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  • In my opinion, the best villains in SF literature tend not to be individuals -- cackling mad scientists and dark-robed overlords work better in visual media than in print.

    MIND MELD: Bad Guys We Love to Hate: The Best Literary Villains in SF/F/H

  • After her marriage ended, Ms. Maran had a long, live-in relationship with a clearly disturbed woman who was convinced that she had been molested by her father (who had died when she was 5) and who was haunted by fantasies of dark-robed people chanting at forest campfires when she was a child.


  • Silvara and I watched in awe as a dark-robed cleric brought forth a shining

    Finnegan teoriza la practica de cuerdas

  • At a gesture from Sir Robert, those who were already seated stood up respectfully, each Knight lifting his wine glass to the approaching, dark-robed figure.


  • Bayard tumbled backward toward the Scorpion2s throne, and the dark-robed villain followed, his eyes glowing with a blue-white light, the pendulum bright in his lowered left hand, his black-edged weapon raised triumphantly in his right.


  • So after being wowed by a rainbow parade of dyed hair, a boy in bedazzled Spiderman t-shirt and web armbands, a dark-robed horde of tween druids, and at least nine female anime cats, whom did they crown?

    The Anti-Prom Rocks the Library: Vanity Fair

  • But he on his part secretly gave her sweet pomegranate seed to eat, taking care for himself that she might not remain continually with grave, dark-robed Demeter.

    Hesiod, Homeric Hymns, and Homerica

  • He knew it because he had served there, still blindly obedient to dark-robed mages and ebony-armored warlords.

    Kaz the Minotaur

  • Then Basalt saw more sparks, more light, explode from the dark-robed dwarves.

    Flint, the King

  • Will stared about him for a last moment at the high torchlit hall, with its one dark-robed figure standing tall as a tree, and the unknown bearded lord seated motionless on his throne.

    The Grey King


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