Vicious Avarice

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Vicious Avarice

Damian C. King or "Vicious Avarice" graduated with a BFA from VCU in 2010 and went on to become a prolific filmmaker in Hollywood over the past decade. Though he continues to produce features under his company Fantasy Forge Films, recently, he has reignited his passion for writing, focusing on poetry and fantasy novels. In January 2022, he published the children’s book “The Christmas Monster” which can be pre-ordered here ( He looks forward to contributing to Malorie’s Adventures and asks all to keep an eye out for his future books which always carry with them a fantastical whimsy born of the imagination.


A Modern Review of the Dragonlance Books

What is good, bad, ugly and attractive about them As a huge Dungeons and Dragon’s fanatic and a fantasy book nerd, it is very surprising to admit I only recently read through some of the classic Dragonlance series by Margaret Weiss and Tracy Hickman. The series follows a band of adventurers in a world named…
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Letting Go And Learning To Forgive.

An introspective on the pain we hold onto and why we shouldn’t.                I’d like to begin with one of my favorite quotes, “Forgiving isn’t something you do for someone else. It’s something you do for yourself.” – Jodi Picoult So why is this one of my favorite quotes? It’s because it is for your…
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An Analysis on Privilege

Privilege: it’s a word we hear used almost every day now in our society. The dictionary defines it as “a special right, advantage, or immunity granted to a particular person or group.” But has the connotation taken a different meaning in our modern society? Has it turned into something of an excuse or perhaps a…
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A Modern Review of the Wheel of Time Books

The good, the bad and the overview I don’t think you’d be surprised to find out that I am a fantasy book fanatic. Well, I recently dove into the series The Wheel of Time by Robert Jordan (and later Brandon Sanderson). It is a fascinating and lengthy read considering the book’s large cast of characters…
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Pain Blinds Us

Pain can bury a lifetime of good in an instant. This is an article that I’ve wanted to pen down for quite some time, but wasn’t quite sure how to tackle it. Well, today, a dear friend sent me an old video he had found of his cat that passed a few years back with…
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The Renaissance Pleasure Faire in Irwindale, California

A day trip with friends to another magical time Recently, I took a trip to the Renaissance Pleasure Faire in Irwindale with a few of my good friends. Unfortunately, the fair had been closed for the last three years due to the pandemic, so this was our first chance since to enjoy what used to…
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