Ghebaas' TrialThe cave mouth towered over me, completely in darkness except for the few torches that littered the tunnel walls, leading deep into the mountain. I stood motionless for a few heartbeats, sensing the eyes watching me from behind, waiting for me to begin my trial. Before I could think too much of what I was doing, I steeled myself, and stepped in, not looking back.Ghebaas' Trial by ~RobotsWithCookies
“There may be dwarves inside, Ghebaas, trying to disrupt the trial. You’ll hear them before seeing them.”
I remembered my mother’s words as the darkness swallowed me. I tried not to focus on following the burning torches, as they could lead you astray. My sword hung heavy at my side. Fargo, my mother’s dragon, would be communicating with her telepathically on my progress. If anything happened in the tunnels, he would know, and so would they, sending help. It made me wonder if I would welcome a dwarf attack or not.
“There is no straight path to the central chamber where the dragons
Help! I have a Mary Sue!Help! I have a Mary Sue! by `MissLunaRose
You know that you have a Mary Sue when she upsets the monochromatic color scheme of my Writer's Guides.
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Internet communities often lash out at writers who create Mary Sues. Declaring the writing to be below their standards, they proceed to punish the creators. They mock the characters, verbally abuse the writers, and write hyperbolically about how much they wish the characters would die.
Bullying writers (who may be very young) is only going to make them afraid to write—and therefore improve—or share their work. Not only that, but it discourages other writers from speaking for fear of public mockery, and it may silence the voices that could someday become great.
If you've directly or indirectly suffered from the abuse of such individuals, let me first apologize on their behalf. I don't care if your story stinks so much that it can be smelled from fifty miles away; mocking you for it is