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He did an admirable job protecting Bran and was given a memorable death which he truly deserves. The people of Westeros will long discuss the legend of Theon Greyjoy and remember him as the last man who died at the hands of the Night King while trying to protect everything living. Rest in peace Theon Stark Greyjoy. You will be missed. Despite a rocky start, Jorah Mormont is one of the few characters who has been consistently loyal towards Dany and her quest to claim the Iron Throne and so it seems only right that he dies saving the Queen he solemnly swore to protect.
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He has saved Daenerys on multiple occasions in the past of course but never before had the stakes been raised so incredibly high. There is no character more deserving of such a grandiose end than Ser Jorah Mormont. Weiss decided to kill off Lady Lyanna Mormont, if for no other reason than she is more or less a creation of the show and serves no purpose moving forward. Still, what a way to go out! When the tiny but undeniably brave Lyanna Mormont came face to face with a wight giant in the midst of the castle grounds, she did not back away. Instead, she stared Death in the cold blue eyes, and in a moment of blazing glory, killed the ferocious beast times her size with a shard of dragonglass.
I know what you are all thinking. The answer to those two questions is simple really: All Ghost has to do is show up and survive. Blame the writers. The bottom line is, the direwolf joined the Dothraki cavalry and charged into the void to attack the army of the dead. I suppose Arya should be at the top of this list since she literally and figuratively shattered expectations!
It was Arya after all, who with the help of her trusty Valyrian steel dagger, brought down the mythical foe known as the Night King ironically the only name not added to her kill list. I cannot help but admire how Game of Thrones set this up way back in season one when Syrio Forel, during an early sparring lesson, showed Arya how to switch weapons between her right and left hand.
Arya single-handedly saved the entire world, or at least those in it still among the living. She made good use of the Valyrian spear Gendry made for her and she showed us just how much of a badass she truly is by killing dozens and dozens of wights along the way! Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Primary Menu. The only western Grey wrote as a first-person narrative. Serialized in —16, and published in book form in , this is the fourth Tarzan yarn. Can Hannay and his companions stop the plot in time?
Fun fact: The character of Sandy Arbuthonot is loosely based on the extraordinary real-life Orientalist and British diplomat Aubrey Herbert. Fillery for care in London. Fun fact: Blackwood was fascinated by the notion that Nature spirits had evolved alongside humankind; he wanted to portray a being who was half-human, half-elemental. He signs on as a surgeon on a British ship, only to be torpedoed, then picked up by a UFO and transported to Faremido, a planet ruled by intelligent machine-folk. Agreeing that the Faremidoans whose society is peaceful, and whose fa-re-mi-do language is musical are superior beings, Gulliver accepts an injection of their own brain-matter — quicksilver and minerals — into his head.
Now a proto-cyborg himself, Gulliver is sent back to England, where he finds it difficult to adjust to the irrational horrors of everyday life. The fifth of twenty-six Tarzan books, and one of my favorites. Although La, the beautiful high priestess of Opar, fell in love with him — male Oparians are bestial creatures — Tarzan, ever faithful to Jane, had rejected her advances. Fun fact: Serialized in , published in book form in Via journal-like anecdotes, the unnamed narrator recounts the experiences of a squad of French soldiers fighting in occupied France.
The soldiers are ordered here and there, with no idea of strategy or even tactics. Can a conservative and a liberal overcome their differences in order to defeat The Power-House, an international anarchist organization? Joining forces with a Labor MP, Leithen struggles to prevent catastrophe. At the outset of the First World War, Captain King, a kind of secret agent for the British Raj, is ordered to investigate the possibility that Turkey might try to stir Muslims into a jihad against the British Empire.
Is Yasmini loyal to the Raj… or is she trying to raise an army of her own? During a visit to the island kingdom of Pingaree, kindly King Rinkatink, his talking goat Bilbil, and Prince Inga of Pingaree barely avoid being captured by fierce invaders. Will Dorothy and the Wizard of Oz ever arrive to lend a hand? Jim, meanwhile, has been making his name among miners, road agents, and other riffraff.
