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I’ve been trying to get into Avatar: The Last Airbender on the urgings of Alasdair Czyrnyj, with the eventual goal of being able to intelligibly about The Legend of Korra. Avatar has all the hallmarks of a great show custom-made to appeal to my interests: dynamic animation, strong characters, solid storytelling and a “land of adventure” setting with distinct, inter-meshing cultures. Yet I find myself continually pulled away from the show, and despite watching the first episode back in December I haven’t managed to get beyond episode six. Meanwhile, I’ve been obsessively watching Last Exile even though I can’t say the two shows are qualitatively that much different (and the plot of Avatar is certainly less confusing). (more…)

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Well, it had a dragon on the cover.

Young Adult literature is a Thing now, but it wasn’t when Marie and I grew up! Join as as we talk about the books we read as teenagers and realize with dawning horror that we had terrible, terrible taste.

Warning folks, this one’s a long one.

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Blog post: Underground Reading – Dragonlance Chronicles

Source of our theme song

Book mentioned at length (in order):

Redwall series, Brian Jacques
Animorphs series, K.A, Applegate
The Sword of Shannarah, Terry Brooks
The Wheel of Time, Robert Jordan
The Sword of Truth, Terry Goodkind
Everything by Mercedes Lackey
The Belgeriad, David Eddings
Forgotten Realms series, various authors
Dragonlance Chronicles, Margaret Weis & Tracy Hickman
Harry Potter series, JK Rowling

Tangentially, we mention MANY more.

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