My 2 Cents on RWBY: Volume 7, Chapter 11 – “Gravity”

(SPOILER ALERT: This is a full breakdown review for “Gravity”) Welcome back, readers, for more discussion of Rooster Teeth’s fantasy anime-style web series, RWBY. Released on Rooster Teeth FIRST on January 18, “Gravity,” Chapter 11 of Volume 7, is an interesting episode that sends the finale in a new direction with its plethora of plot … Continue reading My 2 Cents on RWBY: Volume 7, Chapter 11 – “Gravity”

My 2 Cents on Such a Fun Age

Kiley Reid kicks off our year strongly with her winsome and thought-provoking debut novel, Such a Fun Age. Emira Tucker, a black twenty-five-year-old who lives in Philadelphia and recently graduated from Temple, babysits for a white, affluent married couple—Alix Chamberlain, lifestyle guru and blogger, and her husband Peter, a news anchor who becomes embroiled in a … Continue reading My 2 Cents on Such a Fun Age

My 2 Cents on RWBY: Volume 7, Chapter 10 – “Out in the Open”

(SPOILER ALERT: This is a full breakdown review for “Out in the Open”) Welcome back, readers, for more discussion of Rooster Teeth’s fantasy anime-style web series, RWBY. Released on Rooster Teeth FIRST on January 11, “Out in the Open,” Chapter 10 of Volume 7, isn’t a spectacular example of how to set the finale in … Continue reading My 2 Cents on RWBY: Volume 7, Chapter 10 – “Out in the Open”

My 2 Cents on RWBY: Volume 7, Chapter 9 – “As Above, So Below”

(SPOILER ALERT: This is a full breakdown review for “As Above, So Below”) Welcome back, readers! I hope you all enjoyed the holiday break and New Year’s. Now we’re getting back into Rooster Teeth’s fantasy anime-style web series, RWBY, and we will analyze “As Above, So Below,” Chapter 9 of Volume 7, released on Rooster … Continue reading My 2 Cents on RWBY: Volume 7, Chapter 9 – “As Above, So Below”

Project Super Nex – Chapter Three – The Thistles

“My fucking pad itches.” My eyebrows automatically scrunch together at Penelope reaching under the table, seemingly adjusting something in her pants. She screws up her face, and then her hand comes back up, hovers over her dwindling band of white pieces on the hexagonal ninety-one-cell reglintel board. Her narrowed gray eyes search for a weakness … Continue reading Project Super Nex – Chapter Three – The Thistles

My 2 Cents on RWBY: Volume 7, Chapter 8 – “Cordially Invited”

(SPOILER ALERT: This is a full breakdown review for “Cordially Invited”) Welcome back, readers, for more discussion about Rooster Teeth’s fantasy anime-style web series, RWBY. Released on Rooster Teeth FIRST on December 21, “Cordially Invited,” Chapter 8 of Volume 7, has quite a few high points to speak of, including some of the character moments, … Continue reading My 2 Cents on RWBY: Volume 7, Chapter 8 – “Cordially Invited”

My 2 Cents on RWBY: Volume 7, Chapter 7 – “Worst Case Scenario”

(SPOILER ALERT: This is a full breakdown review for “Worst Case Scenario”) Welcome back, readers, for more talk about Rooster Teeth’s fantasy anime-style web series, RWBY. Released on Rooster Teeth FIRST on December 14, “Worst Case Scenario,” Chapter 7 of Volume 7, sustains the previous episode’s approach to consistently focusing on both narrative and character, … Continue reading My 2 Cents on RWBY: Volume 7, Chapter 7 – “Worst Case Scenario”

Project Super Nex – Chapter Two – The Best We Can Do

CHAPTER TWO: THE BEST WE CAN DO For years I’ve had this dream where I’m in a meadow, having just picked some berries near the river. I amble down a mossy path with grawtrees standing tall on either side, shafts of gold light filtering through the apple-laden branches arcing protectively overhead. The peaty-smelling air whispers … Continue reading Project Super Nex – Chapter Two – The Best We Can Do

Project Super Nex – Chapter One – The Demonstration (revision)

Hey readers, Some time ago, I posted chapters for Project Super Nex, a sci-fi YA story about the alternate dimension of Cosmotic. In this world, Rad-Bio Laboratory has bioengineered the Super Nex virus to create an army of super-soldiers for the government of SPACE Union so they can win the war against the tyrannical Gargant … Continue reading Project Super Nex – Chapter One – The Demonstration (revision)