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Wendy Woke Up

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Wendy woke up at her desk.  A spindle of drool swayed from her mouth and extended to an oasis of saliva spreading around her face.  She pulled her head off her desk, took a quick look around.  Nobody seemed to notice, phew.  There was Greg, absorbed by the numbers.  And Amy, sorting through a stack of paper that was comedic in size.  The big presentation was happening Friday and they all had been working overtime.

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Our Game of Thrones-y Radio Play from Armadillocon

We decided it was time to do some instant radio theater for this summer's Armadillocon. The concept was that we'd write a funny half-hour radio play, heavy on Game of Thrones (cuz no one's burned out on that!) and AD&D

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Shakespeare's Lost Sonnet

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We at Space Squid rarely have claim to any literary significance. However, thanks to years of research by our dedicated London office, we have unearthed a long-lost sonnet that appears to be the work of William Shakespeare.

The sonnet certainly poses some new questions about the Bard of Avon. In this exclusive, we post the full work for your enjoyment and analysis.

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Choose Your Own Path Comics!

This time we've got a special summertime treat for you! We present two unique and charming choose-your-own-adventure comics from contributor Jack Peacock: "Evil King Raymond" and "I Need To Get to Harvard." Simply start your adventure at panel number 1, and choose your path from there.
Click on the image to see it at full size.
Good luck, adventurer!

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Debugging

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Bugs fountained up from the center of the geometric design like an elaborate water show. The cockroaches pirouetted in midair, meaty horned beetles pelted the ground like hail, and grasshoppers jumped every which way over the uneven chalk lines of the spell.

“Damn, damn, damn!“ I cursed, and cut power to the invocation. The flood of many-legged creatures ceased. At least no spiders this time.

An involuntary shudder passed through me as a determined cockroach darted towards me. I quickly drew a circle and cast my trusty bug repellent spell. The glossy insect crashed into the chalk border and flipped over, helpless.

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