Tag Archives: Warcraft

Chapter 5: “Bloodsport” (WoW Fiction)

Chapter 1: Homecoming Chapter 2: An Audience with the Warchief Chapter 3: The Idea Chapter 4: New Arrivals She’s back! When we last left Toriah, Sergeant Krodan Bloodbane, and little Yue-Ming, they had just met the group of Pandaren newcomers … Continue reading

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The Veteran: A Warcraft/Real Life Story

On the surface, there’s really nothing remarkable about Brem. What usually makes him stand out in the guild— aside from his thirst for Alliance blood— is his atrocious spelling. In fact, he’s taken a sort of grotesque pride in his … Continue reading

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Stranger than Fiction: My Life as a Quasi-Librarian

quasi-librarian (kwa-zai lye-brayr-ee-uhn): (n.) A library services specialist who does not have a master’s degree yet; the Diet Coke of librarians—only one calorie. You never know who’s going to walk through the doors of your library. One day, I held … Continue reading

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Minipost: Marriage is Like a Two-Person Raid Team

A lot of my posts cover people’s necessity for other people. As humans, we’re continuously completing one another in various aspects. From sports to the workplace to the hearth, we’re reminded time and time again that we can’t do everything … Continue reading

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Finding Humanness in All the Right Places (Part 2)

Note: I’m trying to be as spoiler-free as possible. So if my examples sound vague or devoid of details, it’s for a reason. Respect is one of those slippery concepts that can mutate into something horrible if it leans too … Continue reading

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First Time for Everything

We’ve all been there. The first time you wiped the raid or instance group. The first time you said something stupid in chat, or over Vent. The first time you accidentally hit an ability or right-clicked the enemy and prematurely … Continue reading

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Chapter 4: “New Arrivals” (WoW Fiction)

Read “Chapter 1: ‘Homecoming’” here Read “Chapter 2: ‘An Audience with the Warchief’” here Read “Chapter 3: ‘The Idea’” here [Writer’s ramble: I know it’s been a while since I’ve last written a part of Toriah’s ongoing story, or anything … Continue reading

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Finding Humanness in All the Right Places (Part 1)

“[Humans] are more individualistic than any other species I have encountered. If three humans are in a room, there will be six opinions. I like your species; I am curious to see what you will do.” — Justicar Samara, Mass … Continue reading

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Hands On and Involved

It was Parent Night in my religious education classroom this week. To my pleasant surprise, all but two of my students’ parents showed up. The kids and parents usually came to the classroom together, but separated when they sat down: … Continue reading

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‘Twas the Night Before Winter Veil

‘Twas the night before Winter Veil And all through Orgrimmar Adventurers have gathered From near and far… Toriah leaned back in her chair, a mug of hot spiced cider in hand. She gazed around the room, lit by the millions … Continue reading

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