Fire Storms

Professor Cadbeary, Bomund and Gustave feel frightened just reading about it. Bomund: So all that smoke, although we are far away is … ? Cadbeary: It’s from all the big fires, yes. Gustave: But couldn’t they have done something a lot time ago? So the fires did not get so big and fast now? Cadbeary: Yes. But nothing was seriously done. Bomund: A bear would … Continue reading Fire Storms

Chronicles of The Pale by Clare Rhoden: A harsh post-cataclysm world

Imagine a landscape more forbidding than Central Australia, the Sahara, the Atacana desert. A landscape still shifting with the after shocks of a cataclysmic event that, 197 years before The Pale begins, destroyed most species. Clare Rhoden quickly establishes this ghastly world in our minds. At the same time she moves the narrative along with fascinating characters to care about. ‘How does anything live out there?’ … Continue reading Chronicles of The Pale by Clare Rhoden: A harsh post-cataclysm world