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I can read: Warcraft books from Cataclysm

Posted in Cataclysm, Lore, MOKFP, Reading, Real Life, RP, World of Warcraft books, WOTLKEE with tags , , , , on September 27, 2012 by forthepie

I know, MoKFP has released, but really, do you need another impression of the expansion?  I am planning on giving you my impression, but I played from about 2:15AM CDT, took a nap in the middle of the day and then ended my day about 6PM CDT to watch my newly arrived Avengers Blu-Ray.

I like MoKFP. There, in 3 words I summed up the post I may or may not write later on.

Today, though, I wanted to talk about the Warcraft books, specifically, The Shattering and Thrall: Twilight of the Aspects. I just finished Thrall last night, finishing Shattering a few days before. I read fast and I read Thrall pretty much in one day. I am behind on the books and I need to catch up. I’ve started Jaina, but I am not that far into it.

I am not going to get into the Knaak vs Golden debate. I like both.

I love Thrall and for those that have read some of my RP stories, you’ll know Halkale loves Thrall too. I see Thrall as the ultimate Orc. Yes, I know Kor loves him some Garrosh and I’ll be honest, I think Blizz may be doing Garrosh a disfavor by not developing him, but I am not sure every hero needs to be redeemed.

Thrall is about honor and understanding that the Orcs must be about something more than war and destruction. Yes, the game is called World of WARcraft, but let’s be honest, other than a few areas, are we really at war? Is Mists going to change that, as we believe based on rumors and hints?

Shattering really renewed my interest in the dwarven history and lore and made me want to run out and get my dwarven paladin leveled. I also think Varian came out looking okay in the book and I am looking forward to see how they bring Anduin up.

The book Thrall combines my love of Thrall and the Aspects, especially the Life-Binder. Again, if you’ve read my stories you know that the red dragonflight plays a huge part in them. I absolutely love all the quests that deal with them and Halkale will always use the red drake has his flying mount.

I really wish I had read these two books prior to the release of Cataclysm or at least before I went through all the quests in the zones. Seriously, they make a lot of those quests come alive even more. Especially the Call of the World Shaman line.  I really wasn’t planning on buying the Wolfheart book, but I am now.

These books really fill in the holes between WOTLKEE and Cata, but based on the few hours of questing that I did Tuesday, I am not sure there is much needed to explain Panderia. Although, if they released some books on the Panda’s adventures from the Shattering to MoKFP, I am pretty sure WOW folks would buy them, yes?

I do believe that after you read the books you might not hate Varian and Garrosh as much, maybe not at all. Both are flawed, yes, but I think they balance people like Jaina and Thrall and even Cairne who don’t seem to be imperfect. Until you read Thrall and realize how much self doubt the big guy goes through.

I really would like to have a book written on the Tauren perspective. I know there are rumors the next book will be on Vol’jin. Not a huge fan of trolls in game, but hey perhaps I’ll learn a few things from a book.

I know when I was reading the Star Wars books, preparing for TOR, there was a lot of debate on canon. I know in the past, Knaak’s universe vs the other authors was debated. It seems that Blizzard has combined the two story lines a little bit. Characters that never appeared or played so minor roles in other authors, but were main characters in Knaak seem to have a place in Golden’s telling of the world, granted she did kill off one of my favorite reds, but did it with such feeling, I got a little misty-eyed…okay a lot.

I said I wouldn’t get into the debate, but I do think Golden may be the better story teller, the better emotion puller. Perhaps it’s the stories she’s allowed to tell or not. I know a good book when I read one, I know it because I find myself in the characters’ hearts and minds and I go through their emotions. I find a do that with both authors, but maybe Golden just a little more.

I love the books, but I do agree with one blogger (I think it might have been BBB) who said since the books started releasing, Blizz got lazy with in game lore. At the same time, the books allow me to read the “in-between” stuff and make sure I am caught up on both sides of the war.

Read the books, I think you’ll enjoy them.

 

 

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Writers block… Or the Post that Needs to be More than one Post

Posted in A Word, Achievements, Cataclysm, Discussion with tags , , , , on September 10, 2012 by sylus

Writers block… Or the post that needs to be more than one post

Greetings friends, bloggers, and crazy readers. I’m hoping your weekend was as good as mine. In preparing to write this post I had jotted down several notes throughout the week, but never got to putting them together into a coherent post until this weekend… Yeah, I procrastinate sometimes, what of it? as I was digesting the notes I had accumulated i realized that this would either be one gigantic metric crap ton of information, or I could break it up into three or four posts over the next week. Of course, this was before my epic evening Saturday night.

