Sojourning with the Spiritfarer

Spoilers for Spiritfarer (game). Spiritfarer is a fairy-story-like game in which the protagonist, a sort of otherworldly pixie, has to journey across a mystical world in order to find sufficient shiny objects and quirky friends to defeat a malevolent owl, but it is not just a simple rip-off of Ori and the Blind Forest. It…

Of Chidis and Cheating

Spoilers for The Good Place, including the ending. As regular readers will know, I am a great fan of The Good Place and gushed about it not that long ago. As the finale grew closer, however, I spotted a few niggles which suggested to me that, unlike Philippa Foot in the world's most stable trolley,…

Of Daenerys and Denouements

Spoilers for A Game of Thrones and Battlestar Galactica (2004). This is a slight diversion from the blog's usual focus as a big story comes to a close. I might do this regularly. The final episode of Game of Thrones was actually not bad. There were some clangers and I rolled my eyes at least…