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Mardrena Progress Report

Crazy Anime Cat Lady and Gamer Nun, Proud Texan Enjoying Renaissance Faires.

The Skies Above Sekigahara

The Sengoku Jidai (Warring States Era) is known as one of the bloodiest periods in human history, unfolding on a staggering scale and incurring losses that would make the American Civil War look like a pillow fight set to J-Pop.

3524 words

Strata's Sacrifice/Total Conversion

Capitalizing on what peaceful downtime they have between battles, the Ronin spend time with their respective loved ones, anticipating the day when Entide finally arrives.

4842 words


In order to give patients the best chance for recovery from anything ranging from a hairline fracture to a debilitating sickness, against foes that cannot be fought with swords or polearms, they provide their charges with every weapon available.

1984 words

The Traedeskaton

Second only to Thananagreia itself, this colossal mega-hospital provides state-of-the-art medical care to the populace, spearheading much technological advancement alongside Peirolyth.

2338 words

Weeping Death

Because the sickness had never been encountered in the following centuries, it had never been properly studied and became relegated to a cautionary tale against excess and dishonoring the ancestors. And thus it remained, a myth...until recently...

3147 words

Master Playwright

The only way to kill a story is to slay the storytellers, but history has shown bad things befall those who cross the Master Playwright.

2734 words

The Ronin Rider

While capable of intense speed and well-balanced enough to allow a proficient operator to engage in combat while driving, Ryo has actually declined offers from the Ronins' Thunthen allies to modify or upgrade it, since he views it as "his" creation.

1804 words

Roxi Hirochner

At first she didn't know what to make of him, but after seeing the man behind the Armor, she decided he would be the perfect man to dedicate her life to. In this Wild Westerner, Rowen has found his equal and opposite.

6987 words

Roxi Hirochner's 1874 Sharps Buffalo Gun

Taking her grandfather's rifle in hand, she jammed the barrel right through Scar's facemask, fully prepared to blow his brains out. Rowen broke free of his bonds and sent the warlord packing, saving Roxi from making a mess.

1424 words

Elemental Domain

One of the features of the 2.0 Armors is the ability for the younger Ronin to directly manipulate their respective elemental powers without use of their ultimate abilities. This is possible to a reduced degree in sub-armor or even in civilian wear,

1535 words

Dragon Titan Class

With wingspans eclipsing a Boeing 747 and bodies big enough to sleep comfortably on the deck of a Nimitz-class aircraft carrier, these Jurassic juggernauts are an awe-inspiring sight to behold.

2081 words

Richtho Bush

In any other environment it would be viewed as an invasive weed, but its benefits vastly outweigh any drawbacks, and the people can think of it in no other way than a gift from the gods.

2196 words

Mardrena Progress so far

34596 words 345.96% completed!

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From the time I first began reading, mine has always been a mind brimming with ideas and images. As far back as books like "Arrow to the Sun" and "Greedy Zebra" I've been an avid reader. Living in the country and being limited to 6 local channels provided me with a narrow scope of animation, though, but I did not go entirely without.   The Golden Age of the 90's yielded much of the most memorable and iconic animated series ever created. Some of my early favorites included King Arthur and the Knights of Justice, Sailor Moon, Transformers, Pirates of Dark Water, Gargoyles, DCAU, Bots Master, Sky Surfer Strike Force, Conan the Adventurer, SWAT Kats, Voltron: DOTU, and my all time favorite: Ronin Warriors.   As a writer I attribute my style and inspiration heavily to two main authors: Anne McCaffrey's Pern novels for their vivid descriptions that insert you into the world, and J.R.R. Tolkien for the vast history and lore of his epic works. Other influences include Louis L'Amour for his immersive westerns and Larry Niven's epic Man/Kzin Wars universe.   As a person I am friendly to those who have earned it, and very emphatic, although I am primarily introverted. My vanguard character, Tanya Sanada, is loosely based on those traits. My main works include what I call the Age of Defiance universe. I write in the vein of 90's animated series of old that were primarily marketed to kids but could be appreciated and enjoyed by adults and convey weighty subjects with an equal measure of levity and epic scope to boot.   I've been writing for over twenty years since the tail end of the 90's. The bulk of my current writing can be found at   I plan on eventually hosting chapters here but that is on the back burner for the time being.   I avoid social media like the plague. I have Steam and Discord profiles but will only give those out to people I can trust.   I do not do collaborations anymore so do not ask.

Interests & Hobbies

Homebrewing Drawing Cats TexRenFest

Favorite Movies

LOTR Trilogy Starship Troopers Stargate Krull AWIL Ten Commandments The King & I Memphis Belle

Favorite TV Series

Ronin Warriors Stargate SG-1 Babylon 5 Hercules/Xena Dr. Quinn: Medicine Woman CSI: Vegas/Miami/NY Walker Texas Ranger (Original) Thundercats The Incredible Hulk (Lou=best Hulk imo) Primal

Favorite Books

LOTR/Hobbit/The Silmarillion Dragonriders of Pern Chronicles of Narnia Xanth Man/Kzin Wars The Sacketts EarthSea Robotech Novels Watership Down The Enchanted Forest Series Magic Kingdom for Sale-SOLD! LHOTP OPM Berserk

Favorite Writers

J.R.R Tolkien Anne McCaffrey Laura Ingalls Wilder Louis L'Amour Larry Niven Piers Anthony Tracy Hickman and Margaret Weis Jack McKinney C.S. Lewis Kentaro Miura

Favorite Games

TES (I loves me some Skyrim) LOTRO Grim Dawn Factorio Mount & Blade Bard's Tale Trilogy The Summoning by SSI X-COM

Latest Loved work

2024 Outline

Trinket Chest

The Epigonoi

Golden pricker

Goldbrook Annual Guild Fair

Nomads of Mercury

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