So, on the downside, you don’t get to hear about my “away from wow, wow time” post about the mobile AH, or my “transmog for dummies” post, or even my ” Thrall: Twilight of the Aspects review. ” but that’s okay, Saturday was my most eventful day in wow. Period. Sort of.

Let me back up a few days to Thursday night. As Fik stated on Friday, we rolled through our old stomping grounds tearing up Gruel and Magtheradon, then ripping apart Kara to get my gun, jerk wolf finally gave er up! That got us both fired up to do some old raid content. We sent out the word, and were rewarded with all of the FortheHorde crew showing up, along with some longtime friends, Ace from Repgrind, Lyssianna from Dots and Hots, and Orange Slice from Orangeslice> Other Sodas. We destroyed the place on ten man mode. Honestly, I had never seen the content, so I was super excited to FINALLY down the Lich King. Yes, we did ICC. I know, I know, its only an expansion late, it’s not like I had never seen Black Temple…(I haven’t finished that place…ever.) Or the Eye…(I hadn’t downed KT until Sunday)… but you get the point. It was something that needed to be done, and we did it. That’s how we roll. After destroying Lich King, we tromped down to the Obsidian Sanctum and got Pie his drake for OS3D. That was a blast, and one I will be doing weekly until I get that drake, and weekly still until all of my boys get it as well. I am a mount whore.

Speaking of Mount whores, I got mount number 119 yesterday, finally earning exalted with my guild and picking up my ugly scorpion of doom. He;s pretty cool, but he’s no raven lord. Sunday was our good friend Spiffie’s birthday, so we rolled into the Eye to down KT. Good times. We gathered a guildie, along with Pie, and rolled through like we owned the place. Low and behold, we DID own the place. No Ashes of Alar, but it was still a blast.

Now, I know this seems like such a “cop out” post. Yes, I had a blast this weekend playing wow like I hadn’t in a very long while. In fact, the last time I played as much with a group WAS Burning crusade… maybe a little bit in wrath, but not nearly this much during the cataclysm. Ironically, this was the expansion that really drove me forward lore wise. I loved the books written during this expansion. The Shattering and Thrall:Twilight of the Aspects were two amazing reads. I flew through them both.

I’m excited to see what Panda brings to the mix. I love the casual way things are headed, they fit my playstyle. I look forward to being able to solo more old world content. As a hunter, soloing old stuffs is fun! That’s how this orc gets most of his transmog stuff. So, look forward to some very fleshed out posts in the coming weeks. I’ve got some good ones on tap between now and the launch of panda.

Time for bed,
OldManSy

The Final Days…

Posted in Alts, Cataclysm, Discussion, Lore, MOKFP, Random, RP on September 5, 2012 by Kor

Lok’tar friends!

So we’re down to the final days of the Cataclysm expansion and while the lead in patch for MoKFP has already dropped, none of the new content has really arrived. So what to do?

For my part, the first thing I did after the patch was to log in all of my characters that hadn’t been played in ages. Wit the new account wide features, the only way to ensure that everything gets loaded to the account level is to log in to all your characters, and from what I’ve read over at WoW Insider, the account wide effects are for all the accounts across all of your battle.net accounts. I only have one account activated right now, but I will likely put a game card on some of my other accounts just to load up my other characters and get all of the applied benefits. And ya, I actually have five accounts from back when I tried out my hand at five-boxing shaman. It was quite an interesting gimmick, but it was only a minor interest for me, so I gave up on it pretty quick.

In other news, as I recently returned to the game, I’ve been trying to get myself ready for MoKFP. I basically left the game in the first few days after the pre-Cata patch, so aside from my time in the beta, I really haven’t seen a lot of what Cata had to offer. The majority of my time has been spent leveling Kor up to 85, which I reached the other day. I have a lot more level 80 characters, but I’m not really sure I will actually level any of them just yet. I completed all of Vashj’ir, Hyjal and Deepholm with Kor and have gotten started on Uldum. I haven’t done a single Cata instance yet, but I was more interested to get the story of the different zones first. I will probably continue through Uldum and the Twilight Highlands and I suspect that will be about all I accomplish before the expansion hits.

