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Perfectly Petrified

Writing about the legend that Emperor Constantine XI Palaiologos was turned into a marble statue and buried near the Golden Gate of Constantinople got me thinking of the mentions of such statues in the Oz books. For some reason, L. … Continue reading

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The Healing Doesn’t Stop the Feeling

I’ve mentioned before how weird the hit point system from role-playing games really is when you think about it, and I know I’m not the only one. Hit points basically keep track of how close to death a character is, … Continue reading

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