TV

Characters Who Inspire Me: Kira Nerys

Kira Nerys, the fiery officer from Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, is one of the my favorite characters of all time. I think it's because she has so much going on -- so many interesting contradictions within herself, which actually fit together to create someone totally unique and realistic. We're all just a big old bag… Continue reading Characters Who Inspire Me: Kira Nerys

TV

The Mind-Expanding World of “Legion” (& Why I Loved It)

I just finished watching the most amazing show, Legion, by creator Noah Hawley. It's technically a show about mutants in the X-Men universe, but I didn't realize that going into it. I didn't know quite what to expect, except a superhero show. But it wasn't like other superhero shows. That first episode features such explosive… Continue reading The Mind-Expanding World of “Legion” (& Why I Loved It)

Games

Inhabiting a Character: My Favorite RPG Leads

Role-playing video games are how I got into games in the first place. The ability to create a character is a liberating experience. It's starts with how the character looks, then goes on to how the character acts in their world through my in-game decisions. Characters can ground any story, and having my own character… Continue reading Inhabiting a Character: My Favorite RPG Leads