Cordylosophies Poll
Image is wholly relevant because... well, we have an Elsa analog coming soon to Cordylosophies. Why not a Merida? She's actually been in the cards for far longer than Elsa because most of the "princesses as Jedi" art series ignore poor Merida. I suppose that when the princess has a signature weapon and it's NOT easy to turn into a lightweapon, it makes her a lot harder to work with? Don't know. But I figured out what I'm going to do with her... Dathomir! There's a few different ways I can execute the storyline, and since I'm uncertain as to which would be best... poll time!

The response will actually determine Merida's species in the Galaxy Far, Far Away but... well, I don't want to influence you by telling what species is associated with each option. 

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Every little bit helps and you've gone out of your way to help me. Even if it's just the cost of a taco, it adds up and so I'll do my best to honor your donation by giving you access to my Patreon Activity Feed, where I hope to post snippets of upcoming stories, amusing bits that won't quite work out but I wish would, character sketches by my girlfriend, and other random stuff. Additionally, while in the past I've not maintained a "Dedications" section on most of my work, I'll be adding one to every new story I post from here on out as well as every existing story updated with new content. Everyone who wants it will get a shout out in there.
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At my height on Twisting the Hellmouth, I had over a million and a half words of fiction posted. That number has dropped to 468,074 words now that I'm over on FanFiction.Net. While I do plan to move more of my stuff there eventually, not everything will make it. And not everything I've written was even on TtH. Miss a particular story? Wonder what I've never shown you? For a mere $5 a month, you can go digging through a shared folder on my Dropbox that has every HTML file, DOC, and DOCX I have managed to locate, chronicling eleven years of writing. Unposted stories, failed stories, never before seen experimental variations of existing stories... who knows what you'll find?

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