When Jim and his unlikely allies ride to her rescue, will Joan be grateful? Or has she fallen in love with the charismatic villain, Jack? Although he supports colonial efforts to spread civilization in the Dark Continent, Quatermain also favors native Africans having a say in their affairs. In the first half of this elegiac novel, Quatermain gets involved in the problems of a couple in the bush veld; in the second half, he participates in Zulu war councils and witnesses the tragic demise of a great people.
The characters are interesting and amusing; the battles are bloody; and, as always with Haggard, there is a touch of mysticism. Along the way, they travel through autocratic kingdoms, and hear tales about Ugu the Shoemaker, an evil wizard. Meanwhile, Cayke the cookie cook from the Land of the Yips and Frogman, a conceited humanoid frog, head out in search of her missing magic dishpan.
Meanwhile, Jim must rescue his loathsome, spoiled young cousin, Ogden, from kidnappers. As WWI rages, a small town in Wales is plagued by strange incidents — including the destruction of factories and machinery. Simultaneously, there are a number of bizarre killings in the area: a child is found smothered to death in a field with no marks on her body; a family is beaten to death outside their country cottage; a boat runs aground, its crew dead and reduced to skeletons.
At twilight, a vast, dark cloud-like mass filled with twinkling lights looms across the countryside. Are these events connected… and might German saboteurs have something to do with them? A local doctor and a friend begin to connect the dots… which leads them to speculate that the carnage of the war has unleashed awesome forces that threaten humankind. In the s, his work was deeply influential on H. In order to assume command of the Si-Fan, Fu Manchu needs a bizarre engraved chest… which colonial police commissioner Nayland Smith has taken possession of, after the mysterious death of the British agent who brought it back from Tibet.
Fun fact: The final installment in what Rohmer intended to be a trilogy — beginning with The Mystery of Dr. Fu-Manchu and The Devil Doctor Beginning in , however, Rohmer was persuaded to publish several additional Fu Manchu titles. In an apocalyptic climax, the rebels, urged on by a drum covered in human skin, storm the castle.
Fun fact: Meyrink, the German translator of Dickens, found worldwide critical and commercial acclaim with his first novel, The Golem Today, he is largely a forgotten writer. Cyrus Alton, a telepath nicknamed Drowsy because of his drooping eyelids, grows up to attend MIT and become a brilliant scientist. He invents a spaceship equipped with an antigravity mechanism, and flies to the moon, returning with a fantastic diamond… and then, impelled by a psychic bond with a childhood sweetheart, rescues her before she joins a convent.
Is he the first of a new species: homo superior? Like the title character of J. Yet wealthy Silas Blackburn, who of late has seemed terrified out of his wits, is found dead in the abandoned room — with the doors locked from inside.
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And why? Are supernatural forces at work? Strange cries are heard in the woods, and a mysterious woman in black flits about. His monogrammed hankie is discovered in the room. Did the butler do it?
Carlos Paredes, the Panamanian Sherlock Holmes, cracks the case. Having become an iconic figure to the people of the future, who have been waiting for a Messiah to restore to them their ancient liberties, Pennell leads a revolution — the goal of which is to help Russia restore a moralistic aristocracy in Britain. Afterward, Holmes retires from detective work — and spends his days beekeeping in the countryside and writing his definitive work on investigation.
He flees, staying one step ahead of the authorities while trying one ludicrous scheme after another in order to get his hands on some loot. Fun facts : Originally serialized in European newspapers, under the title Freedom. The book was quite popular, and translated into several languages in the s. He has been hunting for Ekstrom, the Prussian spy responsible for the brutal death of his wife and child; however, Ekstrom has fled to America. The action is non-stop! Will the Lone Wolf revenge himself? Fun facts: There were some two dozen Lone Wolf movies made.
Henry B. The British and German sailors agree to work together, under Tyler, to survive Swiss Family Robinson-style until they can somehow refuel the U-boat. However, when Lys is captured by proto-humans and the Germans abscond with the sub, Tyler must set off into the interior of the island. Reissued by Bison Frontiers of Imagination.
