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USA challenges Japan to a giant robot battle. Can it get any sweeter? Gundum here we come! 
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Just because it doesn't look like a job from the outside doesn't mean there wasn't a lot of work that went into something. This is a great video for any creative type trying to make their art their career. 
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The next part of chapter one from "Witch's Curse", continued from last weeks #saturdayscenes  
Chapter 1, part 1, https://plus.google.com/+CrissyMoss/posts/6f7stgZAGFo
part 2 https://plus.google.com/+CrissyMoss/posts/PaaEMZz6GJB

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The white robed acolyte came closer, kneeling beside Brother Hawk to look him in the eye.

“I’ve been told something of you, Brother Hawk. They say you’ve been bound by the blood of the kraken. That you’re a man trapped in a birds form. I think we can be of service to one another. As you see, I have some standing among the brothers.”

The acolyte withdrew a leather thong with a single green stone on it. 

“As you can see, I hold your bond. The high priest left you to my charge. He’s lost all interest in your plight, but I still think you can be useful. However, I am not a cruel man. No creature deserves to be caged and tortured for years on end. Especially a creature with a gift of the kraken. Like you, Brother Hawk.”

The acolytes returned burdened with heavy buckets of hot water, towels, soap and smaller pails of fresh meats cut into small cubes. 

Brother Hawk lost sense of time long ago in the deep dark of the dungeon. Now the sun slowly crossed the sky while the white robed priest washed each of his feathers in between handfuls of raw meat. Minutes stretched into hours during his careful ministrations. 

Brother Hawk stretched, his wings snapping and straining against long in use. Each joint cracked as he moved, his muscles burning as the curse brought them back to health. Lighter without the years of grime and muck. Bright black feathers, glistening in the last of the sunlight. All the while he could feel the curse working to restore his withered body.

The curse. Any other creature would have died, lost and forgotten in the pitch black of a dungeon. While Brother Hawk felt the gnawing hunger, and his body slowly shut itself down over time, the curse would not allow him the mercy of death. He kept lingering, the hunger gnawing at his bones, unable to move. Unable to seek freedom.

Once clean and fed the white robe sent the acolytes away again, then sat beside Brother Hawk. They contemplated each other, black orbs of the hawk reflecting back from the dark brown eyes of the acolyte.

“We are not so different, you and I,” the acolyte said.

Brother Hawk snorted, but did not move.

“It’s true,” he protested. “We are both bound to the acolytes, bound to serve the kraken. We are both forced to do the will of the high priest, whatever he may ask. It’s true that your curse leaves you no option, but my only option is death if I fail to serve.”

Brother Hawk tilted his head to the side, blinking at the acolyte, unable to disagree, but unable to comment with more than a squawk.

“You wonder why I bother with you?”

Brother Hawk nodded.

“I think we can help one another. I think that there is much we could learn from each other. High Priest Nagiz is old, his time grows short, and no one knows who will take his place just yet. But any change in the head leaves an opening for the body to shift, yes? There are things about the brotherhood that even the most diehard adherents cannot stomach, like torturing defenseless birds pleasure. Perhaps, together, we could change at least some of that.”

Brother Hawk blinked.

The white robed man chuckled. “It is difficult to have a conversation with a bird. Perhaps it is time for us to change that. Brother Hawk, it’s time that you were set free from your prison. Be a man.”

The change grabbed a hold of him before he had time to prepare, rippling through his body like fire ants on the hunt. Muscles spasmed, pulling tight as feathers faded away. Wings shrank into fingers and arms. Legs grew, thickening and lengthening. The beak shriveled back into his skull replaced by soft skin, pale white and threaded with bright lines where he’d been inflicted with cuts and welts by his captors. 

Laying on the ground, panting and shiver, the naked man that was once a hawk, gasped for breath. 

“Be careful now,” the white robe said as he knelt beside Brother Hawk. “You’ve been locked in the hawks form for almost thirty years now. Take some time to find your legs again before straining yourself.”

