miscellany

Day Ninety-Seven

-A woman asked me to deduct change from a precious purchase of hers off of her current total, handing me an old receipt for validation. I think the world may finally have found the ultimate shopping strategy.

-In the middle of her purchase, a woman wordlessly walked around the register, looked at my butt, and returned to where she had been and continued paying. As a man, I am not used to this sort of treatment. As a human being, I am very confused, and even more upset.

-A four year-old told me that she did not go to Walmart. I told her that this was probably for the best. It’s best if we try to teach them young.

-An elderly woman, amidst a series of vague yet disconcerting threats, angrily demanded that I do not scratch her purchase of two-dollar plastic tubs. Shortly afterwards, she requested I hand her the coin change first, only to pull her hand away as I attempted to do so and shout at me for dropping her change. I am not sure at what point it happened, but sometime in this shift I successfully crossed into the Twilight Zone. I look forward to my swift and safe return.

-I watched on as a woman purchased over $2,300 in home decor, picking up a mountain of gorgeous rugs, furniture, and general miscellany. She may not know it yet, but she has a new roommate, and he runs a blog about Target.

Disc 1 of FFVIII took place in the span of a day and a half and your rival permanently scars your face, your school sends you to war for an assignment, you’re hired to kidnap a president, and directed to assassinate a sorceress and honestly if that’s not an example of going a mile a minute I don’t know what is

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Enough - gondalsqueen - Star Wars Original Trilogy [Archive of Our Own]
An Archive of Our Own, a project of the Organization for Transformative Works
By Organization for Transformative Works

Chapters: 1/1
Fandom: Star Wars Original Trilogy
Rating: General Audiences
Warnings: No Archive Warnings Apply
Relationships: Leia Organa/Han Solo
Characters: Leia Organa, Han Solo
Additional Tags: relationships, Through the Years, Self-Recrimination, Bickering, i’ll add some happier tags in the next scene
Summary:

A miscellany of Han and Leia scenes through the years.

liner notes:

  • The song was written, recorded, and produced over the course of 72 hours – neither SGAP nor I slept the night of the 23rd or 24th, in order to finish the song on the 25th.
  • The small-cap ʜ and bolded exclamation points ! are both relics of the original 1843 printing of A Christmas Carol.
  • The verses of A Nyxmas Carol can be sung to the tune of “Here Comes Santa Claus”, which arguably results in a better song  (than “here comes santa claus”)
  • Did you know? The line “the stars will aid our jaunts and japes” is a subtle reference to “the stars will aid in her escape."  How clever is that!
  • Neither SGAP nor I have ever met anyone who has read Past Sins
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“Can I ask you a weird question” is one of my least favorite lead-ins to a conversation because I live in constant fear of how weird the question is going to be. I’d rather be obliquely insulted by my friends about my chest size a thousand times than have to field one real-life inquiry into whether I draw comics about cat yaoi on the Internet!

Post-game impressions of Final Fantasy XV

I completed Final Fantasy XV a couple of days ago, and my friend asked me the mandatory just-finished-a-game question: what did you think of the ending?

It took me about a day and a half to come up with my answer, which is that quite honestly, I don’t think of the ending.

(After the break is an in-depth discussion of Final Fantasy XV’s plot. Spoilers are abound)

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