Any and all situations, dialog, and use of names and places depicted on these here Web pages, as written by the hands of myself, Steven Schwartzstein, are mostly correct, accurate even, except in situations in which they are not. Which is to say, all of what you read is kinda, sorta mostly true.
In the beginning…
“It’s gonna be epic, dude.”
I was in Arizona at my brother’s house. It was May of 2013, and on the phone was my writing partner and friend for life, and not to mention one of the truly great and creative people you don’t often come across in the entertainment business, Steve Conard. Steve was one of the founders of Wizards of the Coast, the minds that brought us Magic: The Gathering and the Pokémon trading card game. If he said something was going to be epic, I thought I’d better listen.
“Okay. What is it?” I asked.
“Something Web-based, we think. But could be an app, like a comic book,” he replied.
“But not a television show?”
“Well, the budget is kinda limited. But the story. Dude, it’s epic.”