“What… what did he do? Is Chizuru alright?”— an excerpt of “1863, December”

1864, October (pt 1) Incidents at the Ikedaya and Kinmon Rebellion left the Shinsengumi on high alert. Interference from the unique group of… whoever they were… was unwelcome at best and an outright danger at worst. The larger man had seriously injured Heisuke, and Souji--laughing in pursuit of his revenge--would often speak to the bastardry … Continue reading “What… what did he do? Is Chizuru alright?”— an excerpt of “1863, December”

With prayers for long life and happiness — an excerpt of “1863, December”

1864, September pt 1 “I was born today,” he says, his eyes locked on his task. On the fourth and seventh days of every ten, Sanosuke helps Chizuru in the kitchen after dinner. On nights like these, with the changing of the seasons, sunset paints their surroundings in a gentle twilight wash. Chizuru’s dainty hands … Continue reading With prayers for long life and happiness — an excerpt of “1863, December”

The Best Retort is Rising to a Challenge — an excerpt of “1863, December”

(full story here) 1864, July -- The Kinmon Rebellion, Aftermath “How cruel, calling all of you that…” “Well, this is how others treat us. Don’t you worry yourself.” “But, it--” Chizuru is angry, and she doesn’t know what to do with it.  By all accounts, the Shinsengumi’s reputation shouldn’t really be her business. She is … Continue reading The Best Retort is Rising to a Challenge — an excerpt of “1863, December”

Blooming from the Mouth of Spring — an excerpt of “1863, December” (HaraChi fanfic)

1864, March Chizuru is often quiet, but when she laughs, it’s rain. She’s joined the captains again for dinner, as has become her custom, and Hijikata steadfastly pretends the girl doesn’t exist. That seems to suit her fine.  Chizuru isn’t a spectacle. She watches and listens as Heisuke and Shinpachi argue over thefts of food, … Continue reading Blooming from the Mouth of Spring — an excerpt of “1863, December” (HaraChi fanfic)

FanFiction Friday 6/26/20 — “Just now as I’m dying do I find a reason to keep on living.”

Featured Fandom: Fullmetal Alchemist-- Brotherhood and Manga Title – Imperfect Affection Author – Elfpen Stats – 1 Chapter, Completed 7/29/18 Author’s Synopsis – “Post-Manga/FMAB. As Edward and Alphonse recover from the Promised Day, Hohenheim struggles to convey his love for his sons before it's too late." Shoujo’s Comments – I read this fiction piece on a vague premise, I'll give you … Continue reading FanFiction Friday 6/26/20 — “Just now as I’m dying do I find a reason to keep on living.”

FanFiction Friday 3/13/20 —

Featured Fandom: Mo Dao Zu Shi (MDZS), AKA "The Grandmaster of Demonic Cultivation" & "The Untamed (CQL)" Title - I love you (Lan style) Author - thejademare Stats - 1 Chapter, Completed 2/29/20 Author's Synopsis - "Since there are not enough whump fics on this here delightful site, I made one. Because sometimes ya just … Continue reading FanFiction Friday 3/13/20 —

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

CHAPTER 4: UNSEASONABLE ACTS OF REASON (OR, “A LONGING INVOCATION OF THE CASTAWAY”) — A HARACHI FANFICTION

Unseasonable Acts of Reason (or, "a longing invocation of the castaway") Shoujothoughts (The entire work can be found here and the complete list of my fictions here.) Chapter 4 Summary: She examines him as a child examines a stranger, peering at him from behind porch posts like a girl hiding behind the legs of her father. There’s a … Continue reading CHAPTER 4: UNSEASONABLE ACTS OF REASON (OR, “A LONGING INVOCATION OF THE CASTAWAY”) — A HARACHI FANFICTION

Fanfiction Friday 7/5/19 — “Would you like to marry me?”

FANDOM(S) FEATURED THIS WEEK: “Hakuouki” An Unexpected Life GrnEydDvl "Hakuouki" — COMPLETED AS OF 6/23/19; 1 CHAPTER "'Hijikata won't die, even if you kill him.' Yukimura Chizuru really believed that. So she is unprepared to face reality when the worst does happen. But she never expected that Saito Hajime would be the one to pick … Continue reading Fanfiction Friday 7/5/19 — “Would you like to marry me?”

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.”