" Antigua shouted back at Sweden as she brushed away the embers that were settling onto her visor.  Swede...

The House in the Cerulean Sea by TJ Klune [⭐⭐⭐]

20 Oct 2021 2 minute read 1 comment trumanrose

The House in the Cerulean Sea is about a Case Worker named Linus Baker, assigned to an orphanage with magical children classified as extremely dangerous. There, he must decide whether the orphanage was well-taken care of (according to some rules and...