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Old October 25 2010, 06:13 PM   #25
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Re: The Dresden Files Short Story placement

Apparently it's supposed to be some sort of katakana form of saying "MATRIX" or The Matrix (as in the Title of the Film in Japanese) Link: http://japanese.about.com/od/kataka2/a/052103.htm

The story behind it is quoted in the second post here, since the original post by McGrath has since been pruned for some reason.

http://www.jimbutcheronline.com/bb/i...pic,597.0.html

McGrath wrote:
To answer a question about the staff: It is Japanese! I didn't think anyone would notice it , but you guys are sharp!
It was sort of a personal joke between my girlfriend (who is japanese ) and me, at the time of doing the cover. We were arguing about the matrix movies for some reason and I decided to put 'Matrix' in Japanese on the staff.
No real meaning behind it.
And again, it's just another thing Chris McGrath drew that isn't in the books.
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