John Dale Beety savors the flavor of two powerful planeswalker origin tales, and Magic Origins is absolutely dripping with resonances thanks to the complex emotions portrayed and Wizards' careful attention to detail.
John Dale Beety dives deep into Magic Origins, savoring the flavor of the set and exploring what we know about the ten planes and five planeswalkers that are the focus of the last-ever Core Set.
With the elimination of novels, Magic storytelling has made a big shift in its presentation and execution! The scholarly JDB tackles its effect (for better or worse) on the recently concluded Khans of Tarkir storyline!
Last words have a special place in our culture and our lives. As it turns out, our Magic cards aren't much different. JDB muses on the last words of many a Magic character and provides terrific trivia in the process.
John Dale Beety discusses the storytelling implications of Magic's big move from the traditional three-set block structure to the new form that begins with Battle for Zendikar!