Year 12
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Knight titan( 17th Sep 2017 )

I thought the Contemptor dreadnought was big
Isegrim came over to visit last week, and we've had some creative successes. This is good news for me, as lately my creativity has been, well, not dead, but certainly very tired.

Ise brought along a kit to build and paint, a citadel Stormwolf, which is fun because the design of it looks an awful lot like the fenrir ships I designed back in 1997 for the Galaxy Corps stories. I might even get one myself and modify the design, or measure his and make something similar from card.

We went to my local Warhammer store (formerly a Games Workshop, but whatever) and Ise found some luggage tags with space marine logos on. He asked after a Space Wolves one, and they didn't have any. Much pouting. We did find a Space Wolves upgrade kit, which Ise has used to improve the pilot of his Stormwolf. Looks great.

We satisfied Ise's need for wolf-related merch by picking up some cheap blank T-shirts from Asda and decorating them with stencils and fabric paints. Worked really well, and I'm planning to do a lot more of those, as soon as I get myself sorted out.

I had a couple of warhammer projects to work on, myself. The first is the conversion of a Leman Russ battle tank, which I'm modifying to match a silly doodle I did years ago (Escher and Mara in a big pink tank). My second project was to assemble an Imperial Knight Titan, which I had ordered on eBay. I've used this seller before, and he sent me a Land Raider crusader/redeemer instead of the standard model. This time he sent me the Warden kit instead of the standard model. I hadn't ordered the Warden variant, in spite of the extra weapon option, because all the photos suggest it has naff-looking head options. I'm pleased to report that the warden kit also includes the same heads as the standard kit.

And ye gods, it's big. I was a bit shocked at the size of my contemptor, being twice the height of a standard dreadnought. The contemptor barely comes up to the Knight's knee. The knight's cannon is longer than the contemptor in its entirety.

I'm seriously looking forward to painting it.
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19 Sep 17, 13:07
E.E. says:
Funny thing: while assembling his StormWolf model, Isegrim somehow managed to put one of the parts in his mouth and chew it up.
4 Sep 17, 07:16
E.E. says:
Thanks, Mike. I'll be posting up something soon.
13 Aug 17, 16:50
MikeL says:
So what i am saying is, you just do what you want, :) --- a supportive reader.
13 Aug 17, 16:50
MikeL says:
At the same time, Whateley websites are always being plagued by people who are rude and crude and uncomplimentary and even abusive of the authors. Famously, it is said that this is why Diane Castle left. And her stuff was awesome!
13 Aug 17, 16:48
MikeL says:
TY 4 your post. Don't feel bad about "Dawn". I bet DaVinci had a bunch of paintings in his attic he didn't try to sell because he thought they weren't up to snuff.
16 Jul 17, 17:26
E.E. says:
I'm still alive! The Dawn story got some bad feedback on the Whateley forum, so Ive backpedalled a bit. Working on something new.
3 Jul 17, 22:34
MikeL says:
Just want you to know i still think about you, about the characters in Verity's Ark, and hope things are going well for you.
21 May 17, 06:27
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19 May 17, 13:28
MikeL says:
i should have said "hopefully in favor of nice real life stuff you like". <3 :)
19 May 17, 13:26
MikeL says:
I'm checking for updates/new chapters on Dawn. I know that you are winding down your web stuff hopefully in favor of real life. Lots of thanks and compliments and love.
2 May 17, 18:45
MikeL says:
Just wanted to say thank you for everything :)
20 Apr 17, 17:12
MikeL says:
I found more of Dawn on the Whateley site and enjoyed reading it very much :) ty!!
20 Apr 17, 02:02
MikeL says:
Read the first chapter of Dawn and the only criticism is it was too short! I was done reading it too soon. More, please. :) Most enjoyable!
5 Apr 17, 21:45
MikeL says:
You know how much I like the Whateley universe and how much i like your writing so "Dawn" is going to be, i am sure, the greatest mixture of two good things since peanut butter and jelly. Will be following it intently. :)
2 Apr 17, 16:58
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11 Mar 17, 15:58
MikeL says:
And thank you. I feel honored that you give me clues and name me. :)
11 Mar 17, 15:55
MikeL says:
no more Verity's Ark. All good things must come to an end and V.A. was THE BEST!!!! Congrats on your writing. :) Love you.
6 Mar 17, 07:58
E.E. says:
And that's the end of my NaNoWriMo story.
11 Feb 17, 10:14
E.E. says:
Progress is good on the new story, but I don't want to give away too much. A clue for MikeL, though: the working title is 'Dawn'
9 Feb 17, 20:33
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1 Feb 17, 22:15
E.E. says:
Starting work today on a new story. More details will follow...
30 Jan 17, 01:19
MikeL says:
It has been a while since i visited this site and i just reread some of my old comments and i just want to apologize for being a bit of a nag. I won't bring up that story again. :(
30 Jan 17, 01:17
MikeL says:
Looking at the latest cartoon (featuring Miki) and marveling at the incredibly prolific writing, it makes me a little sad that we never got to read the ending of "Revenge of the Sunbeam." But it is nice that we get to read more EE stuff.
30 Jan 17, 01:12
MikeL says:
TY, Ise. I know that EE is a great writer. A belated Happy new year to all! :)
7 Jan 17, 01:39
Isegrim says:
Have read the story, can recommend. It gets even better :)
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