“Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.”
— Albert Einstein
The short: 4.5/5 ✦. A supremely entertaining graphic novel series that is goofy on the surface but contains layers upon layers of character exploration.
“Nothing is so indecent that it cannot be said to another person if the proper words are used to convey it.”
― Giovanni Boccaccio, The Decameron
“No soldier outlives a thousand chances. But every soldier believes in Chance and trusts his luck.”
― Erich Maria Remarque
The short: 4.5/5 ✦. An amazing heist story with brilliant, multi-faceted characters and a thrilling, in-depth plot.
The short: 4/5 ✦. A effortlessly well-written slice-of-life novel about dealing with the unknown, the familiar, the new, the old, and everything and everyone in between.
The short: 3.5/5 ✦. A bit of a (lengthy) backward step from the previous book, and too much fluff in an otherwise action-packed, fast-paced novel.
“The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.”
— G.K. Chesterton
“But know this; the ones that love us never really leave us.”
— J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
The short: 4.5/5 ✦. An excellently thrilling middle novel in this exciting, trope-twisting trilogy.