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Introducing Rhela and Izhu

Newest Warrior of Light and companion Rhela (Mk. III) and Izhu (Mk. III) are faced with the Ifrit scene.

Lessons to Learn

Mother Joasia takes care of Sister Adelita's wounds after she gets a little bit too bold on the battlefield. She also teaches her more (ugh) Latin.

Thawing Warmth

(Endwalker spoilers, Lv.83-06) Jahy and Jihli are reunited after some separated tribulations.

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Minds as Cold as Ice

(Endwalker spoilers, Lv.83-03) Jihli and Jahy console each other as they await their fates.

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Chilling Out

(Endwalker spoilers, Lv.82-05) Jahy and Jihli huddle together for warmth after a difficult battle.

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A Moment's Respite

(Endwalker spoilers, Lv.80-21) In between hurrying and scurrying, Jahy and Jihli and the twins take a breather in Jahy and Jihli's room.

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Welcome Home, Jihli

(Endwalker spoilers, Lv.80-S4) Being home is fraught with mixed feelings for Jihli Mihgo. Her friend Jahy Relanah is just excited to be here.

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The Extreme

The battle at the end of the Eden raids' Savage tier, from someone who has not even watched a video about it. As well as the aftermath of the battle.

Unraveling Mind

Tala and her other self wage mortal combat. Well, Tala's other self wages mortal combat. Tala mostly just bleeds. Dark journal writing.

Touring the Ship

Nica gives new crewmates Ash and Lylah the tour of the ship.

Unnecessary risk

Glimmer tries to flee when it comes out that she's the daughter of a supervillain - as she's caught on camera kissing the daughter of a superheroine.

Let me soothe my wounds

TW: suicide, abuse, stalking mentions
It's time to take a break.

Painfully bright

Some angst near the beginning of Shadowbringers with Tala and Lixia.

To be loved, to be loved

What more could you ask for? (I still love About a Girl by The Academy Is...)

Overcommitted

Adela tends to Sophia after she overdoes it to protect Ren.

"Concentrate..."

Thoughts about focusing on tasks, and escaping the magnetic pull of distraction by keeping track of the thoughts that would otherwise be left behind.

Daily HelloTalk Blog Day 3

My third regular Japanese blog on HelloTalk. Talking about contests on Leetcode and similar things.

Daily HelloTalk Blog Day 2

My second regular Japanese blog on HelloTalk. Talking about how to learn Japanese and what to do about Flashcards.

Disastercare

Tinsel comforts Viola after a difficult moment.

Daily HelloTalk Blog Day 1

My first regular Japanese blog on HelloTalk. Talking about interviewing and resume stuff.

New Best Friend

Meiyin contemplates what her life will look like now, with the help of Viola.

A Von Karma is Perfect

Phoenix and Edgeworth discuss Edgeworth's coming out to his adoptive father.

Opposites attract

Tahlia and Bree are in love despite having very different lives.

On my father

A summary of my relationship with my father, to give background to those who haven't been part of this nightmarish scenario all along. CW: emotional abuse, narcissism.

Reflections on family

The letter to my family, which is as much a letter to myself to understand what I'm doing and why I'm doing it as it is one to my family to inform them of what's going on and to state my boundaries.

Advanced jobs

On empowering the Parts of Me, and in so doing, letting them merge into one, unified, True Me.

Good night

Fia gets a good-night tucking-in from Eliza.

Traumerei

Morie gets too deep into an illusion and has to be pulled out.

Monsterification

Saraba's mind relives her outcasting at the hands of her Sisters over her willingness to treat yokai as fellow people.

Bad Brain Time Survival Guide

How my brain glitches in bad situations, and how I'm working around it.

On choosing the form of one's dopamine lever

Let's get personal. And let's make it weird.
Talking about considering SRS, and feelings on different kinds of genitals, among other things.

A Name That's True

Feelings on identity explored through a paper thin metaphor of magic.

Jealous dragon

Shioyo is not happy to find that Mjara has been spending lots of time in the company of someone other than her.

Co-op partners

Complaining about being single... player mode.

Family

The UruNaka heroes' families spend a series of quiet moments with each other.

Reflections on self-disgust

(cw: discussion of self-directed transphobia)
A follow-up to the Affection post from earlier this year. It's long!!

Yokai Research Club: Heating Up

The Yokai Research Club is forced to come to terms with something terrible.

Summer vacation is coming... and Ms. Okano is going to be out of their reach for forty days and forty nights.

How will they stop her?

Splashing Around

Mimi and her sisters and Sami splash around while their families are busy.

The Wedding Dress

Lell comes home early and discovers Serynth's secret.

Taking Cover

Celie is in trouble, and her friends are a ways away. Will they be able to get to her in time?

Affection

Exploring my relationship to affection and love.

Thoughts on Reyas

Thinking about how my moods tend to cycle, and why.

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