Bumble the Bard
Ultima Online Picture of Bumble the Bard Flame



Brought to you by Phil Colby (email: bumble AT bumblethebard DOT org)

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Bumble is a character in Ultima Online - a fantasy role-playing extravaganza from Origin Systems Inc. On these pages you'll find some poems and other items about Bumble's adventures.


A Cautionary Tale - a humorous story about a trip to the southern jungles.
Plain text version Illustrated version Frameless version

The PK on the Path - a humorous tale of how Bumble gets the better of a wicked Player Killer.
Plain text version Illustrated version Frameless version

The Knights of the Eternal Flame - a poem about the guild I belong to and the Virtues they serve.
Illustrated version

A Plea for Help - a message posted to the Knights of the Eternal Flame after Bumble met the lovely Tylia.
Plain text version

To Tylia, My Sugarplum - a love song.
Plain text version

Sweet Dreams / Death by Chocolate - a whimsical tale of how Bumble gatecrashes a wedding and suffers the consequences of too much cider.
Plain text version Illustrated version Frameless version

A Letter to the Knights of KEF - A letter of application written by Bumble's brother Meronath.
Plain text version

A Very Special Quest - an epic adventure in which Bumble uncovers the ultimate evil.
Plain text version Illustrated version Frameless version

A Song for UO Lovers
Illustrated version

Fruit Salad - in which Bumble performs with the big stars.
Plain text version Illustrated version Frameless version

The Great Question - a short and highly tongue-in-cheek poem. NB the illustrated version contains animations that you will only see if you are using Internet Explorer.
Plain text version Illustrated version Frameless version


Other Items

Bumble Plays Covetous - a screen shot

Strange Loot - a Toon

The Bumble show

Serendipity - A Toon

Dragonrider - an animation

Bumble's Treasure Hunt Riddles

Bumble the Bard: Secret Agent - a Flash movie

Bad Dreams - an animation

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Please note that no monsters were harmed in the making of these cartoons.
All cartoons were shot on location in Chesapeake.


A Note about Copyright

All of the poems on this site are Copyright (C) 1999-2001 Philip Colby. I've asserted copyright to stop them being exploited by anyone for profit, but if you want to make a single printed copy for private use that's fine by me.

The artwork is derived from Ultima Online itself and so the copyright for that is owned by Origin Systems Inc.

ImaNewbie makes a guest appearance in 'A Cautionary Tale' by express permission of Tryon, creator of ImaNewbie does Britannia.

There are some MIDI files associated with the poems. I don't know the origin of all of them, so if you think one of them is yours and you don't want it to be here, please let me know.