I’ve also been leveling a little Goblin warrior (I’m addicted to playing a warrior now, it’s a serious condition known as meat head, and I have it), and finished off all the starter zones. He’s in the middle of Azshara questing right now, and with heirlooms, he’s pretty much outleveled the quests he’s on, but the zone story is pretty good, so I decided to stick with it, at least until I get the zone questing achievement completed.

Other than that, I don’t really know what else I want to do. I suppose I could try out the different classes and their new mechanics and talent options. I have three paladins at 80, a hunter, a second warrior, a shaman, mage and death knight, so there’s plenty of options.

The last thing that has really been occupying a lot of my time lately, however, is an out of game activity. Ever since I started playing I’ve always been a casual roleplayer. Over the years, my characters have each developed an identity of their own, and as I’ve thought about my characters and their motivations, a history of what got them to where they started (and onwards to where they are now), developed in my mind. Back during Wrath I wanted to start recording the history of my characters in a blog, basically an outlet for both my desire to write and to RP, but as I got wrapped up I the game, those kinds of things stopped being as important to me, and it kind of fell by the wayside. When I took a break for Cata, the idea was sidelined permanently (or so it seemed at the time). Now that I’ve come back to the game and have wanted to take a much more casual approach to my gameplay, the idea of putting together a story for my characters has come back around, albeit in quite a different shape than what I’d considered before.

So to side-step that story for a minute, I should mention for those that are unaware of my original beginnings in wow, my very first character was an Orc Hunter. The choice to play an orc was largely influenced by the Instance podcast, and I quickly came to love the lore of the orcs. While my main eventually turned outgo be a Mage during BC, my fascination with the lore & history of the orcs never subsided, and eventually I went on to play an orc shaman, an orc warrior and an orc death knight. I’m pretty sure I have an orc warlock kicking around somewhere to.

While I’m known to all of my friends as Fikkle for my fickle playstyle and rampant altaholism, I have always come back to orcs. While some others may love the Draenei lore, I personally consider the tormented past of a people who allowed themselves to be corrupted and have tried to find their way back to an honorable lifestyle, while still retaining a warrior culture to be more appealing than a bunch of goody goody boy scouts who’ve been running from their enemies for an eternity.

In any event, I do have non-orc characters as well, my Blood Elf Mage & Paladin, my Forsaken Rogue, my Tauren Druid, my Dwarven Paladin & Warrior, my human Paladin and my Worgen Warrior & Druid. So when I was trying to develop the storyline that will become the tale of my characters, I tried to think of a way to make it so heavily orc based, without it seeming out of place. The answer kind of came naturally when I started to really look at it, and it was to make the story about the orcs themselves, with the other characters having some role in their story. That’s not to say that they don’t have stories of their own, and they might come up from time to time, but the main focus is going to be on the orc clan based around all of my characters.

Those who know me best will already have a good idea about what I’m talking about, but for now, I will keep the rest of it under wraps. My plan is to get a big head start on all of the stories before I start to publish anything, that way I’ll be able to release a story every day when I’m ready, and if later developments require any retconning, that can be done before its published.

So this has really been a big teaser for what will remain a super secret project for now. I will let everyone know where they can go to see the RP once it’s ready to go. In the meantime, get ready for Kung Fu Pandas and,

Stay Hordecore,

— Kor

Fickle Friday: List Edition

Posted in Cataclysm, Discussion, Guild, Humor, Leveling, MOKFP, Off Topic, Rant, Top 10, Warrior, WOTLKEE on September 1, 2012 by Kor

Lok’tar friends,

Yes I know our Friday post is a day late this week, but I blame our self appointed editor and chef (who cuts a mean carrot). He’s had this post for about four or five days and instead makes me post it from an igloo. Anyways…

So I’be been bombing around Azshara with my lowbie Goblin warrior this past week having a blast. My play time has been sporadic and very limited due to work, but I’ve still managed to start a new guild (new server requires new shenanigans guild, for the shenanigans require their own home… Guild is Skullreaver on Winterhoof Horde if anyone’s interested).

Anyways, I know all you Cata players are saying that Azshara was so two years ago, and you’d be right, but this is my first run through of the retuned zone, so for me, it’s all new. But the real topic of today’s post is a list. Two years ago, right before I stopped playing for good, I posted a few lists that were sort of reminiscing about my playtime in WoW up until the end of Wrath. Since I didn’t really play Cata, I can’t do the exact same, but I have played other MMOs so I decided to make today’s list all about “Things WoW Does Wrong”. Now before you get the wrong idea, let me start by saying that wow does a lot of things right. It’s those things that have kept the game going for so long. But there are some things that WoW just doesn’t do right. (By the way, this list is brought to you by the number 6 and the letter PH, because there a lot of sixes who just don’t get enough recognition and there is a lot of PHail out there).

