Even though I’ve grown more nihilistic in my old age, I don’t let my cynicism become a silencing factor to the idealism of youth.
That while we all have our demons within, it is possible to fight to overcome them.
When times get tough and the very way my brain works threatens to overwhelm me, I think of Nepgear.
Thanks, Ryo, for making my first serious proper job be as fun as you’d made me believe it was in Shenmue.
To let go without moving on is to give up - to move on without letting go is to live in resignation and disappointment.
Having the courage, confidence and self belief to go out into the world, and into the sacred land, and do whatever needs done even if it is terrifying is inspiring.
Oh yeah, she’s definitely a pure badass with some of the strongest attacks and power-ups in the game. But unlike other female fighters in games, she has a beautiful heart.