In the world of Star Trek, there is a test called the Kobayashi Maru. It is a no-win situation space-battle simulation that all officer must take. Why would they make such a thing you ask? Because Captains need to understand that sometimes you do everything right and still lose; it not fair, its life. Because… Continue reading Kobayashi Maru OR When did Stupid win?
"Men count their lives in days, Dwarves in decades and Elves in centuries. It is, perhaps, this briefness of man's light, that he chooses to act so foolishly, to burn so very bright." - R.A. Salvatore. I am a biological time bomb with madness my destination. I possess the genetic markers for addiction, sickle cell,… Continue reading Every star, dim and bright, burns out eventually.
Fuumashon is an island continent based loosely on 5th century Australia. Fuumashon was once inhabited by 6 different species of Dragons, most were destroyed by an underground volcanic eruption. After 120 years the land became habitable and the Emerald Dragon, Emmafuumindall returned to restore her homeland with life. She cleaned the land of extreme toxins… Continue reading What IS Fuumashon?
"What is this waste?" "Waste?" Shefa asked "What you call fighting. What method are you using? Who taught youthis?" The elf asked. "I've had many masters. I learned Leaf on theWind from the elves. I learned Axe and Hammer from the dwarves.The humans trained me in Grace and Beauty, the methods… Continue reading What is this waste?
FROM BLOOD OF THE UNICORN - (language, smut, drug use) We walked in silence for a while, only the death of plant life marked our passing. I led him to a tree I had found with the most delicious properties, what I called the RED TREE, it’s bark, bio-luminescent glowing a sinister scarlet. Curling a… Continue reading As you wish.
(Shefa - Book III - Kings) Hanging bloody, staring at his own innards through his one good eye, struggling for every breath - both in and out, hoping his capture comes back so he can spit in his face just one more time before the end. The rhythmic patter of blood splattering against his disemboweled… Continue reading Death is my reward.
I don't typically have pedestrian thoughts. I don't worry about affording college for my kids or if i'm doing enough to earn that promotion at work. I never wonder if my wife is cheating, what i'll do when my cat and friend of 15 years dies - it just doesn't gain traction in my mind.… Continue reading Don’t guess, listen.
Mim floated down the central corridor on his Wind Blades a tightly controlled disk of spinning wind under each foot, rotating opposite directions, pulling him forward like the gears of a clock. He was headed for a meeting in his audience chamber but was ambushed in the west hall. He dismounted somewhat puzzled at his… Continue reading Power changes hands.
Going back to Antiquity and beyond, leaders, when faced with unwinnable odds, noting the shift in moral of their troops, responded with the most dramatic act possible; the removal of all options save victory and death. When Hernan Cortez arrived in the new world, he burned his ships behind him. There was no retreat, no… Continue reading Raze your fleet!
“Your power is impressive. A lesser soul would have been obliterated. I am Dragon. So…are you with me, human?” Raymond noted movement behind him, someone was stirring. “Your plan!” Raymond barked in a harsh whisper. “The king will see this blaze. He cannot ignore. His citizens will have his head if does nothing. The Silver… Continue reading Fiddle and dance