This should be on the correct day (Monday). Today I mostly read fanfictions I’ve already mentioned on here: Ichigo Awakens, Child of the Storm, and select chapters of Soul Chess. That doesn’t mean, I didn’t read or watch anything else. I read a new chapter for the fanfiction ‘An Essence of Silver and Steel” by James D. Fawkes. It’s a crossover fic between Worm and a story from TypeMoon “Fate/kaleid liner Prisma Illya” (lets shorten it to Prisma). Prisma is an in alternate universe to the Fate/Stay Night universe and has one the characters from that one (Illya, a homunculous) getting an alive magic stick named ‘Ruby’. She and others, including someone who has another magic stick named ‘Sapphire’, have to fine ‘Class Cards’ in order to save the tower. Things devolve from there. Oh, did I mention that the magic sticks have a warped personality from their creator, a Dead Apostle (TypeMoon’s vampires) named Zelretch who is the ultimate troll. Still it’s fun (think of it as a nicer Puella Magi Madoka Magica, if you understand the reference).
Basically in An Essence of Silver and Steel, Zelretch (who can travel and pull energy from parallel worlds) finds that the ‘Worm’ world does not really have magic anymore and sends another magic stick to find out why. It finds it’s way to becoming Taylor’s power. Things go right and wrong. It’s one of the fics that shows that, yeah, Worm is a dark hero story, so things have to go wrong. I would recommend it. The link to the fanfiction is – https://www.fanfiction.net/s/12515214/1/An-Essence-of-Silver-and-Steel.
The other main thing I did was watch a few episodes of the Amazon Prime series, “Jack Ryan.” I haven’t read the books or watched any of the movie’s, but this is a really good series. Jack Ryan is a former Marine who is now a CIA analyst who sees a threat before anyone else and convinces his new boss to go after this guy. Things go wrong and now they’re trying to find him and stop him, while Jack is learning the experience of going out into the field. I recognized the actor for Jack Ryan from The Office (Though I haven’t seen much of it, mostly funny compilations on YouTube) and found I like Jack Ryan more than I thought I would.
That’s all for today, Ta Ta for Now!
Today was a mostly focused on Ichigo Awakens, but I did read a few other things. The first one is a fic I started rereading, ‘A Protector’s Pride’ by NeoRyu777. It’s a Bleach fic that has Ichigo dealing with his inner Hollow before he meets the Vizards. Instead of one time beat down, they decide to do it every two weeks and whoever wins is in charge until the next time. Has a more forward thinking Ichigo. The link to the fanfiction is – https://www.fanfiction.net/s/5002293/1/A-Protector-s-Pride.
Then there was a fanfiction I read for the first time, ‘Unto the Breach’ by Backslash Echo. It’s a Naruto fic that’s 11 chapters and been around since 2015, but it was updated in August of this year, so maybe still good. It has Naruto being sent accidentally back in time in the fight against Tobi while holding the Tailed Beasts. All the jinchuuriki’s have their memories back, and maybe some others too. See how things change. The link to the fic is here – https://www.fanfiction.net/s/10973514/1/Unto-The-Breach.
I also dabbled in a fic (meaning I started reading, but will come back later and see if I want to read) that is a crossover between Fate/Stay Night and Sword Art Online called ‘Fate Revelation Online’ by daniel-gudman. Sword Art Online is a anime/light novel about a gamer ‘Kirito’ who along with thousands of others is trapped in a VR (Virtual Reality) MMORPG (Massive Multiplayer Online Role Playing Game) that the title is named after until they can clear it. The main catch, if you die in the game, you die in reality. The helmet that allows to connect to the game will fry the player if taken off or if it losses power. Watch as Kirito, Asuna and their friends try to beat the game, for the first half of the first season. After that Asuna gets kind of sidelined and while it comes back to her, she’s only really important in that she’s with Kirito. I like the series, but know that some people don’t. Watch/read it if you want.
Fate Revelation Online has Shiro and Illya joining the game (which is different because the creator is also a magus). It didn’t catch my fancy at this time, but will come back and see later. The link to the fic is – https://www.fanfiction.net/s/9740933/1/Fate-Revelation-Online.
