Half-Dwarves in Narnia and the Colonial Mestizo

"Doctor Cornelius!" cried Caspian with joy, and rushed forward to greet his old master. Everyone else crowded round. "Pah!" said Nikabrik. "A renegade Dwarf. A half-and-halfer! Shall I pass my sword through its throat?" "Be quiet, Nikabrik," said Trumpkin. "The creature can't help its ancestry." The book Prince Caspian, fourth in The Chronicles of Narnia … Continue reading Half-Dwarves in Narnia and the Colonial Mestizo

The Liebster Award!

Something wonderful happened last week: this blog was nominated for a Liebster Award by Laura at Caledon Acres! Thank you so much for thinking of this little blog and its stories. It's wonderful to know that they're being enjoyed. I'm very happy to accept it... and to answer all the fun questions that come along with … Continue reading The Liebster Award!

The Boys in the Soccer Field (and what they did there)

We meet them in an empty soccer field: a dusty rectangle between a maize field and a house abandoned in mid-construction. There’s some confusion as we try to figure out a place to sit – the dirt is still somewhat damp from the morning’s drizzle – but then most huddle together on the dirt with … Continue reading The Boys in the Soccer Field (and what they did there)