nagia: (lod; a/l; gay green blob)
(5:54:52 PM) [personal profile] nagia: nnngnghn why is bad alcohol the only alcohol in my house.
(5:55:22 PM) [personal profile] leviathanmirror: You drank all the good alcohol?
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[personal profile] nagia: I actually would like kids. The problem is the whole "financial/emotional stability", "being involved in a long-term relationship" and then that whole issue of how the child would be sired.
(6:10:09 PM) Jason: Immaculate conception?
(6:10:49 PM) [personal profile] nagia: Right. I'll pray really really hard to Jesus for a little bundle of joy.
(6:11:35 PM) [personal profile] nagia: With my luck, Satan will send me some sort of uterus-and-ovary eating sharp-toothed little hellspawn who also devours souls through my eyeballs.




(11:02:50 PM) [personal profile] nagia: <3 Possibly. But my attention has been given almost wholly over to Tiger&Bunny
(11:03:00 PM) Jen: et tu, Katie
(11:03:03 PM) [personal profile] nagia: (Cannot. Resist. The campy superheroes.)




Well I am on Episode 7 of Tiger & Bunny, and am deeply gratified that Criminal Minds finally paid some attention to Capgras Syndrome, and portrayed it as an actual tragedy rather than just another "Ooh, look at the freak" sort of thing. And yet again mentioning that delusional disorder does not equal violence! (Yes. My standards are low. I know my standards are low. Blame how crappy most media are.) Also, it was nice to see JJ giving a media presentation (with Morgan! He rocks the suit look, he really does) and then using her whole Charm Person act, and the moment where the pit of your stomach falls after she drops the Charm Person act, to get top secret info. And the Morgan-Prentiss angles just keep coming on so strong.

As for Tiger & Bunny... well, Kotetsu puts me in mind of some sort of fucked-up lovechild of Laguna Loire and Diego Armando. Barnaby's glasses keep making me go, "I should write Catch Me!Aoshi!" and I am kind of terribly in love with Karina and Pao-lin. I love Bruce Lee and she is obviously one huge-ass Bruce Lee reference, okay, I can't even apologize. And Nathan. Okay, actually, with the exception of Barnaby (who I still like quite a bit, that silly stoic) it's pretty much a cast full of people who make me go "EEEEEEEEEEEEEE [name] is on the screen!"




And most importantly: I have a job. It's not a great job, but it's high pay and long hours, and that makes me happy enough. Now to arrange somewhere else to live, because gorram I cannot stay here. I love my father and no mistake, but I need space of my own. Away from people.
nagia: (me; keep calm && carry cain)
(8:50:30 PM) [personal profile] leviathanmirror: Garrus has heavy artillery pheromones or something.
(8:50:46 PM) [personal profile] nagia: ...I am now imagining a rocket humping his leg.
nagia: (me; keep calm && carry cain)
(7:14:38 PM) [personal profile] leviathanmirror: God. I hope whoever is asking all these stupid questions in the wiki answers is trolling.
(7:15:17 PM) [personal profile] leviathanmirror: "Who is the dumbest turian?" There is only one answer there.
(7:15:23 PM) [personal profile] nagia: /grins
(7:15:30 PM) [personal profile] nagia: Councillor Velarn?
(7:15:37 PM) [personal profile] leviathanmirror: He has dismissed those claims.
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(3:42:20 PM) [personal profile] nagia: Son of a bitch
(3:42:30 PM) [personal profile] nagia: There is no way not to get Kaidan interested
(3:45:30 PM) [personal profile] leviathanmirror: Yeah, I saw that on the wiki.
(3:45:43 PM) [personal profile] nagia: /irritation
(3:46:18 PM) [personal profile] nagia: Don't want a romance with Kaidan. Kaidan's cute, but. GARRUS OR BUST.
(3:47:03 PM) [personal profile] leviathanmirror: *grins*
(3:47:13 PM) [personal profile] leviathanmirror: BUT KAIDAN LOOOOOVES YOU
(3:47:21 PM) [personal profile] nagia: <3 <3
nagia: (.hack; bt; crazy times)
(11:32:30 PM) [personal profile] dogstar: Canada is too close to the Autobots (and more importantly, the arctic. Megatron has a personal grudge against the arctic and plans to blow it up as soon as possible.)
nagia: (da2; adder; built this city)
(5:41:42 PM) [personal profile] nagia: You realize I am now imagining Greagoir as a Templar career counselor/guidance counselor in a high school.
(5:41:54 PM) [personal profile] leviathanmirror: *amused*
(5:42:15 PM) [personal profile] nagia: (I'm imagining Cullen trying to fill in for a day, too, but all he ever tells the long line of mage students is "ABOMINATION!")
(5:42:23 PM) [personal profile] leviathanmirror: "You're a mage. You're going to become a soul-devouring beast."
(5:42:53 PM) [personal profile] nagia: Oh god.
(5:43:05 PM) [personal profile] nagia: That is both hilarious and sad.
(5:43:37 PM) [personal profile] nagia: "But my Meyers-Briggs personality type doesn't say anything about th--"
"YOU ARE A MAGE. That is the only career course available to you."
nagia: (coraline; bel; my eyes are buttons)
(6:19:23 PM) [personal profile] nagia: Apparently
(6:19:26 PM) [personal profile] nagia: It's an alien landwhale
(6:19:32 PM) [personal profile] nagia: With an interdimensional stomach
(6:19:34 PM) [personal profile] leviathanmirror: What
(6:19:45 PM) [personal profile] nagia: The thing that erases stuff
(6:19:55 PM) [personal profile] leviathanmirror: ...
(6:20:00 PM) [personal profile] nagia: Is an alien landwhale with an interedimensional stomach
(6:20:11 PM) [personal profile] nagia: I am fast beginning to love this anime. Just for the sheer weird.




