Between the Sun and Us: A Memoir (opening lines)
I couldn’t help but feel like a fraud. Here I was, leaving behind everything I’ve ever known in the hopes of finding something better. But what if I never find it? What if I spend the rest of my days wandering aimlessly, searching for something that will never come?
Poetry Clothing: A Poem
I dress my body in lines of verse, each syllable a piece of cloth, a garment woven of words diverse, to hide my nakedness from sloth.
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1. Inciting Incident The inciting incident destabilizes the protagonist by upsetting the balance of their life for good or for ill. Every inciting incident is either causal (the result of an active choice by an AVATAR) or coincidental (something unexpected or random or accidental). In response, the protagonist forms a goal, which they begin to pursue. Read…
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In the land of shadows and mist, where the moon cast eerie light and laughter echoed in the night, there lived a curious creature, with a face as white as snow and hair as black as coal. Their name was Pan
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These video games provide rich examples of the ways in which power and knowledge operate within different fictional worlds, and offer insight into how these forces shape the beliefs, behaviors, and relationships of the characters and players within them
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So here it is. I need a job. Rather, I want a job. This is my explanation behind making this goofy video. It’s a start. To tell you the truth, I followed a template from some rando-blogger who seems to know what they’re saying.