Category Archives: The Written Word

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The Saint’s Magic Power is Omnipotent

So this is going to be another anime post, but it’s combined with the light novels as well. SPO (I don’t know what the Japanese portmanteau is) is a current release available on Funimation. I had been ignoring the books … Continue reading

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The Great Cleric

A book in which very little happens, yet I didn’t find it boring. Yet another isekai, an unfortunate salaryman dies in a shooting, and is reborn into a world of magic, monsters, and demons (but at least those are safely … Continue reading

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Book Review I, May 2021

Stop me if you’ve heard this before: Isekai. Game designer watches as his game get shut down. Suddenly finds himself in a game world. As the Demon Lord he designed/played. No social skills; he can’t deal with people. So he … Continue reading

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Excess Weight of Light Novels

So, as I said, I’ve been reading a lot to pass the time. Sadly, not all of it is good writing. Actually, a lot of it isn’t. So, in the vein of “I read this crap so you don’t have … Continue reading

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Safehold: the Snooze-fest.

David Weber’s latest novel in the battle for the future of humanity’s tortured name-spelling has come out, and I’ve finally finished it after three days. That’s not good, for someone who routinely reads such books in a single day. This … Continue reading

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Some of us Had Better Days

Wonderduck didn’t. Just noticed today — that’s what I get for being absorbed in my own problems.

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How to Offend Everybody

I don’t think you’ll see many Texans wearing “We Are Charlie Hebdo” t-shirts in Texas any more.

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