Tag: science fiction


When a story starts to run against the internal logic of a system that it has set up, the narrative really should be a believable account of the success of the dismantling of that system, or of the failure of Read more…


I wanted so much from this movie, and don’t shoot me for saying this, but I was willing to set aside the white-washing, which is obviously problematic, but now I am not sure if I should have taken that as Read more…


Click The Above Image To Go To The Site Today saw the launch of my new fiction project, Midas, which tells the story of Carlisle Bluth and the inhabitants of Midas City. It will be delivered in easy to digest Read more…


Freakangels on full alert; well, most of them. I like that the gang are still maintaining their idiosyncratic paths in spite of the current threat to Whitechapel. Here we see the community working together; we see what the whole Freakangels Read more…


When the true crescendo comes in this first arc it is going to be interesting to see how the characters bring what we have seen of each of their personalities to bear on the situation. We saw how handy Jack Read more…


So, we have seen the freakangels policing each other and now we get to see one go into action against someone who has attacked him. Duffield once again displays a real ability for capturing the kineticism of violence and not Read more…


In one place someone settles in and in another place someone is unsettled. Sometimes it is hard to remember that each episode is only six pages long. To do what he does with those six pages every week shows just Read more…


I have been reading and re-reading this series, checking out the wiki, the talk threads to see whether or not this idea that keeps striking me has turned up anywhere and it hasn’t. Why hasn’t it occured to someone else? Read more…


Today the main thing I think I noticed aside from the main thrust of the story was that the sky had darkened. Today was packed full of siblings acting like siblings — freakangels fighting in the way fox cubs fight. Read more…


It’s strange the last two weeks have seemed somewhat more leisurely in their pacing though just as much is revealed. We learn something of how being a Freakangel plays out through someone’s ethnicity — it was hinted at before in Read more…