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TV Tropes Monday: Standard Fantasy Setting

Tweet of the Day: The Breakfast Stone ——- What is the Standard Fantasy Setting? That is a good question, I’m glad you asked. Well it can be: A vague Tolkien/Dungeons & Dragons Setting, Populated by “common” fantasy races like dwarves, elves, humans and orcs (or orks), May also contain dragons or an ancient reptilian race, […]

TV Tropes Monday: Casting a Shadow

    Tweet of the Day: Ten Brides ——- Do you like to weave the dark matter of the universe into intricate shapes? Summon dark shadowy spirits from the nether realms? Unleash total darkness from beyond the grave? Sleep in comfort wrapped by the cool darkness of a moonless night? Then you might be an […]

Mass Effect/AEC-ANN News: Alliance Launches Hearings

  Tweet of the Day: Maps Before Print ——– ANN News Desk From Alliance News Desk on New Arcturus Station May 19, 2197 Alliance Parliament Investigates Operation Hammerfall By Jill Scarlett NEW ARCTURUS STATION– Thu Van Thieu, Chairman of the Alliance Parliament Sub-Committee on Military Intelligence launched hearings of the events leading to Operation Hammerfall […]

Adventurer!: Goblin Hunt

    Tweet of the Day: The first-person essay boom: top editors on why confessional writing matters ——- The cave entranced opened like the dark maw of a hungry beast. Pretty dark in there and I don’t want to switch my shield for a torch so….okay time for a light spell. The Adventurer muttered a […]

TV Tropes Monday: I Don’t Like the Sound of That Place

  Tweet of the Day:  Willow ——- Bad places acquire ominous names, that is why I Don’t Like the Sound of That Place. A naming/world building trope designed to fulfill several functions. The first one gives the world a sense of history through a connection to past events. A name of a place reflects past […]

Mass Effect/AEC: Soundtrack Side A

Tweet of the Day: Writers of the Future Radio ——————– Mass Effect/After Earth Chronicles (c.1-c.2) Main Theme (Revolution Wavelen Remix) Always the Same/We Stayed Behind (Leaving Earth-ME3 OST) Galeena’s Lament (Nothing’s Burning-Telepopmusik) Welcome to Milgrom (Information High- Sharon Apple) Theo Takes Command (Normandy Reborn-ME2 OST) To Preserve & Protect (Rannoch-ME3 OST) Rannoch Celebrates (Free to […]

Adventurer!: The Cave of Ominous Rumblings

Tweet of the Day: /end Survival Mode ——- Thirty gold pieces for a lousy sword. Here I am, going into the Cave of Ominous Rumblings, by the way who ever named this cave has a knack for welcoming friends and neighbors, to kill the goblins and they still try swindle me. I am up to […]

Mass Effect/AEC-ANN News: New Pre-Prothean Culture Discovered

Tweet of the Day:  One-Star Wars ——– ANN News Desk on The Citadel May 17, 2197 New Pre-Prothean Culture Discovered By Tico Brie CITADEL, THE PRESIDIUM- An expedition through the newly opened mass relay into the Ybarra Cluster, an unexplored star cluster at the outer edge of the Carina-Sagittarius arm of the galaxy encountered signs […]

TV Tropes Monday: Samus is a Girl

    Tweet of the Day: Why Sealioning Is Bad ——- Samus is a Girl is a character trope that occurs when the audience perceives a character as male but later find out that they are female. What I find fascinating about this trope is that even when little or no indication of gender is […]

Weekend Writing Warriors- /#8sunday/09-06-2015: Grumble, Grumble, Grumble

Welcome to another edition of the Weekend Writing Warriors blog chain. This weekend snippet comes from a new project I am working on. Yes, I know, too many projects, too little time. This time around a young adventurer seeks to rid a nearby village of the evil that plagues it by traveling into a nearby […]