Don’t Make Me Use the Fork

By G. P. Avants  Some people love learning about historical figures beyond the facts recorded in history books. It is their way of making history come alive and become very personal. However, when one throws in the idea of actually meeting your hero face-to-face, that takes on a whole other level of fandom. In Chronolocity:…

I am Into Ships

By G.P. Avants  Did you think I was talking about people? You know ships which is short for relationships? I am but I do mean something else that is almost as awesome. There is something really cool about space ships. Now, I am not a mechanic and I know basic things about any sort of vehicle design….

Marvel VS DC Deluge

Every hero needs a team. They become more than the sum of their parts. Superman, no matter how powerful he is, does have a weakness that can destroy him. The other on his team can fight when he can’t and are strong when he isn’t. So, everyone needs to be part of a team.

Star Wars or Star Trek

By G.P. Avants Fandom has taken a hit as of late. Don’t ask me why but when multiple fandom universes intersect, we are bound to see sparks just from the collision. A little friction, opinion, and points of view are normal and how we tackle it might make all the difference. Two universes that have…

For Nerds Written by a Nerd

As an adult I went to found nerds at work, school, and church. They were everywhere! When I found my wife (Not a neek, but a neek supporter), she had two boys who were major neeks on lots of levels. How else could I be convinced to open up my Star Wars collection, so we could play for hours?

A Nerd’s Brand of Hero

By G.P. Avants  I think inside all of us is a hero that wants a chance to do something great. You know, we all want to change the world in some way. Can you relate? What can a neek do that compares with those who do great almost superhuman things?  As our character, Levy finds…

God Among Geeks/ N101 Facebook Live Event!

Hello! We wanted to invite you to a new WEEKLY event on Facebook Live called the Neek Peak of the Week. We want to be there for our online community by giving weekly encouragement, conversation, and collaboration with our nerd, geek, and creative family. Why not join us for 15 minutes every Monday for a…

Hamilton’s Shot!

  By G.P. Avants On July 4th our family enjoyed the revolutionary tale of the musical Hamilton. Over the years I had heard bits and pieces of the music, samples of the play, but on Disney Plus I saw the story from explosive beginning to satisfying end. Now, I don’t want to spoil the event…

“The Lone Wolf” -Chapter 6 (Excerpt #2)

Here is the final post for the Lone Wolf.  The book is out! Buy it on Amazon now! Or you can find it on my website: johndpepeauthor.com. Will Caladin defeat Gigantor and earn his spot on the orc hunt?  Let’s see who wins in combat between the two. Chapter 6- “Finding Wor…Employment” The crowd of…

“The Lone Wolf” -Chapter 6 (Excerpt)

Caladin has gone off to find work at The Golden Dragon.  Will he and Quinn get the job?  Let’s see. Chapter 6- “Finding Wor…Employment” When Caladin entered the backroom of the bar, he noticed it was no different than the tap room. The wooden walls had old paint peeling off, the floor was made of…

“The Lone Wolf” -Chapter 5 (Excerpt #2)

Here is the conclusion to Chapter 5. Will Remence and his village survive the orc onslaught. Let’s see Grok can hold the  line against the orc onslaught. Chapter 5- “Victory!” Grok felt the center losing ground. The archers had prevented the orcs from gaining his flanks, but with all their forces now pushing in on…