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The Performance Menu: April Fools 2007
I’m Awesome at Fighting and You Can Get That Way Too if You Do What I Did
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Daniel gives an overview of the book:

The heartwarming tale of one 'Dungeons and Dragons' playing loser's triumph over an abusive, lecherous karate teacher.
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The heartwarming tale of one 'Dungeons and Dragons' playing loser's triumph over an abusive, lecherous karate teacher.

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"Tonfas are boring; I know: I've seen cops use them and all they ever do is whack dudes in the legs. That's lame. I want to see a cop cut a dude in half with a sword or an axe, like the one my D&D character uses, the badass that totally carries David's stupid dwarf-thief through every campaign: Stilgaroth, the warrior. You remember him. He's the guy I talked about last month who looks kinda like Fabio on the cover of romance novels only all covered in blood and with a big-ass tattoo of a snake and a battle axe and that chick who played Red Sonia all clinging to his leg on top of a mountain of skulls. Stilgaroth kicks ass."

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About Daniel

It's not that I am - or have ever been - anywhere near smart enough to have some sort of grand design in my creative life. I didn't pay much attention in school, choosing instead to bury my face in books and comics of my own fancy. But, at some point in my early to mid teen...

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