6. FFS Enough With The Rediculous One Off Mini-Games

This is a trend that started in BC with bombing runs, but was taken to a whole new level in Wrath with the real instigator being vehicle combat. There were a few quests using vehicles that prepped players for later usage of them in pvp and raids. Fine. I didn’t love it, but I didn’t hate it either. The jousting is another example.for Cata, I have only done a few of the new zones so far, but there are two types of minigames that are terrible, irrelevant and downright annoying. I’m talking about the archmage questline in Azshara that has you bounding up a mountain a la super mario, and the stupid Hippogryph flapping in Mount Hyjal. Holy Hanna Blizzard. Enough is Enough. Pick a mechanic that is fun and works and stick with it. Wasting time to learn a new mechanic (that often sucks moar with lag) for a single quest (and failies, you figure it out) is terrible game design. If you’re gonna make us learn a new minivans mechanic, make it fun and doable.

5. Expansions do NOT require you to change the way your entire skill / talent / spell / random mechanic system works.

I really hope you’re done doing this to us. Adding a few tiers of abilities was great for the first three expansions. Albeit by the time Wrath hit, there were a lot to learn and there were a lot of spells that needed reworking. I get that. I still hate the way it was done, but whatever, you’re the ones with millions of customers, not me. Still, I was hoping that for the next few expansions we could build on the NEW talent system you developed, And start to develop intricate builds, strange hybrids and wicked cool twists. So what if there were junk talents, that was never something I cared much about. Having to relearn two specs on all eight of the different classes I have at endgame? That sucks. But oh wait, we’re gonna do that all over again, and now, you can just play whackamole with your talents cause they don’t really matter. That’s shitty. That’s like seeing your best friend sleeping with his mouth open and deciding to drop a deuce in it. It might seem cool at the time, but it’s kinda offside.

4. Crafting Isn’t Interesting, More Like Set It and Go Do Your Laundry

Seriously, Star Wars did a really great job with their crafting. I don’t know that it will work for wow, but what I do know is that having to level first aid on my umpteenth character is getting ridiculous. Seriously, I get a bunch of linen cloth, hit craft all and have time to go watch an episode of Big Bang Theory. The crafting system in game is really a testament to what existed in the MMO space when WoW was in development. Things are different now and it’s time for an update. I mean really, if you can sunder the whole world, the least you can do is find a homeless bum for me to hire who can make bandages for me. I mean when was the last time they were in a city? There are always people begging for golds. Why can’t we make them do it?

3. Hearthstones suck.

I’m sorry, but I got spoiled while playing TOR. Their system worked so that once you discovered a hearth location, you could hearty there any time, provided it wasn’t cooldown. The Hearthstone system could really use an overhaul and it would get rid of the need for portals, teleports, etc. c’mon Blizz, this would make everyone’s lives less annoying.

2. Moar RP Love! (But not the Deep Run Tram kind)

Seriously, I love to RP, even if I only do it casually. But this is one aspect of the game that always takes a back seat to mechanics and content. It’s sad, considering that WoW is an amazing RPG, except for the fact that the majority of the RP has to be played driven. The Transmog thing (which I haven’t tried yet) is a step in the right direction, but I suspect that it made the cut only because people are vain. Give my character the ability to select a last name, or a place to call home (aka housing), to name that one special weapon you have (I call her Vera, she is my most favorite gun) or some cool thing you’ve thought of but I haven’t yet. Your stories can be so wonderful, and they are made all the better when I can Roleplay my characters through them.

1. Class Legendary Quests & Weapons (or Armor)

I know this may sound far fetched, but I really want to see Class Legendary quest lines, for all Classes, that are amazing in their story telling and then at the end allow you to chose the type of weapon/armor piece that you want (sword, axe, dagger, etc) and a special effect (three for each class, allowing you to tailor it to your spec) and then to name the weapon/armor yourself. Invariably some d-bag will call it ‘yomama’ or something as equally unimaginative, but it would give people a chance to really pick the weapon that best suited their character. My orc warrior would take an 2H axe, my dwarf paladin a 2H mace, my blood elf Mage would take a a kick ass robe, while my Forsaken Rogue would get a fist weapon, and my Tauren Warrior would get the biggest baddest mofo shoulders you could dream of.

