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You can’t spell Game Master without “pretentious.” Well, you can, actually. But let’s pretend you can’t so I can make a point. My point is a good Game Master needs a lot of big, fancy words at their disposal to make their flavor text as confusing as possible. Oops. I mean engaging, not confusing. More at



Will he or won’t he? King Croesus, we mean. But beyond that, what is it that makes Cyrus the Great, so great? Is it the size of his empire? Perhaps. But, arguably, it’s more to do with the way he treated those he conquered and the legacy he left to his sons. And what a pair of sons they were. Granted, they might have tried to follow in their father’s footsteps, but you might almost think they were doomed from the start. Find out what happens to everyone inside this episode. Persian Fire by Tom Holland GM Word of the Week always appreciates your support. Find out more on our support page:


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