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Writing 101 – Day Seven: Give and Take

(Written on 18. 9. 2014 for Dailypost’s Writing 101)

This time, it’s to write about a contrast between two things. And you know? The first thing that came to my mind was to write about darkness and light and somehow incorporate my usual rant about darkness being the same as evil and light being good, because you know, that’s a total bulshit. Yeah, sure, Light and darkness are opposites and all that, that’s true. They are balanced and one can’t really exist without the other, but they are vastly different. With darkness is usually associated destruction and chaos. While that may be, I like to think that there can be other things to darkness. And as for light, usually healing is a part of light and also anything white.

Well, on the other hand, what if there is no light and darkness, just shades of gray that sometimes can seem white and sometimes gray?

And as for the comparsion of light and darkness to good and evil, I hate when people do that, because I’m of the opinion that light and darkness are just elements. Two of the seven primary elements. Yes, now you’re going to argue with me that there are only four, but hey! I can bend the rules, that’s why it’s called fantasy! Anyone can do anything they want with it. It’s not facts! So, for me, the seven primary elements are light, darkness, fire, water, earth wind and lightning. Because you just cannot forget lightning.

And I feel like I’ve written something like this before. And several times…

With that said, I’ll end this post and see you with the next one.

~AnnElfwind

Devil May Cry

As I mentioned Dante in the previous post, it got me thinking about actually introducing you to one of my favourite animes. The Devil May Cry anime. Why? Well… It has Dante! I mean, sexy half demon demon hunter… What do you want more? Oh, I know! For him to be real! xD But alas, we can’t have that so we have to do with just the anime and the video games.
I will not be going into the video games in this post, I’ll leave that for later. This is about the anime only.

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So, Dante is a demon hunter in Capulet (I think…) city. He owns the shop Devil May Cry and for money, he goes and defeats demons that swarm the earth. Then, there is Morrison, his agent who hands him jobs.

Also, Dante is always short on money, because, his friend Lady, yes, that is what she’s called, always takes it from him. Well, he does owe her a huge amount… And then, there’s Trish. She’s a demon modeled after Dante’s mother. And she can control electricity to some extent. Honestly, I don’t know the full range of her powers.

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Okay, so about the storyline.

It starts with Dante having to deliver a young girl – Patty Lowel – to some mansion in order for her to recieve her inheritance or something. He tries to refuse, but in the end, he does it.

They travel and are attacked by several demons. In the end, it is shown that this Patty is not the one the inheritance is for and she was only used as decoy.

Patty then starts hanging around Dante’s shop and some of the scenes are quite funny.

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The plotline then continues with some missions, in the second, Lady is introduced and few episodes later, it’s Trish.

In total, there are twelve episodes and my favourite si ninth and sixth. The sixth episode has great music! I mean, the Rock Queen Elena Huston’s song is beautiful! Then, the ninth episode has POKER! Seriously, POKER! And that says it all! I like poker very much. And the version used in the anime, it’s interesting. Won’t go into it, though. That would take too much time, just go and watch the episode. It’s great! I promise!

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Then, the last two episodes or so, there is the hell and underworld and the reason for Patty being there is finally uncovered. I again, won’t go into it. This time, because I just don’t remember it well enough. That part is boring anyway. I suggest you skip the last episodes. Well… probably not the first time, but if you watch it more than once, I don’t think the last episodes are interesting enough.

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Other than that, the anime is great! I’ve read some reviews saying that it’s no good and so on and so forth, but still… It’s DANTE!

Sure, the games are so much more interesting than the anime, and the plotline is thicker and more thought out, but still, the anime is good. I wouldn’t say it is the best out there, that would be pushing it, but is certainly isn’t bad.

See ya.

Morons in my class

Today, in one of my university classes, I was sitting next to this guy. He had a laptop and he was very distracting. And I don’t mean him personaly. It’s more what he was doing on that laptop. Don’t wory, it wasn’t porn or anything… He was just playing video games. That would have been fine, if! If that moron wasn’t playing some of my favourite games… One was Mount&Blade. The second was the new Devil May Cry game – DMC Devil May Cry.

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And like I said. It was very distracting! I kept glancing at his screen and I was imagining the way I would play it. And what I would do different… And I kept comparing his version of Mount&Blade with mine. It was different. And I’m not sure which I like better… And his was in english. I have mine in czech. Maybe one day, I get myself the expansions, because I’m sure that is what he had.

As for the DMC, let’s say… I think I can do better than him. He was slow. Some of the moves, I don’t know. Either he was playing it for the first time, or he’s like really lame! By no means do I consider myself an expert, but I’m pretty good at it. Not the best, far from that, but I’d like to think I’m at least a little bit above average.

See ya.