A Review: Valerian and the City of a Thousand Wrong Turns

Photo by K. Kitts of her original Valerian no. 6 L’Ambassadeur des Ombres.

Warning:  There be spoilers unless you are a Valerian and Laureline fan and already know the story.

The movie more or less uses the plot of the sixth graphic novel from the series titled Ambassador of the Shadows with an cameo of the natives from Avatar. The title of this movie is lifted from the second novel likely because it sounded bigger.

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A Review: Cassilda’s Song

Cassilda’s Song (Chaosium, 2015), edited by Joseph S. Pulver, Sr., contains 18 tales of the mythos of the King in Yellow, all written by female authors. These stories explore many facets of Cassilda, one of the characters from Robert W. Chambers’ The King in Yellow collection of short stories. As Chambers’ stories and the purported apocryphal play revolve around madness induced by contact with the King in Yellow, so too do the stories in this anthology.

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