Fun's over, everyone. Time for pain. Time for a lot of pain. Enter: the Worst Generation! After taking their leave of Thriller Bark, the Straw Hats arrive at the halfway point of the Grand Line. However, a problem arises: Fish-Man Island is on the bottom of the ocean! Luckily for them, some new friends lead… Continue reading The Great One Piece Journey (Part 17): Sabaody Archipelago
The first Psychonauts game ends on a very specific cliffhanger. Truman Zanato, the leader of the Psychonauts, is kidnapped and Raz and the gang fly off to save him. We were left to sit on that for over a decade. Then, when the sequel was finally announced, we learned that that was not the story… Continue reading Psychonauts in the Rhombus of Ruin: The VR Puzzle Game We All Forgot
The cowardly comic relief is an extremely old cliché in storytelling. Almost as old as the cliché of them actually being among the strongest characters in said story. You can find plenty of examples of characters like this in anime, from the action shounens to the slice of life comedies. They're all generally similar; loud,… Continue reading Zenitsu Agatsuma: Annoying or Relatable?
You know what stories are really fun? Gentleman thieves! Sure, a heist with lots of guns and car chases and loud alarms can be really fun. But you know what's cooler? Watching a group of refined thieves convince their mark to give them what they want, then vanish into thin air! That's why The Lies… Continue reading The Lies of Locke Lamora (By the Cover): City of Sharks
Buckle up, everyone. This is gonna be a freaky one. Some of this shit is genuinely fucked up, dudes. If ever there was an embodiment of all that is evil, hags would be it. These immortal fey monsters take forms that reflect their wicked natures. Born of the Feywild, they live in the mortal realm,… Continue reading Hags: General Lore