A powerful general and proconsul in the Roman republic is given absolute authority and given the Roman equivalent of kingship. Certain senators take offense at such arrogance of Caesar and set a plan in motion to assassinate him on the Ides of March. When the plan is executed, the people and Caesar’s closest friend Marc Antony turn against the conspirators and wage a civil war against them. ... [click here for more]
When the aloof King Lear has his thrown stripped from him by those he trusts, him and his court fool wander the English countryside looking for meaning in the things around them. Strange allies in the King of France come to give Lear his throne back but it may already be too late for Lear and his family. ... [click here for more]
When two star-crossed young people meet and fall in complete love with each other, they realize there is going to be a problem with their families that are currently warring with each other. When they secretly get married and are about to start their life together, a friend is murdered and the battle between the two families intensified causing the two young people to have to go to extreme measures... [click here for more]
Ethan is a Doughboy wounded in the battle for Belleau Wood. Davy is a reviled British conscientious objector serving in a military hospital. Two young men drawn to each other in the midst of the horrors of the Great War. Neither has a family, for the soldier's has all died and the CO's has cast him off in disgust for refusing to take up arms. The bond of love that grows between Ethan and Davy takes... [click here for more]
In Beyond Horatio's Philosophy: The Fantasy of Peter S. Beagle, David Stevens examines the fantasy of American writer Peter S. Beagle.
He finds a consistent view of the world and an almost overpowering sense of humor, leading him to conclude that Beagle believes that love is the best thing we have and the only reason for living. His work will be read and enjoyed for generations to come, and Stevens... [click here for more]