He rolled through half-life and immediately entered a state of empty existence.
Only then did the little things become lovely things.
Like the shade in his philtrum just above his upper lip; that was feminine. 204 more words
In the latter decades of the twentieth century, Japanese manga became increasingly popular with a Western audience. Interest in manga stretches as far back as the 1970s in many European countries, France principal amongst them, while the foundation for its American success was the growing popularity of anime a decade or so later, when television series including Dragon Ball (1986-9) and films such as Akira (1988) began to gain cult followings. 576 more words
It all ended at the thud of a head; the cheers, the whistling, the finger pointing, the maniacal laughter, all of it. With the swing of a machete the village executioner sliced the priestess’s daughter’s head clean off her shoulders before an on-looking crowd of overly excited villagers. 709 more words