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From Codex Arcana Nomina, first appearing in the 1st century edition. Revisions and commentary were added by each of the Magi to wear the mantle of leadership, with the most recent being Simon Minucius in the 21st century edition.
The Order of the Magi, known affectionately by its members and allies as “the Simon Magi”, are a brotherhood of thaumaturges with a recorded history beginning in the 1st Century, A.D. The founding member of the order, Simon Magus, is the only one lacking a detailed biography within the Codex Arcana Nomina. According to unofficial tradition, he was the same Simon Magus that appears in Zoroastrian and Christian mythology and briefly in various histories, though the writings of Simon Salomus, his successor, claimed the identical names were coincidental. Continue reading
From Codex Arcana Nomina, penned by Simon Rhodon and first appearing in the 16th century edition. Footnotes and commentary by Simon Serapian appear in the 19th century edition, with a final revision by Simon Minucius appearing in the 21st century edition.
Simon Serapian, born August 16, 1507 in Veliko Tarnovo, in Ottoman-controlled Bulgaria, was originally named Nico Boris Botev. He first came to the attention of the Simon Magi when he was bound to an exothaumic wellspring located in the Tarnovo countryside. Botev obtained the power to control the level of heat within material without transferring it to or from the surrounding environment, and was found in the employ of a foundry, where he worked the furnaces without the need for fuel. Continue reading
James Bowdoin III, born September 22, 1752 in Boston, Massachusetts, was an American philanthropist. He is noteworthy for his initial gift of 6,000 acres to Bowdoin College. Continue reading
The first 1000 words of this story was selected for this week’s critique at The Author’s Chair. I’m mirroring the whole thing here for interested readers.
I knew it was going to be a strange day when I woke up and saw an owl perched at the foot of my bed. At first I just rolled over and closed my eyes again, hoping I was dreaming. Maybe I’d watched one too many nature documentaries. My hope quickly faded when it hopped along the sheets until its little talons were digging into my neck. It pecked at my ear and I fell out of the bed. Continue reading
This is the first post in four months. I’m pretty sure my audience is still limited to people who know me personally, but I’ll explain real quick anyway: January through April was my last college semester…until my master’s degree program, anyway. Not sure when I’ll start that. Anyway, I’m done with that for now.
What’s changed: This is entirely new material