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Happy Purim/Chag Purim Sameach/A Freyliche Purim!

This week Rivka carries her special hamantasch shield in honor of Purim! I hope each and every one of you have a happy. Here’s the art credit. (Yes, the dragon’s probably going to eat the shield. Y’all know he has … Continue reading

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Isaac isn’t a rattlesnake… except on Sukkot

Isaac’s snake shifting form is an albino Burmese python, not a rattler, so Rivka doesn’t understand why she’s hearing that noise…. at first! Nahh, he’s just celebrating Sukkot by shaking the lulav, like you’re supposed to. Chag Sameach! Like Jewish … Continue reading

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“Kiss me so I’ll be able to feel it when we’re apart.”

The wizard Isaac is leaving on a royal spy mission, leaving behind his warrior captain wife Rivka for a few days. It’s my birthday today, so I’m posting pure self-indulgence. Characters from The Second Mango and Climbing the Date Palm, drawn by Erika … Continue reading

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Dragon protecting the etrog

The very BEST way to keep your etrog safe is to have it guarded by a dragon, of course! Rivka knows best. (Dragon pic by yeaka.) Characters from The Second Mango and Climbing the Date Palm, queer Jewish feminist fantasy lit with eBooks … Continue reading

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Rivka at eight years old

“When you grow up — not soon enough for me, you funny child,” — Mitzi massaged her own brow — “you’ll be a lady, and you certainly won’t be swordfighting. Even with candles.” “Yes, I will. I’m going to be a … Continue reading

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I love dragons (but most of all this one!)

Rivka and her dragon from The Second Mango — because sometimes a dragon just needs a hug from a five-foot-eleven Yiddish-speaking warrior woman. There is more I could say about this picture, but it would be spoilery. Drawn by yeaka, who is awesome.

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The warrior’s prize

Rivka the warrior and Isaac the wizard from The Second Mango, drawn by Becca Schauer on commission. Scroll below the picture for the dialogue from this scene, but it comes with a huge honking spoiler warning. from the book: Rivka: “Many adventure … Continue reading

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