Rain Shadow

Ran rolled the small amount of water around in her flask. What if she were to chug the whole thing down, right now, and feel refreshed, only to feel greater thirst later? Instead, she took the smallest of sips. Ran was lost. It was only supposed to be a two-hour hike to Riverside, but it … Continue reading Rain Shadow

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Music in Minecraft

“Key,” in Minecraft’s Volume Alpha, is a song straight out of the liminal boundary between waking and sleeping, the real world and the dream world / dreamscape. It evokes floating on your back in water or drifting in blue-purple outer space, out to some distant star. Although other songs evoke nighttime, sleeping and dreaming (“Minecraft,” … Continue reading Music in Minecraft