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Saturday, April 30, 2011

Z is for-

Zero the number of days left in this challenge and I have to admit I am pretty happy about that. This challenge has been somewhat tiresome at points along the way, and somewhat inconvenient from time to time. Before April I wasn't really an everyday blogger, I was shooting for three or four times a week, so the challenge has really added a lot of time I spent sitting in front of my keyboard being productive. Fun fact about zero- While various peoples had been using different symbols for zero since ancient times, the rules we still use today for how zero works mathematically were codified by an Indian mathematician only in the 7th century AD, then filtered through the Arab world to Europeans during the middle ages.

Z is for Zombie and I am not going to lie here, they got picked because they are the only Z monster in the 1st edition AD&D Monster Manual and I am having a hard time coming up with Z words. Z in not a widely used first letter for words in American English. Zombies are always the slow animated dead described in the MM in my games. I know Zombies are all the rage these days and have been for a while, but I just can't get all that worked up over animated corpses.

Z is for Zamora, crossroads of the world, you will find what you seek in Zamora.

Just so you there is no ambiguity here, Z is short simply because I couldn't think of anything else to write about for the letter Z.