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  1. Ordeith

    What is your job?

    Adjunct professor here—working contract to contract, with a few small lecturing gigs always ongoing. I'd like to pursue a PhD at some point, but I'd rather it be in the U.K., at the university where I got my MA. And since international travel isn't exactly the safest option right now, it's on...
  2. Ordeith

    Well, howdy! Been a minute, hasn't it?

    Well, howdy! Been a minute, hasn't it?
  3. Ordeith

    Heya! Drop me a message if you like!

    Heya! Drop me a message if you like!
  4. Ordeith

    Whoever chances upon this old profile, I hope you have a wonderful day! If you're someone from...

    Whoever chances upon this old profile, I hope you have a wonderful day! If you're someone from the old Roleplaying section, please add me on Discord. Elfy#0483
  5. Ordeith

    Canon Roleplay Time!

    Change of plans, everybody! When I posted this thread, it was under the impression that I would have much more free time during the summer than ended up being the case. Not only am I busier than I've been in quite some time, but "The Last Queen" seems to be enduring despite the usual section...
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    Ordeith's Entries - Blazing Summer Writing Contest

    For the time being, I can't imagine that I'll write more than two entries. However, since this first piece began as something else entirely, I freely admit the possibility. We have until the end of July, after all. Let's just see what comes of it!
  7. Ordeith

    What's next? YOU DECIDE.

    Now that my academic year has finally drawn to a close, I can afford to be more active around here. I'm laying the groundwork to begin in OmniChaos' R.E.M., and he and I will be debuting Nightfall — the main story and roleplay, not just a spin-off within the universe — later this summer...
  8. Ordeith

    The Lord's Bridge Casebook

    2 November, in the year of our Lord 2014 I, Silas Conan Doyle Datchery — christened James Michael Wells — wish to preface this volume, and all the journals and case notes herein contained, with the following. Everything written here is entirely true, and free of even the slightest bias. Though...
  9. Ordeith

    THE LAST QUEEN - {Works of Spurius, Book I}

    THE LAST QUEEN or The Nightmare of the Ivory Manse Ghost queen, archangel aid seven VI SIX conspirators, coup By the powers of m Moonlight, rain, midnight. Angel prologue It began in moonlight and rain It happened beneath a rain-slanted-slashed moon devils & ghouls — (Pre)Gothic Horror?? Dark...
  10. Ordeith

    CWOS: The Last Queen {OOC / Sign-Up}

    ------- I ń Rr Ǣ Ɂ ȣ i P Ȼ hY s ------- Salutations, friends! As you well know, a diligent Story-Keeper never sits idle for long—for as the year turns, new stories are given life in words, and long-forgotten tales are finally restored in full. Still we labor to recover the lost kingdom of...
  11. Ordeith

    News ► Jim Meskimen to replace Dan Castellaneta as "Genie" in Future Games

    Those videos are hardly representative of Jim Meskimen's best. Listen to this: iobTXPgETOY Skip to 2:45 for his Robin Williams impression. While not spot-on, it's certainly better than the "Robin-Williams-as-Genie" impression in the videos above. Meskimen is an excellent vocal impressionist...
  12. Ordeith

    Character ► [ACCEPTED] Oh, it's that "Ordeith" again. Get the bug spray.

    I'm very hesitant to post a template, given how spotty my activity has been with just two active roleplays. My wish to support the section's "main RP" got the better of me, though, so I whipped this up. It will probably be revised several times before Arcana even launches, provided I have a...
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    YOU DECIDE! - The Collected Works of Spurius

    Hello, everybody. I'm sure that maybe, like, one or two of you all of you have noticed my recent inactivity. Alas, I've been very busy — and though some of this time has been spent on private writing projects, I really would like to get back into the swing of things here. So here's the plan...
  14. Ordeith

    Help! Deadline approaching!

    My university is gathering material for a show called Shakespeare in Mind, a pastiche of scenes and soliloquies written around the theme of "Shakespeare in the Twenty-First Century." I've been working on a submission for some time, but after a long break from writing, I returned to a confused...
  15. Ordeith

    { Nightfall: The Warlock }

    NIGHTFALL Ψ The Warlock Ψ As the long night approaches, we witness the rise of a new constellation. "Merciful Mother, protector of the weak, we seek asylum in thine arms..." For the eighth time that night, the opening words of Mater Misericors hummed low and steady on his breath. He had...
  16. Ordeith

    Checking for interest...

    First of all, I'd like to reopen the sign-ups for Sanguine Heart. Its reception seems to have been positive, but a small cast is more easily affected by an inactive member. I'm more than willing to see this roleplay to its end, but I need total cooperation from my cast... Would anyone be...
  17. Ordeith

    Century's Labyrinth - [Sign-Up/OOC] [ALL WELCOME!]

    Please view using the Stampy skin. ☩ Century's Labyrinth ☩ The Forest Without End ____________________________________________ The branches open like a maw, embracing the path from all sides. You step inside a tunnel of leafless, gnarled wood. Not an inch of sky is visible between the...
  18. Ordeith

    KHI FABLES - "The Recovery" - {RP Thread}

    The Black Knight tore through the sticks and grasses before the familiar hilt brushed against his gauntlet. Using the longsword as a prop, he rose with the same inhuman speed as before—ready to tackle his gargantuan opponent again. "Once more, beast..." Ghostly breath rattled in his helm. The...
  19. Ordeith

    FF Tactics is superb game.

    Final Fantasy Tactics deserves some attention, despite its age. Its gameplay is fun and cerebral -- while the story surpasses those of several main titles. I'd like to show a little forum-wide appreciation for Tactics. Feel free to pick a character matching your Zodiac sign, and use their...
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    "Twice-Cooked Monomyth" - A Recipe?

    In the creative writing class I took last year, one informal assignment/exercise was to write a recipe in some unusual form. I chose to write a pseudo-religious text about the creation of cookies. It's just a silly, unedited piece; I'm posting it mostly for the sake of posting it. I'd like to...