Meet Moon Wag, Werebear
Waking up from a dream where you hear yourself pleading, “choose the wolf? Choose the WOLF?” has always been a bad sign. Moon pulled his thinning wool blanket closer across his shoulders and watched the diffuse light of pre-dawn slowly illuminate the forest outside the hollow log he slept in. He had slept in better…
Text Editor Debate
There was a listener question posed on Coder Radio 477 that asked: dafuq with the vim an shit, bruh? Having edited code since about 1988 (DOS 3.5 Bible era) and actually having taken classes programming in OG Unix (SunOS 4.1, 1993) before the time of vim, there was Bill Joy’s vi. But around that time,…
Welcome Fredrik Feldspar
Fredrik is a Goliath, Cleric, priest of the competition. To make ends meet, he’s a traveling salesman. The mountains of his elders are dimly remembered after one of his uncles decided to challenge a purple worm that lived in crevices below their mountain slope, destroying a village of hundreds. His parents did not stay together…
Meet Eritz Eisenblume
A young, banished gnome, bitter about being publicly beaten and humiliated by a high elf noble of Belgar. His first comission, which was finely crafted but to the wrong dimensions, was the cause of this bigoted beating. Eritz went north along the pirate coast, and eventually found himself on the steps of the Sing’jar temple…
The Unloved Hobgoblins, Minotaurs
The world of Vastus, the region of Sing’jar, the setting of Faroth, has a compassionate view of hobgoblins, minotaurs and refugee wood elves. These races have existed to various maginitudes in various Dungeons and Dragons realms/universes/planes/franchises most in underappreciated roles. The realm of Vastus, on the Sing’jar coast, has it’s own complementory storyline for these…
Burati Bay and Upstream
The next largest city east, upstream of Burati bay, is Ontishian. Just like Burati is divided into north and south halves by the river, so is Ontisian divided, but ruled by a single council. The curves of the Burati river provide a very reasonable marina for ships to berth at Ontishian. The most lucrative trade…
Welcome to Bone Marrow, Magical Emporium!
Near the marina of Burati bay, one of the many warehouses is painted a nearly brown color of orange. The paint is flaking off, exposing dark cedar planks below. Brighter patches of orange paint cover up what one might assume are charred spots on the siding. Swinging from a cast bronze brace above a very…
Gooseneck barnacles, Lopez
There were at Iceberg point.
Lifting my bike up on the overhead hook is getting more difficult. Possibly the junk on the floor, likely I’m developing arthritis in my left elbow. This was a good practice making my next block and tackle.
Beowulf and Typical Teen Stuff
Cascadia Weekly just published an interview with Rosalind Reynolds https://www.cascadiaweekly.com/cw/currents/back_in_time_with_beowulf <p value="<amp-fit-text layout="fixed-height" min-font-size="6" max-font-size="72" height="80">The <a href="https://sylviacenterforthearts.org/event/unsung-by-rosalind-reynolds/2021-03-19/">show, Unsung, opens Fria Mar 19</a> at 7:30.The show, Unsung, opens Fria Mar 19 at 7:30.