Here's who I am in a nutshell: I'm one of those individuals who stands at the intersection of nerdiness and artsy-fartsy-ness. Yeah, we exist, and we're actually alright.
On the one hand, I'm an intellectual. Not only am I employed in my science of choice (the computer variety), but of course I indulge in a few of the things that stereotypically follow. So yes, I'm a nerd. I play video games, I (used to) know way too much about the Star Wars universe, I make obscure pop culture references, etc. If you Google my full name, you might find something rather embarrassing. (Yes, that's a link. Sorry mobile users!)
Aside from all the nerdiness, I really do love the pursuit of knowledge. Being a philosopher of sorts, I'm quite fond of a wide range of subjects. While I have spent quite some time refining my views, I pride myself on keeping an open mind and engaging in logical discourse. If you can prove me wrong, then you earn many kudos!
On the other hand, I do have somewhat of a creative streak in me *gasp*. I try and expose myself to the many manifestations of art when I can, but what fascinates me most is storytelling in all of its forms. Since I have no talent whatsoever with visual media, I tend to stick to the written word. Way too much of my time is spent dissecting plots and analyzing characters.
I'm a great zombie.
So that's chapter 1. Our intrepid protagonist has been introduced! Onto chapter 2...