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”

Chapter 2: UNSEASONABLE ACTS OF REASON (OR, “A LONGING INVOCATION OF THE CASTAWAY”) –A HARACHI HAKUOUKI FICTION

Unseasonable Acts of Reason (or, "a longing invocation of the castaway") Shoujothoughts Chapter 2 (The entire work can be found here and the complete list of my fictions here.) Summary: Kondou quiets. Sanosuke pales. For a moment, no one speaks. “I… I think I need to get home,” Sanosuke says. He stands abruptly without meeting … Continue reading Chapter 2: UNSEASONABLE ACTS OF REASON (OR, “A LONGING INVOCATION OF THE CASTAWAY”) –A HARACHI HAKUOUKI FICTION

My Favorite Armor, Gear, or Weapon Used in Any Anime (30 Day Anime Challenge, Day 22)

Generally, I'm not overly absorbed by weapons, gear, or armor. These are not usual shoujo staples. I could easily pick the iconic Shinsengumi uniform (and Yamaki's ninja apparel, as well, because that's pretty sweet if basic, something I'm totally okay with), but that would seem redundant given how much I clearly love Hakuouki and how terribly … Continue reading My Favorite Armor, Gear, or Weapon Used in Any Anime (30 Day Anime Challenge, Day 22)