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Daredevil Season 2 Review

Season 2 of Daredevil was released on March 18 via Netflix. This review contains spoilers for the first few episodes of Season 2. The first season of Marvel’s Daredevil explored what it means to be a hero in a world wracked by moral ambiguity. Matthew Murdock (a.k.a. Daredevil) wrestled with his conscience at least as often as he fought against crime lord ...

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Legendarium TV Recap: Arrow, Supernatural and Grimm

Legendarium TV Recap photo from Supernatural

Arrow-Episode: Broken Hearts Cupid returns and causes all kinds of havoc for Oliver and the team to deal with. Felicity and Oliver have called off their engagement. They fake a wedding to get Cupid’s attention. Cupid shows up and shoots Oliver with an arrow. Felicity moves out of their place after Cupid has been dealt with. Will they reconcile before ...

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Motives and Means Mar Morals in “Batman V Superman”

  “Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man’s character, give him power.” ~ Abraham Lincoln An alien ship hovers over the city. People panic, trapped in traffic and office buildings. Many try to run, jostling into each other before the threat from the sky unloads a deadly payload. One hero can stop the ...

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High Towers and Strong Places: A Political History of Middle-earth

Just in time to celebrate Tolkien Reading Day, Oloris Publishing has announced the pre-sale of High Towers and Strong Places: A Political History of Middle-earth by Dr. Timothy R. Furnish, PH.D. From Oloris Publishing: “Dr. Timothy R. Furnish applies Primary World analysis—political, cultural, social, and economic— to Middle-earth’s 7,000 years of recorded history in this richly illustrated volume, High Towers and ...

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Rangers A Shadow Rising

From Rangers A Shadow Rising, a photo of Drustan Lore

Rangers A Shadow Rising is a little slice of fantasy with a side of action and a lot of suspense. The Forge Studios has done a brilliant job creating the kingdom of Olaran through their cinematography and sequences that represent another world. An almost instant immersion takes place, taking the watcher into someplace both enchanting and magical. Rangers A Shadow ...

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Tristram and Isolde: A fantasy poem

In winter she was wed to him, in white and gleaming gold Her skin was fair as frozen dew, her features without fault. Her lips were red as robin’s blood, her voice as soft as silk But when she smiled he turned away, as though she made him ill. The morrow’s morning, bright and fair, he rose and slipped away, ...

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Tolkien Reading Day

Every March 25th is Tolkien Reading Day! As described on the Tolkien Society Website: “It has been organised by the Tolkien Society since 2003 to encourage fans to celebrate and promote the life and works of J.R.R. Tolkien by reading favourite passages. We particularly encourage schools, museums, and libraries to host their own Tolkien Reading Day events.” Some fans gather ...

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An Exclusive Interview with Andrew Peterson

Recently, Legendarium spoke with author Andrew Peterson about the Kickstarter launched to finance an animated series of his best-selling books The Wingfeather Saga.  The series currently includes four books: On the Edge of the Dark Sea of Darkness, North! Or Be Eaten, The Monster in the Hollows, and The Warden and the Wolf King. For more information, visit Wingfeather Saga and ...

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Visit Middle-earth with Peter Hollens

It’s usually impossible for me to recapture the vivid feelings of memorable past experiences. I had a very unexpected experience this week when listening to Peter Hollens’ new album, Misty Mountains: Songs Inspired by The Hobbit and Lord of the Rings, in which I felt transported back to those exciting days when Peter Jackson’s Lord of the Rings films were ...

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Grimm synopsis March 18 episode

Grimm series photo for Grimm synopsis March 18 2016

by Diane Riggins Grimm synopsis March 18 episode: Nick is back from Germany and already keeping things from Adalind. She’s hiding from him the fact that her powers are back. It’s not a good way to start a relationship. Masks made from the flesh of Wesen are being created by a priest and given to wrestlers who are unaware of ...

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