In Chineese Wuxia there are figures we'd call knights known as Youxia. This is the story of one encountering a foe culled from one of the darkest imagination's the West has ever known, H.P. Lovecraft. Wei Yu rode his horse into a small secluded town. He asks … Continue reading Story Treatment: The Knight and the Mountain Black
For those wondering what my version of Matilda would look like. There was a young boy named Nate Hatake. Nate loved to make things out of paper. His mother, very traditional Yamato Nadeshiko that she was, taught him origami and other ancient crafts. While his father, an aeronautics engineer, taught him to make paper airplanes that were almost feats … Continue reading Short Story: Paper Power
In the world of Saggaun, the great nations of the world each appoint a master to represent them on the illustrious Master's Council. Wise, skilled, and the best each nation has to offer, the Council has kept peace and balance since the collapse of the Ancient Tower and the civilization that was built around it. … Continue reading Short Story: Walkabout the Canyons
Rikki Tikki Tavi only if it was written as a YA novel. Based on Rudyard Kipling’s The Jungle Book I don’t remember my parents that well. Just their faces and a few words. I was very young when the flood happened. They put me in a basket sealed with mud, and by … Continue reading Short Story: Rikki Tikki Tavi
A children's story I did for school. Old Faithful by Anthony Clay Once upon a time, in Yellowstone Park, there lived a whale. This was no ordinary whale. Most whales swam through the oceans, singing their songs to each other. This whale decided he liked one spot of the ocean, and so he stopped … Continue reading Short story: Old Faithful
Because there are no bad ideas, only bad executions. This is a series where I take a hindsight look at products that could have fared better with a few tweaks. Mass Effect Andromeda’s problem is not bugs or animation errors, it’s story While by no means a commercial failure, Mass Effect: Andromeda has mixed reviews … Continue reading 20/20: Mass Effect Andromeda
On August 17th of the year of our Lord, 2017, I became 26 years of age. This is worth even less in the grand scheme of time than the average human lifespan is but through my wide traveled and reasonably well read experience, I believe I have devised something approximating a moral philosophical framework that … Continue reading My attempt at sociology.