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One to be a Martyr! One to be a Monarch! One to go Mad!

A great man is a torch in the darkness, a beacon in superstitions night, an inspiration and a prophecy  Robert Green Ingersoll oh! … background There’s a fair bit of controversy currently surrounding Tribes and Empires: Storm of Prophecy, (TESP) mostly to do with finances, but also perhaps to do with the whole backstory to the production, so I thought I’d share what I know. In …

I write you a letter that begins with I love you and ends with I love you

Fate was tricky like that. It consumed us when we thought we were free, and it freed us when we thought we were captured Shannon A. Thompson, Death Before Daylight oh! … background Before watching Beautiful Life, here’s some context, especially for westerners who might not understand the notions of disability in this dorama, given that disability is viewed differently in most western cultures. In …

You don’t find love, it finds you!

Accept the things to which fate binds you Love the people with whom fate brings you together Do so with all your heart Marcus Aurelius oh! … brief A young office worker, Chen Xin Yi, has the reputation of never saying no, so she is taken advantage of by all those around her, work colleagues, family and even her boyfriend. She plans and buys tickets for …

Life is the only thing that can never be replaced when lost!

The confession of evil works is the first beginning of good works  Saint Augustine oh! … brief Yuko Moriguchi, a junior high school teacher has plotted out her revenge for two students responsible for murdering her four-year old daughter, Manami. After one of the killers confesses his crime, Yuko Moriguchi realizes that the murderers will be protected by the Juvenile Law of 1947, so turning …

My body is withered and cold … the spring of my days is over …..

She is leaving him, not all at once, which would be painful enough, but in a wrenching succession of separations. One moment she is here, and then she is gone again, and each journey takes her a little farther from his reach. He cannot follow her, and he wonders where she goes when she leaves. Debra Dean, The Madonnas of Leningrad oh! … background Early-onset …

Childhood is the kingdom where nobody dies …

Loss is like a wind, it either carries you to a new destination or it traps you in an ocean of stagnation. You must quickly learn how to navigate the sail, for stagnation is death Val Uchendu oh! … brief Joon-ki, a charming, friendly and exceptionally handsome PE teacher at an all girls high school is popular with the students, but, he gets pulled into …

I cannot blame him for not knowing the gentleness of my soul!

Why is there ever this perverse cruelty in humankind, that makes us hurt most those we love best? Jacqueline Carey, Kushiel’s Chosen   oh! … brief An injured Mr Chen was being pursued by a Japanese ‘businessman’, Maeda Ryuichi, when he stumbles across the home of Rong Jinxiu, one of his students. He is rescued by Jinxiu and her father, a renowned pharmacist. He reveals …