“A test of courage…I’ve done it quite a lot together with Felicia when we were kids. We were very eager about turning a ghost frozen solid if we could meet one…Still, I wonder if it’s even possible to freeze a ghost. Somehow, I’d really love to try it now.”
Birthright Chapter 18 Intro:
Ryouma (about Forest of the Forlorn):
“Yeah, it seems that they say this forest is the darkest place in Nohr.”
“I have played at this forest for many times during my childhood.”
Just gonna share about how hardcore the maid twins were when during their younger days considering that even the darkest and scariest place in the whole Nohr was nothing but a playground for them to giggle around.
And this is why I snort whenever I saw people call or make Felicia as a scaredy cat either as prejudice due to her archetype or just to give her another moe factor and such
HOME. MY FAMILY. nice family dinners, sometimes around the tv, watching tvb dramas.
things sound more powerful to me in cantonese, so if someone says something emotional in cantonese it hits me hard.
my grandma’s small hands stroking my hair as i went to sleep. she’d teach me life lessons through her favourite stories, late into the night. all i remember seeing at the end of every night was her warm smile illuminated by my nightlight
my grandma and i used to lie on the ground and listen to cantonese radio shows with the lights off late at night and there was this raw feeling…idk how to describe it. it’s like safety and calm but exciting at the same time
hong kong - the sound of traffic moving, people’s feet shuffling on the sidewalk, waves of sticky humidity, the distinct ticking of a traffic light, mtr announcements, more raw emotion. a feeling of adventure almost?, there’s something invigorating about it all…
teachers. chinese school. the teacher’s chalky hands making chalk dust imprints on my papers.
friends who stay up with you way past midnight and talk about dumb things and watching movies in mandarin
occasional weekend dinners at a shanghainese restaurant. small family gatherings
singing like there’s no tomorrow in the shower
binge watching taiwanese dramas/movies late at night with only my desk lamp light on and crying my eyes out
fear of misunderstanding and lots of anxiety + self-doubt