Stories of extraordinary effort & epic undertakings, heroic measures & of doing the utmost… against all odds
Stories of cartographic masterpieces, charted territories & terra incognita, of dragons & sea nymphs, surveyors & trailblazers & the myth of the fully mapped world
Tales of the universe expansive, the stars & planets & wonders of space, of invented worlds, imagined realities & our tiny place amongst it all.
Stories of reason & rationale, heated debates & carefully measured words, of common sense, uncommon insight & rare wisdom.
Tales of destruction & damage, espionage & subterfuge, of plans gone astray & plots masterfully undermined
Stories of failure and fortitude, bad ideas, rotten luck, lunatic ambition & the glories of ridiculous invention
Tales of the hunter & the hunted, fabled treasures & impossible futures, legendary adventures, long-sought cures & quixotic pursuits
Tales of inspiration & revelation, afflatus & stimulus, and the creative encouragement of fellow humans, divine entities, & mind-altering substances.
Tales of mind palaces & mnemonics, of extraordinary retention, agonizing loss, untrustworthy brains & why you can’t remember where you put your keys.
Stories of portents & omens & the illusion of free will, from the Scottish Play & Nostradamus, to the major arcana & magic eight balls