Osaka and the Yellow Sign, P.1It is said, among those who are unfortunate enough to know such things, that one can no more escape the machinations of the Great Old Ones than can one escape entropy itself.Osaka and the Yellow Sign, P.1 by KriegsaffeNo9
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It is further said that no man can match the truest Old Ones in combat. Those that try are swept aside like motes of dust, or simply unwoven from the ether, their lives and identities erased at the behest of powers beyond the capacity of any man to resist.
There are rumors, though. Rumors that a woman--a girl, really--had faced the King in Yellow in his own court, caught in the web of his own cruel devices and destinies, and somehow escaped.
There is a rumor that, before she escaped, she beaned the King in Shreds and Tatters in the head with a teapot.
This is her story.
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They called themselves the Brotherhood of the Yellow Sign. They were vaguely aware there was a greater Brotherhood, but theirs was private. They had much to their name: a blade once owned, ever so b
In Defense of Monster High Pt 2- GhouliaYesterday I touched upon the idea that the real failing of Equestria Girls, at least insofar as the toyline, is that it is geared towards one specific goal- getting a piece of the monster-sized success of Monster High while ignoring the details that have made MH so successful. In Defense of Monster High Pt 2- Ghoulia by PixelKitties
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With the next few installments, I want to look at these details, and how they relate to making the individual dolls so excellent and the line so successful. First up- theming and attention to detail, both of which are, in my opinion, the keys to Monster High's success and factors which set them apart from most every other toy on the market.
Each MH doll is a character with not only a distinct, canon personality, but is also based on a monster or fictional creature from folklore or horror films. My example today happens to be not only my favorite character, but also represents my favorite monster as well. Meet Ghoulia Yelps, the zombie and smartest ghoul in school:
In the Monster Hig