Original Publication Date: May 01, 1985
The Dark-Hunter Credo:
We are Darkness. We are Shadow.
We are the Rulers of the Night.
We, alone, stand between mankind and those who would see mankind destroyed. We are the Guardians.
The Soulless Keepers.
While that is true of the Dark-Hunters, it has never been true of the Menyon community. Since the very beginning of my career, I’ve held one simple philosophy– my readers are my family. And I cherish every one of them. Like the Were-Hunters and Dream-Hunters. we are many. We are the Sentella. Strong alone. Stronger together. I was one of the first writers in the business to foster and sponsor fan fiction writers and to encourage them to write within my worlds. We created the Sanctuary loops in the early days of paid online services such as Prodigy, Genie and AOL. Together, we formed a huge network of online RPGers and LARPers. And as the years have passed, we’ve met at events and conventions and many, many signings and online, time and again. Truly, my fans are my family.
But sadly, over the years, we’ve had to bid adieu to some of our closest members. Whether it was from illness or another means, they stepped into that next great adventure. And though they are sorely missed, they are never forgotten. Their smiles live on in our hearts and memories. Their laughter still rings in our ears. So here we pay tribute and remember the laughter and love we’ve shared, until we again are reunited to pass more tales and adventures in another realm and at another time.
Shannon “Shay” Ware
DHO Leader and proud RPGer of Simi
And for those who haven’t heard it, she’s
forever immortalized in my brother’s Simi Song
that you can hear here
She and I used to travel
together to promote our
series in days gone by.
I miss you so much!!
And how could I ever forget my one special
Menyon who never, ever believed that I remembered :)
Rest in peace, my friend. I miss you much!
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