The Orphan: Part Seventeen

Brayden sat at his father’s right hand. He shifted again on the hard wooden chair. King Grinden’s chair stood quite a bit taller and was cushioned with a thick red pillow. The great hall echoed with the voices of guests that night. They were members of noble families that had traveled to the capital for … Continue reading The Orphan: Part Seventeen


The Orphan: Part 16

When they reached his cottage, Henry realized he hadn’t thought this through. The girl was here now but where would she sleep? They both dismounted and he pondered the problem while they unloaded the horses and removed their tack. Smoke continued to ignore Paladin when they were released in the yard. He wandered and grazed … Continue reading The Orphan: Part 16

The Orphan: Part 15

Katherine moved slowly as she outfitted Paladin with his new tack. He stood still but sometimes turned his head to watch her. She was equally aware of Henry watching her. When he mentioned forcing Paladin to let her ride, she stayed facing Paladin and closed her eyes for a moment before responding. “He seems to … Continue reading The Orphan: Part 15

TV Review: Hanna, Season 1

Amazon Studios (Amazon Prime)Season Year: 2019Genre: Action, DramaCreator: David FarrStarring: Esme Creed-Miles, Mireille Enos, Joel Kinnaman, Rhianne Barreto Hanna is a remake of the 2011 movie of the same name. But here’s the thing, I had forgotten all about the movie. So I watched this with no idea it was a remake until I was … Continue reading TV Review: Hanna, Season 1

The Orphan: Part 14

Paladin had learned the female creature was called Katherine. She didn’t say it to him but she said it to the other two-legged creature, the one called Henry. This one had new smells on him and he too had a horse companion, one that he sat on. He was called Smoke by Henry and seemed … Continue reading The Orphan: Part 14

Book Review: Enchant by Demelza Carlton

Enchant: Beauty and the Beast Retold (Romance a Medieval Fairytale Book 1) Demelza Carlton Genre:  Medieval Fantasy Romance Sure, you think you know the tale of Beauty and the Beast, but most of us are most familiar with the Disney version of the story. This is not that story. Zuleika is a young enchantress on … Continue reading Book Review: Enchant by Demelza Carlton

Movie Review: Detective Pikachu

Detective Pikachu: Ryan ReynoldsTim Goodman: Justice SmithLucy Stevens: Kathryn Newton I want to set this up by first telling you that I am a big kid. I own a ridiculous number of toys for an adult, including some Pokemon (stuffies, plastic figures, trading cards, jewelry, etc.). I refused to "grow up" a long time ago … Continue reading Movie Review: Detective Pikachu