Day 22 of DCD: Dear Future Me


It’s me, past Grawnk. There are some things I must know. Have we found Mom? I miss her, and I hope she understands why we didn’t look for her initially. Have we succeeded in our quest to become a bard? Are we “with” anyone? Do we have any friends? What is the status of Father – did we ever do…that thing? Does anything unexpected happen that I should know about? Less importantly, have we grown our hair back out? Just curious.

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Day 21 of 28DCD: Assorted Questions

Instead of addressing the broad topic of “Relationships” originally posed for this day of the challenge, I decided to answer some more specific questions instead because I was having trouble going from general to specific.

“What inspires Grawnk the most when writing music? Heroic deeds? Glorious battles? Love?”

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Day 19 of 28DCD: I Can Tell That We Are Gonna Be Friends…or Not

What would someone have to do to become friends with Grawnk?  Alternatively, to become enemies?

Grawnk has never had any friends in the traditional sense. He always had his mother in the stronghold, but while living there, he was mostly ignored by everyone else. In the nontraditional sense, he has Meeko. Grawnk never cared for animals, but has found companionship with Meeko. He values Meeko’s loyalty and acceptance of him. Now, obviously, Meeko is incapable of being shallow, but some of these traits are what would make Grawnk consider someone a friend.

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Day 18 of 28DCD: Wibbly-Wobbly Timey-Wimey

Grawnk is not one to get hung up in the past, and therefore wouldn’t have any real interest in visiting it. One exception would be going back to merely observe his grandparents that he never knew. That aside, Grawnk’s real interest lies in the future. Grawnk found history books boring growing up, and preferred to read other books instead.

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Day 17 of 28DCD: Spirit Animal

Spirit Animal

As you may have guessed, Grawnk’s spirit animal is the owl. The owl as a spirit animal is known for intuition and wisdom. Grawnk may still be young, (for an Orc) but he is wise beyond his years. He understands people: their motives, their desires, drives, ambitions, etc. Through that wisdom, his abilities to discern and intuit are derived. He picks up on lies, and other subtle nuances that others might normally miss.

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Day 16 of 28DCD: Inheritance

In the words of Shakespeare, “Mo’ money, mo’ problems.” Grawnk has never cared about money, or being rich or poor. If it were up to Grawnk, he’d probably establish a bartering system over an economy. However, he does recognize the importance of money in the world around him.

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Day 15 of 28 DCD: Modern Day Playlist

So the task for today is to “make a playlist of songs that remind you of your character or your story, or share stuff you listen to while you write, your character’s entrance music, exit music, relationship music, etc.”

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