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The Butcher returns

March 15, 2019

Been a long 10 years since my last post, what have i done with myself, read lots, watched lots, been to Thailand and got a new love of LitRPG books.

 

So for my first return post here is a beauty.

 

First of a little disclaimer I count Dave as one of my friends and I have appeared in his second dark elf book.

K Shadow Sun Survival. see below for the release blurb

 

How well would you fare if the apocalypse fell upon you? Could you survive more than a few days? Would you be able to feed yourself? Find clean water? Safe shelter? Heal your wounds?

Allistor is a gamer geek who has spent most of his life indoors, playing virtual reality MMORPGS and reading classic LitRPG books. But when Earth is seized by an ancient race wielding incredibly advanced tech, who transport the entire planet to a new location with twin suns, he finds himself fighting to survive in real life. The human race is declared a contaminant, and the new overlords decree that 90% of us will be exterminated. Creatures out of myth and legend are sent to do the killing. Dragons, titans, alien creatures big and small, all with a hunger for human flesh. Humans who survive the first year will be rewarded.

After seeing his family killed in the first week, Allistor leads a small group of survivors in their struggle to stay alive. Not satisfied with simple survival, he strives to make himself and his people stronger. The new ‘magic’ RPG system that now governs the planet is something he can work with, and teach others to exploit. Thrust into a leadership position, and with vengeance in his heart, Allistor aims to establish a stronghold, then take the fight to the monsters who seek to enslave his people.

 

Ok so without spoilers lets do this. Starts off with a bang and similarities to Tao Wongs cities on fire series. But while there as some things that bring them close its Dave’s ability to make you care for the characters, he is a world former, Tolkien crafted great visions that were grand and sweeping, Dave drags the reader into the adventure you are there for every shock and every joy, tears have been shed reading his previous series the Greystone Chronicles and I am glad to say that this is a worthy addition to his expanding stable. Nice world building elements for those of you litrpg fans, also quite character heavy and a few nods to other authors and genre tropes and also some nice waves to World of Warcraft.

 

Roll on book 2

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Breaking News From Markosia

August 2, 2009

PRESS RELEASE: FOR IMMEDIATE SOLICITATION

MARKOSIA RELEASE TRAILER FOR “THE DARK”

With the first issue of “The Dark”, the new science fiction mini series from Markosia, due to hit iTunes in mid-August, a new trailer for the series has been released on You Tube.

Click here to view the trailer: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JoBRC99qn3k

For further details on The Dark, please see the attached press release or visit http://www.thedarkcomicbook.com

Please send any questions or queries to harry@markosia.com and chris@planetofthepenguins.com

Thanks in advance for your interest in “The Dark”

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Coming soon 2

July 20, 2009

and another

http://www.daybreakersmovie.com/

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Coming Soon

July 20, 2009

Films that I am looking forward to

http://www.zombieland.com/

check it out it looks fun and good viewing

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Prague and all the Jazz

June 9, 2009

Well as some of you know i have recently been to prague, for those that know me I don’t tend to do a lot of sight seeing but I do tend to drink a lot of beer. I was looking forward to going to the marquis de sade but when i got there i found that it had closed and been replaced by the buddha bar. Feeling quite let down I came across o’che’s a cracking little slice of pure drinkers heaven. This bar is just of karlova and has both the best staff and quite probably the best craic that I have ever experienced. From the owner Gordon who is a very funny bloke and a generous host down to the regulars in particular Manuel El Grande Cassino. These are people that make you feel welcome and probably made my trip a very memorable one indeed

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T Minus 7 days

May 1, 2009

The party and convention we all wait for all year is literally just around the corner. Mike should be congratulated in lean times like this for being able to put on a show full stop. The Cardiff Crew will be holding a party on friday feel free to drop by.

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Bristol International Comic Expo 2009-Friday Night

April 28, 2009

For those that are there early, we will probably be having a quiet( yeah right ) drink or two in the mercure. If last year is anything to go by we’ll start at the Ramada then head down to the mercure. If you want to join up with us let us know and we’ll all have a party