The second in our Fictional Crushes series wherein J & K discuss the fictional characters who make them swoon. Check out our literary picks here. Today’s characters come from the gaming world! J Commander Shepard from Mass Effect (in his male incarnation) will forever be my biggest video game crush. He has that brooding look that’s so irresistible to me, and an unwavering sense of loyalty to his friends. Mass Effect was the first game I ever played that offered male/male romance options, so Shepard’s character resonated with me in a way that no other had. Fun fact: his character’s appearance is based on MarkRead More →

Summer arrived with a big question mark this year. Would we be able to enjoy any of our usual recreation, or would the pandemic keep us housebound? For us, the answer was mostly the latter. Friendly reminder: COVID-19 is not a hoax. Wear a mask and follow social distancing guidelines so that we can all have a safe and fun 2021. Now that that’s out of the way, on to the fun stuff! Here’s a look at how we’ve staved off boredom during the quarantine days. Aside from, you know, writing. J I started reading the Malazan Book of the Fallen last year at aRead More →

You’ve seen similar posts before. Pit one fictional character against another in an epic imagined duel and decide who would be the victor. J & K have decided to join in the fun. We argue our points in an interview style. Round 1 Obi-Wan Kenobi vs Drizzt Do’Urden K: Look, I like Drizzt. He’s one of my favorite fantasy book characters. But despite his awesome sneak abilities, his great swordsmanship, and even the fact that he can summon Guenhwyvar (which I still can’t pronounce) from another plane of existence, there is no way he can escape someone who wields the force. He’s out matched. EndRead More →