Freestyle Friday: A Roundup Stuff for 12-21-2018

Welcome to Freestyle Friday, where I post a semi-random roundup of stuff, much of which I find cool, interesting, noteworthy or even appalling.

Queens is a Good, Tension-Filled Follow to Pawns

I’ve always found the mix of science fiction and fantasy to be a little weird. For some reason, including magic in a universe that has space travel just seems incongruent. The exception to this has been Star Wars. I mean, The Force doesn’t really count as magic, does it? Of …