Missing the Joke

When I first moved to my new home I felt cut adrift. I’d moved to pursue a job several states away from my family and friends and was, literally, lost. I didn’t know the roads, where to buy groceries, or even who to call to get my Internet connection set up in my apartment. I’d…

The Rise of Parody

This is an excerpt from Dr. Silly Freehold’s talk, “The rise of parody.” This was given in Boar’s Blemish University on the 15th anniversary of Invocation Day – 3 years after the War of Injunction ended. You all, of course, know the story of the early days of the war. In Spring 225 1 the…

The Narrator Speaks – Part I on the History of the Injunction War

The narrative below is taken from the lectures of Dr. Merry Andrew Dempsy, lecturer in Fictoverse History at Empty Throne University. It was given six weeks before the onset of the Injunction War. What you have to understand is this my good Elves, Wizards 1, Dwarves, and Gnomes – while we all take our position…

Applied Imagination

Today’s post is a short story which takes place in the world I created for a novel I began several years back. One day, I’ll sit down and finish it just so I can say, “I wrote a novel.” It’ll never be published, but I can say I did it. The elevator door opened and…