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“The Mercy We Make”, the first tale of Oshala the Hex, now available.

My first foray into sword-and-sorcery fiction is now available!

I’ve never found the “sword” quite as compelling as the “sorcery”, so the main character of my stories, Oshala the Hex, is a sorceress who has sacrificed part of herself in exchange for magical power that few others possess.

In this first short story, “The Mercy We Make”, Oshala the Hex is a solitary figure who breaches the stoic mountain fastness of a long-forgotten emperor in search of an ancient artifact. The undying spirits within welcome a new, living soul to torment. But who will get the better of whom? Can Oshala the Hex escape where multitudes have fallen? Will her mission of mercy end in triumph, or eons of unending torment?

Check back next month for a new tale of Oshala the Hex.

The first 5,000-word tale is now available from these fine retailers:

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A very interesting, just the facts account of a rivalry I knew nothing of between Jackie Robinson, in my opinion an underrated civil rights figure, and Malcom X for the newish ESPN website The Undefeated.
“I disagreed with Malcolm vigorously in many areas during his earlier days, but I certainly agreed with him when he said, ‘Don’t tell me about progress the black man has made. You don’t stick a kni…

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This is a great game that uses a sadly overlooked system (PDQ) and, if nothing more, is quite a good example of basic setting presentation. Grab a copy while they last.
Swashbucklers of the 7 Skies is out of print, but we found a few remaining boxes of it we'd like to clear out. So while supplies last, you can grab it from our webstore at 50% off — the same price as its PDF version.
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Should have checked myself

Instead I riggedy wrecked myself

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Mission-based cyberpunk Powered by the Apocalypse. It's a great game that I feel privileged to have worked on as editor.

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(1) How is this not filling my social media feed, instead of the picture of what's-his-name as the Joker?
(2) No, they're not the Chibok girls, but 300 women and girls have been freed, among the thousands of people Boko Haram has kidnapped. Are we going to quibble about whether it's a good thing?

Thanks to +Stephanie Pegg for spreading the news.
Nigeria's military says it has rescued 200 girls and 93 women from a notorious Boko Haram stronghold.
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"Because Ali stood on his own, his impact was special. He wasn’t pursuing a political agenda; he wasn’t bolstered by organizational support. He was simply a guy, not sophisticated, not well-learned, not an expert in foreign policy, but someone who knew right from wrong"
The greatest pillar in the Parthenon of unbowed black athletes has been removed. Muhammad Ali was one of a relative few who danced in the ring, circled the bases, rumbled across football fields, an…

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An interesting question, and one I haven't seen framed so clearly or so well before. This goes well beyond the sports context of this article in our increasingly multi- (and poly-) cultural societies.

(In case it is relevant to you, the author is African American and one of the most prominent sports writers in America thanks to his regular appearances on several ESPN talk shows)
It’s not enough to hope for brilliant basketball in these Western Conference finals that feature four of the top-seven finishers in this year’s MVP voting. I want to see flawed quotes, in all…

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Not sure how many of you this is relevant to, but, really, take your safety seriously.
Dear Women (or anyone) who has been harassed by GamerGate:

If you attend or work at a University, please tell your University Security and Violence Prevention people about it.  Let them know so they can help you deal with it and make suggestions to improve your safety.  

If you are at the University of Washington, SafeCampus WILL have your back.  I have spoken to one of their people, and they are thinking of pre-emptively contacting the Computer Science Department to ask them to let their female students know that they are a resource for their safety.  

The UW Police Department also has a Victim's Advocate who is well versed in Cyber-harassment and Cyber-stalking.  They will help.  

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The first edition of With Great Power… is one of my favourite superhero RPGs, and now that Michael has had a few years to polish and improve it, I have little reason to believe it won't stand alone atop the genre now.
Incarnadine Press is proud to announce that With Great Power: Master Edition is now available for sale as PDF only. Print sales will follow in the next few weeks.* Additionally, all purchasers will receive epub format at no additional cost by May 1, 2016.

To buy the PDF via Payhip:

Details and updates are available at the Incarnadine Press website:

Use the hashtag #WithGreatPlay on your favorite social media to connect with other players.

With Great Power: Master Edition was cloned from the personality engrams of Swords Without Master. It is proud to be Descended from MonkeyDome.

With Great Power: Master Edition is the most fantastic, amazing, strange, invincible, astonishing, incredible, mysterious, and downright uncanny Superhero Role-Playing Game of them all!

*Purchasers of the PDF version during this interim period when print is not yet available will receive a discount on the print version to make up the difference.

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I miss you guys, too. Sadly, finances have not been cooperating on that front. There's always next year :)

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With the shipping included in the pledge (except in Brazil) this is a must back. It looks like an amazing casual gamer's game.
Live on Kickstarter now: Thief's Market, designed by me and published by Tasty Minstrel Games. Split the loot with your fellow thieves, but be careful you aren't too greedy or it'll get stolen from you. Then cash in your loot for magic items, henchmen, and more.
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Mild S01 E08 Spoilers

I've been enjoying Daredevil a lot so far, so it annoys me that my first post is about something I didn't like, but here we are…

The need to explain Kingpin saddened me a lot. Up until this point he was an interesting, 3-dimensional character who did an interesting job of portraying the humanity of evil. Now he feels a bit like any other armchair psychology villain.

I should be able to ignore this going forward, I suspect, but it was a poor choice rooted in mistaken ideas about the genre.
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Agreed ^ (also on his effectiveness when he loses it)
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