Author Archives: Toriah the Mom

About Toriah the Mom

Mom, quasi-librarian, gamer, writer

The Fall of The Undercity: A WoW Story

The missive was blunt enough: Call to arms. Champions needed in defense of The Undercity. Convene in Orgrimmar. Ranger-Captain Toriah Sunstorm tucked the slip of paper back into her belt before the warm Durotar winds could snatch it away. The … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Return (Part III): A WoW Story

Read Part I and Part II. Leva Dawnbreeze was the first to move when she realized her patient was no longer there. Whatever took Toriah left no marks on the floor or walls. All that remained was the naaru remnant, … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Return (Part II): A WoW Story

Read The Return (Part I) here. Halduron drew Toriah tighter into his arms while she cried, the months of disappointment and despair finally coming to a head. Outside, the last glimpses of golden summer sunlight faded away. A swift breeze … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

The Return (Part I): A WoW Story

A series of sharp knocks rattled the door. Gently, slowly, Toriah eased herself from the chair. It would have been easier to just shout, of course. There would be no need for the crutches and painful hobbling. Just sitting back … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments

(Wise Saying Goes Here)

Yesterday morning, I woke up to an email to the guild’s raid team that simply said our friend and guildmate wouldn’t be raiding with us tonight. Nothing more. Nothing less. Didn’t think much of it at the time because people … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

The Best Laid Plans

I thought I had everything figured out. That’s how these stories always start. The thing is, I thought I’d accounted for Murphy’s Law, too. “How can things go wrong?” I’d ask myself, and I’d try to work that into the … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | 3 Comments

Another Gamer Parent Profile!

I can’t keep my nose from running for a few seconds at a time, so I’ll keep this short n’ sweet. Ken, also known as Kanter of the blog “MMO One Night a Week” and the World of Warcraft/Twitter communities, … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment