Winners of the Raven’s Ladder Dream-Cast Contest!

Here are the winners of the Raven’s Ladder Dream-Cast Contest, based on a vote by a jury of the series’ editors.

The winners were selected for their creative, inspired ideas in casting movies of Auralia’s Colors or Cyndere’s Midnight.

Krista Bussewitz wins all three Auralia Thread novels for suggesting

  • Auralia – played by Saoirse Ronan
  • Jordam – played by Christopher Heyerdahl
  • Pretor Xa – played by Cillian Murphy

RUNNERS-UP (a tie for second):

Tyler Petty
wins “Raven’s Ladder” for suggesting

  • Scharr ben Fray – played by Ben Kingsley
  • Cal-Marcus – played by Timothy Spall
  • Jordam – played by Ron Perlman

Carrie Moorehead
wins “Raven’s Ladder” for suggesting

  • Jaralaine – played by Embeth Davidtz
  • Capt. Ark-Robin – played by Guy Pierce
  • Ryllion – played by Kevin Zegers


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About Jeffrey Overstreet

Jeffrey Overstreet departed the Patheos network in order to escape click-bait advertisements that were offending him and his readers. He will re-launch Looking Closer at soon. He is the author of The Auralia Thread, a four-volume fantasy series that begins with Auralia's Colors, and a memoir of "dangerous moviegoing" called Through a Screen Darkly. He teaches creative writing and film studies; speaks internationally about art and faith; served as Writer-in-Residence at Covenant College; and is employed by Seattle Pacific University as a project manager, copyeditor, and writer.