That's not how stories work, is it? They are shifting things that re-form with each new telling, transform with each new teller. Less a solid, and more a liquid taking the shape of its container.
There is no conception more fallacious than the sense of cosiness implied by "Mother Nature". Each species must strive to survive, and that it will do, by every means in its power, however foul - unless the instinct to survive is weakened by conflict with another instinct.
Their law didn't seem to allow for mistakes, and if you couldn't make what you said was true, they'd repair the fault in the world by putting you out of it.
Hi! It's been 2 years since I last wrote an entry. As much as I wanted to keep an active blog, I keep failing to write entries. Life happens, and it saddens me that days revolved pretty much around work that I stopped doing some of the things that I enjoyed. The world has been... Continue Reading →
Koma by Pierre Wazem & Frederik Peeters Adidas, a young girl who works as assistant chimney sweep for her father, one day ventures too far down the chimney and discovers a world different than her own. Here, she learns that monsters each have a machine to maintain which connects to human life up above. There... Continue Reading →
Naermyth by Karen Francisco What if the creatures of our folklore were not just stories? What if they exist in hiding and were just waiting for the perfect opportunity to come out of the shadows and take over the land? Would you survive and fight, or would you be their next dinner? Naermyth is a... Continue Reading →
Uprooted by Naomi Novik Uprooted is a standalone fantasy novel written by American author, Naomi Novik. It tells a tale about a village girl named Agnieszka who was unexpectedly picked by the village wizard, Dragon, to live with him in a tower as exchange for protecting the village from the Wood. Nobody from the village... Continue Reading →
Slade House by David Mitchell “People are masks, with masks under those masks, and masks under those, and down you go.” I have always seen the Slade House on bookstore shelves but have never had the opportunity to purchase one because I always had something else on mind and I found the book expensive.... Continue Reading →