Tag Archive | fantasy

Tales from the D&D Table: Not the Best Man for the Job.


  Tweet of the Day: Why Characters Need Choices in Fiction  “You’re going to be late,” Liandra said, her nose buried in her book. I adjusted my pantaloons, “I will not be late. I am never late.” “Just like you were not late for Da and Ma anniversary?” she asked. I tucked in my shirt, […]

We Are Orcs


  Tweet of the Day: Nine Adorable Pets in Space Illustrated    She answered the insult with a swift stroke of her sword. The severed head left a bloody smear in the fresh snow. Gasha planted a foot on the prince’s corpse and bellowed to others, “Orc women are smart because orcs are smart. Orc […]

My Story? I Got a Million of Them!


    Tweet of the Day:  Musings on HBO Westworld Episode One   My story? I got a million of them! Should I tell you about the child of the handsome elven ranger and the saucy daughter of a gentry farmer? Or perhaps the one about laughing rogue who stole the heart of a pretty […]

TV Tropes Monday: Our Dwarves Are All The Same


    Tweet of the Day: Inappropriate Nice Guys ——- Welcome to your Standard Fantasy Setting. Everything here is vaguely Western European Medieval, with Kings and Queens, Swords and Sorcery and everything in between. Here you have the your Elves, that run the gamut from ethereal tree dwelling bow wielding remnants of Celtic lore to […]

Tales from Sanctuary: TerraKata


  Tweet of the Day: Want a Page-Turner? You Need a Deep POV ——- Dwarven legends tell that when the Dark One, the Unmentionable One tore the Great Mother Astarte in two, the hot blood of creation rained down upon the Earth, like fiery comets. Whenever they struck, the land split asunder. One of those […]

Tales of Sanctuary: The Seven Books


    Tweet of the Day: Beware of the angry white male public intellectual  ——- Sanctuary, the Great City, the Eternal City, has always been, and always will be. Armies rise, fires rage, but she is all there is. A place with many hearts, a multitude of souls, but one singular mind, the Great Library […]

TV Tropes Monday: Alien Geometries


    Tweet of the Day: Book Review- Moriarty by Anthony Horowitz ——- Want to freak out your audience? Throw them in a room where the walls close on them, the angles are just wrong somehow and add the the term, “non-euclidean geometries” into the mix. Welcome to Alien Geometries, where everybody enters by no […]