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Unforeseen Consequences, p.7
    I’m kneeling down at the temple entrance, reading Eikichi’s words transcribed in my scroll.  Not his techniques, his real words: his thoughts, his feelings, his observations; the causes that expressed themselves through him.
    Like many others, he thinks- thought of me as a naïve madwoman.  Had I known this, I would have attempted to resurrect him just the same.  I still wish he would have given me a chance, however. 
    Nazrin said that she would have abandoned me at our first meeting were she not obligated by Bishamonten; her way of assuring me I did my best, though I still think a different tactic would have had better chances of success.
    After we, mostly Ichirin and Unzan, cleaned up the cemetery, we held a funeral service for Eikichi.  I did most of what little speaking there was; Mamizou offered a brief apology; Murasa was crying the whole ti
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Unforeseen Consequences, p.5
    The transformation of an ephemeral house spirit into a physical youkai, while a possible solution to one problem, creates a new and obvious problem: a stray youkai in the Human Village, which would not bode well for it.
    No, I must not think this way.  Reimu is not a murderer; she is just as much a frighten child as the youkai I will midwife.  At worst, Reimu will simply not consider the youkai a threat.
    But what of the other incident resolving heroines?
    For all her criminality, Marisa is a beautifully compassionate being and would never harm an innocent.  Physically, at least: Lady Patchouli complains frequently about Marisa, though half her complaints seem complementary.
    Kasen opts for the merciful option as well from what I’ve heard.  Sakuya and Youmu would prefer violence, but only act at the behest of their mistresses
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Unforeseen Consequences, p.4
    Every time I visit the Human Village, I compare it favorably to other places I’ve visited in my travels.  Every building looks as if they were recently built.  Every person is well fed and well dressed.  Social classes interact harmoniously to the point of irrelevance, and nobility is nearly non-existent. A peasant from my day would think the Human Village a Heaven of simple pleasures, forgetting that where there is existence, there is suffering.
    Like nobles, the humans of Gensokyo strive not for subsistence but for wealth and status, with every family interconnected in cooperation and rivalry.  Rather than pillaging armies, the humans fear marauding youkai.  Even with merchants and farmers being equals there is still an underclass of people considered unclean or improper: dung collectors, butchers, tanners, prostitutes…
    Youkai.
    They’ve been permitt
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Unforeseen Consequences, p.3
    I see a long clearing in the forested mountainside I am flying towards, marking the location of the Hakurei shrine.  I look at the main shrine area; I see the oni Suika, currently enlarged, and the inchling Shinmyoumaru, her adorableness easy to see against the snow, building an enormous snowman together.
    Two races who were once enemies, now friends.  Reimu did this.
    I smile as I lower myself down to the base of the long stairway to the shrine.  I could land in the main area, but I wish to show respect to the shrine.
    I land just in front of the first tori, and begin my ascent up the stairs.  I walk up them at a relaxed pace, two at a time.  The stairs are utterly clean of all but the freshest snow and ice; Reimu would have had to clean the stairs just now, and even then a shovel couldn’t do this good a job.  The stairs also look very well maintained
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Unforeseen Consequences, p.2
    The Forest of Magic aesthetically lives up to its name, though I feel some of that magic is lost in the winter since none of the forest’s famous mushrooms grow this season.  Still, a snowy forest possesses a minimalist beauty.
    Beyond this cursory observation, I have little inclination to appreciate this natural wonder this moment.  I must learn the truth of what Reimu…did.
    I arrive at Marisa’s house, a cozy-looking Western building, and knock on her door.  I hope she’s here and not at the Haku-
    “Comin’.”
    Ah, good.  I wait a few moments then Marisa opens the door.  The pungent scent of body odor, mushrooms, and something poisonous billows from her abode.  She isn’t in her sleep clothes, so I don’t think I woke her.  Or perhaps she never undresses unless absolutely necessary. 
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Unforeseen Consequences, p.1
    Snow. That was what greeted me from the overcast skies that morning as I exit the Myouren temple. I always found this to be a good place to clear my thoughts; doubly so today considering I could watch the snow flutter down. My eyes followed one such speck to the floor, whereupon I notice that the pathway was free of snow. Seems like it was a recent work, too.
    I look across the pathway and barely see Kyouko a good distance away.  I can much more easily hear Kyouko, singing the Heart Sutra with a growling cadence that I suspect traditionalists would consider blasphemous. There is no denying the beauty and passion of Kyouko’s voice, but does she have to sound so angry when she isn’t?
    Sitting to my left is Nazrin, heartily snacking on a ‘sandwich:’ two slices of bread with a thick layer of cheese and peanut paste between them.  She boasts – or complains, it’s hard
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Fallout, pt.4
    It was nearly three days later in the bare room Eirin used as an impromptu medical bay.  Murmuring from just outside added to the ambient noise of the medical pods’ humming and gurgling.
    Aya looked down at the pod Reimu was recovering in.  No glee or lust colored the reporter’s face as she just held her camera and gazed upon the heroine who should have been dead.
    Eirn stood a meter away, looking at Aya with bored patience.  “Their time before recovery is limited, Miss Shameimaru.  Take your pictures and proceed with the interview.”
    Aya snapped a picture of Reimu.  “So they’ll be okay?”
    Eirin smiled.  “You know who I am.”
    Aya took a picture of Marisa through the medical pod. “I’m just concerned!”  She stood back a few meters from the pods a
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Fallout, pt.3
    The wind rumbled above Youkai Mountain, replenishing the stormcloud as it loudly poured out its rainy substance.  Kanako sat inside, cross-legged, supported and kept dry by divine will.  She breathed steadily, her body showing none of her tension as she for an unfriendly visit.
    Kanako produced a sake dish and took a sip, remaining calm as the anticipated gap open in front of her.
    Yukari emerged up to her waist, arms crossed.  “I’ve spoken with the direct instigator of this incident and have permitted her to live.  I’ve yet to render a similar judgment for you.”
    “I assume you have good reason to threaten my life?” Kanako said conversationally, swirling her drink.
    Yukari frowned.  “You know I have good reason, I removed your mark from Utsuho’s control rod.  Your meddling has done
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Fallout, pt.2
    Three figures sat in awkward silence in the middle of a barren rocky plain, surrounded by a nuclear orange glow and floating scaffolding.   Utsuho sat on the ground, her arms and wings curled around her legs.  Satori knelt in front of her.  Rin, in cat form, sat off to the side, looking back and forth between them.
    Satori looked into Utsuho’s mind with concern, her surface thought a jumble of confused remorse and dense mathematics.
    Satori heard…something to her side.  She turned to it and saw an ovoid gap in space, lace bows knotted at the ends.  Baleful red eyes stared from the void.  Appearing out of nowhere from the blackness stepped out a tall, blond woman holding a parasol in her hand and a hard expression on her face.  Her long hair was topped with a mob cap, and her white dress was covered by a purple tabard covered in trigrams. 
   
