Author Archives: Chris

Geek Fuel January 2018

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Helm’s Deep

“At last Aragorn stood above the great gates, heedless of the darts of the enemy. As he looked forth he saw the eastern sky grow pale. Then he raised his empty hand, palm outward in token of parley. The Orcs … Continue reading

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We Need More Eucastastrophes

“Eucatastrophe” is one of my favorite words. What? You don’t have favorite words? Weird. Anyway, “eucatastrophe” is a word that was coined by J.R.R. Tolkien. It refers to the moment in a story when all hope seems lost and suddenly … Continue reading

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“How Then Should I Live?”

That is a question I’ve been asking myself a lot lately. It often feels like I have my feet in two different worlds. One is full of magic (both the Disney kind and other kinds), superheroes, comics, science fiction, fantasy, … Continue reading

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Captain Phasma Was Not Just There To Sell Toys

According to the internet, fans are strongly divided on whether they loved The Last Jedi or hated it but I think we can all agree that Captain Phasma was a poorly used character. A few lines in Episode VII and … Continue reading

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Immeasurable by Skye Jethani

I picked up Futureville a couple of years ago on a whim. I had never heard of Skye Jethani and, to be completely honest, I didn’t fully realize what the book would be about (I thought it was going to be … Continue reading

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November Goals

It’s normal to start setting goals in November, right? I mean, who waits until the New Year? In an effort to put into practice some of the things I learned while reading Jon Acuff’s Finish, I want to start setting goals … Continue reading

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