Today the Dragon Wins

"Today the Dragon Wins" offers information from Fantasy Author and Professional Editor Sandy Lender. You'll also find dragons, wizards, sorcerers, and other fantasy elements necessary for a fabulous story, if you know where to look...

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Sandy Lender is the editor of an international trade publication and the author of the fantasy novels Choices Meant for Gods and Choices Meant for Kings, available from ArcheBooks Publishing, and the series-supporting chapbook, What Choices We Made.

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Wednesday, April 25, 2007

Word of the Day
Wednesday, April 25, 2007
Talion (noun) - A punishment equal to the offense; a punishment worthy of the crime (from Middle English talioun and Latin talio - long sounds on the a and o)

Word in a Sentence: In Sandy Lender's novel Choices Meant for Gods, Sorne's father receives a just talion when Nigel snaps his neck. (Violent, eh? I love that scene... It's probably one of the reasons I ended up with a PG rating. Doggonit.)

Your turn! Have any "Law & Order" sentences for me today? (See, there I go with the Sam Waterson thing must be an underlying obsession that I'm not aware of.)

"Some days, I just want the dragon to win."

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Blogger Jeni said...

"Jack" (Sam Waterson's role on L&O) sometimes has a difficult time trying to figure out a talion when entering into a plea bargain situation. Not the least bit unlike some of the bickering that happens here pertaining to lack of attending to homework and poor grades as a result. What to do, what to do, often becomes the dilemma here too.

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