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After being tricked by a mysterious voice in a cursed sword into picking it up, the homeless street urchin Merkittan accidentally slays the former blade's wielder, freeing the voice from the blade. The voice is revealed to be the self-proclaimed "Master Thespian, King of Capers", with a fool's vanity and a craftman's magic beneath every hidden pocket and a sharper tongue to match, he reveals to Kit that by picking up that cursed blade, Merkittan is blighted with Ostorian Rot, leaving the boy only ten more years left to live.
Synopsis below; What Remains of Them is a long-winding Roman Empire-era inspired fantasy epic set in a world of flying legions, power vacuums, and the titular "them".
Graduating in April 2024. Currently looking for a Winter 2023 (Jan-Apr) or Spring 2023 co-op (May-Aug), specializing heavily in backend development but open to new technical frontiers. Resume here.
Developed GraphQL schemas for Wish Merchant Funded Promotions on Marketplace and Logistics team. Designed state diagrams and data models for upcoming Returns and Refunds project.
Python, GraphQL, Graphene, MongoDB Jan 2022 - Apr 2022
I worked on Rules Engine, an service for game teams to write game logic as "rules".
Kotlin, Spring Boot, Protocol Buffers, gRPC May 2021 - Aug 2021
Among other projects, I wrote an API that backed up executed JSON requests, undoing any CRUD operations on the SQL database.
Java, Play, AWS S3, Docker, Scala Sep 2020 - Dec 2020
I worked with the cross-currency payments team, developing software to aid with international wire transfers.
Java, Spring Boot, Hibernate/JPA, MVC, MySQL Jan 2020 - Apr 2020
I like to write science fiction, but I'm always slow at finishing something; closure is complicated, who woulda guessed. When I'm not doing that, however, I write one-off Medium posts about whatever interests me. Take a look!
A mysterious freak accident of a continental piece of the Alledian High World falling upon the Therran Low World causes the ceasing of most Therran-based royal bloodlines, leaving the third-born young scion, Aemillion the Unlikely, with no family but his distant cousin, to run the city-state of Hallidan by himself. As the remainder of the ground-bound Therrans begin another righteous but ultimately useless revolt against their superior Alledian overlords in the sky and Aemillion is torn to join the cause, he is granted a foreboding power that will bring him on another path.
Lucius, an Alledian slave turned soldier with only a jade lunula given from his old family, given traditionally to young girls, becomes a soldier for the Legio IX Astrum for a full Alledian citizenship, the last remaining legion under House Seinum's control after His Highest High, Princepater Vessius Alledius Maelius, seized most of the Nine Legions for an unknown biological weapon connected to why the plate of the Alledian High World broke off. Distrust between the Patrician Houses and the Royal Family while a revolt brews underneath them reveal the first cracks the thousand-year empire, all the while Lucius tries to find the family that abandoned him.
Interstellar mortuary driver Steven Bailey was making his way from the Pleiades when the coffin containing supposedly dead CPO Astra Voynich began shifting in the trunk. Loss, hilarities, and everything in between ensue as Steven and the annoyed and now-alive Astra scramble to get back to Earth as everything falls apart around them.Finished Draft, on Hiatus
This actually got noticed by curators and featured on Medium's Media and Science front page!See Full
1/10. Too many spiders. And men.See Full
The Malphite mentioned is actually from our school; I learned of it after making this!See Full
No but seriously, you really didn't half to. This stuff sucks.See Full