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Platte F. Clark shares his first name with the midwestern Platte River, which he's been told means "wide and shallow." Despite that he was able to find a woman to marry and produce seven offspring with.

Platte graduated Cum Laude with a BS in Philosophy and an MS in English, and currently lives with his family in Utah.

Love this review. "Max and his allies—including the genre-savvy gamer geek Dirk, the dwarf Dwight, and Puff the fluff dragon—brave numerous threats, including a homicidal unicorn and a deadly dungeon. With its gonzo blend of fantasy adventure and loony threats played seriously (including a zombie duck and a sinister guild of toupee makers), this tale subverts epic quest tropes even as it celebr... Read more of this blog post »
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Average rating: 3.77 · 339 ratings · 102 reviews · 2 distinct works · Similar authors
Bad Unicorn
3.71 of 5 stars 3.71 avg rating — 305 ratings — published 2013 — 5 editions
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4.29 of 5 stars 4.29 avg rating — 34 ratings — published 2014 — 5 editions
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Fluff Dragon by Platte F. Clark
"Fluff Dragon is book 2 in the Bad Unicorn series. I really enjoyed this one, and my family is happy because they've all read it and had to keep quiet, but now we can all discuss! Lots of adventure, humor, and an ethical hero. My kind of story! "
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"Max Spencer (aka only person in the multiverse who can read the super powerful magical tome known as the Codex), his best friend Dirk (aka gamer extrodinaire), new-ish friend Sarah (aka girl who can put trolls in head locks and beat up bullies), a..." Read more of this review »
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"Loved it! Evil unicorn + zombie duck + frobbits +wizards + quirky humor = a fun read!!"
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“Dirk an I tried to learn Klingon, but it sounded like we were choking on cabbage. The Neighbors called nine-one-one”
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“You'll have to forgive Sayri," Ayriah said gently.
"Her mate was killed at Gore-Fest."
"How barbaric - a festival where people are stabbed and gored?" Sarah exclaimed, truly horrified.
"No..." Ayriah answered, somewhat confused.
"Gore-Fest is a reading of the collected works of Al Gore, from the twentieth century.”
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