The Realms of Aradane –
An Extract from Eldor Shalamoh’s ‘Historica’

Aradane has a long and complicated history – especially since the close of the Age of Kings, and the collapse of the ancient and honourable Kingdom of Tressia (which was, in fact, only one of these three things). Borders and principalities shifted at an alarming rate following Malatriant’s removal from power. Neighbouring realms gobbled up all manner of Tressian holdings – and continue to do so to this today.

What is Legacy of Steel?

Last time (before I ran out of words) I talked a little about what you can expect from the Legacy Trilogy overall. Now we can dive into the topic I meant to get to before: What is Legacy of Steel?

What is the Legacy Trilogy?

At time of writing, it’s the start of October, officially one of the best months – it’s in autumn, which is an automatic head start – but November’s going to be even better. You see, the first week in November sees the release of Legacy of Steel, second book in the Legacy Trilogy.

Heroes for All (The Sequel)

The better part of a year and half ago, I wrote a wee blog about how popular sci-fi and fantasy handle feminism. If you’ve not read it, you can find it here, but my woeful conclusion was ‘not very well at all.’ Well, eighteen months on, things are better, right? I’ll have to go with […]

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Why Do We Need the BBC?

As some of you have probably realised, BBC reform is on the breeze again. The telltale signs are all there. The main ones, of course, are that it’s a day of the week, and water is wet. Government poking at the BBC – or threatening to poke at the BBC – is hardly even a […]

Up, Up and Away!

Batman v. Superman. It’s not a great title, is it? In fact, it doesn’t get a hell of a lot better when you add the subtitle Dawn of Justice.   Nevertheless, I find the idea of Bats versus Supes interesting. Oh, not in how it plays out on the big screen. Every crossover comic ever […]