Category Archives: Kussa mun hopoti?

Signal boost: Save the Drake

Here’s a random story and a call to arms for my 1,999th blog post. Back at the end of the last century, I was running wild and free on a Usenet newsgroup called alt.fan.robert-jordan. I’ve talked about it a lot … Continue reading

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Bonus Post: This Writerly Life

This movie scene suddenly popped into my head at a department meeting today as we were discussing the completion of a long-term project “finally approaching”. And it made me wonder why I had never made the comparison before.   – … Continue reading

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Black Lotus, Part 10

They looped back around to the concept of soul damage. “Is it possible,” the Black Lotus mused, “for you to fall afoul of a practitioner of outlawed soul magics? You said you were unable to soul-journey, but it is also … Continue reading

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Black Lotus, Part 9

“I was contracted to kill another true eternal once,” she told him. “You are aware, of course, of the many different kinds of immortality that may be bestowed upon an organism.” “Sure,” Çrom said easily. “All the various kinds of … Continue reading

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Black Lotus, Part 8

For the overwhelming majority of the history of the urverse, Nnal had been imprisoned like any self-respecting Dark God myth demanded. For brief periods – the Dominions – He had walked free, and these had typically not been happy times … Continue reading

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Black Lotus, Part 7

They talked long into the night, throwing hypothetical scenarios back and forth and letting them branch off into story exchanges on the subject of their respective speckled careers – Çrom Skelliglyph in staying alive, the Black Lotus in bringing lives to … Continue reading

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Interlude: The Fairy Tree

Over the Christmas break, I undertook a little creative project that I’m rather proud of. Now, I suppose I need to first offer a little background. My daughters, who I have nicknamed Wump and Toop for the purposes of this … Continue reading

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