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Current “Sorry! I don’t want any adventures, thank you. Not Today. Good morning! But please come to tea – any time you like! Why not tomorrow? Good bye!” --Bilbo Baggins
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If you’re going to fight, fight like the third monkey on the ramp to Noah’s ark and brother…It’s starting to rain.
1 mo ago
"Dreams without goals, are just dreams, and ultimately fuel disappointment." --Denzel Washington
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2 mos ago
I come to this hobby with the desire to write fiction. Having my character survive is not always in the plan. Providing a character with hardships is creating drama.
3 mos ago
"It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live." — Albus Dumbledore (nee J.K. Rowling)


I am a veteran of the United States Army and the US Army National Guard. I spent three years on Active Duty serving in the 4th Infantry Division (Mechanized) at Ft. Carson, CO and 3rd Armor Division at Kirch Göns, West Germany. I spent 18 years in the Army National Guard with the 26th Infantry Division "Yankee" and 29th Infantry Division (Light), "The Blue and the Gray". I was deployed to Bosnia-Herzegovina with the 29th ID (L) in 2001 - 2002. I have also been reading military history articles and books for over 45 years. I do prefer Military Role Plays over all other genres, primarily because I have a vast knowledge on the subject to include personal experiences.

I have been writing for pleasure for at least 30 years, but only got into forum based Role Playing about twelve years ago. I do enjoy Nation Role Plays and get into minute detail when designing my military. The only reason I enjoy excruciating detail in my militaries is because for me, it is fun. My education and experience on this subject affords me the insight to see the depth in the structure. It is not just a general and large pile of soldiers. If someone wants assistance in designing an army, navy or air force, please send me a PM. I will help. Please specify what level (echelon) or depth you would like me to go. When I say echelon, I mean Army, Corps, Division, Brigade/Regiment, Battalion/Squadron, Company/Troop/Battery, Platoon and Squad/Section.

When I was a student in High School, I used to play Dungeons & Dragons (Edition 1). Later editions came out after I quit that game. I do have an interest in Tolkien-esque fantasy styled Role Plays as well. Time travel has always been a fun genre for me, but to do it well, one must have a firm grasp of historical facts. I love doing this form of role play, especially since I have a solid foundation on the past.

There are only a few fan fictions I will participate in; Star Wars and Star Trek are two of them. I want to do an exclusively Klingon RP one of these days. I also avoid Canon characters.

I have real world martial arts experience. I would love to write an RP about hand to hand combat; no fantasy magic chit, just hands elbows, knees and feet. Maybe the occasional head butt thrown in to mix things up. I trained in Krav Maga for six and a half years. I earned a first degree black belt in Krav Maga on 3 June 2017.

Krav Maga is an Israeli martial art form that employs practical self defense techniques drawing forms & techniques from Muay Thai, Brazilian Jiu-Jistu and Taekwando. It is very brutal, demanding and aggressive. In the past seven years, I have bruised two ribs, sustained several muscle pulls and various lacerations and bruises over my body. I have received a sprained ankle and a fractured wrist. Before the first black belt test, I received a bone bruise to my right shin; where my round house kicks impact. Yet, I am stupid enough to continue training. Regardless of the physical pain, it is more fun than any other physical activity I have engaged in. Fortunately, the bone bruise healed up prior to the third and final test.

Send me a PM for a Role Play.

--Gunther (AKA: Old School)

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My mother is of English, Scottish, Irish, Welsh and Narraganset (Native) descent. My father is of French (Norman-Norse) and Seneca (Native) descent. My wife is of Scottish and Italian descent.
@XandryaAren't Cubans of Western European descent? or more precise, Iberian which also means an introduction of Moorish/North African genes? The Muslim Moors of North Africa invaded the Iberian Penninsula in 711 and were removed in 1492 with the Reconquista (Reconquest) with the fall of Granada, ending Islamic rule in Iberia. With 781 years of occupation, there has to be North African blood (genes) in most Spaniards and Portuguese, if not all.
I've begun my 2nd novel, though I'm only about 1,000 words in.

Congratulations! Send me a link to your first book in a PM. I will check it out.
Still 70,000 words into my first novel. :(
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