The Magicians Broke Me

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Those who know me know I don’t like to get too personal with my writing. It’s one thing to share your opinion, another to expose your heart. However, for this The Magicians recap, I can’t avoid it. As I write this, hours after watching the season finale, tears still prick at the corners of my eyes. I saw something…

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The Magicians’ Showrunners Explain That ‘Deliberate,’ and Very Permanent, Finale Decision

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Did my office suddenly fill up with onions, or am I still bawling my eyes out? The season finale of The Magicians pulled one of its biggest, and most shocking, surprises to date. You might think (or hope) it’ll lead to another epic quest, like the one to bring back magic in season three. But according to the…

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Game of Thrones’ David Peterson Discusses Using Language to Help Create the World of Ice and Fire

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Game of Thrones is finally back for its eighth and final season, and with it comes a journey back into one of the show’s coolest non-dragon elements: Its use of language. David J. Peterson has spent years crafting the Dothraki and High Valyrian languages for Game of Thrones, and may or may not have been approached…

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The 10 Best Things That Happened at Star Wars Celebration Chicago

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Star Wars Celebration 2019 is in the books and it marked probably the biggest, most action-packed Celebration yet. It was the first convention to reveal a title for a Star Wars saga movie, the first time anyone saw footage of a live-action Star Wars TV show, and oh so much more. Below, are our 10 favorite things that…

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Game of Thrones’ New Opening Credits Show How Dire Things Have Become in Westeros

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Each season of Game of Thrones has featured an animated opening credits sequence that provide an excellent overview of the general state of the show’s universe. The sequences have shifted and evolved from season to season, but the new opening that debuted during for the season eight premiere was so drastically…

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Game of Thrones Returns With No Time to Spare (Literally)

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It’s taken nearly two years, but the game is finally entering its final round. Last night’s long-awaited eighth season premiere was full of moments fans have been dying to see since the series began, and it advanced the story with ruthless efficiency towards its epic conclusion, too. So why did it feel so…

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Relentless Demons Hunt Our Heroes in This Early Look at R.A. Salvatore’s Next Drizzt Novel, Boundless

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Last June, we shared an excerpt from Timeless, the first in author R.A. Salvatore’s new trilogy featuring the ever-popular character he created decades ago, dark elf Drizzt Do’Urden. The second book, Boundless, is due later this year—and io9's got another exclusive excerpt, as well as the cover reveal.

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Game of Thrones Language Builder David Peterson Is Working on Denis Villeneuve’s Dune

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The man who crafted the languages of Essos for HBO’s Game of Thrones is heading to Arrakis. Dothraki and Valyrian language builder David J. Peterson is doing language work for Denis Villeneuve’s highly-anticipated Dune. Now, how do you say “the spice must flow” in High Valyrian?

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