A Twist Develops

While researching Lortho I discovered this word: didera [di.ˈdɛ.ɾa] n. neut • invalid, a person disabled by illness or injury; (informal) non-believer, heretic The informal definition of this word really struck me. I had always thought the Lorthoans to be a kind and loving people, but even as this culture is deeply rooted in the …

The Art of Discovery

Every creative writer has their “source” of information. For some, it is the history books. Others, it is works of science fiction. For Marc Okrand and Klingon (thlIngan) it is a “prisoner of war” with whom Marc is the only person who has access. In my case, I see the source unfold by itself. Suffice …