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The Two Doctors Review analyzes books and board games of all shapes and sizes. We’re fair yet critical, though we believe value rests in every story told and every game designed. Feel free to reach out to us for a review!

Duckett & Dyer: A Comedic Dark Matter

Duckett & Dyer: Dicks for Hire by G. M. Nair is the exact opposite of Dark Matter in all the right ways. Where Dark Matter goes dark, Duckett & Dyer goes absurd. Where Dark Matter goes hard science, Duckett & Dyer says “screw it, it works how we want it to work because we say so.”

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Blood Drive: Just a bunch of Anti-Vampire Propaganda.

Within the first few chapters, I immediately found myself reminiscing to evenings with my family as a kid watching Buffy the Vampire Slayer. You've got your religious vampire hunters, sassy bad boy vampires, and crazy werewolves. Throw in a few weird behaviors of the vampires, actions sequences straight out of the Boondock Saints (yes, I know, not Vampires) or even Blade. 

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Gen 7: Won't put you to Cryogen

I’ll be honest in saying that I don’t have a lot of experience with many types of campaign games. I’ve played a few that I really like and some that I am happy to see slowly gathering dust on the shelf for a little while…

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Dating in the Apocalypse: Sarah the One: Meet the Apocalypse's Most Eligible Bachelor

It may sound cliché, but Tom Collins has looked for love in all the wrong places. Having the fabric of the society ripped apart due the Apocalypse hasn’t helped his dating life one bit either. But when a stranger comes to his famous mother’s boutique talking of deals, weddings, and nations on the brink of war, how does Tom respond? Will he work to fight the evil Marauders or fall victim to a woman he believes is “The One”?

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Premonition: A Sign of Great Things to Come

Rachael Krotec has somehow made it look easy to expand and infuse new life into a genre many feel overused. Premonition, the first book of The Anima Trilogy, throws readers into a twisted tale of fantastical betrayal and loyalty, hope and fear, treachery and forgiveness. But first and foremost, it critiques the idea of destiny: what is the true meaning of any prophecy?

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Empire’s Daughter (Book 1 of Empire’s Legacy): A True Masterpiece

Marian Thorpe’s Empire’s Daughter, the first book of her Empire’s Legacy series, takes place in the fictional land known simply as “The Empire.” Written in the first person, the tale follows Lena, a young woman raised in the coastal town of Tirvan. Within the first few pages, I realized I’d stumbled upon a truly special story; for Thorpe has created an alternative world that bends gender and sexual norms in brilliant form.

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