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Deltora Quest – The Forests of Silence

“If the Shadow Lord can be patient, so can we,” she said. “We will hide ourselves away from him for now. But it will not be for fear of our own lives, as he will think. It will be to keep our child safe, and to prepare for the future.” She stroked his arm lovingly […] Read more

Description of creation in the Mahabharata

In this world, when it was destitute of brightness and light, and enveloped all around in total darkness, there came into being, as the primal cause of creation, a mighty egg, the one inexhaustible seed of all created beings. It is called Mahadivya, and was formed at the beginning of the Yuga, in which we […] Read more

Description of creation in the Mahabharata

In this world, when it was destitute of brightness and light, and enveloped all around in total darkness, there came into being, as the primal cause of creation, a mighty egg, the one inexhaustible seed of all created beings. It is called Mahadivya, and was formed at the beginning of the Yuga, in which we […] Read more

DeSoto in Mabilia

On the morning of October 18, 1540, the entourage entered Mabila, a village located on a plain above a wide river. The town was surrounded by a palisade, and inside were eighty large houses fronting a square. Tascaluza disappeared inside a house, and the Indians began to dance and sing while the Spanish grew more […] Read more

DeSoto in Mabilia 2

Mabila, a village located on a plain above a wide river. The town was surrounded by a palisade, and inside were eighty large houses fronting a square. Tascaluza disappeared inside a house, and the Indians began to dance and sing while the Spanish grew more suspicious and uneasy. Suddenly, the Indians attacked, shooting arrows from […] Read more

Determined to Survive

The cockroach paused in her tracks. She knew that she could go without eating for over a month, and that her ability to survive a nuclear war, long after humans have perished, would now help her rescue her offspring. Plus her ability to reproduce quickly, in large amounts, when compared to humans, would allow her […] Read more

Disney’s “Oceans” Opening

A boy comes running up and asks: “What is the ocean, what is the sea?” You could hit him with a lot of statistics and latin names, but the answer isn’t something you’ll find in a book. To know what the ocean is, you’ll have to see it for yourself and taste it! You have […] Read more

Dixie Hemingway

Don’t get me wrong, I admire snakes. In the Garden of Eden, the serpent was the only honest one. But anybody who knows me knows I can’t stand dropping live, squirming mice into a snake’s open mouth. … Joyce said, “Come look at this, Dixie! I’m almost certain it’s a resplendent quetzal!” I brought Rufus […] Read more

Don’t Write a Crappy Book ! (edited title)

What’s a Crappy Book, And Why Should I Care? How do you know when a book is bad? What determines whether your book is truly awful or just misunderstood? And who gets to decide whether it’s crappy, decent, or great? Well, technically, everyone gets to decide for themselves. Subjectively speaking, a book is bad when […] Read more

Dracula By Bram Stoker

A great bat came flapping into the room. It drove the weird women away. Poor Renfield fell down, fainting from fright. In an instant, the bat disappeared. In its place was the smiling figure of Count Dracula! He was ready to claim his victim! Once bitten by the vampire, Renfield became Dracula’s slave. The evil […] Read more