Tremontaine S3E7: Into The Woods

  In this episode, Diane and her select company of nobles leave the City for the annual visit to the Tremontaine hunting lodge in the country. But despite the wild surroundings, some things about the nobility never change… Let’s discuss Tremontaine.

[Review] Whitehall, S1E5: “The Rules of the Game”

In this episode of Whitehall, there are some new faces at court, and unrest over the Catholic queen is growing. This review is brought to you by the banging of my head against the desk. With spoilers!

[Review] Whitehall, S1E1: “Embarkations”

There’s a new serial being served up from Serial Box, and that means it’s time for a new regular review feature from me! NOTE: These reviews will contain episode spoilers. The year is 1662. Charles II has been restored to his rightful throne in England, and his marriage to Catherine of Braganza is all but […]

Riverside Read Along: The Fall of the Kings, Part 4

In this finale, everything comes to a head at the debate – with some heartwrenching results. There are a few character surprises, some more pleasant than others. And it’s raining metaphor. Let’s discuss The Fall of the Kings one last time. (With major spoilers.)

Riverside Read Along: The Fall of the Kings, Part 3

This week saw Theron trying to steer his life in a better direction with the aim of pleasing everybody as well as himself, while Galing focuses more tightly on finding a way to bring him down. Meanwhile, Basil seems to be going off the rails altogether… Trigger warning: for discussion of suicide.

Riverside Read Along: The Fall of the Kings, Part 2

I am now halfway into this book, and things seem to be escalating pretty quickly – especially after the slow burn of last week. This brings interesting developments, and some potentially problematic notes… Trigger warning: for discussion of sexual abuse/possible rape.

Riverside Read Along: The Fall of the Kings, Part 1

Onward into the third and final(?) Riverside novel we go! The live read for this one started on Twitter on Sunday night, and as with the directions taken in The Privilege of the Sword compared to Swordspoint, this one takes an entirely new path again. There’s a much longer passage of time between this book […]

Riverside Read Along: Schedule for The Fall of the Kings

I can’t believe I’m about to begin the third Riverside book already! Swordspoint and The Privilege of the Sword were such delightful treats that, unlike last time, I’ve decided NOT to wait a week between books! So the plan is basically the same – this Sunday, I will commence reading The Fall of the Kings […]

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