For my old World of Warcraft guild mates… This is a seriously crazy LARP weapon. It's a homemade Taser sword that's rechargeable. I don't know the source of the video, other than the poster. I'd also like to know where he got the blades. Did he make them? The studs between them are nonconductive material, so he had to have customized them. The duct tape hilt is less than impressive, but it wouldn't take much to make this a beautiful looking weapon too.
The central character of my novel is a wheelchair user. I know that's no big surprise. It's important to me, however, that I'm able to relate the experience of severe disability to a universal audience. I want to make sure the character expresses his worldview in a powerful way. For example, you can close your eyes, but that doesn't help you truly understand blindness. Every so often I hear about some sociology professor who gives everyone a disability for a day. People come up to me and tell me how they learned to understand my limitations and frustrations because they borrowed a wheelchair and went to the mall. If they want to understand my frustrations, they should borrow a wheelchair and go to a job interview. Whether you have been disabled your entire life, or spent your life in perfect physical condition, I want to get your perceptions on true disability. What do you feel is the worst part about being disabled? Please be very specific. You can choose any disabil