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Fallout, pt.1
    Eirin was in one of Eientei’s monitoring rooms, having several in case she or an assistant need to access them quickly, which could charitably be called cozy if one didn’t mind a two meter semicircle crammed with a wraparound monitor and dedicated servers.  The screen was split into several, showing various areas in Gensokyo being monitored by Eientei’s surveillance.  Eirin was looking at none of those, instead focusing on a map of Gensokyo’s seismic activity.
    Eirin herself technically didn’t need the rooms, being able to access any data remotely from her communication implant, but Eirin found information overlaid in her vision too distracting to focus on anything else.  Also, she unconsciously enjoyed the solitude of the monitoring room.
    A gap opened right above Eirin, Yukari’s face popping out near-instantly.
    “Reimu and Marisa have r
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(Wow, I sure took my time getting to writing this. Maybe that's why I have so few watchers. That, and my (now deactivated) possibly Recent Activity scaring people off...)

Hello, I'm AlgaeNymph. If you look well enough, you'll be able to find me in some questionable places online. Here, I just write Touhou stories. They aren't in any sort of continuity, I simply write what interests me and post it. Fair warning, I focus too much on dialogue and Byakuren wank. I don't apologize for the latter. ;)
Spaz, I used to respect and admire you, but then you raved about how we should shut up and give our money to a man who just screams “con-artist.”  Your advice feels condescending, passive-aggressive, and generally know-it-all in tone.  You constantly warn about enemies, mainly consisting of anyone who disagrees with you, to the point that a sub-niche art club feels like a paranoid state in every sense of the term.  When I wanted to talk my problems out with you, you ordered me to make a list of all the good things about you instead.

I could go on...

Insane?  Yes, and so am I.  Thankfully, I’m seeking therapy, for all the good that does me when I feel utterly alone and persecuted, and no one seems to care when I cry out.  If you're reading this entry now then you know what that can drive people to.

I’m hardly innocent; I have obvious anger management issues, and difficulty doing anything without emotional support.  However, I am not some sinister strawman to be sadistically spoken of in sermons, but rather an actual person who responds better to dialogue than scolding or mockery.  If anybody else sees me as a person too, feel free to contact me.

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PopulousMaster Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2019  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Happy Birthday Algae.
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AlgaeNymph Featured By Owner 3 days ago
Haven't been checking my replies lately, so I'm late to say "thanks.  : )"
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MarcytheYokaiVampire Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2019  Student Filmographer
Happy birthday! ^^
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AlgaeNymph Featured By Owner 3 days ago
Haven't been checking my comments lately so I only got this now.  What prompted you to wish me well?
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MarcytheYokaiVampire Featured By Owner 3 days ago  Student Filmographer
Who WOULDNT wish their good friends a happy happy birthday? :D
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AlgaeNymph Featured By Owner 3 days ago
You consider me a friend?  I don't know why, but I thank you just the same.
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alexwarlorn Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2019
Happy birthday!
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AlgaeNymph Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2019
Oh, why thank you for remembering me again!  What did I do to deserve this?
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alexwarlorn Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2019
People don't need to 'deserve' to be told a happy birthday.
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MarcytheYokaiVampire Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2018  Student Filmographer
Happy birthday!!!!!!!!!
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