Revolution in the UnderdarkIt's finally happening. The uprising Nierra and I wanted is here. I just wish my sister was here to see it. Regardless, I'll fight in her memory, and in the memory of Tegan and Orlus Diral.Revolution in the Underdark by Alkonium
Like all Drow of age, I know to fight, but I am no general. While my sister became a scout, I followed in our parents' footsteps and became a merchant. This has proven to have its advantages, my trade contracts have resulted in our cause being very well funded. Despite my lack of military tactics, people look to me for answers now.
Drow law forbids interfering in a revolt in a city other than your own, but Lady Carlia of Auron and Lord Silus Arrayn of Darkwatch have agreed to take in our wounded, children, and those who refuse to take a side. I won't hold that against them. As part of Drow Democracy, they have a right to not fight for any cause, just a we have a right to fight for ours.
Speaking of interference, one of my advisors told me of a party of
Choice comments on the idea of a female Doctor...Choice comments on the idea of a female Doctor... by PaulHanley
Though not quite going what I'd call "viral", it's interesting how far my 12th Doctor concept art (featuring Ruth Wilson as the Doctor) has gone beyond DeviantArt today (even retweeted by Paul Cornell!). The most Thunderdome-like exchange was undoubtedly on the Facebook group "Doctor Who and the TARDIS by Craig Hurle". Many of these amounted to "No GIRLZ! LOL. Bring BACK DAVID TENNANNNNNT." But a few people opposed to the idea of a female Doctor (which honestly, isn't the main agenda of the piece- I just think Ruth Wilson in particular would happen to make a really good Doctor) tried to stand up like bipeds and debate. One guy covered pretty much all the points I've heard against without sounding too hateful. Though he does lead off with one of those "I'm not sexist or bigoted, but..." beginnings. And we know how those comments usually end up...
"I am not saying this in any way to be bigoted, sexist, or in any other way suggesting that a woman would be less of