Fantasy

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Mythical Creatures And Their Rational Explanations

For centuries, human folklore and mythology revolved around mystical creatures. These creatures, which are frequently portrayed as magical and supernatural, have captivated people’s imaginations across the globe. While many people think that these beings are entirely made up, some think they might have been inspired by actual animals or natural events. But is that actually…
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Lost Legends: Mysterious Tales of Vanishing Islands

You’ve probably already heard some lost legends about vanishing islands. Across history, there have been numerous tales abound of islands that appear on maps, documented by explorers and cartographers, only to vanish without a trace. And all they did was leave behind enigmatic legends and baffled minds. And some of these mysterious accounts of vanishing…
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Journey to Middle-Earth: A Lord of the Rings Fan’s Guide to New Zealand

Calling all Tolkien enthusiasts and fantasy lovers! If you’ve ever dreamed of stepping into the enchanting landscapes of Middle-earth, you’re in for a treat. New Zealand, with its breathtaking scenery, served as the real-life backdrop for Peter Jackson’s epic “Lord of the Rings” film trilogy. So if you’re feeling like going on an adventure across…
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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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The Origin Story of the Vampire as Told by Greek Mythology

Vampires are mysterious creatures that have fascinated humans for centuries, so much so that we’ve had several ‘vampire scares’ throughout history. In fact, there are numerous stories about the origin of vampires dating back to different ancient civilizations. One, in particular, is the fascinating tale of Ambrogio. To give you a better view, here is…
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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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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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The Hollywood Fantasy

An inside look at why the lights and cameras of Hollywood are so alluring. Hollywood has always been an alluring prospect for most young minds. Especially growing up in a world where televisions, phones, and the like are never more than an arm’s length away. It’s pretty obvious to see why. As you tune into…
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The Fantasy of Christmas

Christmas is a holiday that most who celebrate it look forward to all year round. Christmas is the time of year synonymous with feeling good, resting, and promoting goodwill through thought, word, and deed. Many beloved traditions are formed within family units which create memories many of us cherish and fondly look upon no matter…
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Knight

Their once lived a knight Both tried and true Who rode through the night Towards a fight overdue He trudged through the rain In the cold, despite pain Resolute in pursuit He must find the brute As dawn breaks the dark And owl gives to lark The knight unsheathes his sword Then repeats the oath…
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