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11 November 2009 @ 07:55 am
I first started out my tarot project making my own interpretation of the rider waite deck, however The cut paper I was using became too time consuming and I was running out of material after the 7th card.

Animamundi is what started my interest in alchemy and the occult. I never got around to fully describing or analyzing occult used within the story, so this is my attempt to make sense of that. As well as make the connection between the historical figure and the fictional one, since some of them aren't that obvious to those unfamiliar with this area of study.

This oracle deck is based off of the Visual Novel Game, Animamundi: The Dark Alchemist, however, most of the symbolism is based around alchemy, sephiroth, chakra, and the seven deadly sins. I explain the meaning of the cards at the bottom of the post for those unfamiliar with this rather obscure game title. However, all the characters listed have a historical character corresponding to them, so if you're familiar with the major players of metaphysics/occult/new age you'll still be able to pull meaning.

40 Cards:
7 Alchemy Cards
16 Character Cards
7 Deadly Sins Cards
10 Sephiroth Cards

The Cards

Seven Alchemical Stages
Relates the seven step process of transmuting base metals to gold, to the transformation of Georik as an individual as well as his progress in actual alchemical endeavors, and how this change effects those around him. Each step relates to the traditional elemental and trinity correspondence.

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Plaguing My Brain: Orpheliac
28 February 2009 @ 01:05 am
It seems to me than any written long series that I read has similar content. Am I just selectively living out the same fantasy over and over and over again?

Fox_in_exile's Mikami/Raito Triology
Anything Samurai Champloo By: Laura Bryannan
Nightmare Game By: SisterWicked
In Company of Shadows By: Sonny&Ais
Aceilux By: Wyna Hiros
Illuminating Heaven By: sub-textual
The Administration Series By: Manna
The Human Condition by: jfinn
The Burning Time By: Misora

In additional comparison, manga I find appealing: Kuroshitsuji, Tyrant Who Falls in love, Crimson Spell, Vassalord, Canterella, Loveless, Blood+, Godchild, yami no matsui... In addition I'm obsessed with Animamundi and adored Poppy Z Brite's Exquisite Corpse.

I'm borderlining guro fetish, idolizing the byronic hero, increasingly interested in inversion of the hero story, and attracted to both dominant males yet want men to be subservant to women/some higher power. I am really turning down a satanic-looking literary path.

Also, lately I've been making but not sharing; starting but not finishing; planning but not doing. I'm back up with so much content I'm not sure where to begin. Not to mention I've hit a terrible writer's block so pyrexia and tattoo progress are completely halted. I'm just conjested with so much work to do that I don't have the will power for at the moment. Thank god for drunk duck's auto updater for Queen of Hearts or I would just give up an upload 20 pages at one time, but then not update until six months later.

to zoe: The only thing I can say is that the red wall illustrations are almost done.
Plaguing My Brain: Something by Violent Femmes
02 February 2009 @ 12:44 am
I'm only posting this for backup purposes. I did not write this wonderful piece of fanfiction. It was written by a lady named fox_in_exile who recently deleted her livejournal account but didn't post this anywhere else that I'm aware of. So here it is, please let me know if you are fox-in-exile and would like me to delete it off my journal, or if you know where her work is posted outside of LJ.

Once again, I'm only posting this out of my love for these following words. This is the best death note fanfiction that I ever read. I'm only backing this up so others can read and enjoy her work.

WARNING this Contains Adult content: Mikami/Raito, Raito/Mikami, Mikami/Near, and Near+Mello.

Plaguing My Brain: Three Libras
21 November 2008 @ 03:53 pm
Fire Emblem 9.5: Radiant Passions Text Game
Het and Yaoi Choose Your Own Adventure Script

This is my script/choice map for Radiant Passions. Since I'm not going to do it on flash, I might as well just let you play it as a text based game.Read more...Collapse )
Plaguing My Brain: Brave Sir Robin
09 November 2008 @ 10:15 pm
Majus Opus
Animamundi Fanmix

Arranged by Lin West

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Plaguing My Brain: Panic in Detriot
28 December 2007 @ 10:44 am
The Seven Deadly Sins
Mephistophiles/Georik Zaberisk

By: Lin West

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Plaguing My Brain: The Devil's Trill
28 June 2007 @ 06:24 pm
Raito Yagami
Death Note Fanfiction; the devil walks among men

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Plaguing My Brain: Pretending
23 June 2007 @ 07:05 pm
The Death of God
Death Note Poetry; inner monologue of a god's fall

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Plaguing My Brain: Deliver Us
19 June 2007 @ 12:10 am

Inspiration doesn't always come when you feel like writing the most. I'll get in a mood where I feel the need to create something and poetry is singing in my head but I'm unsure where to focus my creative energies. Frustrated, I'll turn to mythology and other nonfiction books in hopes of triggering some kind of scenario in my head but often research like this and attempts to plot something extravagent, ground-breaking, and meaningful kills the buzz. I find randomizers like these very useful when I just need an outlet and want something to write about with a solid beginning middle and end that I don't have to worry about. Just thought I'd share:

Writing Generator Story generators of various plot types. Also allows you randomize characters and other aspects of the plot.

Random Adventure Generator Generates a fantasy scenario. This one's fun.

Story Generator As the title implies, a story generator.

Writing Challenge Very useful, for fanfictions especially.

Setting Creation Generates extensive amount setting information for a fantasy story/roleplay/whatever.
Bitch-o-Meter: lucid
Plaguing My Brain: She Wants Revenge -- Track 66
15 June 2007 @ 12:46 am
Le Pretty Icons

[ 18 ] Animamundi
[ 06 ] Loveless

Plaguing My Brain: Love Song