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Six reasons why Ian went to St. Sebastian's University

So, I've signed up for National Novel Writing Month, because I have nothing better to do with my time. Or because I've lost my mind. Take your pick. In any case, here's the first installment of backstory to Corbel & Squinch's Universal Compendium of Everything.

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6. Instead of the standard form letter, the school sent a postcard inviting him to a brunch. He didn’t go, but he was seriously tempted.

5. His father went there. Of course, his father went for the sports, but it’s enough to make things a little more pleasant at home.

4. It gave him a fairly decent scholarship, enough so that he can go without feeling guilty about it.

3. The school mascot is a platypus.

2. The main campus is close enough so that he can go home for the weekends, but far enough so that he can’t be expected to.

1. Gabe was going.
Looks exciting. I've been tempted to do NaNoWriMo for a long time (especially since I started the Iron Poet), but I know I won't be able to keep it up :/