Caleb encourages Essek to take up an artistic hobby for himself that he doesn't feel like he needs to be good at. He does a bit of basic drawing but it's mostly just for field notes. Caleb teaches him Programmed Illusion, but his visual imagination and memory are not very clear, especially compared to Caleb's. … Continue reading Fiction: Essek Invents Atmospheric Ambient Music, Post CR C2 Ep141
Essek is coming to Caleb's home for his short annual stay. Beau and Yasha are coming to dinner, and also to calm Caleb down a bit because one of their big cases is in deliberation and Caleb's been a bundle of raw nerves. They're over early so that Yasha can bake fresh cookies. Caleb is fretting over the menu and finally settles on a curated and complimentary series of soups. Beau watches him meticulously planning this out like a big detailed world-alerting spell and says, "You know you're still in love with him, right Caleb?"
At night Caduceus listened to the stillness. He emptied his thoughts and let the world fill him. It was a reminder than nothing is truly still. The plants and the animals and the weather all moved. To be part of the world was to hang delicately in its movement, to move as it moved in … Continue reading Fiction: The Wrong Kind of Silence, CRC2 C2Ep58
I've been thinking about this since the end of campaign 1. There were an awful lot of lose threads for Percy's mental health between the last scenes of the campaign and the epilogue. Descriptions of Pandemonium sounded like a terrible place to put someone in Percy's state. I am going off my existing theory about Percy's mental health.
Caduceus leaned against the railing of the Squall-Eater, watching two birds from a nearby island loudly arguing over a fish. He sipped his tea, intent on the action. “Language is incredible,” he said. “We make these slightly differentiated sounds, gestures, marks with our bodies strung together into collective symbols of abstract meaning and it lets … Continue reading Fiction Caduceus Contemplates Language – CR C2 Ep041
This is a narrative summary of part of the battle in Ep87, from Percy’s perspective. It borrows heavily from the actual words of the show. I hope to go back and put the rest of the battle into prose. I have a great love of people trying to pull off shit from cheesy romantic stories, … Continue reading Fiction Ep87 Gonna Errol Flynn This Shit
All of the fanfiction I’ll be putting up is basically prose analysis, in the style of creative nonfiction, so I believe that it’s important to show my research. After all, this is only an insight check. Analysis: How Percy looked to Cassandra for “The Gate Stone” Story Story The study door unexpectedly opened, startling Cassandra. … Continue reading Fiction Ep83 The Gate Stone