Category Archives: Science Fantasy

Grudgingly Updating my Top 10 Fantasy List from 2017

For anyone familiar with my Top 50 Fantasy list, you would know that my Top 10 are what I consider my ‘Must-Reads’, so it’s a little difficult as time goes by to see my opinions on what my readers must … Continue reading

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Chapter 6: A bit of action doesn’t make up for the last 5 Chapters being mostly exposition

Sol trembled in fear for just a moment before his instincts kicked in. He ran on the dirt track, making his way to the three-storied orphan’s residence on the second floor. Before he could even get to the stairs, a … Continue reading

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Chapter 5: Introducing your main character in Chapter 5 might be a bit too late

The painting does resemble her a little, but there’s something missing. Heron Soloman, or Honest Sol as the orphans called him, was no painter. He had failed to capture how the light caught her copper hair, which used to turn … Continue reading

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Vicious by V.E. Schwab [Book Review]

Let’s start this media roll out with some dark contemporary fantasy. No matter what I have to say about the author of this book, Vicious has stayed in my memory as a great novel for two years since I read it. This … Continue reading

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What genre are the Final Fantasy games?

Each Final Fantasy game falls under various science fantasy sub-genres. The first is steam punk, being the loosest of these (and why I didn’t do a post explaining it) with the simple description of “technology in a past setting, yet … Continue reading

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Perfect Science Fantasy

My favorite game series are the Final Fantasy games,  particularly the later games (VI-XII). The reason for this is that, unlike the earlier games that use mostly classic fantasy aesthetics, they brilliantly utilize science fantasy through each of the bridging … Continue reading

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Science Fantasy (Via Space Opera)

A realization hit me while writing this post. Like how the age of the main characters can dictate the demographic of a book, the setting, or at least the aesthetics of the setting, generally dictates the genre of the book. … Continue reading

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