wake up, birthday girl (it's the end of an era)
12 Oct 2018
Her specialty isn't in design, isn't in battle, isn't in heart-pounding inspiration or anything she really loves; she doesn't have the ability to spark any kind of magic.
What Shiki is good at, however, is the little details. How to watch for them. The fine craftsmanship of fabric. How to weave a single thread into a foundation for everything else, into a web of neat and vast proportions, no matter how invisible it is at a glance.
Yes, she thinks, must think, thinks the only way she knows, for now - I can do this.
(It's not like she has a choice.)
12 Nov 2018
a short moment, reprieve, insight -
somewhere in the quantum sea of time and possibility, Shiki grieves and contemplates what must come after.
02 Jun 2019
The Game is a second chance at everything - but like life, its players have only one try, and the results are permanent.
(She might have never gotten her chance, but that doesn't mean others can't have it.)