Author Archives: Satyr

About Satyr

Award-winning fantasy author, game-designer, and all 'round creative malcontent. Creator of a whole bunch of stuff, most notably the series Mage: The Ascension, Deliria: Faerie Tales for a New Millennium, and Powerchords: Music, Magic & Urban Fantasy. Lives in Seattle. Hates shoes. Loves cats. Dances a lot.

Ticking Away the Luxury of Time

I have complicated feelings about this situation [1]. On one hand, I recognize that armed violence is exactly what this situation has been engineered to provoke, and that van Spronsen’s attack will be used to justify further crackdowns and escalations … Continue reading

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Upon That Bridge

Witnessed while taking Sandi in to work this morning: In the distance, we watched a cop flash his car lights lights and pull up beside a guy who was walking along the sidewalk part of a bridge. As our car … Continue reading

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My Heart-Scare Yesterday

For those who have not seen or heard about this yet, Sandi took me to the doctor yesterday to confirm that I apparently do not have heart disease. For a variety of reasons, I’d developed a number of symptoms that … Continue reading

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Abuse: Knowing the Game…

Regarding Z. Shitbird: That’s the only consideration I’m going to afford this attention-seeking toilet bowl. Seeing how hungry he is to be considered relevant, I figure that anything more than this brief mention would be giving him what he so … Continue reading

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Do It, Billy Joe

In which Your ‘Umble Satyrblade has had his fill of Trump-humping racist dolts. Upon seeing a post about Trump’s insistence that his faithful will begin civil war if and when he’s finally impeached, some name-withheld-fuckstick with his own right-wing radio … Continue reading

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“You Fit the Description”

“You fit the description.” The description of a people taken from their homes and families and lives and worked to death for other men’s profits. The description of a people denied legal human rights even after the chains had been … Continue reading

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This Must be the Final Line

When white people endure heroic journeys against impossible odds, Hollywood makes heartwarming action films about them. When people with darker skins do the exact same thing, we fire tear gas at their children. This must become our Kent State moment. … Continue reading

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A Thunderstorm Inside

CW: Politics, and sexual and emotional violence: THIS POST IS NOT FOR PUBLIC SHARING. _______________________________________ – – – – – – I feel like a thunderstorm inside, today. I want to lash out and burn everything to the ground. Because … Continue reading

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“Resisting” All the Way to the Bank

This fuckstick wants a goddamn medal. To hell with with said fuckstick and every fuckstick like him… and you know damned well, too, that it was a “him” who wrote this shit: >… there were early whispers within the cabinet … Continue reading

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Seattle Summer, 2018

It’s so unnaturally still and quiet outside right now. No birds, no kids, no barking dogs, no people walking and talking. Nothing.   The usual sounds of summer in our neighborhood are gone. Even the whir of fans has been … Continue reading

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