At the launch of an expansion is the worst possible time to ask for something to be added to that expansion. So I’m not asking that. What I am asking for is consideration for the expansion after Mists. Think about it. In the meantime,

Stay Hordecore,

Kor

The State of the World…of Warcraft

Posted in Alts, Cataclysm with tags , , , , , , , , , on October 19, 2010 by sylus

Here we are, a week after the 4.0.1 patch drop. As I look around at the landscape of my personal gaming friends, I see more than just a game patch that changes how we play the game, but a game changer that is the end for some, and a new beginning for others.

Looking back over my personal gaming career change has always been the catalyst that drives my gaming style. Back on console games I would change games several times per day, constantly wanting something new, regardless as to how I was doing in my current game, a level of Mario, wait, lets play some Tetris. A level of Zelda, oooo, Battle Toads! I was a bit ADD, even if just in my gaming style. Onto the larger world of MMO’s. I started my online gaming career back in Star Wars Galaxies. I had tried Everquest a few years prior, but hated it. I just wasn’t ready for the MMO landscape. Galaxies was a blast. I played from about six months into the game through the NGE, aka New Game Enhancements.  This was through two combat upgrades and finally the death of SWG for me, NGE. SO, as you can see, I’m use to combat systems changing. When I left SWG, I migrated to WoW. I’ve loved wow for five years now. It’s been a great game, I’ve made some great friends, and learned alot about some friends I drug (or drugged?) into wow.

Now we sit at a junction. 4.0.1 is one of those game altering changes. Not much about playing wow is as it was just over a week ago. Yes, you still have dps classes, tanks, healers, etc, but how they are played is different. Talents that were once must haves are gone, talents we didn’t know we wanted have magically appeared. Tree’s are simplified, or as in the case of Nimrock’s Druid Fang, only come out every once and a while now! With the coming of 4.0.1 and the huge wealth of information out about it’s imminent arrival I had alot of reading to do. At first I thought to myself, Crap. This is Star Wars Galaxies New Game Enhancements all over again. I was worried that this would alter the game to the point that it was no fun. The game would never be the same for me. I would have to wait six months to play another MMO that looks good to me(TOR). I was wrong for me. Others, this has been the case.

One thing I know about the oncoming Cataclysm is that there is going to be alot more change. Now might be a good time for some of us to “reroll” our characters and let go of what we cherished about wow pre-4.0.1. For some of us, it’s time to rekindle a love for older mains, reuse the characters in our wow-verse that were once very valuable to our playtime. This is where I stand. I’m back with my stabby toon, the rogue, and have almost abandoned my hunter. My DK tank is in the garage for the moment, and to be honest, might not come out again. That’s the brilliance about this game. He can sit there as long as I want, and one day, I may come back to him. For now, times are changing, and I need to roll with it, find something I do like, and nurture that.

For some of my wow friends, I know you have chosen other things. This game isn’t what you remembered, or enjoyed. That’s the choice you have to make. If you ever decide to come back to Wow, know we’ll be here with open arms, and just because you choose not to play this crazy game anymore, doesn’t mean you didn’t mean anything to those of us that still do. You will be missed in game. Keep in touch. Also, I CAN HAZ GOLDZ?

Sensitive and Insensitive at the same time,
~Sy

The End has Come… and Gone.

Posted in Cataclysm, Discussion with tags , , , , , , , , , , on October 13, 2010 by sylus

The End is Here! 4.0.1 is upon us! The time for making amends has come! Woe is me!

Okay, so maybe that’s a bit dramatic. As many of you have experienced first hand, yesterday Tuesday October 12, 2010 Patch 4.0.1 dropped. This is the big precursor patch for Cataclysm that makes sure everything is ready for the big release. all of the class changes, talent changes, user interface changes, and general newness has entered the world of warcraft. Yes, it is VERY different. It is a bit scary, even for a five-year vet like myself, but with a bit of reading, some time messing around with target dummies or in the field, and I’m sure all of us will be back on our feet dispatching homies with prejudice. ( I think I heard that in a rap song)

I’ve been a bit bored of Wow in recent months. I was even considering that I might have grown up a bit and needed to move on permanently from wow. I took most of the summer off, not even logging in the entire month of June, and finally letting my account lapse in July. Around mid september I picked the game back up, very casually. I play only in the late evening after my daughter is in bed, and only if all of my work is done and the wife doesn’t want to watch some tv. (we’ve gotten hooked on netflix and television seasons.)