Robert Cairn, the son of eminent physician Dr. Bruce Cairn, is disturbed by an Oxford classmate, the effeminate Antony Ferrara, whose rooms are full of incense… not to mention an unwrapped female mummy. Ferrara is the adopted son of Dr. Years earlier, Bruce and Michael had spelunked forgotten pyramids in Egypt, searching for the tomb of a witch-queen… and in doing so, unwittingly awakened an evil avatar of ancient sorcery!
Although the ending is disappointingly abrupt, the atmospheric horrors vampires, mummies, hordes of spiders and beetles, an infernal Book of Thoth leading up to that point are very fun. Fun facts: First serialized in the British magazine Premiere. When adventurers Bastin, Bickley, and Arbuthnot are marooned on a South Sea island, they discover two Atlanteans in a state of suspended animation. Or will he be sacrificed to the Red One? Fun facts: First published posthumously, in the October issue of The Cosmopolitan ; the story likely helped inspire Arthur C. Against a backdrop of the first battle of the Marne September , during which French forces forced the Germans to retreat from advancing towards Paris, Troy and his mother carry supplies to war-ravished portions of the country; something that Wharton, who did the same, describes in harrowing detail.
Though dismissed by Wharton fans as hastily written propaganda OK, it is , and although the ending is lamely mystical, The Marne is a lively, more-or-less eyewitness document of the times. Fighting continued for two more weeks. The scientist Dr. The Dweller has the capacity for great good and great evil, but over time is has tended to become evil rather than good.
The adventurers must persuade or coerce the Dweller to become good — but how? Fun fact: Merritt was a best-selling author during this period. The years between and saw the publication of over novels about the Canadian North-West Mounted Police. Fun facts: Curwood, an action-adventure writer and conservationist, was one of the best-selling American novelists of the early s.
When a sacred relic — a slipper believed to have belonged to the prophet Mohammed — is stolen by Professor Deeping, a British archaeologist , Hassan of Aleppo, hashish-smoking leader of an elite sect of Muslim assassins, embarks upon a limb-lopping campaign of terror as he seeks to reclaim it. A talented American gangster also wants the slipper… while Cavanagh, who had nothing to do with the crime, gets caught in the middle of the action. There is an alluring femme fatale — who, for the time period, has quite a bit of agency.
However, from on, he returned to Fu Manchu — due to popular demand. Who is half-heartedly wooing Lolita, beautiful daughter of a caballero who has recently lost most of his land and wealth; Lolita, however, would prefer a much more passionate lover. Fun facts: Serialized in in All-Story Weekly. Now, years later, the nephew a self-made millionaire, a la the Count of Monte Cristo has returned to wreak revenge on the Marquis — which is when things get complicated. This is a romance novel, really — but Oppenheim, one of the most famous and influential thriller writers of the era, keeps us guessing.
Is the marquis truly wicked? But is it too late? Fun facts: Serialized in The Green Book , in Oppenheim published more than novels between and , three in alone. Six years later, a hardened Pierre returns to the scene of the crime with a band of comrades, hunting for McGurk. New and interesting characters are introduced throughout the story, and there are plot twists and wrinkles — a chaste love triangle, a masquerade ball, gambling and thievery — aplenty. Brand is at his most compelling when he writes about wilderness living, hard riding, and gunfighting.
Or not? Fun fact: When British censors discovered that What Not ridiculed wartime bureaucracy, its planned publication was stopped. Learn more at my. Take control of characters with distinct attacks, issue strategic commands, pair up warriors for stunning moves, and more in an epic tactical action game from the Hyrule Warriors team.
Advance the story to unlock additional playable characters, each with different attacks, weapons, combos, and voiced dialogue. Change between heroes anywhere on the battlefield and command them to victory. The materials and gold you earn in battle can be used to upgrade heroes, weapons, and more. Featuring guest pilot Fox McCloud and his Arwing. Plus bonus Star Fox missions! Increase your flip range, turn invincible, and more across 3 modes and 12 arenas! All 12 arenas have 4 layouts to choose from, some containing hazards like panel-flipping buttons, beam cannons, and waves so beautiful they truly stun competitors.
