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On 5/8/2018 at 7:40 PM, Blue Diamond said:

It is with great sadness that I announce my good friend, David Stevens, aka Hyper-man passed away last week. He fought a courageous battle against brain cancer.   He was a Huge fan of the Hero System, and has a very impressive collection of products he was very proud of.


I wanted to make sure everyone had a chance to see this. It is from a thread in the Hero System Discussion board but I know not everyone here frequents that spot regularly. I know how it hit me, and sad as it is I would still want to know. 


HM was a long time resident of these boards. He was a mainstay for many of us, always there, always supportive and friendly. I used to live in his part of the state but I never was able to meet him in person. I never knew quite what to say even earlier in this thread. But I wanted to get a chance to somehow say farewell to a guy I considered a friend even though I never got to shake his hand. When I heard about further brain surgery I pictured what he must be going through, I've seen my dad get such a procedure, but Didn't understand how truly bad it must have been for him.


Goodbye, Hyper-Man. Thanks for stopping by and spending some time with this esoteric message board. We were better for it.


Goodbye, David. I wish I could have met you.


Good bye, Hero.


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I only knew David through social media (here and the Book of Face), but I could see what a good and decent person he was. The way he handled his fight against cancer was inspiring. I'm the better for having known him, even if only virtually.


Godspeed, Hero.

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15 hours ago, Doc Shadow said:

RIP Hyper-Man.


I have a bad feeling we're going to be writing that a lot more often in the coming years. :(


It's an unfortunate consequence of spending time with people of our age and experience, I suppose.

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