“And that is the very end of the adventure of the wardrobe. But…it was only the beginning of the adventures of Narnia.” – The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe
“And for us that is the end of all the stories, and we can most truly say that they all lived happily ever after. But for them it was only the beginning of the real story.” – The Last Battle
I love how C.S. Lewis ends each of his stories with a beginning. Since it is now time to bid a fond farewell to Lewis–and to 2013–let’s do likewise by looking ahead to next year.
January’s fandom will be centered around a character who is just as fond of logic as Professor Kirke, and much more eccentric. According to Lewis, he lived “long ago when your grandfather was a child” (see The Magician’s Nephew), and since he was talking to children born in the 40s, that means quite a long time ago indeed. Yet he is as popular today as he ever was–so popular that we are still making up stories about him, and a few of those stories will be on TV in just a few days.
Any guesses? You’ll find out tomorrow! Namarie!