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Gavin Mills

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Gavin Mills was born in the little town of Springs in South Africa where he attended school at St Brendan’s Christian Brother’s College. After school he had no clear idea what he wanted to do with his life. Engineering sounded good, so he applied and was accepted by the University of the Witwatersrand to study Chemical Engineering. When that didn’t work out, he did two years military service becoming a 2nd lieutenant and serving as transport officer for 52 Battalion out of Ogongo in Namibia in the late ‘70s.

Coming out of the army, he went into computers as a programmer and later a systems analyst before giving up corporate to become a professional dancer, performing first in SA and later in London, Paris, Spain and Portugal - some of the hi
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Arelaz the Warlord has arrived at Horizen for the launch of Rezden's New Order. The New Order was given the go ahead for the dream by Arelaz. Now he has misgivings.

“Remember when first we met, we spoke of that which separates man from beast. I believe I now know the true answer: The beast will hunt today, and again tomorrow – and with no more or no less intent or malice than yesterday. And he w... Read more of this blog post »
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“If there were ever such a thing as a unique opinion, history would probably be less inclined to repeat itself.”
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“The day you decide you know all you should or could is the day you start dying.”
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“When there is nothing left to love for, it's easy to die for something.”
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“What differentiates brother most from brother and beast is neither purpose, perspective nor prowess. It is simply intent.”
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