“Thirty?” Brother Hawks voice sounded rusted and dry even to his own ears.

“Yes, thirty years. I only found out about you five years ago. It’s taken me this long to get enough seniority to take you into my care. As far as High Priest Nagiz is concerned you are my charge from now till the end of time.”

Brother Hawk looked up at him blinking with two brown eyes larger than any man had a right to have. Being cursed to be a hawk had marred his body in more ways than he knew over the centuries.

“Who...who are you?” the man, once hawk, gasped out.

The white robe smiled as he helped Brother Hawk to his feet, steadying him as he wobbled.

“My name is Alistir.”
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I know a few of my friends are interested in board games and rpgs. Thought you might like this. 
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Cool t-shirts and a skull!
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My documentary CHAOS ON THE BRIDGE, about the controversial creation of Star Trek: The Next Generation (featuring the original cast: William Shatner, Patrick Stewart, Jonathan Frakes, Denise Crosby, Gates McFadden, John de Lancie and Diana Muldaur), will be available EXCLUSIVELY ON Vimeo tomorrow! Check it out here: https://vimeo.com/ondemand/chaosonthebridge
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As I’m getting close to finishing “Witch’s Curse” (the sequel to Witch’s Sacrifice) I thought I should put up the first chapter in one convenient spot so anyone could read it. This is a bit of a prolog showing how Brother Hawk and Alistir met. You might…
As I'm getting close to finishing "Witch's Curse" (the sequel to Witch's Sacrifice) I thought I should put up the first chapter in one convenient spot so anyone could read it. This is a bit of a pr...
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We see it a lot these days, “Ebooks are killing print books!” They pull up stats, and show us how ebooks are starting to outsell physical books. Physical book readers fight back and say how awful ebooks are. Then we get more stats from publishers saying…
We see it a lot these days, "Ebooks are killing print books!" They pull up stats, and show us how ebooks are starting to outsell physical books. Physical book readers fight back and say how awful e...
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"Why do you want to know at what temperature a body fully cremates?" I'm a writer.

Storing bodies in the attic is impractical. 
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I am an avid writer and reader. I enjoy everything from horror, steam punk, and fantasy, to hard science fiction, and non fiction books.

I write horror, science fiction, fantasy, and a little paranormal romance.

The easiest way to follow me is to check out my website, http://fangsandlasers.wordpress.com/, where you can get the latest updates. 
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Best Thai in town. We've been coming here for years and have yet to be disappointed by anything we've had. Good portions fair prices, great service, and delicious food.
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Incredible service. They replaced a radiator hose for me, did an oil change, topped off all the fluids, vacuumed the floors and washed my widows. The manager, James, also showed me which hoses would need replacing soon, and how to tell if they were old or not. Great customer service, and the waiting room was clean, and had coffee, juice and water to drink. All in all a great experience. Will go here again.
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The staff isn't all that interested in customers. Have had better service and selection elsewhere. Only important thing seems to be the Emerald City Comic Con which this store is a big part of, otherwise not worth it.
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You have to pick and choose to get the really good items. A lot of things are priced a little high, but if you just want a new paperback, or a shelf for your room a great place. Just be careful you aren't paying retail for a used item.
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I had been sick for a week and finally decided to go to the doctor. This office is close to my house, and had walk in service so I went. Knowing that I had no insurance they helped keep my bill down as much as possible, but still gave me great care, and the meds I needed to get back to normal. They even have a 30% discount program for those paying up front.
Public - 2 years ago
reviewed 2 years ago
This is a little shop, but with a nice selection of current titles. Cheerful and helpful staff who seems to know about the comic book industry. He also mentioned "sidewalk sales" for back issues, and was quick to help me order any in stock comics that I wanted.
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reviewed 3 years ago
This is one of the oldest walmarts i've been in, and the age shows. But they do have a lot of things, at okay prices. Just don't expect the best service. And WHY do all the cashiers wear rubber gloves? It makes me feel like they think i'll infect them.
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