The Star Wars Expanded Universe (now known as the Legends Canon) contains many stories that are full of emotional depth. But few of them reach the height of Vector Prime.
No, it isn’t written by J.K. Rowling. But Mr. Lippert understands the thematic elements of Harry Potter, and that’s what makes his story worth reading.
If you’ve never heard of Earthsea, don’t let that deter you from checking it out. It wasn’t too long ago that I heard of the Earthsea series for the first time myself, but after reading the first installment, A Wizard of Earthsea, I plan to continue exploring the fictional world that Ursula K. Le Guin has created.
John Milton’s epic poem Paradise Lost is as rich as it is eloquent. The poetry is beautiful, but it’s also packed with theological meat at every turn. The particular focus is hard to miss: arrogance is deadly.
Each of the Chronicles of Narnia books address theological issues in a simplistic way that few stories ever attain. But Voyage of the Dawn Treader addresses what is in many ways the Christian theme – redemption – and showcases some of the best character development Lewis has ever accomplished.
Excited. Elated. Adventurous. These are words that describe how I felt when it was announced today that The Silver Chair will finally be a movie.
Science fiction asks a lot of “What if?” questions. But C.S. Lewis asks one of those in Perelandra that has rarely been explored: “What if God created a race that didn’t fall?”