Thanks for stopping by our little corner of the web. We are a small group of people initially brought together by our love of the Dragon Age video game franchise. This place was originally built in result of the original BSN’s forum closure. You will find our site may not be the biggest DA fan site out there but what we lack in quantity we make up in quality. Also, as you can see, we also have a lot of space for non-DA material as we are evolving into a more social site as well.
We have a close knit group of members here that are all thoughtful, respectful and mostly, a whole lot of fun.
If you join us you will notice we welcome new members with open arms and only ask that you treat everyone here as you yourself would like to be treated.
As we are a “mature” site all members must be over 18 years old. That being said, please note we have dedicated boards/threads dedicated to mature topics and material. We also would ask that even then, your posts should be as tasteful as possible and no hardcore pornography is allowed. If you have any questions please PM me before hand I will let you know!
Is Blood Magic really bad or is it just scary? Despite what some Shem would like me to say, I have never made it a secret that I am a Blood Mage and I make no apologies. I have seen people run from me at the mere idea of the notion but for those that know me I doubt you will find many who consider me scary.
Many say that Blood Magic is unnatural but if it is unnatural than why does it exist? Is it just not another form of Magic? It seems to me that most people feel Blood Magic is bad because it requires blood or rather the force of life within the blood. So therefore it must be bad? These same people who claim its evil due to the use of blood/life do so as they chew down on a big piece or bloody steak. Or in the next breath they justify the spilling of blood in some silly squabble over a piece of land or being slighted at the latest fete in Orlais. Does this not seem strange and unfair to anyone except me?
No, the real reason people are afraid of Blood Magic is the power it gives to the user. Human governments and the Chantry prohibit the use of Blood Magic not because it is inherently evil but because it’s something they cannot control. Like everything the Shems are afraid of it comes back to this issue. Can’t control the Elves, subjugate or kill them. Can’t control Mages, subjugate or kill them. The list goes on.
If the Chantry had spent the last 1000 years studying and perfecting the use of Blood Magic perhaps their epic failure at Kirkwall or the embarrassing bifurcation of the Templars from the Chantry could have been avoided. But no, they decided hide behind the skirts of their priests and demonise anything they couldn’t control and we all see how well that worked out.
Oh what a load of complete bloody shite! Blood magic is just misunderstood? Try telling that to all the dead people in Kirkwall! Try telling that to all the Templars that died in the Tower in Lake Calenhad!
Some emo, spooky, faffy Elf bird comes along and bats her eye lashes around for a few minutes and you all go knackered sideways! Blood magic is evil! Must I remind everyone what happened to spooky girl’s Keeper? Must I remind everyone what her and her mate Anders did to Kirkwall? Demons! Phhhtt… Blood magic kills PEOPLE! Get that yea? It KILLS people!
Look yea, I understand that Mages feel all “oppressed” and all but the truth is most people are already scared to death of them to start off with. Throw the daft Blood Mages into the mix and you will have panic. Magic is scary enough without worrying about it being used to boil our blood. Think about how it looks on our end. The only good Blood Mage is one full or arrows, yea? Get it?
So next time Moody Merrill comes along batting her eye lashes, quit being wankers and just ignore her.
*What a bunch of daft twats.*
Disabling smiley images from displaying in posts
Smiley images are visual representations of text displayed in posts. For example, when you type :) in a message, you will see a smiley image when the final post is created. This is the default setting, but you can change it according to your preference.
To disable smiley images, click the Profile button (found in the top menu bar of the forum). From your profile page, click the Edit Profile button; this takes you to the Edit Profile & Settings Page. Once here, click on the Settings tab; near the bottom of the page, you'll find the option for Smiles Default. When this is set to Enabled, plain text like :) will convert to a smiley image. When set to Disabled, plain text in the post will not convert to smiley images. When you are finished, click the Save Account Settings button. This change takes effect immediately.
Keep in mind that this is a personal setting that affects how posts are displayed to you when logged into your account. If you have smiles disabled in your profile, other forum members and guests may still see smiles in your post. To prevent others from seeing smiley images in new posts that you create, click the BBCode button found above the message area, and in the drop-down menu that appears, click the Disable Smiles option. Then, plain text will not be rendered as a smiley image for anyone that views your post.
Olive: we had spaghetti today
Aug 24, 2019 22:15:29 GMT
Olive: What are you in the mood for?
Aug 24, 2019 22:15:08 GMT
Autumn Witch: Pizza Day! What shall we order?
Aug 24, 2019 21:32:14 GMT
Autumn Witch: Aye I saw that too lol
Aug 24, 2019 20:17:00 GMT
Olive: lol I thought your post of the sw poster was my post, I didn't even look at the avi and thought it had swallowed the extra image and edited it in again, only now I saw that my post ended up on the next page made pretty much at the same time
Aug 24, 2019 20:13:52 GMT