I got a new chapter for a still short story called ‘Roofie” by Lunar-L. It’s a Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug and Chat Noir fic that has an adult Marinette being roofied at a fashion party and being saved by Adrian. Her drugged state has her revealing that she likes him. It’s only on the fourth chapter and is finally the morning after (nothing happens, he just takes her home) and they’re both thinking about last night and what will happen from now on. This author also has a few other stories from the same series, mostly MariChat ones. The link to the author is – https://www.fanfiction.net/u/1727757/Lunar-L. The link to the story is – https://www.fanfiction.net/s/12610423/1/Roofie.
That was today, see you on the flip side.
I will post today, and man was today a large one for new fics. I caught up to where I hadn’t read of Ichigo Awakens and took a break from it for today. I read a new chapter of Mauling Snarks as it is Monday. Before I go into the fics I haven’t read before, I started rereading a RWBY fic called ‘Remnant’s Reclaimer’ by Hysterical Clerical Hijinks. It has an a little over 7 year’s older RWBY running so fast with her Semblance (along with an explosion) to accidentally travel back in time to her first year of Beacon (in a massively AU storyline that has Cinder as the main big bad). She then decides to stop Cinder’s plans (She didn’t merge with her younger self). It has lesbian couples in it, so if you don’t like, don’t read. The main sad thing is that it hasn’t been updated since 2016. The link to the fic is – https://www.fanfiction.net/s/10813469/1/Remnant-s-Reclaimer.
The same author – Quatermass, wrote all the rest of the fanfictions I read today. The first one I read was called ‘Is Your Great-Aunt and AI!?’ and is a Harry Potter and Portal crossover. Portal is a set of two games about an insane AI, GLaDOS, who takes over a research facility after her human mind is uploaded and she goes insane. You play the mute character Chell, who must use a Portal Gun to solve challenges and escape. In this fic, Harry is sent to live with his great-aunt before she becomes GLaDOS and helps her stay (relatively) sane. She discovers his magic (which she calls ‘Will-based Tranmogrification Force’ or WFT) and he eventually goes to Hogwarts. However he has a more scientifically minded outlook, so things are interesting. Especially when the Morgan Freeman (from Half-Life) characterization from Freeman’s Mind (a YouTube video set on the channel Accursed Farms – the link to the channel is – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCJ6KZTTnkE-s2XFJJmoTAkw). I watched a few episodes and will watch more later, but my favorite line so far (which is also in the fic) is “I am Captain Gordon Freeman of the Intergalactic House of Pancakes ordering you to open”. The link to the author is – https://www.fanfiction.net/u/6716408/Quatermass. The link to the fic is -https://www.fanfiction.net/s/11567521/1/Is-Your-Great-Aunt-an-AI. It also has an incomplete (for now) second year sequel called, ‘Just How Can a Computer Do Magic?!’ that can be found here – https://www.fanfiction.net/s/12402919/1/Just-How-Can-a-Computer-Do-Magic.
The next one is called ‘Ex Umbra in Solem’ (which is Latin for ‘From the Shadows into the Light’) and is a Harry Potter and Fate/Zero crossover. Fate/Zero is the prequel to Fate/Stay Night and tells the story of the Fourth Grail War (Fate/Stay Night is the Fifth Grail War). The fic has Harry being thrown through the veil of death after things go wrong in the final battle and everyone he cares for dies. Umbridge (Umbitch) takes over the ministry and after trying to kill him in other ways (he’s the Master of Death) they kill him with the veil. He doesn’t die and ends up in a summoning circle along with Saber (Athuria Pendragon). He’s not a servant. Watch how his actions change the war. It is incomplete, but still being worked on. The link to the story is – https://www.fanfiction.net/s/12149998/1/Ex-Umbra-in-Solem.
(A quick interlude, I forgot to mention this yesterday, but I also read the fic by Quatermass called ‘HoneyMoon’. It’s their only Harry/Ginny story and has them honeymooning on the Moon in this cool one-shot. The link to the story is – https://www.fanfiction.net/s/11790040/1/HoneyMoon)
The one after that is ‘Pulvis et Umbra Sumus’ (which is Latin for ‘We are Dust and Shadow’) and is a Harry Potter and RWBY crossover. It has Harry being the son of Qrow and Gretchen Rainart (who was transported to the HP universe and died in childbirth after being tortured). Qrow and Raven go and get him at the end of third year. Read it if you want to learn more. The link to the fic is – https://www.fanfiction.net/s/12856999/1/Pulvis-et-Umbra-Sumus.
I’ll leave the other’s I read to tomorrow as this is already over 1500 words. I’ll post again on Thursday!