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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

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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

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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

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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

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(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

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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

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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

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Gamer Parent Profiles and Miscellaneous Things

I’ve been slacking. Ever since I finished up “30 Days of Character Development,” the only time I’ve had for the blog is getting the profiles up each month for the Gamer Parent Initiative. The third one just went up today. … Continue reading

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30 Days of Character Development: Day 30— The Grand Finale

The Prompt: And finally: Write a letter to your character, from yourself. Well met, Toriah. To think that I created you out of reluctance, a throwaway alt that wouldn’t last after others got bored with their Horde characters. Instead, you … Continue reading

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30 Days of Character Development: Day 29

The Prompt: How does your character smell? Do they wear perfume or cologne? On a good day, Toriah smells clean. No sweat, dirt, mud, blood, goo, slime, or other unsavory stenches from various creatures. It’s usually one of those days … Continue reading

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