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Through The Wurm Hole (Part 8)

I feel uneasy as I walk to Maria’s home. I am not sure what is causing the sensation. While Maria is stern, she is never cruel or unjust. In fact on most days she has displayed a marvelous gift for humor and warmth. My thoughts turn to what she could want to talk to me […]

Through The Wurm Hole (Part 7)

My mind is made up, I am preparing to make a journey to Mountain Shadow. When I informed Maria of my decision she seemed more amused than concerned. She informed me that my home would be left open should I decide to return. I refused to let her odd reaction deter me from my goal. […]

Through The Wurm Hole (part 6)

For the last few weeks I have honed my hunting skills. In doing so my adeptness with a sword and shield have grown tremendously. I bring more meat into the village than Mickie can easily use in a week. Beyond that, I have continued my study in carpentry and masonry. I find building to be […]

Through The Wurm Hole (part 5)

It all seemed so simple. Walk around close to the hunting lodge and find another rat. On top of a small hill I could see two rats a distance away and a wild boar closer to me. In retrospect that the boar ignored my presence should have been a clue. In my head I thought […]

Through The Wurm Hole (Part 4)

I would love to tell you the morning of my first hunt dawned bright and clear. That is how all supposed epic events started in books. Nothing could have been further from the truth in my case. I awoke to clouds and light rain as I made my way to Ephraim’s house on the far […]

Through The Wurm Hole (Part 3)

Today the Maria’s expedition returned to the village. Outside of gathering supplies they brought news as well. It appears that several smaller settlements have been destroyed. All of them fairly close to Arcana. Interestingly the man who brought me here returned with the rest. I was finally able to thank him for saving me that […]

Through The Wurm Hole (Part 2)

I have spent the last few weeks learning to build a house from scratch. Given my previous experience and skill set, I would never thought that was possible. Arcana is an interesting place to live. Besides Maria there are several other villagers here. Most of them keep to themselves as surviving in this world takes […]

Through The Wurm Hole (Part 1)

My name is Bob Ungerly and my normal boring life has changed forever. I had a simple life. My job was in accounting in an office down town. To the office at nine and home after five. A single man without out much of a life outside of work. One morning I was sitting on […]

RIP Ralph McQuarrie. One Of The Greatest Conceptual Artists Of All Time.

RIP Ralph McQuarrie, the first individual hired by George┬áLucas for the Star Wars films. His amazing conceptual artistic talent and ideas helped shape the entire Star Wars universe. Without his concept art many of the amazing characters and locations in the Star Wars universe would never had been created the way they turned out on […]

Biff Zongo: Having the Day Off Work

Fredrik: Having the day off is not always as productive as you might hope.