Welcome to the personal website of Ezra Hrdlička. Here you’ll find writings on various topics including prehistory and travel to short fiction, poetry, and worldbuilding. If you’re interesting in discovering the simple joys of the Great Plains, learn something new about America’s ancient past, or enjoy some unique, creative fiction, you’ve come to the right place.

Fresh From the Anvil

Galactic Warfare in Numbers

This is just a fun little exercise I decided to try because I was bored and wanted to see just how big the numbers of a possible conflict between two galaxy-spanning civilizations would be…

Oh, Hello

A while ago, I was scrounging through music on YouTube, listening to songs by The Mountain Goats for the umpteenth time, itching for something new. I had been in a musical rut for months at that point, and while I appreciated my usual diet of The Mountain Goats, AJJ, and Goo Goo Dolls (yes, one of those things is very much not like the others), I was growing bored. I desperately needed to find something new…