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Of Ash and Treachery pt1

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Of Ash and Treachery pt1

*** Glass chinked and liquid sloshed as Ardal drained the glass dry, sighing softly as redolent liquor burned its way down his throat. For a few precious moments it seemed that the world was a better place whilst his tongue tingled and head spun pleasantly, the boundaries of his awareness extending no further than the  drunken haze in which he retreated away from the many and richly varied problems that afflicted his life. And then he opened his eyes.       The pure and blinding light of the desert sun shone bright even inside the bar, scalding rays of it piercing through slatted windows of the tavern and boring deep into his brain with it
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Of Ash and Treachery pt1

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Of Ash and Treachery pt1

*** Glass chinked and liquid sloshed as Ardal drained the glass dry, sighing softly as redolent liquor burned its way down his throat. For a few precious moments it seemed that the world was a better place whilst his tongue tingled and head spun pleasantly, the boundaries of his awareness extending no further than the  drunken haze in which he retreated away from the many and richly varied problems that afflicted his life. And then he opened his eyes.       The pure and blinding light of the desert sun shone bright even inside the bar, scalding rays of it piercing through slatted windows of the tavern and boring deep into his brain with it
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  • Oct 18, 1989
  • United Kingdom
  • Deviant for 12 years
  • He / Him
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My Bio
Current Residence: Lost in thought, not hard to do since i don't go there often
Favourite genre of music: Heavy Metal, Metal, Power Metal
Favourite photographer: Umm... the guy who does the ones for the Sun newspaper... you know the ones i mean...
Favourite style of art: Raytracing, Sketchng and ball point pen!
Operating System: Dell defication 300, heap of crap edition
MP3 player of choice: a really old one
Shell of choice: a big conch thing nailed to my wall
Wallpaper of choice: Flayed skins of Chav victims nailed to my bedroom walls >:)
Skin of choice: The one i was born with preferably :S
Favourite cartoon character: Eddy, from Ed Edd and Eddy
Personal Quote: Light at the end of the tunnel? Isn't that a train?

Favourite Visual Artist
Kevin 'Bloody' Wilson- an Australian outback poet of the more, erm, 'robust' sor
Favourite Movies
Blues Brothers, Little Nicky
Favourite Bands / Musical Artists
A tie between Iron Maiden and Dragonforce. Best of British!
Favourite Writers
Terry Pratchett
Favourite Games
Horizons Empire of Istaria (if you havent heard of it Google it now mere mortal!)
Favourite Gaming Platform
PS2
Tools of the Trade
Microsoft Word Pro, a ball point pen and anything with a V8 engine
Other Interests
Rugby, writing, swimming, ridding the world of chavs, bonsai mountains (don't ask) etc...

Cataclysm Confusion

Cataclysm Confusion

***If you're not a fan of TL;DR skip right to the bottom.*** Ok... So, I finally caved. Having rattled around the MMO scene for a few years I'm finally prepared to bite the bullet and give WoW a try. It was something that I had promised myself I wouldn't, perhaps to leave it for a rainy day when there was nothing much else worth doing and I'm depressed to announce that time has come. Istaria hasn't changed at all in the two years since I officially handed in my wings and Aion failed to redeem itself with free playtime. Tip for NC Soft: fix what you have before nailing extra stuff onto it or you're effectively just polishing shit. The proble

5th of November

5th of November

Another brilliant Guy Fawkes night has passed, along with another cataclysmic barrage of fireworks. If aliens are watching the earth they're certainly going to have after-images tonight. It was actually pretty tame this year by the standard of these things, but the firework smoke outside is still so thick that if you open a window it spills into the room like water. I often think about this holiday, and wonder if the meaning has been lost in recent years. Aside from those anarchist groups that try to hijack the event as a vehicle of their ambitions, most people seem to think of the 5th as an exsuse to become a pyromaniac for a day. How many

Fuck it, I quit

Fuck it, I quit

I'm becoming increasingly frustrated in my lack of progress with creative writing. Each piece seems to take longer to write, downtime due to chronic lack of any meaningful inspiration grows and the number of people who actually read it seems to drop. As quickly as it comes, my writing muse disappears again. If anyone thinks my stuff is worth saving I'd advise you do so, as I'll likely be deleting my gallery at some point in the near future and probably discontinuing the serise I'm working on. Hopefully a new start will clear the stagnation that seems to be infecting my creative spark. Don't expect to see anything from me in the future.

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Happy Birthday!
Ferrety-LixciaaHobbyist Digital Artist
Hey you! It's been years! :) It's Toph, from Istaria. Used to be guildies! How are you doing??
Happy New Year <3 Wish you'd reply ~n~
PandoranMamaHobbyist General Artist
Thanks for the watch. ;A;
o 3o check your notes >u<
Add me on skype :p
Hi Mel! It's Kess! I know it's been awhile (3 years since I last played Istaria) but I am returning now. Are you still playing? :D
Dani00000Hobbyist Digital Artist
happy birthday :) :cake: