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One to be a Martyr! One to be a Monarch! One to go Mad!

A great man is a torch in the darkness, a beacon in superstitions night, an inspiration and a prophecy  Robert Green Ingersoll oh! … background There’s a fair bit of controversy currently surrounding Tribes and Empires: Storm of Prophecy, (TESP) mostly to do with finances, but also perhaps to do with the whole backstory to the production, so I thought I’d share what I know. In …

Some things are only possible in a fairytale!

She dreams of the ocean late at night and longs for the wild salt air Unknown oh! … brief Lu Xiao, a Governor of a local Trading Shipyard and Sea Port in Chang Le, a small seaside town, is plotting a sickening revenge against the merpeople who for years have resided in harmony with their human counterparts. Two decades ago, Lu Xiao and his younger …

A truth that’s told with bad intent beats all the lies you can invent.

When love becomes labored we welcome an act of infidelity towards ourselves to free us from fidelity Francois de la Rochefoucauld oh! … brief Successful fairy-tale writer Nan Fang is looking for reassurance following the birth of their child because of Ou Jian. Her husband is cold towards her and the new baby. Maybe her husband doesn’t really love her and only married her because …

Love, the same as life, always accompanies with flowers and thorns…

Tonight, you belong to the King of the Sea Madame de Boudoir, King of the Sea oh! … brief Following her parents’ divorce, Shen Luo is mistreated by her stepmother and stepbrother so she lives with her grandfather until she moves away to the big city to make a life for herself. However, she struggles to make ends meet and is so miserable with the …

A man who does not like power will suffer from its cruelty!

He doesn’t need to tend her, because she hunts her own prey He doesn’t need to shield her, because she kills her own enemies He doesn’t need to look for her, because she’s always at his side Kate Quinn, Lady of the Eternal City oh! … background Empress Qi (Chinese) or Öljei Khutuk (Mongolian) was a primary empress of Toghon Temür of the Yuan Dynasty …

The two most powerful warriors are: patience and time

 A battle lost or won is easily described, understood, and appreciated, but the moral growth of a great nation requires reflection, as well as observation, to appreciate it  Frederick Douglass oh! … background Red Cliff is based on the Battle of Red Cliffs otherwise known as the Battle of Chibi. It was a decisive battle fought at the end of the Han dynasty, about twelve …

Bromance

The love of man to woman is a thing common and of course, and at first partakes more of instinct and passion than of choice; but true friendship between man and man is infinite and immortal Plato ‘Bromance’ describes an intense feeling of intimacy between two heterosexual men which doesn’t involve sex — instead it is a form of brotherhood, close friendship, or platonic bond …