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Aaron Allston

Aaron Allston in 2005.
Born (1960-12-08)December 8, 1960
Corsicana, Texas, United States
Died February 27, 2014(2014-02-27) (aged 53)
Springfield, Missouri
Resting place Oakwood Cemetery (Corsicana, Texas)
Occupation Writer, game designer
Nationality United States
Genre Tabletop role-playing games, fantasy, science fiction

Luck consists largely of hanging on by your fingernails until things start to go your way.
Aaron Allston
Violence is the first refuge of the violent.
Lawyers are the first refuge of the incompetent.
No one pays me to be nice.
When all else fails, complicate matters.
I'm content to stand on tradition. I'm even more content to wipe my feet on it.
Aaron Allston
Feminism is sort of like God. Many people profess to believe in it, but no one seems to be able to define it to everyone's satisfaction.
Aaron Allston
Definition of 'Free': You pay for it whether or not you elect to receive it.
Aaron Allston
Where can I get some tat? I'd like to trade it in.
If you hack the Vatican server, have you tampered in God's domain?
There are two types of people in the world, and I'm one of them.
The way to a man's heart is through his chest.
The difference between tragedy and comedy: Tragedy is something awful happening to somebody else, while comedy is something awful happening to somebody else.
Aaron Allston
This would not be a problem if I were driving a snowplow.
I really can't complain about actresses who get paid to be dumb. Most of us can't get paid to be smart.
Aaron Allston
The analysis of the thing is not the thing itself.

Lawyers are the first refuge of the incompetent.
Life is like an analogy.
The principle of Sturgeon's Razor states that the simplest answer to any problem is 90% crap.
Aaron Allston
Any sufficiently badly-written science is indistinguishable from magic.