Pirates and Wookies and Orcs, Oh My

By By Eric Butterman

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Imagine you find your home in the Alaskan Yukon territory, with a bitter wisp of cold that never seems to end. For Casey Dame ’92, the coldness could be found inside as well. The first five years of his life were spent in a foster home while he dreamed that a kindhearted family might add him to their loving brood. In that time, other dreams emerged—dreams of monsters, dragons and spaceships, the kinds of things numerous children believe in but must eventually put aside in adulthood, when the real world of the 40-hour work week firmly takes hold.…

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