Lucina gave Severa a slight bow, pitching her voice slightly lower in a would-be dramatic tone. “Shall we move on, Your Majesty?”

Severa matched her Exalt’s theatrics with a flourish. “Yes, Your Majesty, I think we shall.”

- excerpt from chapter 17 of Secret Dreamer

This time around, I commissioned @dlartistanon! Severa’s dressed as Joshua from Sacred Stones; Lucina is, of course, the Hero-King Marth.

the reason yuri on ice keeps surprising us is because they actually do the stuff we jokingly make jokes about and wish for but never actually expect to happen and it is causing so much chaos its fantastic

this is what happens when you give people what they want but never expected

they dont know what to fucking do anymore

yuri on ice is a gift that keeps on giving

Read “The Story of Kao Yu”, an original fairy tale by Peter S. Beagle, author of The Last Unicorn.

“The Story of Kao Yu” is a new fantasy short story by the legendary Peter S. Beagle which tells of an aging judge traveling through rural China and of a criminal he encounters. Of the story, Beagle says it “comes out of a lifelong fascination with Asian legendry — Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Indian, Indonesian — all drawn from cultures where storytelling, in one form of another, remains a living art. As a young writer I loved everything from Robert van Gulik’s Judge Dee mysteries to Lafcadio Hearn’s translations of Japanese fairytales and many lesser-known fantasies. Like my story ‘The Tale of Junko and Sayuri,’ ‘The Story of Kao Yu’ is a respectful imitation of an ancient style, and never pretends to be anything else. But I wrote it with great care and love, and I’m still proud of it.“