Character Analysis, The Mind of a Character

On Crippling Characters

Generally, most stories fall into a pretty simple loop. They usually go something like this: Character goes through great struggle of some kindCharacter learns a valuable lesson and gains a new skillCharacter uses new skill to overcome trialRinse repeat until story ends A strong example of this is in shounen anime. Usually, our protagonist will… Continue reading On Crippling Characters

Author's Recommended, Books, How's This Book?, Review, Wheel of Time

The Wheel of Time (Book Series Review): Was It Worth It?

God, it feels like a thousand years since I started this series. It's hard to believe that we're nearly done with it all. The Wheel of Time is one of the most complicated reading experiences I have ever had. Few stories have ever frustrated me more than this one. There were so many points where… Continue reading The Wheel of Time (Book Series Review): Was It Worth It?

Manga, One Piece, Review

The Great One Piece Journey (Part 28): Reverie/Levely

Is it Reverie? Levely? I have no idea anymore. I'm just gonna stick to Reverie and call it a day. News of the events at Whole Cake Island have spread across the world, reaching even the Straw Hats themselves, along with a shocking surprise for Luffy. Meanwhile, the monarchs of the world gather at Marijoa… Continue reading The Great One Piece Journey (Part 28): Reverie/Levely