Analysis: Caduceus Clay Ace/Aro – CR C2 Ep 028-032

In the words of Taliesin Jaffe, “I’m not a big believer in hope. Hope is a sin.” [1] I have closely watched every minute of CR C2 Ep 028-032 with the intent of seeing something to prove this theory wrong, because I don’t trust hope. But the harder I’ve looked, the more solid the theory … Continue reading Analysis: Caduceus Clay Ace/Aro – CR C2 Ep 028-032

Analysis: The Philosophy of Caduceus Clay – Critical Role C2 Ep029 4:10:04

This is the companion analysis to this transcript. Here’s the most relevant quote:4:10:21 Caduceus: “I mean, really? I mean, people aren’t good. That’s not how this works. I mean, Things that you do are good, or bad, but people are just people. And you guys just keep doing good things, and all I’ve seen is … Continue reading Analysis: The Philosophy of Caduceus Clay – Critical Role C2 Ep029 4:10:04

Transcript: Things you do are good, people are just people – Critical Role C2 Ep029 4:10:04

The companion transcript to this analysis on The Philosophy of Caduceus Clay and how it contrasts traditional D&D. Scene runs: 4:10:04 to 4:11:16 4:10:04 Keg: “What did you say to me, Nott? ‘Some people are just good.’” Nott: “Maybe? I may have been drunk at the time.” Keg: “I was, too."  4:10:21 Caduceus: "I mean, … Continue reading Transcript: Things you do are good, people are just people – Critical Role C2 Ep029 4:10:04

Fiction: Something Will Be Here – CR C2 Ep030

A post-Ep030 headcanon in response to these transcripts from Ep028 & Ep030 observing what Decompose does. The sad, hunched figures walk away from the grave. They look back as the carriages roll away south along the road. The next snow covers the disruption in the soil. Nothing can be seen growing over the harsh winter, … Continue reading Fiction: Something Will Be Here – CR C2 Ep030

Transcript: Decomposition Cantrip – CR C2 Ep028 & Ep030

I noticed some interesting things about the spell Decomposition that Caduceus used in Ep030. It spawned a bit of fiction based on these transcripts. Episode 028 The Mighty Nein approach Caduceus’ graveyard for the first time. 0:43:05 Matt: “Frumpkin begins to return, and a passing of one of the clouds gives more sunlight that breaks … Continue reading Transcript: Decomposition Cantrip – CR C2 Ep028 & Ep030

From The Asexual – Thanks, Keyleth: Ace Representation in Critical Role

I wrote an article about ace representation in Critical Role Campaign 1 that was published in The Asexual journal. “Epic as the story is, the characters are very complex, conflicted, and often contradictory. Characters can be kind and also assholes, brave and also scared, confident and insecure. It contains some of the best portrayals of … Continue reading From The Asexual – Thanks, Keyleth: Ace Representation in Critical Role