Mountaineer Monster Hunters

Disclaimer: This is a non-authorized, unofficial fanfiction set in the Monster Hunter International Universe, based on the books created by Larry Correia.

“He who fights with monsters should look to it that he himself does not become a monster . . .
when you gaze long into the abyss the abyss also gazes into you”
~ Friedrich Nietzsche

And there he is. The New Guy.  No, not that movie from the early 2000’s.  No, this was our new recruit.

I’ve been sitting here for an hour waiting on our teams newest guy to get here.  The Bossman recruited him after a nasty gremlin outbreak in Morgantown on the WVU Campus. Gremlins usually aren’t exterminated but can be recruited into helping or negotiated into relocating.  These ones, though, decided to cause electrical fires, downed lines, and blown transformers.  7 people dead.

MCB took over the scene and Bodie happened to have seen the little bastards before they could shut it down.  Poor Bodie got the “Keep your mouth shut or we come back and you won’t like us when we do” speech.  On the other hand, the Bossman was on campus and got to also talk to Bodie. recruiting him for the team.

Now, will he remain a member of the team?  Well, that remains to be seen.  Most people can’t handle what they see when the truth comes to light.  Others refuse to accept it and move on like it was a hallucination.  Then there are the men and women who, like me, and the other Monster Hunters, see it, accept it and then move into the next phase, which usually involves hunting monsters.

My entrance to the world of monsters was a bit more violent that Bodie’s, but we aren’t here to talk about me.  No, today is Orientation.  I’m the lucky one who gets to take Bodie and show him the farm and how we operate.

“Bodie!” He comes across the Sheetz parking lot and stops by the car.  He’s taller than I imagined, but he is skinny as a rail.

“I’m Eli. Eli Knight.  I’m the welcome wagon.  I’ll take you over to the farm, show you the ropes, get you settled in.”

“I’ll follow you over, then?”

“Yeah, but first, I’m hungry. You Hungry? I’ll take you to the best place to get some food here in Phillips.”

“Sure. I’m starving.”

So I’ll take him to the Galleon.  Nice place right on mainstreet. Gives me some time to get to kno the kid.  Bossman told me he as young, but damn, he doesn’t even look young enough to drink.

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Now I get why he is so skinny. The kid ordered a freaking salad for lunch.  I’m not the picture of perfect health, but I’d have atleast got the steak or southern fried chicken salad.

Never understood people who ate rabbit food.  I almst always inherently distrust people who don’t eat meat.  Seems highly unnatural.

“Where you originally from, Bodie?”

“Montana, but my plan was to join the FBI after school.  Guess that’s not happening.”

“Eh, the Feds can be jerks, plus now you’d probably end up MCB.  You don’t wanna work for them.”

“Why not?”

“Eat your leafy greens, Bugs Bunny. I’ll take you over to the farm and we will talk about everything once we get there.”

My phone rings. It’s the Bossman.

“Heya Boss. yup, eating lunch now. Be there in about 45 minutes. Seeya soon, Boss.”

 I look at our new rookie and smile. “Bossman was wondering what was taking us so long, but don’t worry. Just keep eating, I’m in no hurry and neither is he. Not really.”

I take a bit of my burger and make noises that aren’t really meant for anyone but my lover to hear, but they make the best damn burgers here.  Bodie looks a little green, though.

“Buck up, buttercup. If this makes you feel green, just wait till we get into the real stuff of Monster Hunters.”

Time to readjust my focus….

It’s time for me to readjust my focus. I lost use for this blog as I simply had too much I wanted to write on it and just kinda ran away.

So, now I’m going to stat posting writing projects. I hope to make it worthwhile and hopefully someone out there will be reading!

Time marches on.

It has been forever since I have written anything here.  I lost most of my inspiration to keep this up a long time ago, but now, I’m realizing that I’m leaving very little of a legacy in this world, and I have a lot I want to share.

So, I’m going to revive this blog as best I can.

I plan to share some personal things as well, some things that I know I need to share with the world.  One of them will be how my mental illness has affected my life in various ways.

Stay Tuned for more.

Star Wars Episode VII The Force Awakens Teaser Trailer #2

So, the new Star Wars Episode VII The Force Awakens teaser trailer is out and I’ve watched it a few times.

Just a few things I want to point out that I am excited for or noticed and want to talk about.

First up, I still LOVE the broad sword lightsaber. I have, as you can tell, loved the idea of an Excalibur Lightsaber, and this new lightsaber is definitely in that vein.

Next, I can not wait to see this new Sith in action! He is leading the new Troopers and it looks like a brand new Empire is rising up.

This brings me to the whole new symbol for the Empire. Why such a drastic change to it? Maybe because this is a completely brand new faction rising up, assuming the place of the Empire?

Then we have these chromed out Stormtrooper who looks like he is kicking ass and taking names. In fact, he looks to be taking the place that Vader filled. Cape, Hunting his enemies, And being the Ace Pilot. Maybe a clone of Vader?

Back to the beginning of the trailer, I don’t remember any major battles over Tattooine. So why are their so many wrecked ships there?

Who is the person with the new mechanical hand with R2?

Why is Han Solo and Chewie talking like they haven’t seen the Falcon in years? (I suspect its just fan service and a nod to how long its been since we have seen the Falcon ourselves.)

This trailer has me excited for the future of Star Wars, and this movie looks amazing so far, as I figured it would, and this is just with us having two teaser trailers.

Man its good to be a Geek.

Selena Drake: Award winning Poet, Artist, Author and Philanthropist

My friend, Selena I. R. Drake, is a passionate writer who loves her projects like children. She is unable to contain the stories within herself and has a near obsessive compulsion to write them until they are completely on paper and made into a cohesive story for others to enjoy.

I met her on Facebook and we became fast friends, our love of creating, writing and building entire worlds made us a good match for friendship.

I’ve read one of her books, and I enjoyed it thoroughly, and I cannot wait to read her first Case of the AEON Files.

She needs the help of the public at large though. She needs to raise funds to raise awareness of her books and to win over other fans.

This is where you come in, and this blog post. I spoke with her and she graciously agreed to allow me to write a post and try to get people over to her sites and generate some interest.

If you like what you see, then you can donate to her cause and get some awesome rewards in the process.

SIRDrake

Click here to go to her Go Fund Me.

Or donate directly to her website as a Sponsor.

via Sponsor A Dragon by Selena Drake – GoFundMe.

The Expanded Universe Changes

When Disney bought Lucasfilm, I was excited. This meant new life was being breathed into Star Wars, a bright new future was arising, and I couldn’t wait.

Then came the decision to disregard the EU and replace it with new Canon sources that would come from Disney.

I was heartbroken. How could something I have been reading since I was a boy be disregarded so easily. Then, I began to start thinking. This is not so bad after all. They created the Legends banner so the EU can remain within Star Wars and continue to be a source for the Canonical films and other properties.

I made up my mind to view it under the Multiverse Theory, as I do many things. Star Wars Legends is but one possible path Star Wars could have taken. The new path diverges from Return of the Jedi and into The Force Awakens. Thus creating a new Universe.

I choose to remain positive with what is coming. As a fan, I love what happens and what we are given, even when it turns out to be terrible.

via Expanded Universe Changes – Star Wars Wiki Guide – IGN.