Book Review: Port of Shadows, a Black Company Novel by Glen Cook

Introduction: Port of Shadows is a Black Company novel, published in 2018. It is written by Glen Cook. it takes place between the first and second books. Plot: The soldiers of the Black Company don’t ask questions, they get paid. But being “The Lady’s favored” is attracting the wrong kind of attention and has putContinue reading “Book Review: Port of Shadows, a Black Company Novel by Glen Cook”

Coming Off as Stupid as a Blind Person Sometimes

Ways I come off as stupid because of my blindness. Now, hopefully, by writing this blog, I have convinced you enough that I possess enough intellect to well, write a blog. You hopefully understand that I do have enough intelligence to live my day-to-day life by myself, except for cooking. Cooking is hard as aContinue reading “Coming Off as Stupid as a Blind Person Sometimes”

Book Review: Soldiers Live, A Black Company Novel by Glen Cook

Introduction: Soldiers Live is the tenth book in The Black Company series, and the fourth and final book in the Glittering Stones cycle, (For now.) it was written by Glen Cook, and it was published in the year 2000. It details the return of The Company to their home world, and their efforts to takeContinue reading “Book Review: Soldiers Live, A Black Company Novel by Glen Cook”

Can a Blind Man have a Favorite Color?

Should I have a favorite color despite my blindness? “Yeah, I really like the color blue.” “But why? It’s not like you can see it. Why would you even bother?” Although the question pisses me off, this person is right in asking that. I’m blind. I can’t see. Why should I bother with colors? What’sContinue reading “Can a Blind Man have a Favorite Color?”

Book Review: Water Sleeps, a Black Company Novel

Introduction: Water Sleeps is the eighth book in The Black Company series, and the third book in the Glittering stones sub-series. It was written by Glen Cook, and it was published in 1999. Plot: After the events of the previous book, (Review here,) Croaker, Lady, Murgen, and most of the old guard are trapped beneathContinue reading “Book Review: Water Sleeps, a Black Company Novel”

Aftermath of My Whole Saga with Facebook.

Aftermath of my failure to promote myself on Facebook. If you’ve been reading my blog for a while now, you’ll know about this article, in which I talked about how Facebook labeled my links as spam, and basically froze my account, and no amount of appeal did change that. “What an arrogant guy. You shouldContinue reading “Aftermath of My Whole Saga with Facebook.”

Book Review: She is the Darkness, a Black Company Novel

Introduction: She is the Darkness is the seventh book in the Black Company series, and second book in the Books of the Glittering Stones. The book is written by Glen Cook, and it was published in 1997. The book tells the story of the Company’s assault on Longshadow, Croaker and Lady’s hunt against the cultContinue reading “Book Review: She is the Darkness, a Black Company Novel”

Author Interview: Luke Allen

Introduction: Man, I wish I was writing full time! I’ve currently just started a full time job working for Public Health England at Porton Down. I see the genesis of a zombie story taking shape! Luke Allen is the author of several horror short stories, published on Amazon. After working in government and telecom sectors,Continue reading “Author Interview: Luke Allen”

Book Review: Bleak Seasons

Introduction: Bleak Seasons is the novel in The Black Company Series, written by Glen Cook. it is the first book in the Books of the Glittering Stones collection. It was published in the year 1996. Review of the previous book here. Plot: When Lady gave birth to her child at the end of the lastContinue reading “Book Review: Bleak Seasons”

A Letter to the Keyboard

A letter to my keyboard. Ah, keyboard. You’ve been in use by the humankind for 150 years in some form or another, (or at least according to the quick Google search I did.) first on type writers, which were no doubt considered a “Gay device” back in the day, before spreading widely in the 20thContinue reading “A Letter to the Keyboard”

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