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  • Urban Legend

    In the Winter of 1997, I was a newlywed, the thoughts of having children rarely crossed my mind.  When I was not working, I spent my hours either playing "Heroes of Might and Magic" or watching, discussing, or writing about the shows on television.  After all, it was the "Golden Age" of Star Trek, having not one, not two, but three series running at the same time, two in syndication ("Star Trek:  The Next Generation" and "Star Trek:  Deep Space Nine"), and the other on the newly created UPN Network, ("Star Trek:  Voyager").  I was also fascinated with two syndicated shows that ran back to back on Saturday night:  "Hercules:  The Legendary Journeys" and it's spin-off  "Xena:  Warrior Princess", which starred Lucy Lawless and Renee O'Connor as two friends who battled ancient gods, warlords and kings.  Of the two shows, "Xena" captivated me the most.  I loved the bond between the two female leads and some of the stories were much darker and dramatic than "Hercules".  Continue reading

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