Monthly Archives: July 2020

Rereading The Great Hunt, chapters 18-22

In which Egwene and Nynaeve arrive at the White Tower, Rand lends Selene a shirt, Rand earns the moniker “Shadowkiller,” we are given a slight introduction to the Choedan Kal, Moiraine and Lan reminisce over their meet-cute, Moiraine tells Lan … Continue reading

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Throwback SF Thursday: Under the Moons of Mars by Edgar Rice Burroughs

It has been a spell since a Throwback SF Thursday post!  A while back I won a complete set of hardcover Barsoom/John Carter omnibuses through a giveaway hosted by the inestimable Bookstooge.  I have been using the Barsoom books as … Continue reading

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Rereading The Great Hunt, chapters 13-17

In which Rand wakes up someplace very strange but also the same, Ingtar discovers his disappearance, the Hunt continues in both universes nonetheless, Perrin comes out as a sniffer, Verin arrives unexpectedly, Rand picks up his first heron brand, his … Continue reading

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Rereading The Great Hunt, chapters 9-12

In which everyone prepares to leave Fal Dara, Lan delivers some foreshadowing about “allow[ing] the sword to be sheathed in your own body, the true Great Hunt begins, we meet a sniffer, Bayle Domon jumps out of the frying pan … Continue reading

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June 2020 Month-in-Review

June was the month the lockdowns started to slowly ease.  We took our daughter to the beach (a half-day trip and we didn’t get within 100 feet of anyone else).  My wife and I had our first date in months.  … Continue reading

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