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Lifeguard river krait, preparing to give mouth-to-mouth.

A Deeper Look at Andos: The River Krait

February 11, 2021

  The first time a sailor spies a river krait and realizes what he is looking at, it is likely to be an existentially life-altering—and probably pants-soiling—experience. Ten to twelve feet in diameter and over two hundred feet long, the mostly impassive animal lays down along the bottom of large riverbeds waiting for food to…

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Interview With Sarah

February 11, 2021

The tundra. A great spot for a cold, uncomfortable picnic   Thirteen Perspectives Magazine: This is part one of our ongoing series of interviews with the major players of the Misplaced Mercenaries volumes. These are the most important people in the Thirteen Kingdoms, and we are bringing them straight to you, warts and all. Especially…

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Of COURSE I'm really Dante.

So You Wanna Write a Book

February 8, 2021

Hey, I’ve got this idea for a book. If you’ll write it and take care of all the publishing stuff, I’ll split the profits with you fifty-fifty. Wow. What a deal that is. Like you carrying a full-time job, cooking, cleaning, caring for the kids… and I’ll nip over in the afternoons to bang the…

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The Potatoes of EPCOT

November 2, 2020

I maintain a fairly healthy curiosity for the world around me, but even I don’t go to playgrounds and theme parks for education. Playtime should involve relaxing and diverting experiences, not stress about dwindling resources and the safety of your food supply. Enter the Monsanto exhibit at EPCOT’s Hall of Innovention. The Experimental Prototype Community…

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The Tiny Town of Covidon

October 9, 2020

Some people have reacted positively to being shut in the homes for months at a time, cleaning, painting, doing yard work, working out, and otherwise improving themselves. Others have taken a different approach to enforced solitude/joblessness, and are trying to sit through an entire episode of All of Netflix on a diet of whatever cheese-powdered…

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