(7:16:42 PM) [personal profile] leviathanmirror: Anders definitely changes.
(7:16:49 PM) [personal profile] leviathanmirror: He gets crazier with every timeskip!
nagia: (abstract; hwaet ye phoque?)
(10:37:47 PM) [personal profile] dogstar: I mean, even if it IS junk science giant alien robots, I can do better than that.




(10:42:01 PM) [personal profile] dogstar: Now, some fanon says that sparklings get upgraded and don't start off as full-size bots but 'grow' into it via upgrades. Which DOES make logical sense, because honestly, giant alien robots with laser canons and the mind of a 6 year old is a really bad idea.
(10:42:03 PM) [personal profile] dogstar: well, funny, but bad.
(10:42:08 PM) [personal profile] dogstar: I mean, Sunstreaker. Case made.
(10:42:12 PM) [personal profile] dogstar: But anyway
nagia: (da2; adder; facepalm (adder rivalry +15))
(4:27:14 PM) [personal profile] leviathanmirror: "YOU ARE KIND AND BEAUTIFUL ♥ ♥"
(4:27:26 PM) [personal profile] leviathanmirror: "BUT NO! I WILL BREAK YOUR HEART! ♥ ♥"
(4:27:43 PM) [personal profile] leviathanmirror: ........................
(4:27:55 PM) [personal profile] leviathanmirror: Crazy Chuck learned all he knows about romance from Twilight.




(5:31:46 PM) [personal profile] nagia: True, true. Adam never ever pings people as the big brother who says, "Oh, you think that locket's pretty?" and then three days later mysteriously has an identical locket.
(5:31:52 PM) [personal profile] nagia: "It's not the same one, but it looks pretty close, right?"
(5:32:41 PM) [personal profile] nagia: Even though he uh. Very much is.
(5:32:53 PM) [personal profile] nagia: (He's a sweet boy! Until he kills people at the drop of a hat so Bethany can jack their shit.)
nagia: (da2; adder; facepalm (adder rivalry +15))
One: Jefferson Starship's We Built This City is so the friendship theme for Hawke and Varric. Any Hawke. (Especially a purple option/HumorHawke.)




