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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: History, Enchantment and Tolkien

We arrive at Episode 2 – the long voyage across the Atlantic officially begins.  These early episodes journeying across the ocean are integral to the story.  As often happens with long stories, people tend to overlook the early episodes/chapters: sometimes they … 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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