Andrew Ducker (andrewducker) wrote,
Andrew Ducker
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Something that made me sad and happy at the same time

Last night, flying between two locations in WoW I passed over something odd that I didn't recognise - a luminous figure standing on a mountain top. I only saw it for about two seconds before I was past it, but on the way to our next quest Julie and I rode past those mountains, so we detoured, and Julie found a way up to the top.

Where we saw this:


The Orc body on the left turns out to be the beta character of Michel Koiter, one of the Blizzard illustrators who died while working on the project.

And then I read the comments on the entry on WoWHead for that site, and discovered this this memorial is one of several dotted over the world:


I found it very touching.
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