Analysis: Molly’s Backstory Part 2: Cree, Critical Role C2 Ep014

This post is part 2 in a 7-part series examining everything we learned about Molly’s backstory in Critical Role Campaign 2 Episode 014. They are meant to be read together in sequence, but 9 pages seemed a little long for Tumblr, so I’ve broken them up into separate posts. You can also find links to … Continue reading Analysis: Molly’s Backstory Part 2: Cree, Critical Role C2 Ep014

Transcript: How Molly uses appearance to assess people, Talks Machina C2 Ep 6 0:20:50

Taliesin chose to play a tiefling because he “wanted a comfortable outsider.” (TM 2018-01-16 0:34:49) Tieflings are already visibly, inescapably marked by their infernal heritage. In Western society, tattoos and piercings (especially lots of them) have long been regarded as outside polite society. Molly’s body modification signals that he’s leaning into outsider status and a … Continue reading Transcript: How Molly uses appearance to assess people, Talks Machina C2 Ep 6 0:20:50

Ask Box: It’s rude to erase queer identity

In response to: Use Molly’s correct pronouns Totally fair that someone is uncomfortable with fics where different pronouns are used on a character they identify with, and as nb myself, i can sympathize with your friend. but please consider the other nb people writing fics/meta/ that are probably writing it that way because they themselves relate … Continue reading Ask Box: It’s rude to erase queer identity

AskBox: Taliesin gave us all of Molly’s pronouns, and it was one set

In response to: Use Molly’s correct pronouns As an enby myself: What Taliesin actually said about Molly was "he uses he/him but is cool with anything". Nonbinary people who use multiple sets of pronouns are perfectly valid and fine, you know? I go by both they and she. There are real people in the real world … Continue reading AskBox: Taliesin gave us all of Molly’s pronouns, and it was one set

Transcript: Taliesin gives Molly’s pronouns, Talks Machina for C2 Ep 01 0:06:07

I’m profoundly over seeing this misquoted, so here is what Taliesin specifically said about Molly’s pronouns. He said “he” without hesitation, other pronouns, or qualification. He shrugs off Molly taking no offense at anything because he’s very chill. Just because he’s not offended by it in passing doesn’t mean another answer is right. The subtext … Continue reading Transcript: Taliesin gives Molly’s pronouns, Talks Machina for C2 Ep 01 0:06:07

AskBox: Appreciate your post about Molly’s proper pronouns

Hi, I really appreciate your post about Molly and writing him as nonbinary and using his proper pronouns. As a nonbinary person, I use her/she pronouns. I have many people tell me I am not truly nonbinary because I don't use they/them and it is very frustrating and upsetting. Using people's preferred pronouns honestly isn't … Continue reading AskBox: Appreciate your post about Molly’s proper pronouns

Use Molly’s correct pronouns

I’ll write about this in more depth later, but this needs to be said now: If you’re writing Critical Role fic about Molly being nonbinary, you still really need to use his proper pronouns. He explicitly gave them to us. You don’t ever for any reason get to misuse someone's pronouns. There are nonbinary people … Continue reading Use Molly’s correct pronouns

Analysis: Molly’s Backstory Part 1: Separating Molly and Lucian, Critical Role C2 Ep014

This post is part 1 in a 7-part series examining everything we learned about Molly’s backstory in Critical Role Campaign 2 Episode 014. They are meant to be read together in sequence, but 9 pages seemed a little long for Tumblr, so I’ve broken them up into separate posts. You can also find links to … Continue reading Analysis: Molly’s Backstory Part 1: Separating Molly and Lucian, Critical Role C2 Ep014

Transcript: Molly’s notion of identity, Talks Machina for C2 Ep14

This is the Talks Machina episode for Critical Role C2 Ep014, Fleeting memories. Molly gave up a lot of his backstory in that episode, which I’ve transcribed in my post entitled “Transcript Critical Role C2 Ep014 0:13:00 Molly’s Backstory“. Taliesin elaborated on and reinforced that in the episode of Talks. Some highlights are: - Molly … Continue reading Transcript: Molly’s notion of identity, Talks Machina for C2 Ep14

Analysis Critical Role C2 Ep014 How Molly manipulates the way people see him

This post is one of a long series examining Molly’s story and character. There will be an index on my blog collecting all of them. I spent at least 20 minutes on the same 3 seconds of Critical Role Campaign 2 Episode 014, teasing out something Taliesin mumbled under Matt, and it was so exceptionally … Continue reading Analysis Critical Role C2 Ep014 How Molly manipulates the way people see him