Tag Archives: Grimdark

Ravencry is Another Grimdark with Hope (but mostly Blood)

I’m going to keep this short.  If you haven’t already read the first book in the series, Blackwing, (1) you’re crazy, (2) go read my review of Blackwing.  If you have read Blackwing, then I probably don’t need to do … Continue reading

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Can’t-Wait Wednesday: Ravencry by Ed McDonald

Ed McDonald’s debut Blackwing was one of my favorite reads last year.  I’m not the only one who thinks so—Blackwing is on the shortlist for the Gemmell Awards Morningstar Award.  I’m not a big fan of Grimdark, but Blackwing was … Continue reading

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Blackwing is a Grimdark with Hope (but mostly Blood)

I’m not much for Grimdark.  It’s not that I’m against it, per se, but just that I haven’t limited experience with it.  I have my thoughts, but they aren’t exactly fully formed.  I say that to explain the long digression … Continue reading

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You Won’t Believe Who Dany Should Marry Next Season on Game of Thrones

Now that we’ve had a little time to process Sunday’s season finale, it is time to start pining for the final season!  There are a lot of questions to answer in just six episodes.  If you’re invested in the politics … Continue reading

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Game of Thrones Recap: Season 7 Finale

Here is what I had to say last week about the season finale: It looks like next episode will revolve around the summit between the three sovereigns (four, I guess, if anyone bothered to invite Euron).  I hope Bran or … Continue reading

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Game of Thrones Recap: Season 7, Episode 6

I didn’t get to watch this episode live and had to wait until Wednesday to watch it.  But I guess it was worth a few days delay to see a full solar eclipse.  Now let’s go beyond the Wall! A … Continue reading

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Game of Thrones Recap: Season 7, Episode 5

After one of the best episodes of the entire series, are we in for a letdown with a slow episode tonight?  I think not.  I’m hoping for some White Walkers.  Maybe even, if we get really lucky, a dire wolf. … Continue reading

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