Category Archives: Blog

These entries are ramblings about my life that have no connection with particular Kingdoms of Evil updates.

In this Parking Lot

In this parking lot See the clouds and remember How wide the sky is

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Thracian Translations

Here are three of the four Thracian inscriptions. I translated two of them differently from the official translations, and of course there’s a lot I’m assuming. Question marks show stuff I’m really not sure about. What do you think? SEG … Continue reading

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Hadji Dimitar

Hadji Dimitar The rain carries the smells of Honey and wet leaves

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Thracian sound shifts

The fun part of writing my cave-Thracian story is of course getting the chance to reconstruct the Thracian language. I poured through word lists, looked up cognates, shook, stirred, and here’s what crystallized. Proto-Indo European > Thracian (examples) Notes *bʰ > b (*bʰébʰrus > berbrus “beaver”, *bʰuǵ … Continue reading

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Five Star Reviews: Unsong

WOW. Uh… one-sentence summary… “Apollo 8 crashed into the heavenly crystal sphere surrounding the Earth and cracked it.” Or “A disgraced kabalist working for an international theonomics corporation runs afoul of the UN agency in charge of policing the use … Continue reading

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Wealthgiver

So, I’m starting a new book… The Thracians were an ancient people who lived in various places on the Balkans north of Greece, and spoke a language that was (maybe) distantly related to Greek and Albanian. They were Christianized in … Continue reading

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Junction Audiobook

I am quite excited that Tantor Media (Tantor freaking media!) has recorded this audiobook of Junction. “When Japanese nature show host Daisuke Matsumori finds himself on an alien world, he hopes to rekindle his passion for his work. Traveling through … Continue reading

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Afternoon Sunlight

Afternoon sunlight Through the shoots of day lilies Please don’t step on them

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I Remember This

I remember this The hyacinths in their cones With bees everywhere

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A Seagull at Dawn

A seagull at dawn It only flaps once or twice The rest of us work

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