“I’m not the monster here, you are! You and the rest of that fairytale trash, poisoning my perfect world.”
“All the good music has already been written by people with wigs and stuff.”
First, a word or two about who these books are for. For you, probably, if you’re taking the time to wonder about this at all. And, if you’re feeling generous, maybe for your brother or sister who used to play 8-bit Super Mario and Final Fantasy games with you at your old house growing up.
Not just beautiful, though–the stars are like the trees in the forest, alive and breathing. And they’re watching me.
-Haruki Murakami, Kafka on the Shore
Behold. Everything’s at the bottom of the sea. Gone is the magical kingdom of Zeal, and all the dreams and ambitions of its people. I once lived there… But I was another person then.
-Magus, Chrono Trigger
Gaming has been a part of my life since before I could even remember picking up an Atari 2600 controller and playing Combat sometime in the mid-80s.
“Still falls the rain – dark as the world of man”