Conquest of Greystone Valley: Grimjaw

Grimjaw Dragon“Little Keeley, you weren’t there when Adlin cast me out. She said I couldn’t be trusted, that I had proven to be a threat to all other dragons. I would have shown her how much of a threat I really was if that big oaf Azal hadn’t been right there to protect her. They sent me aboveground where the dragon hunters dwell. They took my treasures away and collapsed my lair.” Grimjaw’s voice raised to a roar that shook the caverns. “And the moment they did that, their words and their laws stopped meaning anything to me!”

Of all the dragons Sarah met on her original journey to Greystone Valley, Grimjaw was the only one who proved himself a traitor. The house-sized, crocodile-mouthed dragon betrayed the girl and her companions, making a deal with the treacherous warlord Baelan.

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What Happens When Jailed Women Have Babies? They Become Moms

Incarcerated Mom and Child

In a country with more than 215,000 women in prison as of 2014, what happens to an incarcerated mother-to-be? An estimated three to four percent of women enter prison pregnant, which often means an uncomfortable birth and an immediate separation from their child. One photographer, Cheryl Hanna-Truscott, has used her talents to showcase an alternative.

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OUT NOW: Fantasy Law, Magical Order

Fantasy Law, Magical Order

OBJECTION!

How does the legal system work in a world where spellcasters can detect evil and discern lies? The latest article for EN World’s TRAILseeker explores the legal system in the Pathfinder setting, describing how the game mechanics of a magical world impact court cases. If you sign up for this Patreon project, you can get this article and dozens more!

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Did Adam Conover Really Ruin Breastfeeding?

Breastfeeding

The TV show Adam Ruins Everything gives comedian Adam Conover a platform to dispel some myths in our society. Last month, the show tackled parenting, including the breastfeeding versus formula feeding debate. For those who didn’t catch it, you can watch a segment here. Long story short: You aren’t a failure of a mother if you don’t breastfeed.

Throughout every episode of this show, little blurbs in the corner of the screen show citations that back up each claim. It’s hard to fact-check a comedy show while you’re enjoying it, but I thought it might be interesting to check this segment’s sources. Here are the claims in the clip and their associated citations.

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The Greater Deck of Many Things

Deck of Many Things

This artifact looks and functions very much like an ordinary deck of many things. The back of each card featured an intricate and ever-shifting ink pattern that seems at once to represent a viewer’s secret desires and a mocking grin. Those who look at the pattern for very long can almost hear a whispering voice urging them to draw a card.

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My Wife’s Going to Love This Blog Post All About How Amazing She Is

Awesome WifeSometimes, when I’m stuck for a blog topic, I ask my wife to give me a suggestion. She usually responds sarcastically with, “How about talking about your amazing wife?” Normally, I remind her that I write about parenthood, not marriage. But today I’m going to take her advice and tell you about my amazing wife.

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