The stage had been set for a while. Louise had noticed the signs of impending doom from the beginning – the loose alliances solidifying, the subtle isolation of a “problem” player, the cautious glances and whispers behind his back. A figurative knife had suddenly appeared and was looming overhead, desperately seeking a target. The air … Continue reading The Rogue’s Departure (Flash Fiction)
Grey morning, soft rain - Moist air, heavy leaves falling. A road made anew.
The Unbroken Wheel How joyful I was in that job so new, But wait, a betrayal - Ned Stark is that you? A freshly baked drama, No escaping the trauma, Because yes, Littlefinger, I see you too.
Spoiler Free! I am a huge fan of the book by Shirley Jackson so I eagerly anticipated this series. I've previously reviewed the book and have left a link to that post below for those interested. Importantly, the book does not spoil the TV adaptation. The series drew inspiration from the book but is a … Continue reading Netflix’s The Haunting of Hill House: Pays Homage While Still Feeling Original, Albeit a Bit Repetitive
Tired and grumpy, Always unprepared for you; Yet Monday arrives
The novel Ohio by Stephen Markley tells the story of a group of six high school friends over the course of one night approximately ten years after graduation. The story is told mostly through a series of flashbacks as two of the group travel back to New Canaan, Ohio the same night, though unbeknownst to … Continue reading Book Thoughts: Ohio by Stephen Markley – Engrossing but Emotionally Exhausting
Chapter 4. A Sudden Storm Almost four years after Caleb and Lilliya's joining ceremony Alastine and Sawyer were a potential match and one of Glyn’s most popular young couples. Keelia and Sheridan certainly generated much more talk and excitement but Alastine and Sawyer were seen as solid, well suited and a likable pair. Alastine had … Continue reading Original Work: The Madian, Chapter 4