Amazing Stories

Author: Jack Dowden

Characters: Arlen from The Painted Man

Characters: Arlen from The Painted Man

Jack Dowden examines the unfulfilled promise of Ar... Read More »

Characters: Devi from Fortune’s Pawn

Characters: Devi from Fortune’s Pawn

Sometimes when you're looking for the ordinary, a ... Read More »

Characters – The State of Characters Everywhere

Characters – The State of Characters Everywhere

Are SFF characters too badass? Read More »

Characters: Cazaril from The Curse of Chalion by Lois McMaster Bujold

Characters: Cazaril from The Curse of Chalion by Lois McMaster Bujold

The Curse of Chalion by Lois McMaster Bujold is yo... Read More »

Book Review: Transcendental by James Gunn

Book Review: Transcendental by James Gunn

Few characters, and people, start off with the int... Read More »

Characters:  Zinzi December from Zoo City

Characters: Zinzi December from Zoo City

As far as main characters go, Zinzi's got a lot of... Read More »

Characters: Tomb Raider’s Lara Croft

Characters: Tomb Raider’s Lara Croft

Like many good journeys, Lara's begins with disast... Read More »

Characters: Alif the Unseen

Characters: Alif the Unseen

Alif the Unseen is a book about language, subversi... Read More »

Characters: Raleigh Becket From Pacific Rim

I don’t know about you, but I really liked P... Read More »

CHARACTERS: Rintaro Okabe of Steins;Gate

Just so you all know, I didn’t intend this s... Read More »

Characters: Jet Black frmo Cowboy BeBop

Characters: Jet Black frmo Cowboy BeBop

Rounding out the characters from Cowboy Bebop, we ... Read More »

Characters: Faye Valentine From Cowboy Bebop

Characters: Faye Valentine From Cowboy Bebop

My last article talked about Spike from Cowboy Beb... Read More »

Characters: Spike Spiegel

Characters: Spike Spiegel

Ask someone to name the most important SF anime of... Read More »

Characters: Kvothe from The Name of the Wind

Characters: Kvothe from The Name of the Wind

Among fantasy titans, Patrick Rothfuss shocked jus... Read More »

Characters: Malcolm Reynolds of Firefly

Characters: Malcolm Reynolds of Firefly

Let’s talk about Firefly. Remember Firefly everyon... Read More »

Characters:  Clare of Claymore

Characters: Clare of Claymore

Claymore is one of the more interesting anime I... Read More »

Characters: Mat Cauthon from Wheel of Time

For better or worse, Robert Jordan’s Wheel of Time... Read More »

Characters

Jack Dowden’s Characters feature will return... Read More »

Characters:  Ben Reich from The Demolished Man

Characters: Ben Reich from The Demolished Man

The Demolished Man is a classic of SF. The story o... Read More »

Characters: Nijiri from The Killing Moon

I spent my last weekend in bed, with beers in a co... Read More »

Characters: Swan Er Hong from 2312

Most reviewers seem to agree, Kim Stanley Robinson... Read More »

Characters: Song of Ice & Fire’s Tyrion Lannister

Tyrion Lannister has become a household name. Anyo... Read More »

Characters: Per Langstaff from Typhon’s Children

Oh, Toni Anzetti, or Ann Tonsor Zeddies, whichever... Read More »

Characters: Ned Henry from To Say Nothing of the Dog

I’ve just finished reading To Say Nothing of the D... Read More »