Ashadd Nash, as She is Seen by Few (How to Make a Star Wars Guy 2)

Ashadd Nash, like Boussh, Boba Fett, Maz Kanata, and many other scoundrels, rarely allows her face to be seen. Among those she trusts, though, they see the face of a 20-year-old who bears the responsibility of her entire, scattered clan.

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Introducing Ashadd Nash, my Star Wars Guy (How to Make a Star Wars Guy 1)

I’ve been working on an illustrated essay called How to Make a Star Wars Guy. It’s about the scope of things that Star Wars can talk about, and why it often rings false.

My example in the essay is Ashadd Nash. You’ll learn what she’s about in the next few posts!

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A Dzung Raiding Party Takes to the Air

The Dzung live to the north of the center of the world, in the cruel mountains and vast, unknown high plains beyond.

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Zujabji, Ancestral Spearhead of the Chiefs of the Dzung Mountain People

The Dzung people live far to the north of the center of the world on the mountains that form the border to the high plains. They are nomadic and broken into many tribes, but all answer to the wielded of Zujabji, the ancestral spearhead of their chiefs.

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Buejad

My upcoming story, City of the Worm King, features the sexy, sensitive, and perhaps misled character, Buejad. It was my pleasure to have him model for me a couple of weeks ago here in my studio.

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Copying the Masters

A lot of you will probably recognize this painting. It’s my copy of one of Wayne Barlowe’s paintings from his seminal speculative zoölogy book, Expedition. The book is a prize possession of mine, as it is, I suspect, of anyone who has it in their library.

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This is Bowie to Bowie. Can You Hear Me Out There, Mahn?

This is my final commission for the Kaleidocast, Season 2. Kaleidocast is an amazing podcast put together by the Brooklyn Speculative Fiction Writers’ group, who have given me the incredible opportunity to not only do some really weird art like this, but also to make some really, really good friends.

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The Titanic Pentaforms of Ashlesa

The Fibonacci geyland of Ashlesa 3.1 is a vast “grass”land of Monoforms that support the coboglobin-based ecosystem of Diforms, Triforms, Pentaforms, and Octoforms. This, the Titanic Pentaform, is the most massive Pentaform discovered to date.

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Ligaments (or, in this case, the lack thereof)

It’s gotta be rough, being a centuries-dead hero of legend, struggling from the waters of the underworld, swimming through a literal sea of the dead, only to find out that you’re coming back as the lackey of an underage necromancer.

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The Phoban Pilot Craft, Koreshbâd

The pilot craft Koreshbâd, captained by Goresh Demetriou, is one of hundreds hovering over and around Phobos, waiting to catch hurled containers from the asteroid belt or Lunar orbit.

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