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Mysterious Cities of Gold Episode Recap: Ep 3 Heroes Again

The next recap of ‘Mysterious Cities of Gold’ is finally here! I figured it was high time I returned to the the 16th century and our voyage to the New World…so here we go, and it’s an especially dramatic episode this time! Advertisements

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Mysterious Cities of Gold Episode Recap: Ep 2, Part2 – New Foes and New Friendships

This post continues with an analysis of episode 2.  I previously discussed the way in which this episode makes a strong foundational contribution to the Secondary World via history and enchantment. But we also see foundations being laid for key relationships … Continue reading

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Mysterious Cities of Gold Episode Recap: Mendoza’s Masterclass in Persuasion

Episode 1 Recap: Part 3…The Contract: The last post left off just as the ‘blue-caped man’ introduces himself to the grief-stricken Esteban.  The conversation between the orphan and the dubious-seeming Mendoza is, I think, the most critical scene in the entire series. … Continue reading

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Mysterious Cities of Gold Episode Recap: Ep1 Part 2 A Death and a Revelation

This follows on from the first recap and analysis of Episode 1. Here in part 2, the personalities of the main characters are fleshed out even more; a critical event takes place setting the stage for the rest of the story in a poignant … Continue reading

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The Mysterious Cities of Gold Episode Recap: Ep1 Part 1 The Child of the Sun

“It is the 16th Century. From all over Europe great ships sail west to conquer the New World – the Americas. The men eager to seek their fortune – to find new adventures in new lands. They long to cross … Continue reading

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A Tribute to Nostalgia and Childhood Cartoons: Mysterious Cities of Gold

There are many good things in life that make you feel content and happy.  One of those is nostalgic memories – a warm feeling that cannot fail to put a smile on your face 🙂

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