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Transcript: Taliesin hints as Caduceus’ sexuality and discusses Fjord’s “bad decision” – TM for CR C2 Ep41 1:04:07

This wasn’t the answer on Caduceus’ sexuality I was hoping for, but I’m so grateful for it. Taliesin knows what this means to people, and he wants to make sure he has time and space to explore it properly rather than give a short, incomplete answer. “We’re not there yet, but definitely…” He wants to … Continue reading Transcript: Taliesin hints as Caduceus’ sexuality and discusses Fjord’s “bad decision” – TM for CR C2 Ep41 1:04:07

Personal Background to Caduceus and Caleb’s chat in CR C2 Ep041

This is my personal background to why Caduceus and Caleb’s talk in Ep041 hit me so hard. The transcript is here. It’s also about how Critical Role has gotten me through hell, and why this blog exists. It’s a heavy read that takes a fair amount of emotional energy.CW: death, mental illness, medical traumaI know … Continue reading Personal Background to Caduceus and Caleb’s chat in CR C2 Ep041

Transcript Caleb and Caduceus talk about faith and fate, Caleb hands off the periapt – Critical Role C2 Ep041 0:12:14

This scene hit me hard. It was something I’ve felt for a long time, through several years of hell, but never had the words for. My full story, how Critical Role fit into that strife, and my thoughts on what Caduceus and this scene mean to me are here. I encourage you to read them … Continue reading Transcript Caleb and Caduceus talk about faith and fate, Caleb hands off the periapt – Critical Role C2 Ep041 0:12:14

Transcript Fjord asks Caduceus what the plants say – CR C2 Ep038 0:13:17

Reading the Talks Machina question submissions this week, I was struck by how many of them asked how Caduceus felt about Melora not talking to him or not in the way The Traveler talks to Jester. Some asked if this was a conscious character choice, and they were nearer the mark. Caduceus is heavily rooted … Continue reading Transcript Fjord asks Caduceus what the plants say – CR C2 Ep038 0:13:17

i always thought that “they/them” was gender neutral and therefore could be used for any gender though? like she/they he/they or just they? it doesn’t necessarily mean that person ONLY goes by they/them? like I’ll use it when I’m not sure what gender someone is, as kind of an umbrella pronoun. was that wrong of me?

Good question! They/them is the polite pronoun set to use when you don’t know. In that context, think of it like “that person in the red shirt.” Maybe you are a person who always wears a red shirt and that is what you want to be know for (or is your only defining feature as … Continue reading i always thought that “they/them” was gender neutral and therefore could be used for any gender though? like she/they he/they or just they? it doesn’t necessarily mean that person ONLY goes by they/them? like I’ll use it when I’m not sure what gender someone is, as kind of an umbrella pronoun. was that wrong of me?