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Married to a pirate
Obsessed with Vikings (historical and the show)
Caught up on Gravity Falls
Researching Herbology
Getting ready to write for Nanowrimo


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"Touch the wooden gate in the wall you never
saw before.
Say "please" before you open the latch,
go through,
walk down the path.
A red metal imp hangs from the green-painted
front door,
as a knocker,
do not touch it; it will bite your fingers.
Walk through the house. Take nothing. Eat
nothing.
However,
if any creature tells you that it hungers,
feed it.
If it tells you that it is dirty,
clean it.
If it cries to you that it hurts,
if you can,
ease its pain.

From the back garden you will be able to see the
wild wood.
The deep well you walk past leads down to Winter's
realm;
there is another land at the bottom of it.
If you turn around here,
you can walk back, safely;
you will lose no face. I will think no less of you.




Once through the garden you will be in the
wood.
The trees are old. Eyes peer from the under-
growth.
Beneath a twisted oak sits an old woman. She
may ask for something;
give it to her. She
will point the way to the castle.
Inside it are three princesses.
Do not trust the youngest. Walk on.
In the clearing beyond the castle the twelve
months sit about a fire,
warming their feet, exchanging tales.
They may do favors for you, if you are polite.
You may pick strawberries in December's frost.

Trust the wolves, but do not tell them where
you are going.
The river can be crossed by the ferry. The ferry-
man will take you.
(The answer to his question is this:
If he hands the oar to his passenger, he will be free to
leave the boat.
Only tell him this from a safe distance.)

If an eagle gives you a feather, keep it safe.
Remember: that giants sleep too soundly; that
witches are often betrayed by their appetites;
dragons have one soft spot, somewhere, always;
hearts can be well-hidden,
and you betray them with your tongue.
Do not be jealous of your sister.
Know that diamonds and roses
are as uncomfortable when they tumble from
one's lips as toads and frogs:
colder, too, and sharper, and they cut.

Remember your name.
Do not lose hope — what you seek will be found.
Trust ghosts. Trust those that you have helped
to help you in their turn.
Trust dreams.
Trust your heart, and trust your story.

When you come back, return the way you came.
Favors will be returned, debts be repaid.
Do not forget your manners.
Do not look back.
Ride the wise eagle (you shall not fall).
Ride the silver fish (you will not drown).
Ride the grey wolf (hold tightly to his fur).

There is a worm at the heart of the tower; that is
why it will not stand.

When you reach the little house, the place your
journey started,
you will recognize it, although it will seem
much smaller than you remember.
Walk up the path, and through the garden gate
you never saw before but once.
And then go home. Or make a home.

Or rest."


-Instructions by Neil Gaiman

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Two Tenths Report | 05/16/2017 6:30 pm
Two Tenths
I wasn't certain what vibe she might give tbh
She seems cute. That isn't going to stop Ex from being a d**k though lol
Two Tenths Report | 05/16/2017 6:30 pm
Two Tenths
I wasn't certain what vibe she might give tbh
She seems cute. That isn't going to stop Ex from being a d**k though lol
Noshes Report | 05/16/2017 3:20 pm
Noshes
Thanks for buying!! biggrin
Planetary Fairy Report | 05/12/2017 10:32 pm
Planetary Fairy
hi how are u
Skadi Sundermount Report | 05/11/2017 10:16 pm
Skadi Sundermount
YAY! im see it for mother's day with mom.
Agrora Report | 05/11/2017 12:41 pm
Agrora
All good smile
fig fugue Report | 05/09/2017 8:31 pm
fig fugue
Hello
I like this avatar of yours a lot
ok
bye
kefkadragon Report | 05/09/2017 2:24 pm
kefkadragon
It's not just 8th grade. I had to use them freshman year of college in biology, and in more detail because of things like incomplete dominance and certain gene combinations making other genes not express.
kefkadragon Report | 05/09/2017 10:47 am
kefkadragon
We've mentioned discord before and that's what we might be using for that game if not the one I am running with a friend (set in the aftermath of DQ8 like my gaia characters, because I'm a damn nerd and didn't want to buy a premade quest book)
kefkadragon Report | 05/09/2017 8:57 am
kefkadragon
My group has to figure out how we'll continue the campaign over the summer and beyond since three of them graduated this year and we basically just finished the first major part of the mission (ways of the wicked in pathfinder if you're familiar with it). We're all at level 6. I'm a monk so no magic for me. Just punches, which can count as magical attacks if I use ki, so I guess I sort of have magic

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