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The Clash Between Ideals and Truth: Downton Abbey vs Game of Thrones

This is going to be a long post. For the longest time I’ve been conflicted as to how I can possibly enjoy two shows that are, at their core, diametrically opposed. One presents a world where ideals are reality, and the sanctified boundaries of class, gender and race do not imprison but rather shape characters […]

Warrior sketches

It’s fascinating, but also rather horrifying to conceptualize weapon and armour technology for battle. Too much fantasy concept art goes overboard with making the weaponry ‘look’ cool; we tend to forget that there is really nothing beautiful or elegant about things forged with the express function of taking life. I’m not really sure what I […]