Tag Archives: steampunk

Legend of Korra Finale, and How Far the Avatar Has Come

Genre: Fantasy/Steampunk Synopsis: Korra is the Avatar, tasked with bringing balance to the world. She’s a little battered and bruised from her past adventures, still recovering both physically and emotionally. But the world needs her as a new dictator is … Continue reading

Posted in Media | Tagged , , ,

Fall 2014 TV: Constantine, Garo, and Legend of Korra

This Fall 2014 TV thing is getting a little exhausting, but I persevere. Constantine Genre: Supernatural/Horror Synopsis: John Constantine is an exorcist, who’s tried to leave the game after a demon attack went horribly, horribly wrong. But something big is … Continue reading

Posted in Media | Tagged , , , , , , ,

Favorite Moments from Legend of Korra: Book 3

Genre: Fantasy/steampunk Synopsis: Korra is the Avatar, charged with bringing balance into the world, and she just made a huge decision that changed everyone’s reality. Now she and hers have to deal with the consequences of that decision, good and … Continue reading

Posted in Media | Tagged , , ,

In Which Legend of Korra Ends the Season with Utter, Epic Amazingness

Wow. Just, wow. This season was a game changer for the entire series–not just Korra’s story, but Avatar: The Last Airbender too. But first, let’s back up. Korra is the Avatar, perpetually reincarnated so that she can maintain balance in … Continue reading

Posted in Media | Tagged , , , , , , , ,

Top Ten Non-Alpha Male Heroes

It had to happen eventually. I love urban fantasy, I really do. But there are some archetypes that keep resurfacing again and again. Not in every work, and they aren’t always done badly. But in the great majority of the … Continue reading

Posted in Media | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Media Roundup: Catching up on Warehouse 13, Finished the 1st Girl Genius novel and Psycho Pass

I’m finally getting my posts in order. Sorry about last week! It’s my second week in a new lab, and that always takes a little adjustment. Warehouse 13 Premise – A secret government branch is charged with tracking down and … Continue reading

Posted in Media | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

The Premise of Girl Genius: Mad Scientists Ruling the World

I’ve mentioned the webcomic, Girl Genius, a few times before. This comic has won the Hugo award for Best Graphic Story three years in a row, the first three years when the award was in existence. The creators Kaja and … Continue reading

Posted in Media | Tagged , , , , , , | 2 Comments