Author Archives: DilDev

Ghosts of Onyx – FROM THE ARCHIVES

ORIGINALLY POSTED ON THE OLD HALO ARCHIVE, MONTH YYYY Reposted without edits, save navigational issues. Review and analysis of Ghosts of Onyx by Eric Nylund When the Spartan-II program goes public for the sake of morale, the Office of Naval Intelligence … Continue reading

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#SWRepMatters: Women and Romance

Today, the community-driven campaign of Star Wars Representation Matters, run under the hashtag #SWRepMatters on Twitter, is focusing on the representation of women in that galaxy far far away. For me, this conversation is difficult to divorce from romance, because … Continue reading

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First Impressions (Arbiter Watch) – FROM THE ARCHIVES

ORIGINALLY POSTED ON MY TUMBLR, April 2015 Reposted without edits, save navigational issues. Partner piece to First Strike review and analysis. Remember last time on Arbiter Watch how some updated canon put to rest an old theory regarding the identity of the Arbiter? … Continue reading

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First Strike (Definitive Edition) – FROM THE ARCHIVES

ORIGINALLY POSTED ON THE OLD HALO ARCHIVE, APRIL 2015 Reposted without edits, save navigational issues. Review and analysis of First Strike by Eric Nylund Alpha Halo was not the end of the war. The Covenant continue their genocidal campaign, the Master … Continue reading

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When Sanghelios Feels Like Home – FROM THE ARCHIVES

ORIGINALLY POSTED ON THE OLD HALO ARCHIVE, NOVEMBER 2015 Reposted without edits. It’s through Locke’s visor, watching Locke’s feet, by which I first land on Sanghelios’ soil. The water of the river rises past our calves and suddenly everything is … Continue reading

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#RebelsRemembered – Five Superb Qualities of the Show

March 5th is the anniversary of the finale of Star Wars Rebels. In celebration of that, I have a list of five superb qualities about this beloved show.

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The Complimentary Arcs of Jurassic Park

With four out of five installments running as big-budget monster B-movies, it can be easy to forget how much of a character-focused story the first Jurassic Park was (the movie that is, not Crichton’s original novel). As a kid, I enjoyed it … Continue reading

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