The Final Fantasy Syndrome

There’s a time in most jRPGs where you reach the end. I don’t mean the last battle with the final boss. I’m talking about the part of the game in which you have free reign to explore the entire world, clean up any remaining side quests, battle rare monsters, and search for those legendary treasures …

Wheel of Time and Dragon Mug

Wheel of Time

The book in the photograph you see is the eleventh in a fantasy series known as the Wheel of Time. Comprised of 14 novels, not one of which less than 650 pages long, the series is epic on the most grand of scales, and one that pulled me in from the moment I picked up …