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Author Archives: Daniel Thompson

Spiritual Chess – A Short Story

A Jehovah’s Witness and an apostate grew tired of arguing and tried to resolve their disagreements over a game of chess. The Jehovah’s Witness insisted on being white, the color of purity. He went first. After a few moves, the Jehovah’s Witness said, “I object to you having rooks on your side. Those rooks are… Continue Reading

I Survived Hákarl

I have learned a lot from doing research for the Sparlock Saga. This has led me to try one of the world’s strangest foods. It’s too early to say how hákarl fits into to the Sparlock multiverse, but I wanted to explain my experience with this unusual food. Hákarl is fermented shark meat from Iceland.… Continue Reading