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Happy Diwali! +++ The Butterfly Dragon III: The Two Dragons Act III +++ [Updated 30/9/2022: 6:00 PM EST]

Introduction This story which is the third book (or Act as I'm calling it) is the conclusion of the Butterfly Dragon trilogy. This book will wrap up all the loose ends created during the course of the adventures of Heylyn, Alicia, Monique and Valerie over the three books and several short stories involving the characters. It will also bring back a number of characters from the previous two books to assist in overcoming the forces with which they're about to clash. Hidden forces whose presence I've been building up over the course of the first two Acts of the Dragon Butterfly story. As is the case with my previous Butterfly Dragon books, science will play a big part, especially in this book with the return of some of fan favourite characters, though the challenges they're about to face might be too much even for the legendary Butterfly Dragon herself. I hope that you enjoy what's in store. Bare with me as this story is written (mostly) live, with edits coming after I

M-Audio Update For The KeyRig 49 Keyboard

I recently had to setup and install my own M-Audio KeyRig MIDI controller (just the 49 key one as it was the best I could afford though if someone wants to donate a full 88 key MIDI keyboard to me, I'd be very grateful and would give you a plug here).

The software that comes with some of the Legacy series of MIDI controllers from M-Audio requires online certification in order to use as one of the VST instruments included is protected and serialized.

At some point beyond the release of these keyboards, M-Audio must have procured a full license from the developers as they later released an update that does away with the need for certification and updates the software dramatically.

One of the things I noticed having installed this a few times over the past 7 years is that every time I go to install it, it gets more difficult to find the update online

So I thought to myself, why don't I host the update file myself from here?

Low and behold, that's exactly what I'm doing now. So if you're an M-Audio owner of one of the legacy series keyboards that comes with this software, you don't have to run around for hours to find the update. It's right here.

You can download it from my Music page. It will be one of the first links at the top of the page.

I'll be sure to give this particular post some meaningful metatags so that others can find it through their favourite search engine.

So fellow keyboard players and MIDI enthusiasts, enjoy, and make some great tunes!

Brian Joseph Johns