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Current Release:
Episode 6 -- The Plan
Welcome to the Tales of Misery, an Ultima drama. Go and check out the latest comic, The Plan. It is in the comics section!

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Thursday, December 03, 1998

First of all, I have a new banner up near the top and I would appreciate each and every fan to contribute to the continuation of The Tales of Misery by clicking on it. I would be VERY appreciative. Episode 7 will be out shortly so stay tuned.

Thursday, November 26, 1998

I proudly announce episode 6 to be available to the public. The long awaited continuation is now for your "Feasting" eyes to see. Happy Thanksgiving!

Wednesday, November 25, 1998

Well I just got a new machine at home and my old one is gone. I have all of the comic stuff on zip disks and as soon as I can get my modem (grrrr!) configured for that computer, I will upload the comic then. Sorry. A new comic will be tomarrow.

Tuesday, November 24, 1998

Long time, eh?
Well, I'm back. Man, there is alot to say. First off, I'm sorry. I just got sidetrack with all of the other stuff going on around me that I lost the grasp that the comic once had. Second, thanks for the continued support of the site by UOShack and the fans of the site. Third, I am making some changes here. I am updating the site constantly now so be prepared for updates. I WILL publish episode 6 tomarrow. I will finish the Fallen Angel series by the end of the year (hopefully). By the way, you're going to want to come back to this site to read the rest of this series because let me be the first to tell you that it is awsome. I thought it out nicely and I think most everybody should enjoy it. That's all for now.

Thursday, August 20, 1998

Did I hear an Explosion?
Whoa. Hold on a minute. Yesterday this site received 1206 hits. That is almost double of the day before. I have reached alot of people with my stories and I would just like to thank each and every one of you for visiting. I think Episode 6 will come out within the next two days. Keep em coming!

Wednesday, August 19, 1998

I have finally made the move to UOShack. I would first like to thank them for accepting my site to be hosted. I would then like to thank all of my viewers out there that have supported the comic from the beginning. Yesterday was a new record for this site. I recieved 649 hits. This is all so great. Episode 6 should be out very soon!

4000 hits
To my suprise, I was the 4000th visitor. Thanks to everyone that has come!

Tuesday, August 18, 1998

For Your Information
This news article is misc. stuff about the comic. They are just fun little tidbits... I, Adam LaStrange, created the Tales of Misery as a way to express what a true role-playing adventure should be like. Most all of the characters have signifigance in Ultima Online. Misery is the character that I play with on UO. I play on Napa Valley. That is his actual picture used in the comics. Misery is the guildmaster of a real guild called The BadLands Guild. Anson and Mattamatics are my real friends in UO, and in real life. They are in BadLands guild as well. Scaaven is a bad guy in real life. In fact, he is a PK Murderer on Napa. That is not his real picture in the comic, but he is a bonified bad guy that hasn't been killed yet. Bounty hunters could be expecting a 20,000 gold bonus if they kill me... Hermes is a guy on Great Lakes. He is a real Grandmaster Mage. That is not his true screenshot though. I got the name Kain from Final Fantasy 2 because it sounds cool. Most of my midi music comes from the Final Fantasy series.

Episode 5!
Wait no longer. The long anticipated Episode 5 was released today. It is called "Pulled into Battle". Just read it to find out how the story line takes a major turn. We also introduce two new characters in the characters page.

Monday, August 17, 1998

Site Overhaul
Everyone should notice the new change today. The site's navigation is completely redesigned for a better viewing experience. I added a Characters section which provides everyone with an inside look at the characters in the comics. It is a must read for any type of viewer as it gives unique histories of the characters that you will not find in the comics. I also added an E-mail section which is basically just an invitation for your responses. On another note, my space on UOShack is set up and will be ready to transfer the page in a few days.

Friday, August 14, 1998

A few changes
Thanks for all of the support for episode 4. If things seem a bit slow for you or not, read the updates right here. First off, according to my ISP, my site is pulling in way too much bandwidth. If I kept this up, I would be paying alot of money to keep the site. This is all solved right now because I have relocated all of the images for the comics onto another server. I am also moving to in a few days so I won't have to put up with my ISP any more. Second, if any of you have any ideas you would like to see put inot a Tales of Misery episode, just e-mail me and I will get back to you. Third, I would like to tell you that episode 5 will be awsome!

Episode 4 Crawls Out!
Episode 4 is released today. It is called Nosferatu. This episode is my largest one yet. The story is ok but I think you should really look forward to episode 5. It is going to be awsome. BTW Nosferatu means "Undead" in Hungarian in case anyone was wondering... There is also some word on the street that this site will be moving to very soon.

Thursday, August 13, 1998

Episode 4 in the Works
Episode 4 is in the works right now. The storyboard is all planned out and you should expect it either tommarow or Saturday. I have gotten alot of positive feedback from everybody. I am so exited about this comic. I am sure it will be a huge success. Please keep up the support!

Monday, August 10, 1998

Episode 3 Unleashed!
Go and see the fight between Misery and Scaaven. See who wins. What will happen? Only you can find out! Sorry for the lack of updates! Here is a good episode! Go to the comics section!

Friday, June 26, 1998

Episode 2 REALEASED!
Due to popular fan demand, and the 800 hit welcome of Episode 1, I have realeased Episode 2 to the public. Go and read it to see "The Fallen Angel" story evolve. Enjoy!

Wednsday, June 24, 1998

The Tales of Changes
Thank you for making this a succsesful grand opening in my eyes. With over 250 hits, many people know about this page. Thanks to Crossroads of Britainnia for boosting my site up. I apologize for the saying in the beginning of my page. I have edited it out. For those of you who do not know about it, it should be better off that way. Be sure to come back on Friday for Episode 2: Misery's Heroes

Monday, June 22, 1998

Grand Opening
The Tales of Misery is a Ultima Online based comic. It is the first of its kind being a fully pictorial drama. Other UO drama comics hide under the term comic wheras in reality they are just books with pictures. ToM is fully illustrated and actually has an interesting story. I hope you will enjoy the weekly installments of my comic.

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