Sword And Sorcery
If you follow my work here at Major Spoilers you have heard me both praise and criticize ABC’s Legend of the Seeker TV series. Recently Major Spoilers received the complete second season DVD set. What follows is largely a review but also a therapeutic moment of introspection in which I try to reconcile the aspects that I love about the show with the aspects that keep me awake at night as I hear my Film degree wailing in pain.
Boy howdy, that Cimmerian sure knows how to pick â€˜em From the lands to the north, Conan has traveled seeking his fortune by hiring himself out to those armies he feels are worthy of his talents.Â In the land of Koth, protected by the ancient god Mitra, Conan finds his new employer in the form of Amalric the Lion, leader of a group of mercenaries, sent by the king to fend off armies who would claim the region as their own.
Or – “Make A Hawk A Dove, End A War With Love, Make A Lah Farnah FOO!” Sorry, I was never really clear on what that last lyric was.Â For months now, Gail Simone has seemingly been building up to something epicÂ with her work on Wonder Woman, and it seems that we’re finally going to get a glimpse of what it is.Â Last issue, yet another strange creature arrived to challenge the Amazing Amazon, but this time, the story ends differently…