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Just a human being doing human being things.

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Blog · Essay · LGBTQ · Nonfiction

Defining Gender (A Peronsal Guide)

"Intelligence is knowing a tomato is a fruit, wisdom is not putting it in a fruit salad." I disagree, I think a tomato based fruit salad could be delicious under the right circumstances. More importantly, I feel this quote (and the problems with it) are one of the main things that are confusing people about…

Fantasy · Fiction · Flash Fiction · Heavy Handed Parable

The Power of Thoughts and Prayers

High up on the hill overlooking The Village lived a wealthy merchant. He had worked hard to become as wealthy as he was and often spent his time bragging about his wealth to the villagers below. For their part, The Villagers were annoyed by his boasting, but took it in stride. After all, he had…

Fiction · Heavy Handed Parable · Modern Fantasy · Script

The Apartment Complex

In the middle of nowhere, far from anything of convenience, was an apartment complex. The building itself was quite nice, full of two bedrooms, one bathroom units at a reasonable price. Like many high end complexes a whole battery of amenities were offered (things like: a pool, fitness center, lounge, laundry room, etc.), and despite…

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Dubious Company · Fantasy · Script
Dubious Company Scripts 10-13

Comic 10: Wings Vs Tail Walter and Tiren Speaking to each other on the deck of the airship.  Tiren should be incredulous for the most part while Walter just seems tired of explaining things over and over. Tiren: I’m sure you had wings when I first met you... Walter: Folded em in.  They be a…

Flash Fiction · Modern Fantasy
Taken Away

"Hey, so...this may be a weird question, but I've got something about "The Rapture" all over my newsfeed this morning and I have no idea what's going on. Do you know what they're talking about?" "Um...The Rapture occurred last night? Did you actually read any of those articles?" "Yes! Well, kind of...I read one. The…