Where we look into what makes an ending meaningful and satisfying, and what doesn’t. Continue Reading... "How to Justify Your Separation Ending"
Nine years after How To Train Your Dragon was released, people still like to argue about just how intelligent Toothless (or other draconids of the franchise) really are. Some people argue that they’re intelligent and sapient, other argue against with mostly dumb excuses (the most retarded ones to date are vague fog of “but they aren’t human” and “they don’t believe in gods”). One… Continue Reading... "Toothless, Intelligence, and Agency: Did Toothless Willingly Betray Green Death?"
Sorry, but Toothless definitely had a choice, no matter how you slice it. Continue Reading... "Did Toothless Really Have No Choice?"
If shadiversity can do a whole series analyzing defendability of various locations from Game of Thrones, I reckon I can do one for How To Train Your Dragon 3 as well. Continue Reading... "Safety of New Berk and The Hidden World: an analysis"
I was very bored, so I decided to calculate how long would a ride on New Berk’s lifts be. It would be … very long. Continue Reading... "How Fast Is the Lift on New Berk (HTTYD: The Hidden World)"
My previous island put the settlement of New Berk at about 5 kilometers above the sea. This is obviously ridiculous, so I decided to revisit my calculations … Continue Reading... "How tall is New Berk, really? (Revisited)"