I'm a sucker for inspirational stories, so you'll forgive how mind-blown I am by the real-life influence for one of the NPCs ArenaNet has inserted into Guild Wars 2. Community Manager Regina Buenaobra has posted a blog briefly describing the cross-country adventure of Kelly Wells and dog Anna, and how her visit to ANet's Seattle offices struck some of the developers. If you have the time, you should really check out Kelly's own blog and read about her trek. Awe-inducing stuff.
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