Blood Will Have Blood

“Shades is Lady Macbeth and Mariah is Macbeth … she becomes more adept at violence, violence becomes her solution … Shades is alienated by that” – Cheo Hodari Coker The most obvious parallel to Shakespeare’s Macbeth is Mariah’s murder of her cousin Cornell. In Macbeth, King Duncan is ruler of Scotland, murdered by his kinsman … More Blood Will Have Blood

NPD and Thanos

Many people are familiar with the origins of the word narcissism. They know the bare bones of the story of a young man who catches a glimpse of his own reflection, falls in love with himself, and wastes away. For this reason, many people believe narcissism is a case of being too in love with … More NPD and Thanos

The Smiling Knight

“And me, that boy I was … when did he die, I wonder? When I donned the white cloak? When I opened Aerys’s throat? That boy had wanted to be Ser Arthur Dayne, but someplace along the way he had become the Smiling Knight instead.”   George R.R. Martin’s famous fantasy series “A Song of … More The Smiling Knight

Kill the King and take the Crown: Kylo Ren, Rey, and the Usurper/Holy Mother

So now that I’ve mentioned that we’re seeing a shift from Death and the Maiden to Usurper and Holy Mother, I should probably explain how these archetypes appear in fiction and how they dictate the conclusion of this story. Specifically, I need to explain how they relate to Star Wars and why we’re seeing the … More Kill the King and take the Crown: Kylo Ren, Rey, and the Usurper/Holy Mother

Why I think Eurus knew that Sherlock was in love with Molly

I think we can all agree on the fact that Eurus had no interest in hearing Molly Hooper say the words ‘I love you’. She wanted Sherlock to say it. Like Mycroft says: ‘This is all about you. Everything here’. She went as far as engraving the words on the coffin, placed artfully in the … More Why I think Eurus knew that Sherlock was in love with Molly

Reasons Why Mirror!Spock is still a Good Spock

To begin, in the Prime Universe, The Time of Awakening gave the Vulcans their foundation of logical thinking and the pursuit of freedom from emotion. During this time is when a faction who did not believe in Surak’s teachings left Vulcan and later established Romulus. From what I gather, the Romulan Star Empire is the … More Reasons Why Mirror!Spock is still a Good Spock