Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Prime Machine – Episode Seven

I don't dislike seeing children portrayed as something malevolent - in fact, it frightens me a bit. I just don't prefer it. It smacks of something supernatural. It brings to mind Children of the Corn, Village of the Damned, the Omen, among others. Ooo, or how about Ju-On? I see a child as having no … Continue reading Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Prime Machine – Episode Seven

Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Prime Machine – Episode Six

Originally, I wrote this with the 11th Doctor. It seemed easier at the time. In the television series, they had just made the transition to Matt Smith from David Tennant and I was already a fan of the bow-tied Timelord. While reading through this for a new publication on this blog, I made a startling … Continue reading Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Prime Machine – Episode Six

Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Prime Machine – Episode Three

Hmm ... Still seems like a Sherlock Holmes story ... I continue to connect this story with events played out in several of Doyle's pieces, and yet, something smells fishy ... almost jellyfish sticky. 3. A Web of Deceit My friend began to exhibit the usual symptoms of keen interest in strange circumstances. His gait … Continue reading Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Prime Machine – Episode Three

Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Prime Machine – Episode Two

I would venture to say that fans of fan fiction are a ferociously fickle faction of feral freaks. They tend to be too forgiving of continuity flaws, and to quick to give credit to blatant and predictable repetition. I respect the fan fictioneer that writes a story from a secondary character's point of view, or … Continue reading Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Prime Machine – Episode Two