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FANTASY SKETCH: SWORD

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Here is a sketch I made of one of the swords that will appear in my fantasy book. I am on a roll with this drawing. I haven’t drawn this much since I was a child drawing stories on the yellow tablets my parents gave me. Brings back refreshing memories.

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STAR WARS: KYLO REN AND SUPREME LEADER SNOKE

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I found this concept art of Kylo Ren and Supreme Leader Snoke’s appearance in The Last Jedi. Based on this picture, it is clear that Supreme Leader Snoke likes to dress in more rich and regal garb compared to Emperor Palpatine such as red and gold robes and a ring that may have a black kyber crystal. Kylo Ren’s new look makes him look more like his grandfather, Darth Vader. He is wearing a full cape instead of his short tattered cloak.  I look forward to seeing these two lords of darkness in all their sinister glory when The Last Jedi comes out.

FLANGED MACE

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Another common medieval weapon was the mace, which was a powerful bludgeoning weapon that was strong enough to crush armor with a single swing. I prefer the flanged design like the one in this picture instead of the spiked design because the flanged design could cause more damage to armor than the spiked design. I am thinking of making it the weapon of choice of one of the major characters in my fantasy, who is the heir of a long lineage of formidable knights.

WRITING UPDATE: FINAL VOLUME (CHAPTER 9)

I have started the ninth chapter of the final volume of my Young Guardians Series and things are getting apocalyptically intense! Armies are gathering in preparation for the major battle that will decide the fate of the planet. I am thinking of making the setting for this big battle to be Megiddo in Israel because the Bible foretold that it would be the location of the final battle between good and evil. It feels great almost finishing a series that I have been working on for almost a decade! The end is so close I can almost taste it! I think when I finally finish my main Young Guardians Series, I will take a little vacation as I decide on what to do next. I will keep you updated on any further developments.

PAIN SUPPRESSION

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Imagine being immune to physical pain. Whether if you are impaled by swords, pummeled by bullets, or lose whole limbs, you won’t be able to feel a thing and keep fighting. That would be the ideal power for a warrior character to have since the Viking berserkers were immune to pain when they went mad. I am thinking of giving this power to one of the many villains of my sequel spin-off. Boy, when I envision what this antagonist will be like I wonder if I will be manifesting one of my nightmares.