The Blade Itself is one of the best grimdark fantasies out there.

Here’s a bold statement: this is the closest fantasy to A Song Of Ice And Fire I’ve ever read. As of the second volume, where I’m 100 pages in already, I can now say that The First Law and ASoIF are equally amazing. Continue reading The Blade Itself is one of the best grimdark fantasies out there.

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Game of Thrones Season 8 or going through the 5 stages of grief in face of the death of expectations

Those who know me are aware of the fact that I’m a fan of GoT. Those who know me best are probably concerned at the extent of my obsession for both the books and their adaptation. These being said, one can only imagine the expectations I had for the end of a journey I embarked on in my early teenage years, a journey that kept me going through my most troublesome times and never failed to be the best form of escapism to the intricately dark world of Thrones. And now, having finished the long-awaited season 8 I feel… numb.

DISCLAIMER: BIG JUICY SPOILERS AHEAD. Continue reading Game of Thrones Season 8 or going through the 5 stages of grief in face of the death of expectations