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Kage Baker’s Or Else My Lady Keeps the Key

Kage Baker’s short novel, Or Else My Lady Keeps the Key, is not a sequel so much as a continuation of the adventures of John James, fugitive, sometime pirate, and free-lance muscle, who was introduced in her novella “The Maid … Continue reading

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Futaro Yamada and Masaki Segawa’s Basilisk: The Kouga Ninja Scrolls, Vols. 1-5 (trans. David Ury)

Basilisk is Masaki Segawa’s manga adaptation of Futaro Yamada’s 1958 historical novel The Kouga Ninja Scrolls. It counts mostly as “historical fantasy,” and as rendered in the manga version, the story line is fairly spare while the “surround,” the visual … Continue reading

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