Digital Dreaming 1.01: “An Unexpected Awakening”
Nov05

Digital Dreaming 1.01: “An Unexpected Awakening”

Digital Dreaming is a fiction serial that posts weekly on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays. Written by Trip Galey. Edited by Robert Berg. Photo created by Rolffimages, licensed through Dreamstime Stock Photography. Lysander Scot is an oneiromancer, a sorcerer skilled in the lore and magic of dreams. Awakening in a strange city with no memory of how he arrived or why he might have been thus transported, Lysander–Sand–has no...

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Tom Deitz’s David Sullivan #3: “Darkthunder’s Way”
Nov02

Tom Deitz’s David Sullivan #3: “Darkthunder’s Way”

This week, our series on Tom Deitz’s David Sullivan books continues with Darkthunder’s Way. The lands of the Sidhe are left far behind as David Sullivan, his best friend Alec, his faery ally, Fionchadd, and their newfound friend and ally,Calvin set off on an urgent quest across a world of Native American myth, Galunlati. Only two weeks have passed since the events of Fireshaper’s Doom, and the beginning of the novel is...

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Tom Deitz’s David Sullivan #2: “Fireshaper’s Doom”
Oct19

Tom Deitz’s David Sullivan #2: “Fireshaper’s Doom”

This week, our series on Tom Deitz’s David Sullivan books continues with Fireshaper’s Doom. In Fireshaper’s Doom, the consequences of the actions of David Sullivan and his friends in Windmaster’s Bane catch up to them, albeit after almost a year of time passing between the end of that book and the beginning of this one. While Ailill may have been defeated, that dark lord of the Sidhe has kin and allies that...

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Tom Deitz’s David Sullivan #1: “Windmaster’s Bane”
Oct12

Tom Deitz’s David Sullivan #1: “Windmaster’s Bane”

Last week, I announced that I would be embarking upon a reread of Tom Deitz’s David Sullivan Series. This is the next installment in that series of posts, wherein I review the first book, Windmaster’s Bane, with some thoughts and impressions on plot, character, and nostalgia. In Windmaster’s Bane, David Sullivan—a young man with a penchant for folklore, legend, and magic—comes face to face with titanic forces out of...

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The Saga of David, Son of Sullivan
Oct05

The Saga of David, Son of Sullivan

There is a used bookstore in Minneapolis, MN, called Uncle Hugo’s. It is “the oldest independent science fiction bookstore in America,” and, to my mind, one of the absolute greatest. I was first taken to Uncle Hugo’s by my great-aunt and -uncle, when I was 12. I have been a diehard fan and supporter ever since. It was at Uncle Hugo’s a few years later that I discovered Tom Deitz‘s Windmaster’s Bane. This...

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