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by Dumanum
Tue Jul 02, 2019 3:50 am
Forum: The Great Game
Topic: On the Nature of Emperors and Empires
Replies: 15
Views: 473

Re: On the Nature of Emperors and Empires

“Titus, my good friend!” the corpulent figure in the garish robes bellowed at him from atop his throne, staggering excitedly to his feet and nearly knocking his vizier off his feet. His long curly beard swayed before him, even has his extravagant turban nearly tumbled from his head. He flung his gob...
by Dumanum
Tue Jul 02, 2019 12:01 am
Forum: The Great Game
Topic: On the Nature of Emperors and Empires
Replies: 15
Views: 473

Re: On the Nature of Emperors and Empires

There was a tremendous amount of paperwork that needed to be done to ready the legion for war. Just that morning, Marcus Aradus had signed off (or rather, his adjutant had) on a request for 2,000 new uniforms. Apparently spiders had gotten into one of the supply warehouses- a tremendous number of sp...
by Dumanum
Wed Jun 26, 2019 2:53 am
Forum: The Great Game
Topic: On the Nature of Emperors and Empires
Replies: 15
Views: 473

Re: On the Nature of Emperors and Empires

Much has been written of the Antarterans over the past millenia, and, naturally, as with any topic on which much is written, there is a good deal of scholarly disagreement concerning the matter. Much of it concerns abstractions about which only scholars really care; choices of words really: are the ...
by Dumanum
Thu Jun 20, 2019 2:21 am
Forum: The Great Game
Topic: On the Nature of Emperors and Empires
Replies: 15
Views: 473

Re: On the Nature of Emperors and Empires

Severus waived off the adjutant and made his own way to the coffee machine while Protus said his piece. He'll be awhile, he thought. How this man had been elected consul five times still eluded him; he considered that a personal failing, as it was his job to understand how people thought. Certainly ...
by Dumanum
Thu Jun 13, 2019 4:38 am
Forum: The Great Game
Topic: Cut the grass, drive out the snakes
Replies: 4
Views: 221

Re: Cut the grass, drive out the snakes

The guard scrutinized the ID card, while his colleague scanned the road behind Lucius, and another pair circled the vehicle with a dog and bomb-sweeping mirror. He'd been commuting to this facility for the better part of six months, and still got nothing more than a "Please present your identif...
by Dumanum
Tue Jun 11, 2019 4:39 am
Forum: The Great Game
Topic: Jungle Work
Replies: 36
Views: 1591

Re: Jungle Work

Excerpt from Merjanius' Histories , A.U.C. MMDCCXC Book XXXVI - The Affairs of Ostium It was on the nones of June in the Consulship of Macer and Protus that Abdullus, King of the Mallae, visited our city at the invitation of the Senate. As my readers are undoubtedly aware, but for the sake of compl...
by Dumanum
Wed Jun 05, 2019 3:24 pm
Forum: The Great Game
Topic: Jungle Work
Replies: 36
Views: 1591

Re: Jungle Work

The view really was something- it had been what, 7 years? 7 years after one of the most lengthy and destructive wars in recent memory, and this city was growing like a weed. The eightieth floor of Vorga One , Salonia-Auxax's most recently completed mixed-use tower in the city to date, afforded visit...
by Dumanum
Fri May 24, 2019 5:12 am
Forum: The Great Game
Topic: Jungle Work
Replies: 36
Views: 1591

Re: Jungle Work

Excerpt from Merjanius' Histories , A.U.C. MMDCCXC It was on the eighth day preceding the calends of June, in the Consulship of Macer and Protus, that is the two-thousand seven-hundred and seventy-second year of our city that the Foremost Consul, Publius Macer, did convene the Senate at the Curia, ...
by Dumanum
Tue May 07, 2019 6:59 pm
Forum: The Bar
Topic: ZMZ Cookbook: Fine Recipes
Replies: 20
Views: 1136

Re: ZMZ Cookbook: Fine Recipes

ChiggenTit Recipe #1 by Doom Battle order: -Cooking tray -Tinfoil Ingredients: -Chiggentits -Extra virgin olive oil -Cayenne pepper -Smoked paprika -Garlic powder -Onion powder -Salt Scheme of maneuver: 1. Remove any and all measuring implements from the premises. Measuring is for cowards and centr...
by Dumanum
Tue May 07, 2019 6:35 pm
Forum: The Bar
Topic: ZMZ Cookbook: Fine Recipes
Replies: 20
Views: 1136

Re: ZMZ Cookbook: Fine Recipes

MurderFuel™ by Doom DISCLAIMERS: IT IS RECOMMENDED THAT THIS BEVERAGE BE CONSUMED ONLY BY INDIVIDUALS WITH A BODY MASS EXCEEDING 180LB NOT RECOMMENDED FOR ANGRY DRUNJS OR ORNERY FUCKERS Battle order: -A glass. Or a mug. Or empty water/gatorade bottle. Something that can contain liquid that you can ...

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