Monthly Archives: January 2018

Daphne is beastly in chapter 16 of To Ride the Lightning Bolt

Daphne Vane literally had something happen to her for which there were no words. But even what could not be described still has devastating consequences. Daphne faces not just the ruin of her mission, but possibly the permanent loss of … Continue reading

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Dwarf hospitality in chapter 15 of To Ride the Lightning Bolt

Daphne Vane’s just escaped from being attacked by a panther, only to fall into the hands of the dwarves of legend and myth. She may be half-dwarf herself, but she knows next to nothing about these people. And it turns … Continue reading

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Exiled and confused in chapter 14 of To Ride the Lightning Bolt

Daphne Vane has three and a half days to find her father in the very strange land the dwarves of legend now inhabit. Pity she only had one hour to be briefed on conditions and prepare¬†any gear. But given a … Continue reading

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In memoriam: Robin St. John Conover (1944 – 2008)

It’s her birthday today, so I thought I would say a few words about my first Internet friend, Robin St. John Conover. We met in an online Bront√ę forum. I was the amateur, just reading my way through all the … Continue reading

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