“Going With The Wind,” and other Never Released Prequels, Part 3

By DuncanRhys C. Liancourt ––Going with the Wind––A woman and a man, having been told about one another by friends of friends, write introductory letters to one another: she likes frightening puppies, extorting one of a kind family heirlooms from besotted men, and long palanquin rides about her plantation; he is fond of slapping the … Continue reading

Never Released Prequels of Famous Films, Part 2: Harry Potter and the Ensorcelled Pacifier

By DuncanRhys C. Liancourt ––Harry Potter and the Ensorcelled Pacifier plot summary: Frustrated and angry at being left behind to care for her demanding, noisy, and rather undersized infant while her husband––who isn’t half her match at savage and lethal curses––is out fighting Death Eaters, Lily Potter aims her wand at her husband James’ favorite … Continue reading

Your Dark Side may be a Vampire; so may Your Light Side

By DuncanRhys C. Liancourt ––What is a Vampire? If you think you know, even if you think there is an answer, you are likely guilty of absurd reductionism. Shall we instead try to derive a general principle from the particular examples, ignore Sherlock Holmes and apply induction? When we look at specific vampires we find … Continue reading