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by Prof. Polaris Black
Wed Jun 24, 2020 1:15 am
Forum: Writing Under Constraint
Topic: June Prompt: Is This The End?
Replies: 4
Views: 614

Re: June Prompt: Is This The End?

For some seventh years, the prospect of leaving Hogwarts is a heartr end ing experience. Even though they have end ured Binns, OWLs, and NEWTs, the real world seems somehow worse. If you don’t have a house-elf, how do you keep your bed warm, your clothes clean, and a never- endi ng supply of favorit...
by Prof. Polaris Black
Sun Jun 21, 2020 5:56 am
Forum: General Class Discussions
Topic: Ivey & Maxim
Replies: 10
Views: 3868

Re: Ivey & Maxim

Ivey and Maxim, I am in awe.
You are both high points earners and yet you can still make the time to do this most difficult of tasks,
Congratulations on a job well done!
by Prof. Polaris Black
Mon Jun 01, 2020 1:36 am
Forum: Jedi Apprentice Training
Topic: Week 1: Who are you - Describe your Home Planet
Replies: 14
Views: 1373

Re: Week 1: Who are you - Describe your Home Planet

Jan’tz is from a planet called Baraan-Fa. Baraan-Fa is a small and lovely terrestrial planet located in the galaxy. Mostly known for its trade and farming, Baraan-Fa is covered in forests and grassy terrain. It had an atmosphere breathable to oxygen-breathers, such as humans and was home to a popula...
by Prof. Polaris Black
Mon Jun 01, 2020 12:14 am
Forum: Jedi Apprentice Training
Topic: Week 1: Who are you - Your Clan
Replies: 15
Views: 1618

Re: Week 1: Who are you - Your Clan

Jan’tz would definitely be placed into the Heliost clan. As a young child, she could always be found in the library. Her friends would always tease her that she wouldn’t make a move before she got an advanced degree in the subject first. But that didn’t stop them from always seeking her council beca...
by Prof. Polaris Black
Sun May 31, 2020 11:54 pm
Forum: Jedi Apprentice Training
Topic: Week 3: Mental Skills - Dilemmas
Replies: 13
Views: 1084

Re: Week 3: Mental Skills - Dilemmas

a. 1. How many do you place in each pod? Working pod 5, Defective pod 10 2. Where do you go? Defective pod 3. What are the (likely) consequences of your choices? If all 10 occupants of the defective pod work in shifts, it is likely life support will be kept going long enough that rescue will almost ...
by Prof. Polaris Black
Sun May 31, 2020 11:27 pm
Forum: Jedi Apprentice Training
Topic: Week 2: Your Lessons - Challenges
Replies: 13
Views: 1160

Re: Week 2: Your Lessons - Challenges

There is no ignorance, there is knowledge. No question – this would be the easiest for me. I have no trouble spending the day in the library or in the company of a Lore Keeper. I love tangential research and learning something new. There is no chaos, there is harmony. This would be the hardest for ...
by Prof. Polaris Black
Sun May 31, 2020 10:08 pm
Forum: Jedi Apprentice Training
Topic: Week 3: Mental Skills - Perspective
Replies: 11
Views: 1101

Re: Week 3: Mental Skills - Perspective

Jan’tz sat with her classmates in the great hall. Her professor had engaged a consultant to teach his students the power of teamwork. The consultant had formidable credentials as evidenced by the professor’s lengthy introduction. But it turned out he also had a formidable accent and Jan’tz struggled...
by Prof. Polaris Black
Sun May 31, 2020 9:15 pm
Forum: Jedi Apprentice Training
Topic: Week 4: The Gathering - Reflection on the Code
Replies: 9
Views: 801

Re: Week 4: The Gathering - Reflection on the Code

At first glance, the Code implies that a Jedi should strive to be devoid of emotion, ignorance, passion, and chaos. While these attributes contribute to unpredictability, they have their time and place. Life is not an existence of absolutes but rather facing a series of challenges that makes the goo...
by Prof. Polaris Black
Sun May 31, 2020 8:16 pm
Forum: Jedi Apprentice Training
Topic: Week 4: The Gathering - Face Your Fears
Replies: 10
Views: 832

Re: Week 4: The Gathering - Face Your Fears

Jan’tz had tried to prepare for the Gathering by doing the recommended exercise but couldn’t figure out what she feared the most. At first she thought it might be the unknown but quickly realized that could be corrected by doing additional research. But what if she couldn’t find what she was looking...
by Prof. Polaris Black
Sun May 31, 2020 7:20 pm
Forum: Jedi Apprentice Training
Topic: Week 2: Your Lessons - History Lesson
Replies: 13
Views: 1249

Re: Week 2: Your Lessons - History Lesson

The Rise of Palpatine Palpatine, also known as Darth Sidious served as the last Supreme Chancellor of the Galactic Republic and the first Emperor of the Galactic Empire. Sidious was exceptionally skilled and powerful in the Force and was able to conceal his identity from the Jedi for decades. As Nab...
by Prof. Polaris Black
Wed Apr 29, 2020 6:14 am
Forum: Bulletin Board
Topic: Happy Birthday, Rorey!
Replies: 7
Views: 677

Re: Happy Birthday, Rorey!

Happy Birthday, Rorey!
You're the best - hope you have a great year! :D
by Prof. Polaris Black
Fri Apr 10, 2020 10:14 pm
Forum: Bulletin Board
Topic: Happy Birthday, Zoki!
Replies: 3
Views: 423

Re: Happy Birthday, Zoki!

Happy Birthday, Zoki!
:D Wishing you a great year! :D
by Prof. Polaris Black
Thu Mar 12, 2020 10:39 pm
Forum: Bulletin Board
Topic: Happy Birthday, Amy!
Replies: 10
Views: 925

Re: Happy Birthday, Amy!

Enjoy your birthday and wishing you a happy, healthy year!
by Prof. Polaris Black
Fri Jan 10, 2020 5:32 am
Forum: Writing Under Constraint
Topic: January Prompt: New Beginnings
Replies: 3
Views: 569

Re: January Prompt: New Beginnings

Each N e w Y ea r is a t a bul a rasa. N o w, what will you d o to m a k e this year memorable? F irst you must think outside the bo x and lea v e your comfort z one. Next, make a list of all the thin g s you thought of, no matter how q uirky. Finally, j ust p ick one and focus on getting it done! ...
by Prof. Polaris Black
Thu Nov 28, 2019 6:16 pm
Forum: Book Club
Topic: Flash Fiction
Replies: 86
Views: 9817

Re: Flash Fiction

She needed some inspiration and decided to try her hand at divination. She threw three of her antique bone dice; the dots added up to sixteen and reduced to seven. Someone was going to tell her a secret! (38 words)
by Prof. Polaris Black
Tue Nov 19, 2019 6:04 pm
Forum: Bulletin Board
Topic: Happy Birthday, Gail!
Replies: 9
Views: 1057

Re: Happy Birthday, Gail!

Happy Birthday, Gail!
Hope you have a fabulous day! :D

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