post-"Change Your Mind" hopes, spoilers Show more
I wanna see
- acknowledgment of the fraught history Lapis and Bismuth (and Jasper and Garnet) share
- more Bismuth generally
- the Diamonds dealing with the damage they've caused, starting with Blue and Garnet
- cute Beach City episodes featuring new [-to-Earth] Gems
- the Rose Quartzes out of their bubbles and the Famethyst helping the Zoomans adjust to life on Earth
- lots of the Famethyst with Amethyst and Jasper
- One-eyed Pearl make some friends
SU "Change Your Mind" thoughts Show more
Since I know this wasn't the series finale I'm super excited, 'cause this means the show is entering messy better-society/relationships-building territory of the sort I love.
If it had been the series finale I'd've been disappointed, and honestly it does feel like they were rushing to an if-need-be series-ending for this season. The show's future was on the line more than usual this season, and it probably won't be renewed in some countries, so I get it. But still.
previous Steven Universe prediction in retrospect Show more
...wow, I was wrong about everything!
In my defense, they were clearly preparing for this to be an if-need-be series finale, which I didn't expect.
(I'm really glad it isn't the series finale, though. More on that later once I've collected my thoughts.)
Medium-term Steven Universe prediction Show more
I'm calling it now: they'll accidentally bring White's Pearl with them back to Earth, frustrated antics will lead to Steven learning how to heal her (paving the way for healing the corrupted gems, though that will be harder), and she (and Jade!) will eventually join the Off Colors. (But not before she spends some time with Cat Steven, of course.)
dreams Show more
Every morning this week I've woken up disappointed that my dreams didn't live up to Monday's dream of a Sailor Stars season of Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon (which was mostly musical numbers by redeemed villains from past seasons).
Maybe that was when I hit my peak, dream-wise? I guess I'd be okay with that.
(I should add that I've never actually seen PGSM or any of the Sailor Moon musicals; I only know them because of the Internet.)
What will the machines debate when the humans are gone? I fed 4,369 British Parliamentary style debate resolutions into #textgenrnn to generate new topics suitable for the post-human era.
Teachers Strike in Denver, Asking for Aid Show more
Much like in Los Angeles, the teachers in the Denver Public School system are preparing to strike.
If a resolution is not reached tomorrow night, the teachers will go on strike. After 18 months of bad faith negotiating on the part of the school system, I doubt they will reach an equitable agreement for teachers.
If you have the resources to spare, please support the strike fund.
"Charming lesbians can get away with bubble pipes, but no one else, and no other kind of pipe." --@cislyn, at practically her most judgmental.
chicago, fire, dog tragedy, fundraisers for people and groups (this is really sad) Show more
A Chicago dog boarding facility which was particularly friendly to "bully breeds" and pibbles had a horrible fire which killed over 30 dogs at this point. Another 20+ were rescued. There are fundraisers for both the owner (who was out of town and lost all his own dogs in the fire):
and the various rescues who need to find new places to board their pups now:
"Debbie, your cleric has been raised to the 8th level. I think it's time that you establish a place of worship so as to attract 2d10 fanatically loyal followers. They'll serve without pay as long as you don't change deities and/or alignments.
Technically your place of worship only has to be a 2000 square foot building with an altar/shrine/chapel/etc., but I recommend a 2500 square foot fortified stronghold if you can get one, to work towards those 9 silver pieces per inhabitant at 9th level."
Queer trans dork into type systems, feminist scifi/fantasy novels, the ancient world, and 🌺.
Mostly cross-posting (non-RTs only) for now.
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