Knights of 2nd Earth

Equality

Equality – now there’s a word that the great city of Vanguard did not strive to uphold. Despite the declarations of equality among men that were consecrated in this very city, equality was nothing more than a myth. This was evidenced by the existence of the levels of the city, which lie below the plate that SURFACE was built upon. These domains were officially deemed as the ‘sub-levels’, but residents of Vanguard knew them as the ‘slums’, each numbered by the order in which they were stacked upon one another. Continue reading “Equality”

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Knights of 2nd Earth

Knights of 2nd Earth: Tears of An Honorable King (Preview 1) – By Terry L Raimey

The following excerpt is from chapter 1 of Knights of 2nd Earth: Tears of an Honorable King.

Tylan felt a most unusual presence, as if an unnatural force was somewhere in the immediate area. He heard a faint snarl in the distance, as though a large animal of some kind lurked behind the slowly dissipating cloud of white smoke, dust, and debris that was before him. Tylan focused his eyes ahead, and walking through the smoke was an image of breathtaking and terrorizing proportions! The boy’s disbelief was strong despite seeing this foreign creature as it walked and breathed before his very eyes! Continue reading “Knights of 2nd Earth: Tears of An Honorable King (Preview 1) – By Terry L Raimey”

Our Journey to the Mainstream

That Time We Almost Got Into Spencer’s Stores…

The mall… does anyone remember that place? As a kid growing up in the 90’s and 2000’s, the mall was the spot where we went to stunt in our own minds, pretending like we had it, knowing good and darn well we were broke as a joke! Before online shopping turned us all into recluses, you could find everything at the mall: normal stuff like DVDs, clothes, J’s, and video games, and really weird stuff, like “boob muffs”, “Humphrey the Humping Dog”, and the all important “Willy Warmer” (look it up…). Just what reputable business would sell such products in an American family establishment like the mall? Spencer’s Gifts, of course! Continue reading “That Time We Almost Got Into Spencer’s Stores…”

Our Journey to the Mainstream

The Raimey Brothers’ Journey to Bring More Black and Latino Representation to Pop Culture

Growing up in the 90s, my brother and I were big fans of superhero cartoons like Spider-Man, Batman, TMNT and Ghostbusters. Back in those days, there were very few characters who looked like us and shared our personal experiences. Heck, even Star Wars only had one brotha in the entire galaxy – albeit a very suave and smooth brotha – but he was the only one! Continue reading “The Raimey Brothers’ Journey to Bring More Black and Latino Representation to Pop Culture”

Our Journey to the Mainstream

That Time Scholastic Picked Up My Book…

Has something so totally amazing ever happened to you that the significance of it doesn’t strike you until days later? Well, what happens when that amazing event ends with not a so great outcome? What happens when that amazing event leaves much to be answered as so many questions surrounding it occupy your mind? Continue reading “That Time Scholastic Picked Up My Book…”