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Vasily Beloi and His “Moral” Outrage – Finding Myself in Fiction: The Ugly

About the series: Finding Myself in Fiction There are plenty of characters in Halo to hate, even to love to hate. The Prophet of Truth, Admiral Margaret Parangosky, the Gravemind, the Master Builder, and countless other, minor villains. All despicable. … Continue reading

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“Boring” Jameson Locke – Finding Myself in Fiction: The Good

About the series: Finding Myself in Fiction There were two characters that inspired me to start this series, one of whom I’ve already written about on Eleven-ThirtyEight, about a minor Star Wars character. Around the same time I was writing … Continue reading

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Good Science Fiction: An Examination Through the Lens of ODST

A rewrite of an old, old blog post of mine when I was but a wee blogger. To me, Halo 3: ODST doesn’t feel like Halo. Let me rephrase: the story of ODST doesn’t feel like Halo. The audio drama … Continue reading

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Halo Wars 2: A Summary

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The Hero of Alpha Halo, The Woman Called McKay – Gaming’s Place in Literature

Gaming’s Place in Literature seeks to examine game-related fiction through different lenses of literary analysis. Master Chief is not the protagonist of Halo: The Flood. He’s certainly the protagonist of Combat Evolved, but in the novelization of the game, he … Continue reading

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Halo: The Flood – Gaming’s Place in Literature

Gaming’s Place in Literature seeks to examine game-related fiction through different lenses of literary analysis. The Flood is a Halo book that’s known to get some flak from the fanbase, and I can understand why. Coming off of Nylund’s close … Continue reading

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Sympathetic Villains – Maul, Fisk, and Jul ‘Mdama

Tumblr user scribbleymark wrote a brief analysis on (“formerly Darth, now just“) Maul and how he is somehow able to be a sympathetic character despite doing incredibly horrible deeds. The key to making Vader and Kylo Ren redeemable is that … Continue reading

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