This is the floor for the downstairs half of the casa nova. Between this and the fireplace, it's pretty clear I'm going for just a hint of actual castle in the old, "A man's home is his castle," imperative.
The upstairs by contrast is all wood. No carpets. I never liked wall to wall carpet. Area rugs, yes. Carpeting no.
He's a radical inactivist who's written a veritable boatload of comic books, including Elementals, Robin, Shadowpact, Pantheon, and the multiple award winning (not to mention multiple award losing) Fables. His novels include Peter and Max and the forthcoming Down the Mysterly River. He also has a few short prose stories published here and there.