It’s hard to summarize Charles Sheffield’s sci-fi novel Cold as Ice. The book contains the type of in-depth world building that is at once impressive in its detail and confusing with all the little things you must track. In short, the story follows three young people who each have unique abilities and are caught up in […]Read more "Manipulation as ‘Cold as Ice’"
This is part of an ongoing series I’ve been writing over the past year. Click here to see the previous post. When I was in junior high/high school, I began to realize a secret desire to see myself in pictures. I would go through the year book counting how many times I appeared (admission: not […]Read more "Parental Perspective: Picture Perfect"
Humphrey van Weyden was simply a rich, arm-chair literary critic before he met Wolf Larsen. Weyden was an unfortunate victim of shipwreck, saved by Larsen aboard his ship the Ghost. Rather than let the poor young man return to land, Larsen conscripts him into service aboard the ship where Weyden slowly learns the ropes and rises […]Read more "Sailing Under ‘The Sea-Wolf’"