I like Zelda.
There are probably a lot of reasons, but today, my reason is:
It’s cool how much space there is to interpret the main character. Especially in Ocarina of Time, mostly because of graphics limitations. In these modern ones, with the graphics, Link has way more facial expressions, but it’s still true. Continue reading
I do this thing where I write 1,000 words of fiction every morning. (Well, not every morning. Six out of seven mornings. And not that much, this year. But whatever. My unreliable schedule is not the point here, people!) Usually the words are inspired by a picture from DeviantArt. It’s a cool exercise. I get a lot of neat, if disconnected and largely unfinished, scenes and ideas. Continue reading
The Book Thief by Markus Zusak (2007)
Not just another jaunt through the holocaust. Liesel is taken in by the Hubermanns, who are shortly also sheltering Max, who happens to be Jewish. Meanwhile, Liesel grows up in Nazi Germany. Spoilers: Books are stolen (and other things too). Everyone dies. (Except the Jew. And some other people, too.) Continue reading