Shimoneta – Season One

It’s been sixteen years since the Japanese government cracked down on perceived immorality, banning lewd material and behaviours. To enforce the new standards the citizens wear devices on their neck and wrists that monitor their every move.

Tanukichi is transferring to a new school and not just any school, but the country’s leading elite “Public Morals School”. He is hoping to prove himself worthy of Anna, the Student Council President and his longtime crush.

It’s his first day and already he’s found himself embroiled with renowned perverted terrorist Blue Snow. She tries to convince him to join her organisation and help her spread lewd material and dirty jokes in protest to the government regulations. Continue reading “Shimoneta – Season One”

High School DxD – Season Three

Rias takes her group to the underworld for summer break, although a break is the last thing they can expect. She has arranged a series of training camps for each of them, specifically designed to enhance their skills and unlock their abilities.

Issei trains with a past Red Dragon Emperor but doesn’t manage to unlock his ultimate ability. Seeing his disappointment, Azazel offers him some advice. Before he has a chance to really consider the wisdom, Loki crashes the party and attempts to start another war.

Rias and Issei try to protect Koneko from her big sister, who is working with Loki. They are struggling to win until Issei remembers Azazel’s advice and with the reluctant assistance of Rias, he unlocks his balance breaker power. Continue reading “High School DxD – Season Three”

High School DxD – Season Two

Issei is still coming to terms with the deal he made with the Red Dragon Emperor spirit that lives inside him. Akeno does her best to remove the dragon power from the arm he sacrificed in exchange for the power to defeat Riser.

The fallen angels are back and have teamed up with former agents of the church. They plan on destroying Rias and her team so as to start another Great War between Angels, Devils, and Fallen Angels.

As if that wasn’t enough to deal with, there is the sudden appearance of the White Dragon Emperor, the mortal enemy of the dragon spirit within Issei. They are destined to battle. Continue reading “High School DxD – Season Two”

High School DxD – Season One

High school loser, Issei Hyodo likes the ladies, but sadly his affection isn’t returned. When one girl actually shows some interest in him, he can’t believe it. Then at the end of their first date, she transforms into a dark-winged angel and kills him.

Issei wakes the next day assuming it was a dream, but when another dark-winged angel attacks and injuries him he starts to have doubts. Rias Gremory, the president of the high school Occult Research Club appears and defeats the fallen angel. She takes Issei home and heals his injuries.

Rias reveals that she is a devil and that he too is now a devil. Also, she is his master. Now, Issei must adapt to his new life as a devil in Rias’ service. He will also need to work out why the fallen angels are trying to kill him. Continue reading “High School DxD – Season One”

Author Journey November 2017

November is a notable month in the writing world. It’s that one month every year where thousands of writers get together online and locally in an attempt to write fifty-thousand words in thirty days. If you haven’t tried NaNoWriMo before, you should, it is well worth the effort. Sign up for next year now, there are lots of other challenges throughout the year to keep you entertained too.

This year as I have multiple projects at differing stages I did a hybrid version known in the dark circles of NaNoWriMo as a NaNoRebel. I split my time between writing and editing, so I aimed for fifty-thousand words of both.

I started with a bang, but it slowly tapered off. There were a number of reasons. I wrote the first draft for my character’s arc for book one and book two of the collaborative post-apocalyptic trilogy, achieving 33,781 words. The first problem occurred there. Continue reading “Author Journey November 2017”