Category Archives: Science Fiction

Making android dreams of electric sheep come true

I listened to the SpazzyW interview with Fallout 4 Deacon voice actor Ryan Alosio this morning, and he said his dream role would be to play Deckard in Blade Runner, so I had to do this. ~ J.L. Hilton * … Continue reading

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Tour the Commonwealth with me

Hello, Wastelanders! I’ve been writing about Fallout 4 for awhile, and now I’m doing videos on Youtube! I’m giving tours of my settlements, which focus on role-playing and realistic construction, within the constraints of the PS4. I’m also doing some … Continue reading

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Wanton Wasteland: Hangman’s Alley

* * WARNING: ADULT CONTENT * * For funsies a few years ago, I wrote some smutty fanfiction in honor of The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim. Now I’m playing Fallout 4 and I’m inspired again. Do not read if offended by … Continue reading

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Fallout 4: Romancing the ghoul

I have a confession. I’ve been cheating on my husband. Again. I don’t want to break MacCready’s heart, but if I have to listen to him complain after I pick up one more battered clipboard in Fallout 4, I’m going to knock … Continue reading

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My Fallout 4 romance: RJ “Slim” MacCready

* * SPOILERS * * Meet my new video game bf, Robert Josesph “RJ” MacCready. I honestly didn’t expect to romance the asshole mercenary, who I referred to as either “Slim,” “Reedy MacCready,” or “Bobbi No-Butt,” before I got to know him. … Continue reading

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In honor of Edgar Allan Poe’s birthday

I thought I’d share some of my favorite Poe-related items: To One in Paradise – Not one of his well-known works, but I liked this poem so much, I memorized it in high school. A Dream Within A Dream – … Continue reading

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ILLOGICON 2016: Geek crafting and writing panels

Since its beginning in 2012, I’ve participated in every ILLOGICON except one, only missing 2014 because I caught a raging case of swamp crud from Disney World. ILLOGICON is a small, fan-driven convention dedicated to Science Fiction and Fantasy in … Continue reading

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Plastic Galaxy revisits the toys of my childhood

I just watched Plastic Galaxy: The Story of Star Wars Toys on Hulu. This hour-long documentary covers the Kenner toy company and the development of the very first Star Wars toys in the 1970s and early ’80s, interviewing collectors, experts, … Continue reading

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Writers require courage equal to desire

I’ve been a writer for a long, long time. DRAGON magazine published my short story, “The Visitor,” in 1988. I was 17. Shortly after that, I worked for a treasure hunting magazine, writing articles and book reviews. A few years … Continue reading

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Auctioning a piece of SERENITY for a good cause

* * * CSTS AUCTION LINK * * * For a decade, I’ve owned a piece of Serenity: The actual St. Christopher medal worn by Adam Baldwin as Jayne Cobb in the 2005 motion picture. He can be seen wearing it when … Continue reading

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