The Way of the Dragon: Death Game in Shibuya, The Hermit’s Beacon

Some time passed and eventually, the party was introduced to their contacts with their various orders. After spending time crafting some items, Imhotep met Paper, the keeper of the Mysterium libraries. After talking to her about her own travels across the globe to archeological sites in places like Egypt and Turkey, she put him to …

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Merikare Pretends the Job of Pharaoh Came With Instructions.

So this week I decided to take a quick trip back to Egypt to write about another Intructions work, called "The Instruction Addressed to King Merikare" which I found in my anthology of Ancient Egyptian Literature, which was put together by Miriam Lichtheim. According to Lichtheim the text is preserved in three papyrus fragments, and …

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The Way of the Dragon: Death Game in Shibuya, The Otaku’s Bunker

After leaving the ghost girl, the party continued their investigation across the busy intersection near Hachiko’s statue and into the pedestrian exclusive street of Center Gai, observing many more young people with the unique pins along the way. It appeared that whatever affect the pins were having on the people, it seemed to occur at …

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The Lagash Kings’ List, and Utu-Hegal’s Victory

This week I've got a couple of documents for us. The Rulers of Lagash which was an abbreviated King's List from that city, as well as The Victory of Utu-Hegal, which chronicles the victory of a legendary king who brought the right to rule his lands back to Sumer from the king of the Gutians. …

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A Sumerian List of Kings

Our survey of the Electronic Text Corpus of Sumerian literature continues, this time with an interesting document, the Sumerian Kings' List. It's relevant mainly because of how it depicts the Sumerian perspective of their own history, and while in terms of style, it's very dry and to the point, it has some parts of record …

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The Way of the Dragon: Death Game in Shibuya, Hachiko

A few more days passed and while Imhotep set his plans in motion for taking out the Chinese pirate who killed his fiancé, Naku-Lazuli obtained permission to paint a mural on a local building and Honig played baseball. Forseti toured Shinjuku and caught a glimpse of Tokyo Tower off in the distance when he checked …

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