@ljwrites Eventually the splash pad turned on. And there was much rejoicing.

@ljwrites Mentioned this elsewhere and realized the cli tool for dealing with friendzip files is obviously called hug.

The Knight had always been kind, as a rule - it wasn't an easy rule; in fact, it was one of the hardest.

It didn't help that 'kindness' didn't seem to mean the same thing everywhere and had a multitude of ways it could be carried out.

But then one of her many good deeds had gained her a follower, a ward - a small dragon, still soft and flameless.

This often shocked folks, but she'd answer, half to herself, "Do as little harm as possible."

#TootFic #MicroFiction #Writing #TerylsTales #Fantasy

captain kirk: the kind of captain you want on the frontier, he may not always make the best choice but if you have to send someone to make choices that will effect a civilization when they have limited contact with that civilization kirk is your guy.

picard: the captain you send to keep or create the peace, even when it seems impossible he will find a way to peace that doesn't comprise your core.

sisko: straight up, the captain you send to end a war.

janeway. the captain caught in way above her head and finds a way to adapt.

archer. for people who don't get what made kirk an enduring character

And also was patently not true, given the treatment of indigenous peoples by the (in-fiction) modern governments. Let alone the white-washing that came in from the real-world culture.

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Thinking about Shadowrun for some reason and just realized that when the books said, “There’s not a lot of reason to worry about someone’s skin color when the guy down the subway car might have tusks,” what they meant was that all non-goblinized humans had been admitted into whiteness so as to still be able to effectively other orcs and trolls.

🎶Fighting crime,
Trying to same the world,
Here they come just in time:
The Powerpuff Girls! 🎶

@srol Yeah. Couldn’t agree more. Discovery went from vapidly, needlessly grimdark to a show about hope and communication and Being Our Best Selves (you know, Star Trek) in season 3. Maybe it’s a direction for the franchise.

Dwayne “The Rock” starring Sean Connery and Nick Cage.

Tall people problems: when you go stay somewhere new and the _bottom_ of shower head aligns with your nose.

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Eldritch Café

Une instance se voulant accueillante pour les personnes queers, féministes et anarchistes ainsi que pour leurs sympathisant·e·s. Nous sommes principalement francophones, mais vous êtes les bienvenu·e·s quelle que soit votre langue.

A welcoming instance for queer, feminist and anarchist people as well as their sympathizers. We are mainly French-speaking people, but you are welcome whatever your language might be.