Learn the art of the flip with tutorials and try your hand at achievements. Can you find the fabled paradise she calls home? Command a group of Blades and lead them to countless strategic victories before the world ends. Each Titan hosts its own distinct cultures, wildlife, and diverse regions to explore.
Search the vast open areas and labyrinthine corridors for treasure, secret paths, and creatures to battle and index. Gather these allies, bond with them to increase their power, and utilize their special ARTS to devastate enemies.
But to save the world of Alrest, you must first demystify its cloudy past. On the flip side, stages can be played backwards, providing new perspectives to explore and new ways to locate some of the more craftily hidden items! Luckily, saving the day can be cooperative and challenging. Also, Mellow mode gives Yoshi wings for a breezier experience, which may come in handy! Finding all the flowers, coins, and Poochy Pups is no small feat! For extra protection, suit up in one of the handicraft costumes you can unlock in-game! You can even team up with friends in 2-player online or local wireless co-op fights additional accessories required; sold separately.
Bayonetta is a butt-kicking, havoc-wreaking witch who wields sweet weapons like pistols, whips, hammers, flamethrowers, and poison bows. Her weapons and moves are all stylishly over-the-top, but she can also dodge attacks to slow down time, and inflict Torture Attacks on her enemies. Get ready to be whisked away to strange and amazing places far from the Mushroom Kingdom!
Traverse islands packed with platforming perfection and nonstop action as the classic Kongs in the original game, or mix things up by playing the story as Funky Kong in new Funky Mode! His extra hearts and unique abilities make for a more relaxed gaming experience. And no matter which mode you choose, a wealth of collectibles and two-player co-op round out the fun!
Survivor of the Raccoon City incident depicted in previous Resident Evil games, Claire now works for the anti-bioterrorism organization Terra Save. Moira Burton, is attending her welcome party for Terra Save when unknown armed forces storm the office. Claire and Moira are knocked unconscious and awaken later to find themselves in a dark and abandoned detention facility. Working together, they must find out who took them and to what sinister end. A story of twists and turns will have players guessing the next step at every turn.
Eight stories await. Eight adventures. Eight roles to play in a new world brought to life by Square Enix. Will you expand your horizons as the Merchant or track down a traitor as the Warrior? Where will you go? Who will join you? You alone can choose your path. Discover enemy weaknesses and target them to break through their defenses. Store Boost Points with each turn and then spend them at strategic times to strengthen abilities, chain attacks, or provide aid. Choose the path you wish to walk and discover what lies beyond the horizon.
Armed with hand-me-down tools and a few coins, you set out to begin your new life.
Can you learn to live off the land and turn these overgrown fields into a thriving home? Ever since Joja Corporation came to town, the old ways of life have all but disappeared. But the valley seems full of opportunity. With a little dedication, you might just be the one to restore Stardew Valley to greatness! Invite players to join you in the valley! Players can work together to build a thriving farm, share resources, and build relationships with townspeople or each other. As more hands are better than one, players have the option to scale profit margin on produce sold for a more challenging experience.
Including the new Winter Market Festival, more collectibles, added character cut-scenes and even hats for your horse! Plus more to be discovered With new and expanded copy abilities, classic Kirby action is deeper than ever: combine abilities with elements such as ice or fire to create new friend abilities! Our stubby hero must dodge dangers and track treasures across many trap-filled courses.
Luckily, a second player can join in by tossing turnips at enemies. You could also play alone in handheld mode! No matter what, explore each puzzling course for treasure, like hidden Super Gems and Power Stars. Aim your head-mounted flashlight at adventure! An epic action adventure through a vast, ruined kingdom of insects and heroes.
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New Boss fights. New Upgrades. New Music. Summon the Troupe. New Major Quest. New Boss Fights. New Charms. New Enemies. New Friends. New Boss fight. Upgraded Bosses. Hidden Extras! The world of Hallownest is expansive and open. Choose which paths you take, which enemies you face and find your own way forward. Gain spells, strength and speed. Leap to new heights on ethereal wings.