King of Scars by Leigh Bardugo

Nikolai Lantsov is the young King of Ravka. He survived his country’s bloody and deadly Civil War and inherited a a nearly bankrupt country much in need of restoration. Nikolai is determined to be a better king than his father by rebuilding the standing army and the Second Army, modernizing the country, and forging new […]

Movie Trailer Monday: Star Wars Celebration Edition

The weekend of 4/11-4/15 was Star Wars Celebration in Chicago. The trailers for Episode IX, Clone Wars Season 7, and the game Jedi: Fallen Order were released. Unfortunately, the footage from The Mandalorian panel was not released over the livestream or on Youtube. I watched the trailer in my office and am cautiously optimistic. I […]

Star Wars: Bloodline by Claudia Gray

Nearly twenty-five years have passed since the formation of the New Republic. Leia Organa serves in the ineffective Galacitc Senate as a Populist Senator, those against a strong central government. The Centrists, made up of Imperial wannabes, apologists, and fanboys/girls advocate for a strong central government and leadership that harkens back to the day of […]

Zodiac Starforce Vol. 2: Cries of the Fire Prince by Kevin Panetta

I finally got my hands of volume 2 of this awesome comic! This time around, the Zodiac Starforce girls have to put up with mean girl Alice trying to reawaken Cimmeria. Instead, she accidentally summons one of her prisoners, Pavos, whose obsessed with impressing Cimmeria. Just when it seems like Pavos might have won the […]