"Shield My Kinsmen from their foes/And from the teeth of the wind/ Shield my kinsmen from sorrow and from shame/Until fate brings us/ Shoulder to shoulder/To stand as brothers again..." --Shield My Kinsmen by Wyndreth Berginsdottir (Karen Kahan)
|A Rubenesque young woman in a black miniskirt and punk-plaid top sits watching the moon, tapping one combat boot as if she is bored with unlife. Her auburn hair flows, unbound, down the pale skin of her back.|
As if she senses your approach, she turns her attention toward you, revealing dark brown eyes that bely her apparent age; their depths hint at centuries of life and many horrors in her mortal life before. Her turning was surely a mercy, given the scars seen in her eyes. As you come closer, something hard flashes across her eyes and her face settles into an impassive mask.
"Are you looking to have your night spoiled?", she asks. Her voice is the dangerous purr of steel covered by rich velvet. When you don't answer, she shrugs, picks up a leather jacket, and stands to leave.
"Have fun," she says. "I'm goin' hunting." She walks off toward Uptown, the epitome of the cocky, streetwise young woman suggested by her apparel. As you watch her go, she lights what appears to be a cigarette, and the strong, distinctive smell of Djarum Blacks reaches you while she stalks away toward her next victim.
|A little about me: I appear to be about 33, I am 5'6" tall with dark reddish brown hair, and I have a distinctly curvaceous figure. I am the mother of a 14-year-old son who is both my greatest pride and the biggest aggravation in my world. Go figure, he's a normal teenager. :-[|
I am a web and database designer by trade, and run a small costuming business on the side. Unfortunately, I've been out on disability for most of the last two years, but have been working closely with my doctors to find a diagnosis and treatment. Since starting the last set of new meds in December, it's been a little better, and I'm starting to get my life back. It's not completely normal, but it's improving, and I'm taking it one day at a time.
Native American Shamanism
Mythologies of almost any culture
Recent Journal Posts
Swords from the
Poem: Writer's Block
Potion: Crispy Scallion & Potato Pancakes
Potion: Shrimp & Coconut Curry
The two photos in this section were taken this year. End of the day, so I look wiped, but I had a great time, as usual.
I made the entire outfit I'm wearing, top to bottom, with no patterns. It's 16th-century English Renaissance. I need a different belt, though, so it's not pulling the bodice in.
Medieval Cooking & Feasts
14th-century Russian History, Costumes & Traditions
|Our strength is often composed of the weakness we're damned if we're going to show."|
Open, honest, committed, responsible non-monogamous romantic relationships
I met my sweetie at a science fiction/fantasy convention about 3 years ago *kiss for him*, but it took us until this August to start up a romantic relationship because neither of us is the type to make the first move. That's him right over there. :-)
AD&D 2nd ed, D&D 3.0/3.5, Vampire: The Masquerade, Werewolf: The Apocalypse, Mage: The Ascension, Changeling: The Dreaming, Cyberpunk 2020, Shadowrun 2nd Ed., RIFTS, Star Wars, Battletech, and the occasional one-off LARP or visiting NPC in OWBN
Diablo, Diablo II, Starcraft, Unreal Tournament, Worms: World Party, MegaMek, MIDImaze
Non-collectible Card Games
Munchkin, Munchkin Fu, Chez Geek, Chez Grunt, Chez Greek, Star Munchkin, Mille Bornes, Ninja Burger, Gloom, Chrononauts, ZAR, Apples to Apples, Coloretto
Pente, Redneck Life, Runebound, Up, Up and Away, Time's Up, My Word!
Crossword puzzles, sudoku, mazes, logic puzzles
|Willful ignorance of REALITY is no excuse||To be or not to be is not a question of compromise. Either you be, or you don't be. --Golda Meir|
Robert A. Heinlein, Piers Anthony, Neil Gaiman, Douglas Adams, L.E. Modesitt, Jr., Anne McCaffrey, Mercedes Lackey, Orson Scott Card, Eric Flint, Neal Stephenson, J.K. Rowling, Anne Rice, William Gibson, Bruce Sterling, Stephen Hawking, Tanya Huff, Janet Evanovich, J.D. Robb, Michael Crichton, John J. Nance
Forever Knight, Highlander, Kindred: The Embraced, CSI, CSI:NY, CSI:Miami, NCIS, JAG, Good Eats, Iron Chef, Ramsay's Kitchen Nightmares, Gordon Ramsay's The F Word
Vampire Hunter D, Akira, Witch Hunter Robin, Cowboy Bebop, Samurai Champloo, Ranma 1/2, Tenchi Muyo!, Blood+, Avatar: The Last Airbender, Berserk, Bastard!, Record of Lodoss War, Macross Plus, The Smurfs (come on, they're classic), Ren & Stimpy, Beavis & Butthead, Robot Chicken, Project A-ko, Bubblegum Crisis, Silent Mobius, Dual! Parallel Trouble Adventure, Maison Ikkoku, Sakura Diaries
Highlander, DragonHeart, Evil Dead, Army of Darkness, 28 Days Later, Night of the Living Dead, MST3K, Darkman, The Man in the Iron Mask, Rob Roy, Iron Monkey, Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, almost any Jackie Chan, almost any Bruce Lee, basically any James Bond movie, all 3 of the Bourne movies, first 2 Shrek movies, Johnny Mnemonic, all of the Matrix movies, What's Eating Gilbert Grape, Benny & Joon
80's pop, 80's rock, 90's dance, some black metal, classic metal, 50's and 60's rock n' roll, Loreena McKennitt, bagpipes, sea chanties, Savatage, My Chemical Romance, Ravel, Tchaikovsky, Chopin, Beethoven, Arthur Benjamin, Yngwie Malmsteen, Blackmore's Night, lots of Ministry of Sound compilations, Enigma, Mary Chapin Carpenter, folk, slow soulful blues, red hot jazz, almost anything off the Cowboy Bebop soundtrack
|All I ask of a firearm is that it be reliable, accurate, and capable of dropping a god at 500 meters|
Western European Defence (Fencing)
Tai Chi Chu'an
Website Design & Development
Corporate Identity Packages
like a hand
in a bowl of
for 15 minutes
I'm pretty difficult to offend, but there are a couple of things that will make me snap almost instantly into an irritated mood:
Not using the brains you have. I abhor willful ignorance.
Acting all ghetto. Why would you choose to? Act like a civilized human being and maybe the entire human race will evolve...
Bitching because I rated you lower than you think your page is worth. I rate based on my experience as a web designer. I'll often leave comments on how you can improve your rating with me, so that will tell you why I rated you low. Let me know if you've updated and I'll come back and re-rate.
|Cooking is great|
it's a socially acceptable excuse to play with knives and fire
|Do not meddle in the affairs of Bards, for we are|
bastards who will humiliate you in verse and set it to the tune of Greensleeves.
And don't forget, revenge is a dish best served in front of a
Stargazing/watching meteor showers
|Since I am a web designer and have a strong sense of ethics, I refuse to cheapen my work or my words by giving an inflated rating. I don't do the whole "I rate you what you rate me" thing, either. I rate based on what I feel your profile deserves at the time that I see it--so far I've given ratings as low as a 3 and as high as a 10, but it takes something fairly stellar to get to either of those extremes. I often give a little feedback as to what would make your profile better. And I'm ALWAYS willing to come back for a re-rate if you let me know you've updated. :-)|
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|Last Login:||Oct 31, 2008|
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