Hello and welcome to the start of our site event, Romantic Relations! Thanks for being here and supporting our newest event. This time around each entrant will highlight a romance of their choice and it’s inherent value to either the story, characters, ourselves or some combination. A friendly reminder to check back in each day…Read more
Collecting Interest – The Adventures of Nintendo’s New French Flag Lovechild
Well, it looks like that time of year again. I had just gotten used to the peace and quiet of not listening to Smash Bros. fans complain about Fire Emblem, so it’s a shame that I’m probably going to start hearing it again soon. Hopefully the sound of $60 leaving my wallet will be sufficient…Read more
Villainous Value – I Am Upset
There are no two words in the English language more harmful than ‘good job’. Terence Fletcher, Whiplash EVIL. EVERY VILLAIN IS LEMONS.Villains in fiction. Need I go on?Found in all shapes and sizes, following all kinds of goals and motivations and perspectives. A good villain really seals the deal on a story. Darth Vader, Sephiroth,…Read more
Worlds Abound – Do You Still Desire Peace?
“Only in truth, the Lords will abandon their thrones, and the Unkindled will rise. Nameless accursed undead, unfit even to be cinder. And so it is that ash seeketh embers…” Opening narration of Dark Souls III Come hither, Chosen Undead, for I have tales to tell of a grand, woven world that only becomes more…Read more
Take’s On Me – What’s Wrong with Heroes Being Heroes?
Let’s not cut any corners here, I have a little topic I’ve been wanting to rant about for some time now. My nightly routine may as well have devolved into sitting in a dark corner rubbing my hands maniacally as I carefully bide my time, waiting like prey in the foliage for my chance to…Read more
Yo, You Have a Moment?: A One-Off of Nondescript Ramblings – Kaizoku Ou ni, ore wa naru!
Everyone welcome the future King of the Pirates, please; Hello all and welcome to my first post here outside of one of our article events. I know I have two times as many shoes to fill this week to satiate the temporary gap in writing from Joel and Jonah this time around, but hey maybe…Read more
Story Hooked – I Am Grateful
“Throughout my life, the moments, and people who have defined me… they have all been illuminated by sparks.” Kentaro Miura This one is gonna be a real test. A trip down memory lane for me, and maybe for some others reading this, but probably a bit of a wild ride for those who don’t have…Read more
Heroic Highlights – The Kind of Man Worth Risking Your Life For
“Wealth, fame, power. Gold Roger, the King of the Pirates, attained everything this world has to offer. And so, many men head for the Grand Line to find the great treasure he left behind, the One Piece. The world has truly entered a Great Pirate Era! Wearing the straw hat sworn upon him by the…Read more