Mark Lawford

It was back in the heady days of 1990 that Mark took his first hit of
Ars Magica. Hunched over a stark wooden table, next to friends newly
acquired from college, he drew its potent acidic vapours deep down,
"So, let me get this straight, my magic can do pretty much
anything...?" It took a little while for this to sink in, but when it

While that saga didn't last very long, the memories of a one-eyed
Tytalus challenging his colleagues to certamen (yet being brought up
sharp by a noble with a knife) stayed with him. At university he ran a
saga that was the cause of many missed lectures, with sessions running
through the night fuelled only by cheese toasties and a troupe seized
by the desire to "get to the next bit".

Since then, Mark has left academia behind, become embroiled in the
murky underworld know as "IT", returned to his ancestral home of
Eastbourne, run yet more Ars Magica, and will hopefully see his words
in print some time in the future...

And if he gets chance to run any games over the course of the Grand
Tribunal meeting, he can be easily bought by kind words and M&Ms.

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