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Friday, July 15 • 8:00pm - 8:50pm
The Flawed Hero (ET)

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Antiheroes generally are characters who have to do good things but also have qualities that most standard heroes would have, such as being willing to kill or having a problem with narcotics. Antiheroes have to be flawed in some way and when we cheer them we are meant to examine ourselves. From Punisher to Dexter, what is it that we can learn from the anti hero?

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Gary Mitchel

Staff Writer/Podcaster, RevolutionSF
Gary Mitchel is a writer, reviewer, geek blogger, gamer, sf/fantasy fan, comics reader, podcaster and International Man of Mystery (who’s too dangerous for the entire country of Canada) currently living near Atlanta.  | He is co-host, with Deanna Toxopeus, of the Parsec Award nominated RevolutionSF RevCast, the site's weekly geek culture discussion; a part of the ESO Podcast network. He is also host and producer of the RevNews podcast... Read More →

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Alexandra Christian

Author
Alexandra Christian is an author of mostly paranormal romance, dark fantasy and horror. A self-proclaimed “Southern Belle from Hell,” Lexxx is a native South Carolinian who lives with a ghost hunter and an epileptic wiener dog. She has published several novels, novellas and short stories various publishers including Ellora’s Cave. She also wears an editor’s hat as A.C. Thompson. Recently, she’s been... Read More →
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Darin Kennedy

Darin Kennedy, born and raised in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, is a graduate of Wake Forest University and Bowman Gray School of Medicine. After completing family medicine residency in the mountains of Virginia, he served eight years as a United States Army physician and wrote his first novel in 2003 in the sands of northern Iraq. His debut novel, a paranormal thriller titled THE MUSSORGSKY RIDDLE, was born from a fusion of two of his... Read More →
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Nicole Givens Kurtz

Speculative pulp author, Nicole Givens Kurtz, writes science fiction, fantasy, and horror. Her most popular work, futuristic pulp series, Cybil Lewis blends whodunit mysteries within futuristic, post-apocalyptic world-building. Her novels have been named as finalists in the Fresh Voices in Science Fiction, EPPIE in Science Fiction, and Dream Realm Awards in science fiction. Nicole's short stories have earned an Honorable Mention in L. Ron... Read More →
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Tamsin L. Silver

Originally from Michigan, Tamsin L. Silver is a New York City based author who writes YA Urban Fantasy. She currently has two series out: the Windfire Saga and the Sabrina Grayson Novels. She is also the creator/writer/director for the Web Series, Skye of the Damned, produced by VampireFreaks.com and Small Town Pictures. In 2016, she hopes to add to that list with a new werewolf novel, MOON OVER... Read More →


Friday July 15, 2016 8:00pm - 8:50pm
Victorian A

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