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Dragonlance: D&D’s Masterpiece

Dungeons & Dragons have produced a lot of merchandise throughout the years, but their masterpiece is the Dragonlance series, a series of magic and adventure. Continue reading Dragonlance: D&D’s Masterpiece

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Watchable Video Game Entertainment | Review of ‘Warcraft’

By Cynthia Ayala

Warcraft starring Travis Fimmel, Paula Patton, Ben Foster & Dominic Cooper
Universal Pictures
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The peaceful realm of Azeroth stands on the brink of war as its civilization faces a fearsome race of invaders: orc warriors fleeing their dying home to colonize another. As a portal opens to connect the two worlds, one army faces destruction and the other faces extinction. From opposing sides, two heroes are set on a collision course that will decide the fate of their family, their people, and their home.

Blizzard Entertainment

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Weekly Reading List #26

By Cynthia Ayala

Hey there avid readers! So I am almost done with this semester. Woohoo! I’m so excited to go back home, hug my mom and kitties and kiss my fiancé. Also, I’m looking forward to actually having some me to write and read. I don’t get a lot of time to do that unfortunately but I will be doing that for three weeks….when I’m not working at the movie theater dealing with a bunch of customers who are unhappy with their seating arrangements with Star Wars. Yeah, that’s gonna be fun, I know it. Anyway, I hope that everyone is having a wonderful weekend and such. I will be spending this weekend working on papers! Woo! (not really) but so far this semester is going good, now I just need to finish it with a bang and pass my classes.

Anyway, here’s what’s on my reading schedule for the next week. As always synopsis courtesy of Goodreads.com. Continue reading “Weekly Reading List #26”

Review: “Scattered Suns” Is An Electrifying Space Opera (The Saga of Seven Suns, #4) – Emertainment Monthly

By Cynthia Ayala ’17 / Emertainment Monthly Staff Writer

5ecebdcdc7f7c1f093ac6ec567ac675d-174x131Anyone who loves “Star Wars” or “Battlestar Galactica” will love “Scattered Suns,” which features great storytelling and all the science fiction elements a reader could want. […] Continue reading “Review: “Scattered Suns” Is An Electrifying Space Opera (The Saga of Seven Suns, #4) – Emertainment Monthly”

A Can’t Put Down Space Opera | Of Fire & Night (Saga of Seven Suns, #5)

By Cynthia Ayala

Of Fire and Night by Kevin J. Anderson Aspet/Orbit
Of Fire and Night by Kevin J. Anderson
Aspet/Orbit

After many years of struggle in the war with the hydrogues, the humans are finally on the winning side. With weapons from the Roamers, the wentals and doorbells, and the Verdani warships from the Theroc, the hydorgues are falling.

A centuries old battle is coming to a conclusion, but old enemies have risen from the depths of oblivion while allies have become enemies. As the battle reaches its final climax, the Spiral Arm will be left changed forever. Continue reading “A Can’t Put Down Space Opera | Of Fire & Night (Saga of Seven Suns, #5)”

An Electrifying Space Opera | Review of ‘Scattered Suns’ (The Saga of Seven Suns, #4)

By Cynthia Ayala

‘Scattered Suns’ by Kevin J. Anderson Orbit

The war between the elemental aliens continues to grow while strife between the Ildiran kingdom and that of the human empire continues to rise. A deluded imposter Mage-Imperator threatens the kingdom and while Jora’h faces that war, he must, with a heavy heart, send his half-human daughter on a mission to make peace with the hydrogues. While they fight the gas giant aliens, Jess Tamblyn and Beneto work unwittingly alongside one another to raise the water and earth aliens from their sleep to fight the war with the humans. Darkness rises above the horizon as mad men with blind power and rage attack, forcing everyone to face their darkest choices in hopes of survival.

Scattered Suns by the remarkable Kevin J. Anderson was first published on July 18, 2005 by Aspect before being republished on November 1, 2007 by Orbit. This sci-fi space opera takes readers on an adventure through a universe at war.
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The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug | Movie Review

By: Cynthia A. Directed by: Peter Jackson Screenplay by: Fran Walsh, Philippa Boyens, Peter Jackson & Guillermo del Toro Based on The Hobbit by J. R. R. Tolkein Starring: Ian McKellen, Martin Freeman, Richard Armitage, Benedict Cumberbatch, Evangeline Lilly, Lee Pace, Luke Evans, Ken Stott, James Nesbitt & Orlando Bloom Following the events of The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey Bilbo Baggins continues on his journey … Continue reading The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug | Movie Review

Disconnect

Directed By: Henry Alex Rubin Written By: Andrew Stern Starring: Jason Bateman, Hope Davis, Frank Grillo, Andrea Riseborough, Paula Patton, Michael Nyqvist, Alexander Skarsgård, Max Thieriot, Marc Jacobs, Colin Ford& Jonah Bobo People struggle to connect using modern technology. An up and coming reporter hopes her interview with an underage chat room worker will be her big break. A teenager faces the consequences of cyber … Continue reading Disconnect