Sitting shiva: Remembering our fallen Dragon
That's neither here nor there, dearests. What's important is the fact that you were, in some way, by some higher purpose, inspired by all that Gary accomplished. Without that, our three Communities simply would not exist, whether you believe my thoughts or not!
Still, for all of that, the man was remarkably unique, and notably wise in his years; and his influence, if nothing else, made the magic of D&D possible.
And now, if you'll kindly excuse me, dear friends, I must spend the balance of the next few hours alone. (Sniffle!) After all, even a Mage must weep. (HONK!!!)