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Thoughts on the Shattering Part 2: Themes and Story

Entire post is spoiler ridden. Do not read if you care. You’ve been warned. While for the most part The Shattering was lighter on the action than other novels, it was still enticing because of the political drama and feeling of impending doom we get throughout the book. We know the Cataclysm is coming. We…

Thoughts on The Shattering Part 1: Characters (Spoiler Heavy)

I have to admit, I hated the way Arthas was written. All the characters seemed weak and the style and language was distracting for me. When I saw that Christie Golden was going to be the author for The Shattering, I was a bit worried it was going to be another toiling read. In my…

Blizzard: “Lore? What’s that?” More ret-cons and confusion in Cata

Oh, dear WoW, how I’ve ignored you of late. Well here we go with a little Warcraft love. 😀 One of my absolute favorite Warcraft lore sites is Loregy. This guy really knows his stuff, and always has great insights to the underappreciated history of Azeroth.  Between him and my fellow players Xero and Kaae,…

The Next Generation of Azeroth: Who Dey Be?

Cataclysm is pretty revolutionary for lore because, for the first time in 15 years of Warcraft story, we’re starting with a fresh beginning (sort of). It started mid-Wrath, technically, but up until then WoW was essentially overlapping the previous storyline from the original RTS games. Even as we moved forward in the timeline of the…