So, my first impressions of wow 4.0 are as such:
The first thing that struck me was how fun the new talent trees look. Take my rogue for instance. The tree descriptions AMAZE me. Fancy words like Assassin, Swashbuckler, and Executioner… SERIOUSLY. My rogue has been 80 for over a year, and has sat there, content in junk gear not being played. Rogue was a huge love for me in wow for a long time, but it was lack luster at 80 for me. Now I’m totally wanting to play her.

The next thing I noticed was my hunter. Yes, yes, the tree’s are pretty much the same, BUT I have a new game mechanic, focus. I also have HUGE stables!!! I can keep up to five pets ON ME, and TWENTY in the stables!!!!! I must set up a good BM spec and go out and round-up EVERY PET I’VE EVER DREAMED OF USING!!!!  I’ve been a hunter through and through, now I see myself playing Gozz, and at least 2-3 other hunters as well! (I have a 56 troll hunter with a full set of Gladiator waiting for him at 60, a worgen, and an undead hunter with my internet namesake waiting on Cata!)

Thirdly( is this even a word?Grammar Hammer ruling needed please.) the graphical overhaul. The new water/lava effects are very well done, and just like other graphical changes was much-needed. I had to bump my rig back down a bit, but my computer could handle the graphics, but not at the frame rates I like to see. Either I’m stuck getting a smaller monitor(BOO) or finally updating my rig… (How can I get this one approved by the committee…aka wife…)

Fourthly, This has my interest peaked again. That’s the end all at the moment. If this game can keep me happy, keep me around, keep my friends playing, then I will be here…. Well, at least until the spring of 2011… Then the inner nerd inside of me that lives in a galaxy far far away just may take over… I’m just saying… Wow Vs. SW…. No contest. Especially a Bioware MMO. KOTOR I&II were AMAZING. But for now, Blizzard is doing a good job of bringing me back in. Good on ya Blizz, good on ya.

Also, if this didn’t interest you, Here’s a Pony.

Rambling on since 1980,
~Uncle Sy

Its the End of the World (Of Warcraft) as We Know It (And I Feel Fine)

Posted in Cataclysm with tags , , , , on October 11, 2010 by sylus

That’s great, it starts with an earthquake, birds and snakes, an aeroplane –
LEROY JENKINS is not afraid. Eye of a hurricane, listen to yourself churn –
world serves its own needs, regardless of your own needs. Feed it up a knock,
speed, grunt no, strength no. Ladder structure clatter with fear of height,
down height. Wire in a fire, represent the seven games in a government for
hire and a combat site. Left her, wasn’t coming in a hurry with the furies
breathing down your neck. Team by team reporters baffled, trump, tethered
crop. Look at that low plane! Fine then. Uh oh, overflow, population,
common group, but it’ll do. Save yourself, serve yourself. World serves its
own needs, listen to your heart bleed. Tell me with the rapture and the
reverent in the right – right. You vitriolic, patriotic, slam, fight, bright
light, feeling pretty psyched.

It’s the end of the world as we know it.
It’s the end of the world as we know it.
It’s the end of the world as we know it and I feel fine.

Six o’clock – TV hour. Don’t get caught in foreign tower. Slash and burn,
return, listen to yourself churn. Lock him in uniform and book burning,
blood letting. Every motive escalate. Automotive incinerate. Light a candle,
light a motive. Step down, step down. Watch a heel crush, crush. Uh oh,
this means no fear – cavalier. Renegade and steer clear! A tournament,
a tournament, a tournament of lies. Offer me solutions, offer me alternatives
and I decline.

It’s the end of the world as we know it.
It’s the end of the world as we know it.
It’s the end of the world as we know it and I feel fine.

The other night I tripped a nice continental drift divide. Mount St. Edelite.
Leonard Bernstein. Leonid Breshnev, Lenny Bruce and Lester Bangs.
Birthday party, cheesecake, jelly bean, boom! You symbiotic, patriotic,
slam, but neck, right? Right.

It’s the end of the world as we know it.
It’s the end of the world as we know it.
It’s the end of the world as we know it and I feel fine…fine…

(It’s time I had some time alone)