Two:

(5:40:38 PM) [personal profile] leviathanmirror: He is derptastic.
(5:40:58 PM) [personal profile] leviathanmirror: From this day forward it is no longer Dragon Age 2.
(5:41:02 PM) [personal profile] leviathanmirror: It is Derp Age.
(5:41:07 PM) [personal profile] nagia: <3 <3 YES.
nagia: (da2; adder; yarrrrr i r pirate mage yarr)
(4:21:52 PM) [personal profile] leviathanmirror: That's another problem I have with this game.
(4:22:13 PM) [personal profile] leviathanmirror: You get through maybe half the first act and you're like OKAY I DON'T WANT TO SEE ONE MORE TRASH MOB EVER
(4:22:21 PM) [personal profile] leviathanmirror: EVER, YOU FUCKERS AT BIOWARE
(4:24:00 PM) [personal profile] nagia: <3 <3 <3
nagia: (rk; a/m; blue eyed psycho romeo)
(7:52:54 PM) [personal profile] nagia: Not even Steve Irwin carries the appropriate antivenin for wild ninja bites.
(7:53:22 PM) [personal profile] leviathanmirror: They aren't native to Australia, you know.
nagia: (rk; a/m; blue eyed psycho romeo)
(06:07:10 PM) [personal profile] nagia: Well, now I have a name for the bastard.
(06:07:23 PM) [personal profile] nagia: Tadashi.
(06:07:53 PM) [personal profile] leviathanmirror: What's it mean?
(06:08:50 PM) [personal profile] nagia: "loyal"/"true"
(06:09:05 PM) [personal profile] leviathanmirror: *amused*
(06:10:17 PM) [personal profile] nagia: ?
(06:15:51 PM) [personal profile] leviathanmirror: Just seems like an odd name for him.
(06:19:08 PM) [personal profile] leviathanmirror: Although I suppose most parents don't name their kids "Rapey McRaperson."




Context, for the weak:

I've been re-reading a lot of Western Ink's RK fic, because I've been wobbly emotionally and clearly Aoshi/Misao is the delicious pie to make me less wobbly, right?

Wrong.

Wrong, wrong, wrong.

All but two fics of hers have an Aoshi who is squicktastic (one's a silly piece of fluff with a faintly unnerving ownership undercurrent I choose to ignore; the other leaves Aoshi in crazypants mode and just extrapolates on possible WRONGWRONGWRONG scenarios from there -- so it's deliberate). In one of the fucked-up squicky fics, Aoshi apparently has not thought of Misao "bodily" until she mentioned scars, and did not think of Misao sexually until she mentioned a scar on the inside of her thigh. Which she later confessed she'd received in an attempted rape.

Does this disturb you yet? No?

It gets better: it's only after Misao has revealed that she was attacked and almost forcibly penetrated that Aoshi begins to think of her as available. Now that she's, direct quote from the fic, "stained."

Say it with me: "WHAT."

From a fandom perspective: Let's go into all of the ways this idea is fail: 1. STAINED IS JUST FAIL, 2. AOSHI WOULD KNOW THAT BECAUSE 3. HE'S THE LEADER OF A NINJA GROUP THAT 4. CONTAINS WOMEN. The odds of him NOT knowing a woman who had been assaulted (never mind men who had been assaulted, never mind the fairly high probability he's been assaulted himself) is staggeringly LOW.

Okay, fine, if that's just the way the character thinks and he has Meiji Restoration morals, then I expect the author to hint at this. There needs to be some kind of dividing line between author/narrator. I don't want to see this character think something so reprehensible, and then get everything he wants or asks for, get to force a marriage to a younger female character he's only recently decided was available, and... consequence free.

No.

So I've been writing a what-could-have-been. Not just a faintly new spin on canon, but a "where 'Daughter Figure,' could have gone." Sort of a cross between a remix and a response fic, I guess.




More AIM logs of hilarity:

(following a discussion of what might happen if Misao were turned into an actual weasel:)

(10:10:34 PM) [personal profile] leviathanmirror: Okina would be forced to insist that Aoshi marry Misao.
(10:10:52 PM) [personal profile] leviathanmirror: His behavior was totally inappropriate for a man and unmarried weasel.
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[personal profile] nagia: What would happen if you crossed over Batman and KH?
[personal profile] leviathanmirror: Your brain would explode?
[personal profile] nagia: From win or from fail?
[personal profile] leviathanmirror: From 'what is this even.'

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