Half-elves were prominent in Tolkien’s work, half-orcs as well to a lesser extent. Later both were incorporated into the core...
was going to write something about curling up in a ball and letting the world shrivel or dissolve or whatever it does when I go away inside myself, but I didn’t like the subjunctive it asked of me.
now I find myself behind a bookstore I’ve been neglecting. the light is perfect, and the music, and I never knew there was water back here. I mean, the ocean is right there lapping up against the building behind the bookstore.