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Wil Wheaton, John Scalzi and Subterranean Press are proud to announce the booklet of conflict of the Geeks, a unique and fantastical digital chapbook that includes tales by way of Wheaton, Scalzi, manhattan instances bestseller Patrick Rothfuss, Norton Award winner and Hugo top Novel nominee Catherynne M. Valente, Hugo and Nebula Award nominee Rachel Swirsky and others, for the good thing about the Michigan/Indiana associate of the Lupus Alliance of the USA.

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Wil hurled the scalding rocks into the orc’s face. The Scalzi howled. Blinded and enraged, he charged, awl swinging wildly as he blundered onto the outcropping. Wil took a deep breath, marshaled his braveness, and leapt. Down, down he fell, scrambling for buy at the mountainside. Above, the orc persisted to roar, suffering to transparent his eyes. Wil struck out with the haft of his spear, prying unfastened a bolder perched close to the outcropping’s slender neck. Stone clanged on stone. Already weakened by means of the morning’s tremors, the basalt creaked. With a deafening crack, the outcropping broke loose. The Scalzi screamed as he plummeted towards the lava. His awl slipped from his hand, vanishing into the molten tumult lower than. Wil pitched his spear after it, looking at the polearm tumble finish over finish. “I grew up,” Wil whispered, expression stoic as he watched his enemy disappear. The Scalzorc/Clown Wheaton/Kittytrice Auditions A One Act Play Stephen Toulouse CHARACTERS HORN. PSD: An up and coming younger Photoshop point. FACE. PSD: a longtime aspect who's widely known as being the main gifted component to his iteration. regrettably he's good conscious of it. SWEATER. PSD: A former wonderful point, who’s nearing the tip of his occupation and has been criticized of overdue for no longer taking his craft heavily anymore. CROTCH. PSD: A good-looking and chiseled point, approximately whom now not a lot is understood. LAVA. PSD: thought of by means of many to be the best personality actor part of his new release, with a protracted and storied occupation. His professionalism and ability are just strengthened by means of his convenience at being typecast. MOUSE CURSOR: answerable for representing the pursuits of MR. ZUGALE. MR. ZUGALE [OFF STAGE]: The mysterious orchestrator of the occasions. [CURTAIN] [Our surroundings is an open dossier folder on a working laptop or computer computing device. reasonably offered, if a piece drab, it's sincerely a ready room of a few variety. A small desk with refreshments sits off to the aspect, and there are 5 chairs spaced all through. FACE. PSD and SWEATER. PSD are absentmindedly flipping via magazines, LAVA. PSD and CROTCH. PSD are chatting quietly. HORN. PSD drops into the folder at the part contrary the refreshments. he is taking within the room, sincerely spotting it really is packed with a few recognized expertise] HORN. PSD: Oh. My. God. Mr. Sweater. psd! Mr. Face. psd! it's such an honor to also be auditioning for a venture with you. SWEATER. PSD: [grunts] thank you child. loved your paintings on that final Unicorn remake poster. FACE. PSD: [waves dismissively] HORN. PSD: thank you, that’s why my agent notion this used to be an exceptional pickup gig. yet I’m desirous about the half. I suggest, a horned flying kitten? I’ve been fairly operating difficult growing the horn and the background and back-story round it. SWEATER. PSD: [bored] certain child. HORN. PSD: [Crestfallen, yet spots the refreshments table]: Snacks! FACE. PSD: [snorts] It’s all CGA. mammoth squares of yellow and cyan. Fucking cyan. you could continually inform an inexpensive outfit whilst the refreshments are cyan. [HORN. PSD shrugs and is going to the desk. FACE. PSD notices CROTCH.

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