Which one is humanity, in ‘Velvet Glove?’ The conqueror, the abbot, or the deathworlder? I dunno. You tell me.
I read somewhere ‘Hwaet!’ was basically the Old (Middle?) English equivalent of ‘Yo!’ or ‘Dude!’ I thus saw no reason why not to incorporate that into ‘From The Saga Of Brad Just Brad.’ It fits the aesthetic.Continue reading Patreon Microfiction: From The Saga Of Brad Just Brad.
I wonder what that’s originally from. I don’t think I’ve seen the ur-source: I remember Terry Pratchett doing it with ‘Ankh-Morpork,’ but I think he was pulling it from something else. So much of culture is like that, really: scrap-memes, glittering in the dark near the Tannhäuser Gate…Continue reading My PATREON! PATREON! So good, they named it “PATREON!”
A little early, because… I don’t know why because. Unless it’s so that I’m not distracted from GHOSTS ON AN ALIEN WIND edits.
- Short story: ANALOG, Chapter 1. This is going to be the next NaNoWriMo project, and takes as its theme “What would the Cthulhu Mythos be like if it was written by Doc E.E. Smith?”
- RPG material: Hex Nation, Part Two (A): Book Magic. You can’t do a fantasy alt-history Western RPG unless you establish what the magic can and can’t do. Also: you might very well think that this is written with GURPS 4e in mind – but I couldn’t possibly comment.
The thing about Lawful Evil, as “Doing Good By Doing Bad” suggests, is that they don’t have to be invested in Evil for Evil’s sake. Or at least they can get their charge by watching Good squirm over having to sign. Or when they have to be polite, afterward, when the mutually-beneficial business is concluded to everyone’s specifications. It’s a rarified villainy, to be sure — but after a while, one’s evil palate grows more sophisticated.
“Crunch Time” lost a flash fiction contest, alas. Still, I think it should have won, so I put it up on Patreon. Free to read, so click the link!