Book Review: The Holtur Curse by Cameron Wayne Smith

Summary: Most creatures are predictable. Humanity is not.  Captain Sonja Bluwahlt is the kind of woman that monsters hide from. Slaughtering wyverns, beasts, and horrors is all simply part of a slayer's job description. It's not until the Brothers of Eternity show up that she discovers the true monsters walk among us.  The definition of … Continue reading Book Review: The Holtur Curse by Cameron Wayne Smith


Free, Out of Print Pulp Fiction

Now that I have your attention: Munseys is a website that has free, out of print pulp fiction... over 1600 volumes and counting. Granted, most of them seem to be of the soft-core or exploitation variety, but there are some gems buried in here, such as a few works by Algernon Blackwood and Robert E. … Continue reading Free, Out of Print Pulp Fiction

Bride of the Swamp God!

One of our new friends, Davide Mana of the Karavansara blog, just published a novella at Amazon. I've just finished reading it and I have to say that I'm quite impressed. As far as I can tell, it's his first published story, and I hope it's not his last. It's positively dripping with everything good … Continue reading Bride of the Swamp God!

Sword and Sorcery: ElfQuest

Most of what we focus on, here in our office located in the ninth dungeon level of the Way Too Fantasy Tower of Despair, are books. Sometimes, we'll talk about movies. And I believe we discussed Sandman and Preacher once upon a time. But today I'm going to cover comics. Specifically, fantasy comics. Extraspecifically, ElfQuest, … Continue reading Sword and Sorcery: ElfQuest

Swords? Sorcery? Heroes? Dungeons? Dragons? Sign me up.

Creeping into the deepest darkest basement of the old neglected shop, Seejay the Valiant kept his eyes on the target ahead of him. For years, he had heard of the legendary tomes and treasuries of ancient knowledge, but he had never before dreamed of being in the same room as them (let alone having a … Continue reading Swords? Sorcery? Heroes? Dungeons? Dragons? Sign me up.