It was springtime in 2018, a little more than a year into Donald Trump’s presidency. With the rising rates of hate crimes and the vitriolic rhetoric being thrown to the masses from the White House, many were on edge. We were becoming increasingly aware of just how fragile democracy was, yet we continued living our lives as best we could, sometimes looking for ways to forget that the threat of fascism was just underneath our noses. It should be no surprise that A Quiet Place resonated with many of us.

The film follows a family of five as they navigate…

Shafira Jordan

You may call me Shafira. I enjoy speculative fiction, and I write about it here.

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