What are the ends and means of honor? — A Case for “Hakuoki Reimeiroku”

Hello! If you're new here, welcome! If not, you may already know all this, but I'm a lover of reverse harem romance. I mean, honestly, what's not to love? Poke fun if you want, but I'm aware of my own proclivities. (And handsome men? I mean... bonus!) But this isn't a post about reverse harem … Continue reading What are the ends and means of honor? — A Case for “Hakuoki Reimeiroku”

“F*** Me Up ‘Cause I’m so Used to Feeling Nothing” — Generational Honesty and Angsty Expose with EYES ft. Rawska

As an adult (my age being the source of my societal disquiet for today), I often find myself pushing down existential dread. I'm a young Millennial, and if Gen X is the gen of punk apathy and Gen Z is the gen of sardonic humor and social consciousness, Millennials are the gen of angst. I … Continue reading “F*** Me Up ‘Cause I’m so Used to Feeling Nothing” — Generational Honesty and Angsty Expose with EYES ft. Rawska

CHAPTER 5: UNSEASONABLE ACTS OF REASON (OR, “A LONGING INVOCATION OF THE CASTAWAY”) — A HARACHI FANFICTION

Summary: “I wouldn’t call it nothing.”“Look, nothing I can just… say!” he snaps, but then he sighs again. “I’m sorry, Hijikata-san. It’s been a long few days.”“For Yukimura’s sake, we’re all going to pretend we have no idea what’s going on. We’re going to let you handle this at home where it belongs.” His voice … Continue reading CHAPTER 5: UNSEASONABLE ACTS OF REASON (OR, “A LONGING INVOCATION OF THE CASTAWAY”) — A HARACHI FANFICTION

Fanfiction Friday 6/28/19 — “What’s wrong with ME? …I wish I knew.”

FANDOM(S) FEATURED THIS WEEK: “FULLMETAL ALCHEMIST BROTHERHOOD” Postmortem Akarri FULLMETAL ALCHEMIST BROTHERHOOD” — COMPLETED AS OF 12/24/18; 28 CHAPTERS “Roy gets a little too close to realizing the Homunculi's plot thanks to being in the wrong place at the right time. Naturally, they have no choice but to remove him from the picture. (Updates mostly … Continue reading Fanfiction Friday 6/28/19 — “What’s wrong with ME? …I wish I knew.”

From the Heart of a Dying Man (or, “In Sickness and in Health”) — Souji’s Journal

From the Heart of a Dying Man (or, "In Sickness and in Health") -- Souji's Journal, Preface Shoujothoughts Summary: No, that sounds stupid. That sounds like something Hijikata-san would write in some harrowing story of his life; God knows the last thing I’d ever wanna do is sound like that bastard. Let’s try again. Notes: … Continue reading From the Heart of a Dying Man (or, “In Sickness and in Health”) — Souji’s Journal

The Contrary Musings of Iba Hachiro (Or, “a monster of the lascivious kind”) —Hakuoki: Edo Blossoms Drabble

"He bolts upright with a moan or a gasp..." A/N: This drabble is rated M. I don't read smut, and I don't write smut, but this arc is critical to the development of one of my favorite Hakuouki characters, and it couldn't *not* be touched upon if I hoped to do him justice. Like the … Continue reading The Contrary Musings of Iba Hachiro (Or, “a monster of the lascivious kind”) —Hakuoki: Edo Blossoms Drabble

“You aren’t me, Yuuri.” — Fanfiction Friday (3/9/18)

Fandom(s) featured this week: "Yuri!!! On Ice" Once and Future Kings Songbirdsara "Yuri!!! On Ice" -- Updating as of March 6, 2018; 13 (out of 18) chapters "Five years after returning to Hasetsu in defeat, Katsuki Yuuri is training in Detroit as the reigning Men's Figure Skating World Champion. Professionally, all of his dreams have … Continue reading “You aren’t me, Yuuri.” — Fanfiction Friday (3/9/18)

These Games We Play of Blood and War — (Prompted Hakuouki Writings) *OPEN*

"And in that moment, staring up at darkened clouds cracked by Kintsukuroi twilight, he knew that broken things could be rejoined; maybe... maybe everything wasn't lost. Maybe hope existed here." It's your turn to decide! Below the following triple line break is the compilation of prompted drabbles from my current Hakuouki fandom work. If you … Continue reading These Games We Play of Blood and War — (Prompted Hakuouki Writings) *OPEN*

“These Games We Play of Blood and War” (or, I’m taking drabble prompts.)

"And in that moment, staring up at darkened clouds cracked by Kintsukuroi twilight, he knew that broken things could be rejoined; maybe... maybe everything wasn't lost. Maybe hope existed here." It's your turn to decide! Keeping it very short and sweet tonight, if you're interested in submitting a Hakuouki drabble prompt for me to wax … Continue reading “These Games We Play of Blood and War” (or, I’m taking drabble prompts.)

Hakuouki: Oni Dreams (poetry, HijiChi inspired)

*reposted/reformatted for blog purposes* -Hakuouki: Oni Dreams- In the night-every night-he can feel it. Pulsing. Burning. Aching. Closing his eyes, he holds his breath. He waits. The images come. These sored dreams are, for all their perversion, everything he cares to remember. And yet, he fights to forget. The sensation, reminiscent of the quench of … Continue reading Hakuouki: Oni Dreams (poetry, HijiChi inspired)