Reylo Reminiscent Titles      

For anyone who’s seen the The Last Jedi and is heavily invested in the Reylo ship, try these titles out and see if you like it.

What do the following have in common with Reylo?

  • The couple that form the pairing are on opposite sides. So expect both to be enemies at some point during the story
  • They share a common history/experience that isolates them from the rest of the world. This is usually what brings them together. This shared experience or history that only the other can understand.
  • One side insists on having the other join them. Not surprising as they are on opposing sides. However there is a “push and pull” going on. With both attracted or at the very least drawn to the other, but neither is willing to go over on the other’s side as they usually have opposing philosophies. Or in some cases, going over to the other side is just plain impossible.

Warning: some spoilers abound

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Master Thieves in Fiction

  • Above-average intelligence
  • Cunning
  • Manipulative
  • Moral Flexibility

All qualities that can be found in great “Master Thieves” in fiction. All of whom have a tendency to target people with more power and wealth than they do.

With such attributes that can be attributed to successful CEO’s, one might ask why they bother stealing? It certainly isn’t about survival. Though some “Master Thieves” might start out their careers stealing for food and other necessities.

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Western Books for Anime/Manga Lovers

Is English your main language? Or is your English stronger than your Japanese?

I love the creativity of stories in Japanese manga and anime. A lot has made me laugh my ass off or cry my heart out. And for a long time, I wished that I didn’t have to wait for the manga to be translated or for the anime to get an English sub for me to enjoy.

With the advent of the YA and NA (young adult and new adult) genres in western books, I think we have something Anime and Manga fans can enjoy

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YA Protagonists with the “Darker Shade of Gray” morality

YA Protagonists with the “Darker Shade of Gray” morality

The Young Adult section is full of main characters who are inherently good. They almost always do the right thing for the right reason. They may suffer a momentary lapse of judgment, but all-in-all, you can count on him (or her) to be there to save the day.

But if you’re tired of those sort, and feel like reading darker fare, then you might like the following selections. These characters have done morally reprehensible things with little to no hesitation. But for some reason, they are still likeable.

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