Good people of Westeros, tonight let us sing, drink, and do good to one another, for next Sunday several of us shall surely die.
A review of The Common Rule by Justin Whitmel Earley.
maximum mutual distrust.
I've taken up the burden of blogging through every chapter of The Lord of the Rings in hope of deepening my own and others' appreciation for J.R.R. Tolkien tale of hobbits, hope, failure, and consolation.
It’s no surprise then that Tolkien’s elves are identified by a solemn sadness. With their lifetimes of disappointments, losses, and pain, the elves cultivate the virtues of rest by necessity — being alive is exhausting.
50 pages of the most beautiful, pure, plotless exposition in literature…since Chapter 2: The Shadow of the Past!
This is why I’m convinced the greatest purpose of fantasy is to reintroduce us to a universe that sings, a cosmos.