Like a great tapestry, vertical and horizontal threads have met and become intertwined, creating a huge, beautiful image.
“Essay Twenty-Five: Conversation with Patrick Ward–On Where the Wild Things Are, Country Music, and Rites of Passage”
That’s pretty germane to where I’m at right now with EarthBound, actually. Because Ness, where we left off, he’s about to be in a world of his mind’s creation. It’s sort of his dream or his imagination, and we’re going to see how he returns to the waking world, to real life, at the end of that.
Heart of Darkness, Apocalypse Now, Overcoming Shyness, and EarthBound.
First, a word or two about who these books are for. For you, probably, if you’re taking the time to wonder about this at all. And, if you’re feeling generous, maybe for your brother or sister who used to play 8-bit Super Mario and Final Fantasy games with you at your old house growing up.
The implication is all too plain: the kind of excellence represented by Dungeon Man’s total surrender to game-making and -playing is limiting if there is a goal beyond it. Brick Road’s narrow expertise is arrested by its own greatness.
Is there another word for synonym?
The kraken (/ˈkrɑːkən/) is a legendary cephalopod-like sea monster of giant size that is said to dwell off the coasts of Norway and Greenland. Authors over the years have postulated that the legend originated from sightings of giant squids that may grow to 13–15 meters (40–50 feet) in length. The sheer size and fearsome appearance attributed to the kraken have made it a common ocean-dwelling monster in various fictional works.