Author Archives: Rii the Wordsmith

About Rii the Wordsmith

An aspiring author, artist, avid consumer of storytelling medium, gamer, psychologist (insomuch as one with her bachelor's is a psychologist), wife, mother, DM, Christian, a friend to many, and, most importantly, an evil overlord.

That Clickbait Wasn’t About OCD

You know the articles I mean, with titles like, “10 Images That Will Set Off Your OCD”. Maybe you think it’s rather OCD of me to want to say (scream), “NO. YOU ARE NOT TALKING ABOUT OCD STOP USING THAT … Continue reading

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Attention to Detail: Titania’s Boobs

Yes. We’re going to talk about boobs in this one. Remember when I rambled a bit about how little details can add so much, like seasonings, if used in the right amount? Tyler and I picked up the anime The … Continue reading

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The Funny Thing About Motive

I started up a new Skyrim character the other day. This is my third character, and I like to try to make the character their own person rather than a vague avatar of myself. This time, I tried an Argonian … Continue reading

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No Good Necromancers

A DnD YouTuber my husband told me about does not believe in good necromancers. I understand his position;  if an act is evil and/or highly unappreciated/feared, like necromancy,  it’s hard to see someone realistically pull off a “good” version of … Continue reading

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Integrity

Integrity is a virtue, and thus is oft scarce in villainous circles, which drives me nuts because it seems like the reason it’s scarce is merely just because it’s a virtue. A primary example is in whether or not a … Continue reading

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Rooting for Your Villain

So I had my baby. He’s a super sweet little guy who is patient and quiet. Part of me is positive he’s going to be like his dad, a pensive, careful sort of fellow, but I also acknowledge I could … Continue reading

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Defeating a Villain with Zen

My kid received several books for Christmas and one of them was called Three Samurai Cats. In it, a lord’s home is invaded by an atrocious rat, so he goes to the local monastary to ask for a samurai cat … Continue reading

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Diversion Motivations

Hello and happy New Year, everyone! I’ve got motivation on the mind since I’m decreasingly motivated to do anything but rest, which I suppose isn’t unusual for someone who could go into labor any day now. I’ve been thinking about … Continue reading

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Some Men Just Want to Watch the World…Rain?

As a mother of a three year old, I try hard to curate the TV she watches, but inevitably, I am exposed to some stupid kids’ show from time to time. The kind that it makes me want to take … Continue reading

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Picking Over the Vulture

We finally got around to seeing Spiderman: Homecoming, and absolutely loved it. So unsurprisingly, I’m gonna talk about the Vulture, and will include spoilers. We liked the entire movie pretty well; I’m sure there’s room for criticism, but it’s a … Continue reading

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